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John C. Edwards

  • Attorney


Canton, GA



Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Equine Law
  • Probate
  • Litigation


John C. Edwards is a skilled attorney with multi-disciplinary professional experience, having begun his career as a warden in a maximum-security prison before joining the ranks of a top-tier Wall Street private investment banking firm, Kidder Peabody, in 1980. Mr. Edwards pursued his legal dreams at the Atlanta Law School and successfully earned his license to practice law in Georgia in 1981. As a businessman he has continued to invest in businesses throughout Georgia. He takes pride in offering clients practical advice that is based in large part on personal experience. Mr. Edwards now exclusively focuses his legal practice on helping families in crisis through family law litigation, assisting businesses in protecting their valuable assets, rescuing dogs and horses, and being a grandfather to hi seven beautiful grandchildren.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1981


  • Atlanta Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Doctorate of Law
  • University of Georgia
    • Master of Education
    • Major: Counseling
  • Valdosta State University
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Major: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Blue Ridge Bar Association, Member
  • Equine Section, State Bar of Georgia, Founding Members
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Equine Advocates of North Georgia, Board Member