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Benjamin D. McClure

Associate


Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation

Education

  • Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2016)
  • Kennesaw State University (B.S., 2013)

Biography

Benjamin D. McClure concentrates his practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense. Mr. McClure is a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. While working as a prosecutor, he participated in the prosecution of major felony crimes, including jury trials, where he expanded his trial advocacy skills. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. McClure put his advocacy skills to use by representing individuals, ranging from day laborers to executives, who had been charged with crimes. He also spent a large amount of time defending indigent persons who could not afford to hire an attorney. Prior to attending law school, Mr. McClure worked as a deputy sheriff with a Metro-Atlanta Sheriff’s Office, as both a uniform patrol officer and as a major crimes detective.

Mr. McClure received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2016. While in law school, he interned with the Honorable Judge Amy Totenberg in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and worked as a teaching assistant at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, teaching business ethics. Mr. McClure earned his B.S. in political science, cum laude, from Kennesaw State University, with a minor in sociology.


Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court

Awards & Recognitions

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing, Research and Advocacy

Interests/Additional Information

Mr. McClure enjoys fishing, Braves baseball and spending time with his wife and two children.


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