Edward D. Tolley

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Attorney Awards


Phi Delta Phi. Member, Order of the Barristers. Member: General Board, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1974-1975; Moot Court Executive Board. Co-Author: Tolley and Hull, "Court Ordered Surgery to Retrieve Evidence in Georgia in Light of the United States Supreme Court Decision in Winston v. Lee," 37 Mercer Law Review, 1005, Spring, 1986; Tolley, E., "The Execution of America's Children," 6 Georgia State University Law Review 403, Spring 1990. Contributing Author: Georgia Jurisprudence Personal Injury and Torts; Georgia Jurisprudence Criminal Law. Instructor, Legal Research, University of Georgia School of Law, 1974-1975. Member by appointment of the Governor, Commission on Criminal Sanctions and Correctional Facilities, 1988-1991.

Georgia Bar Foundation; American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • State and Federal Criminal Trials
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
706-521-6450  Phone
706-549-6111  Phone
706-540-0584  Cell Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1927, Athens, GA 30601
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.B.A., 1971; University of Georgia, M.B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1975, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1975, Georgia; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court
Athens-Western Circuit (President, 1981) and Federal (President, 1997) Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Member, Board of Governors, 1988—); Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Vice President, 1981-1983; President-Elect, 1983-1984; President, 1985-1986); Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Vice President, 1986-1988); American Judicature Society; American Board of Criminal Lawyers (President, 1996; Vice President, 1988-1990; Treasurer, 1994; President, 1996); American Board of Trial Advocates; American College of Trial Lawyers.
Captain, Ret. U.S. Army Reserve
Birth Information:
San Antonio, Texas, January 31, 1950
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Athens, Georgia

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