Attorney Profile:

Mr. Joseph Patrick Shelton

JS

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliation and Wrongful Termination Defense

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, TN, J.D., 1995
Year of First admission:
1995
Admission:
1995, Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals
ISLN:
910020518

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 10 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/05/10 in Labor and Employment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/23/10 in Labor and Employment

    Joseph is a very professional and smart attorney. Read more

    Joseph is a very professional and smart attorney.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/21/10 in Labor and Employment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 09/16/10 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/16/10 in Employment Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/16/10 in Employment Discrimination

    Joe Shelton is an exceptional lawyer and I have always been impressed with his professionalism and courtesy to those involved in the legal process. Read more

    Joe Shelton is an exceptional lawyer and I have always been impressed with his professionalism and courtesy to those involved in the legal process.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/16/10 in Employment Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/16/10 in Labor and Employment

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 09/24/10 in Employment Discrimination

    Joe is a highly-qualifed, technically proficient attorney with expertise in some of the more nuanced areas of employment law. He is excellent with clients (I have referr... Read more

    Joe is a highly-qualifed, technically proficient attorney with expertise in some of the more nuanced areas of employment law. He is excellent with clients (I have referred a Fortune 500 client to him myself), and provides practical, sound advice both with respec to litigation strategy and HR counseling. Joe should receive the highest rating available to him under the M-H Peer Review rating standards.

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/08/10 in Litigation

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