Justin Franklin attended college at the University of Georgia earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering. He completed that degree in the top fifteen percent of his class earning numerous awards and scholarships. While in college at the University of Georgia and in preparation for law school, Mr. Franklin maintained a successful life and health insurance practice in Athens and then in Macon, GA.
At Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, he excelled in his legal studies and finished near the top five percent of his class at graduation. Mr. Franklin devoted substantial time outside the classroom to the Cumberland Law Review where he served as the Managing Editor his final year and published two research articles in the journal.
Mr. Franklin devotes much of his time addressing the transactional needs of CarterFranklin, LLP's clients. These matters involve real estate closings, business organizations, and estate planning and probate issues. However, Mr. Franklin is also in the courtroom often as he serves as the Solicitor-General of Toombs County, prosecuting DUI, simple battery, and minor theft cases, among others, for the citizens of Toombs County. Mr. Franklin's practice covers personal injury cases, divorce cases, and criminal defense matters outside of Toombs County.
- University of Georgia, B.S. Agricultural Engineering, 2003
- Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2008, Cum Laude
- Georgia Academy for Economic Development
Bar and Court Admissions
- State Bar of Georgia
- Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
- Supreme Court of the State of Georgia
- United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia
- United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- United States Supreme Court
- Candler County Educational Foundation, Board of Trustees
- Rotary Club of Metter, President, Board Member
- Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
- Better Metter Hometown Board
- Toombs County Chamber of Commerce, Member
- Southeastern Technical College Foundation, Board of Trustees
- Kansas's capital sentencing statute requiring the death penalty when aggravating and mitigating factors are in equipoise does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment. Cumb. L. Rev. 2006.
- What is Flood, What is Ambiguous, and What is Going on in Mississippi Following Hurricane Katrina? Cumb. L. Rev. 2007.