John J. Wiles is the Managing Partner of Wiles & Wiles, LLP. John began his practice of law in the court rooms of Cobb County, Georgia, as an Assistant Solicitor. In April, 1988, John founded Wiles & Wiles, and within two years added two partners and a second paralegal. His firm has continued to grow and thrive over the years, which can be attributed to the quality of work that Wiles & Wiles, LLP consistently performs for its clients. John regularly lectures on Landlord/Tenant Law and teaches real estate courses for credit through the Wiles & Wiles, LLP Real Estate School. Additionally, John has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers for more than 22 years, currently serving as Alliance Co-Chair for Georgia.
John was born in Stuttgart, Germany, August 21, 1957 to a proud military family. He earned his B.A. from The George Washington University in 1980 and his J.D. from The Stetson University College of Law in 1983. John was a member of Phi Alpha Delta, a Staff Member of the Stetson University Law Review, 1982-1983, and the author of "U.S. v. Lee: Has The Retreat Been Sounded For Free Exercise?" 12 Stetson Law Review 852.
John is licensed to practice law in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Colorado and Texas which allows him to help his clients solve problems in multiple states. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Florida Bar, and the Texas Bar. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
John was an Assistant Solicitor of Cobb County, Georgia, 1984, a State Representative in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1995-2003, and a Georgia Senator from 2005 to 2011 where he served as the Majority Whip of the Republican Caucus and as Chairman of the Special Judiciary Committee. Mr. Wiles represents Commercial Landlords and concentrates his practice in the areas of Landlord & Tenant Law, Real Estate Law, Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation.
John is active in the community as a Member of The Marietta Kiwanis and The Kennesaw Business Association. He and his family attend NorthStar Church.
-International Council of Shopping Centers, Georgia Alliance co-chair
-American Bar Association
-Kennesaw Business Association
Honors and awards
-AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
-U.S. v. Lee: Has the Retreat Been Sounded for Free Exercise? 12 Stetson Law Review 852 (1983).