John Dustin "JD" Hawkins

Associate

Direct

478.749.9945

Office

478.742.4280

Fax

478.742.8720

Location

Macon

Biography

JD joined James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP as an associate in the winter of 2020. JD focuses his practice mainly on tax and estate planning matters.

JD graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2020. While in law school, JD served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was a pupil member of the W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court. He received the 2019 Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute Distinguished Law Student Award and the 2020 Julian McDonnell Award for Excellence in the Study of Commercial Law.

Prior to attending law school, JD graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A. degree in Finance.

JD is originally from Madison, Georgia. He and his wife, Alexis, currently reside in Macon. He enjoys college football and spending time with his golden retriever, Miller.

Practice Areas

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • Georgia Bar Association

Education

  • New York University School of Law (L.L.M., Taxation, expected 2023)
  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
  • University of Georgia (B.A., Finance, 2015)

Admitted

  • Georgia, 2020

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Heather Meadows
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 478.749.9989

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