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John F. Lyndon

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Practice Areas:

  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Adoption
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Premarital Agreements

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Family Law Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999

Biography

John Lyndon received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, in 1973. In 1976, he received his JD degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia, and was admitted to practice in June of that year. He has maintained a private practice in Athens since 1976, initially in general litigation but in the last ten years primarily in the areas of divorce and family law.

He is a member of the Western Circuit Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia (Family Law Section), American Bar Association (Family Law Section), American Association for Justice (Family Law Section), and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

John has had a number of cases reported at the appellate court level in Georgia, including Ragland v. Ragland, 469 S.E.2d 658 (1996); Waggaman v. Franklin Life Ins. Co. 458 S.E.2d 826 (1995); and White v. White, 319 S.E.2d 447 (1984).

Current Employment Position

  • Sole Practitioner

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1976

Representative Cases

  • Ragland v. Ragland, 266 Ga. 643, 469 S.E.2d 658, 1996, Supr. Ct. of Ga., 1996108264
  • Waggaman v. Franklin Life Ins. Co., 265 Ga. 565, 458 S.E.2d 826, 1995, Supr. Ct. of Ga., 1995150489
  • White v. White, 253 Ga. 267, 319 S.E.2d 447, 1984, Supr. Ct. of Ga., 1984142560

Professional Associations

  • Western Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Family Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member