The firm’s founding partners, all classmates at the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, came from successful, thriving practices. But we wanted more.
Jones & Booth, (JB) was founded on the belief that there is a better way. There is a better way to approach clients, a better way to manage cases and a better way to maximize results.
Our lawyers have successfully defended clients in court and out-of-court. Careful preparation, creative critical thinking, employing the most up-to-date technology available in the legal field, and expert execution of legal strategies are the hallmarks of our attorneys’ approach to practicing law.
This approach embodies JB’s founding principal: There is a better way to get better results. With that goal in mind, JB strives daily to advance every facet of our practice. We are proud of the results that we have reached for our clients and plan on continuing our record of success. At JB every day is a good day to find a better way.
Matthew Jones became an attorney because he wanted to help people and their families get through difficult times. Matt’s primary areas of focus are personal injury, estate planning, and probate matters. He values the opportunity to help people who are hurting and is a compassionate advocate in their time of need. Skilled in array of successful strategies for addressing his client’s specific needs, Matt helps his clients navigate the difficult legal process and emerge through with an optimistic outlook on the future for themselves and their loved ones.
Matt has experience seeing cases through, from start to finish, at both large, medium, and small law firms around the State of Georgia. In law school, Matt graduated in the top 15% of his claim, was a member of the Vale Moot Court Team, President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association, and an editor of the Mercer Law Free Press. Prior to attending law school, Matt graduated with two degrees from the University of Georgia – a Bachelor of Arts in History and a
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.
Matt has remained active in the legal community since graduating law school. He is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a graduate of the Young Lawyers Leadership Academy and served as the Co-Chair for the YLD Committee of Legal Ethics and Professionalism for two terms.
In his free time, Matt enjoys lounging around the house while spending time with his wife, Kitty, and his daughter, Flynn. He also enjoys video games, hiking, and going to the movies with friends.
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Walter is an experienced attorney with strong business acumen. Before co-founding JSB, Walter practiced with a large law firm in Atlanta where he honed his legal skills. Walter has significant experience in banking, lending, business, construction, real estate, and landlord/tenant matters. Prior to practicing law, Walter was a successful banker with a large financial institution, where he advised high-net-worth clients and businesses. Prior to his banking career, Walter enjoyed a brief professional athletic career abroad, and returned stateside to train and advise an extensive list of professional athletes. Walter now advises professional athletes on preparing for their transition out of sports and into the business world. Walter also owns a franchise business in Duluth, Georgia.
A Gainesville, Florida native, Walter is a graduate of Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Science. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Mercer Law coupled with a certificate in corporate finance from Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business.
At Furman, Walter was a decorated athlete and voted football team captain. At Mercer Law, Walter was a member student government, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, the Mock Trial Team, Mercer Advocacy Council, BLSA, SRBLSA, Phi Delta Phi. Walter is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
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Jones & Booth, LLC
2475 Northwinds Parkway, Suite 200 Alpharetta, GA 30009 Phone: 470-359-9972
3000 Old Alabama Rd., Suite 119 #208 Alpharetta, GA 30022