Our mission at Jenkins Utley, P.C. is to provide each of our clients with the most effective ethical representation possible, and to preserve and promote the civil justice system.
Jim Jenkins earned his BBA in Marketing in 2003 from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. He was sworn in to practice law in the State of Georgia in November of 2009, after receiving his Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. From August of 2009 until August of 2010, Mr. Jenkins was the law clerk/staff attorney for the Superior Courts of the Northern Judicial Circuit, primarily working with Chief Judge John H. Bailey, Jr.
Following his clerkship, Mr. Jenkins practiced law with his father, at Jenkins Law, LLC, in a general law practice primarily consisting of domestic relations, personal injury, criminal defense, contract litigation, estate matters, corporate law and real estate law. He spent a great deal of time in the courtroom litigating all types of cases.
Additionally, Mr. Jenkins is a registered neutral, and has mediated many cases privately and for the 10th District Alternative Dispute Resolution program, ranging from personal injury to divorce and custody lawsuits.
A native of Augusta, Georgia, Nick Utley received his BA in History and Political Science and his MA in History from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA.
In 2009, he earned his law degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School earning his Juris Doctorate. He was a member of the Law Review, and competed on the school’s National Mock Trial Team. His awards include The Honorable Harold R. Banke Trail Advocacy Award.
Previously, Mr. Utley worked as an associate at Foy & Associates in Atlanta, GA and at Nimmons & Malchow, in Augusta, GA where his practice focused on personal injury matters, workers’ compensation, malpractice, civil litigation, and criminal defense.
Mr. Utley was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia and sworn in 2009, and is licensed in all State and Superior Courts of Georgia. He has also been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.