Attorney Jennifer Ivey grew up in Georgia, went to Lassiter High School, UGA for undergrad, and Georgia State for law school.
Enjoys representing people who have been hurt either physically or by their lawyers- practices personal injury and legal malpractice.
Involved in GSU Law alumni association. Coaches high school mock trial for the Weber School. Volunteers in community at Buckhead Church in the preschool department.
Involved in several committees for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, currently the chair of the New Lawyers Division. Selected for the inaugural LEAD class of GTLA, which is a leadership academy of GTLA that began last year.
Mia Frieder represents individuals injured through the negligence of others. She practices with her husband, Ron Hilley, and focus on auto/truck collisions, slip and fall injuries, medical malpractice and workers’ compensation. She is a member of the multi-million dollar and million dollar advocates forum, AV rated 5.0/5.0 (highest rating available from Martindale Hubbell) and has published/spoken nationally on failure to diagnose breast cancer and other negligence related topics. She is the current chair of the Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the Editorial Board for Verdict (GTLA publication). She has two children, Blake and Ilana, aged 14 and 10, and two dogs, Spike and Snoopy.
Mia has been active with the State Bar of Georgia, serving on the Executive Council of the Younger Lawyers Division for 1992-93, 1993-94, and founded the Lawyers in Practice committee for which she received an Award of Merit in 1992-93. Mia also served on the Communications Committee and was appointed by Senator Max Cleveland to serve on the Judicial Nominations Committee for the Northern District of Georgia.
Michael A. Prieto founded the firm’s nursing home wrongful death practice and has developed it into one of the largest Long-Term Care plaintiffs’ practices in Georgia, recovering millions of dollars for clients in the process.
His litigation work focuses on representing patients and families against assisted living, skilled nursing, acute, sub acute and long-term care facilities. He advocates for fair compensation when wrongful acts and omissions are discovered, and through aggressive efforts tries to assure that the same thing will never happen to another innocent victim.
He has appeared on numerous television programs, including Larry King, Oprah, Paula Zahn, Today, Good Morning America, Donahue and others. He has been quoted by the Los Angeles Times and other print media.
Mr. Prieto cares deeply about his community and has organized many pro bono clinics for the elderly poor throughout the state of Georgia, preparing wills, powers of attorney, and providing general legal advice in senior centers and churches. He has, without compensation, given advice to nursing homes and assisted living facilities with the hope of improving resident care.
Mr. Prieto serves as County Administrator in Bartow County, as well as Probate Judge pro tempore. He has also served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps and is a combat veteran of wars in the Middle East. He is an active member of the American Association for Justice and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group and Chair of the GTLA Nursing Home Litigation Group.
John Bey is the Managing Partner of Bey & Associates. Mr. Bey specializes in, serious personal injury, complex civil litigation and criminal defense. He has been involved in the recovery of millions of dollars for deserving individuals and families. His aggressive and zealous advocacy has resulted in successful pre-trial resolution of a number of disputes. During this time Mr. Bey has dedicated himself to advocacy for those who have been victimized by serious injuries. Prior to commencing his career in private practice Mr. Bey graduated from the University of Cincinnati and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law. Mr. Bey also held positions in the Legal Department of Procter and Gamble, General Electric Legal Operations and served as a legal intern in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals under the Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones. He has also worked in the litigation of several prestigious law firms in Atlanta and Birmingham. As dedicated as Mr. Bey is to the defending and protecting the rights of the victims of injustice he is also committed to serving the community. While at the University of Cincinnati he received the prestigious induction into Sigma Sigma Men’s Honorary Society and inducted in the Men of Metro for his community service at the University of Cincinnati and the greater Cincinnati Community. At the University of Alabama he received the Dean’s Award for Community Service. Mr. Bey has also been active in Habitat for Humanity, The Ronald McDonald House, an Elementary School Mentor and Soup Kitchen Volunteer. In addition, Mr. Bey is a member of several professional and civic organizations including, The American Bar Association, The National Bar Association, The American Association for Justice, The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The Farah Law Society and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.
Board of Trustees National College of Advocacy AAJ
Chair Elect American Association for Justice Minority Caucus
Secretary Civil Justice PAC
Member Voter Public Education AAJ
Member Voter Protection Committee AAJ
Georgia Bar Association YLD Litigation Committee
Georgia Trial Lawyers AAJ Representative
American Association for Justice Public Relations Committee
2014 Mock Trial Judge
Jennifer Auer Jordan specializes in complex civil cases like business disputes, investment fraud, whistleblower actions and consumer class actions, her work in the courtroom has resulted in a number of impressive verdicts and settlements, including a multi-million dollar award to Georgia consumers victimized by unfair lending practices. She has represented thousands of Georgia consumers in multiple class action lawsuits against payday lenders.
Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law where she was a member of the Georgia Law Review and the school’s award winning National Moot Court Team. She currently serves as the president of the UGA Law School Association Council.
After graduating from law school, Jennifer served as a federal law clerk to United States District Court Judge Anthony A. Alaimo.
Jennifer has been named to Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite for her trial work, and based on her legal representation of Georgia consumers, Jennifer was named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s “40 Under 40″ list which recognizes Georgians “under 40″ who “will lead our state’s commercial, cultural, academic and governmental institutions into the future.” She has also been recognized as a “rising star” in Georgia’s legal community.
In 2013, she was named as one of the University of Georgia’s “40 Under 40″ Alumni. This list recognizes: “…prominent graduates [that] have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. They’ve demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.”
In 2013, she developed an iPad app called JuryStrike to help other trial lawyers with jury selection. She currently assists other trial attorneys during the jury selection process. She is a frequent speaker on social media issues that arise in the context of litigation.
Chris Kelleher joined the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association as the Communications Director in December of 2012. Previously, he served as the Director of Communications at the Georgia Republican Party, where he oversaw the Party’s highly-successful media relations and grassroots outreach initiatives during the 2011-2012 Election Cycle. Under his guidance, the organization’s social footprint grew by nearly 200 percent and earned media placement reached an all-time high. Chris was also the Georgia Media Liaison to the Republican National Committee and Governor Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. Chris has served as a campaign spokesman for candidates at the local, statewide and federal levels. In addition, he is an Alumnus of the Republican National Committee’s Eisenhower Internship Program in Washington, D.C. and also served as a Legislative Intern to Senator Johnny Isakson. He was born and raised in Roswell, GA and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia Southern University.