Mr. Sexton is the firm’s principle and founder. Mr. Sexton graduated from the University of Georgia in 1984 with a degree in criminal justice.
He went on to work in the common carrier industry from 1984-1988 before leaving to attend law school. Mr. Sexton attended Georgia State University School of Law from 1988-1991 and obtained his juris doctor in law in June 1991. After graduating, he went to work for a civil litigation firm that handled multi-million dollar civil cases. He later struck out on his own and established the Sexton Law Firm in 1994. Mr. Sexton is a past member of the American Association for Justice, a past area vice-president of and current member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Florida. He is licensed to practice in all Georgia courts including the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, State, Superior and Magistrate Courts of Georgia.
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He is privileged to practice in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia as well as the United States Court of Claims. Started in 1994, the Sexton Law Firm has concentrated its casework mainly in the areas of auto accidents / personal injury, product related injury, workers compensation, medical malpractice, legal malpractice and civil rights (law enforcement misconduct and employment law).
Ms. Crain was born in Louisiana and moved with her parents and younger brother to Tennessee when she was in elementary school. Her younger sister was born in TN, where her father was the minister of the Monteagle Church of Christ for many years. Ms. Crain and her family later moved to Murfreesboro in middle Tennessee, and her parents, siblings, nieces and nephews still reside in the middle Tennessee area. Ms. Crain’s parents are enjoying retirement in the Tennessee countryside while her brother practices criminal defense and her sister works in the local school system.
In 2009 Ms. Crain attended Middle Tennessee State University where she was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, a member of the Competition ADR / Mediation team, and graduated, in 2012, Magna Cum Laude with degrees in Political Science / Pre-Law and Criminology. In her third, and final year, at MTSU, Ms. Crain was awarded a scholarship to attend Savannah Law School in Savannah, Georgia.
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Ms. Crain began law school in 2013 and graduated 13th in her class in 2017. During her time in law school, Ms. Crain clerked for attorney Jonathan P. Sexton of the Sexton Law Firm, and upon passing the GA. State Bar, began practicing with the Sexton Law Firm in the areas of family law, estates and probate and contract dispute.
Ms. Crain’s practice emphasis is child-centered family law with a focus on collaborative solutions to issues relating to divorce and custody.
Jacob graduated with Honors from Lamar County High School in 2002. He then went on to attend University of Georgia in Athens to complete his dual undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice in 2005. In 2006, Jacob was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Upon completion of Infantry and Intelligence Officer training, he deployed with the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion to Iraq in 2008 and Afghanistan in 2009.
He went on to work with a federal intelligence agency and later returned to Georgia in order to attend law school full time. Jacob graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law and passed the bar in 2015. During law school, Jacob clerked for Towaliga Circuit Judges Thomas Wilson and William Fears. During his final year, he interned with the Towaliga District Attorney's Office. Jacob's current focus is criminal defense.