Andrew T. Barksdale











Andrew joined James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP as an associate in the fall of 2015.

Andrew is originally from Alpharetta. He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice.

Andrew graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law in 2015. While attending law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Carol W. Hunstein of the Supreme Court of Georgia and as a judicial intern to the Honorable James R. Sacca of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Andrew received Georgia State’s prestigious Health Law Certificate and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Research, Writing & Advocacy I, Research, Writing & Advocacy II, Public Health Law and Human Subjects Research.

Andrew and his wife, Sarah, currently reside in Atlanta.

Practice Areas

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • Order of the Coif
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia State University Law Review (2013-2015); Student Writing Associate Editor (2014-2015)
  • Secretary, Student Bar Association (2013-2014); 1L Senator-at-Large (2012-2013)
  • Justice, Georgia State University Honor Court (2014-2015)
  • Vice-President, Phi Alpha Delta (2013-2014), 1L Senator (2012-2013)


  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
  • University of Georgia (B.A., Political Science and Criminal Justice, cum laude, 2012)


  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2016
  • Georgia, 2015
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2015
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2015

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Brenda Henderson
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 404.844.2767

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