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DUI Guru

Sean A. Black

Sean A. Black is a solo lawyer practicing Criminal and DUI Defense, Family Law including divorce, child custody, child support, legitimation and paternity, juvenile court matters (deprivation and delinquency), and injury claims


Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia.
Juris Doctor degree awarded May 1992. Was active in a number of organizations, was a member of the International Law Moot Court Team, completed twelve credit hours of L.L.M.-level taxation courses.

Mercer University College of Liberal Arts, Macon, Georgia.
Bachelor of Arts degree awarded June 1989. Was involved in a number of organizations. Sat on the College Faculty Curriculum Committee. Chaired Committee to Revise Student Government Constitution.  Member of Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity.  Member of Sigma Tau Delta honorary English organization.  Member of dramatic honors society.  Majored in English.   Minors in Political Science and German.  Co-Founder and Publisher/Editor of independent newspaper, The Palladium.

Legal Experience:

Sean A. Black, Attorney at Law. February 1996-present. Engaged as a sole practitioner in the practice of law.

Cornwell Law Offices. Attorney. June 1992 to January 1996. Currently engaged in general practice of law. Substantial portion of practice devoted to real estate and civil litigation.

Law Offices of James E. Cornwell, Jr. Law Clerk. June 1990 to June 1991 and August 1991 to May 1992. Worked in support of sole-practitioner engaged in general practice of law.

Cathey & Strain. Law Clerk. June 1991 to August 1991. Worked in practice focused on plaintiff's products liability cases.

Cornwell, Church & Healy. Law Clerk. June 1989 to June 1990. Worked in support of three person firm engaged in general practice of law.

Cornwell & Church. Law Clerk. June 1985 to June 1989. Worked in support of two person firm engaged in general practice of law.

Professional Affiliations:

Court Admissions:

Bar of the Court of Appeals of Georgia

Bar of the Supreme Court of Georgia

Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Bar of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Bar of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America

Community Affiliations:

  • Toccoa Kiwanis Club, President, 1997-1998.  Lt. Governor-Elect, 2001-2002, Lt. Governor, 2002-2003.
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Community Theater: Board Member 1995-present; Treasurer 1996-2001.
  • Currahee Arts Council, Vice-President and Board Member
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce.  Member. Chamber Accreditation Communications Committee (1997)
  • YMCA Fund-Raising Volunteer
  • United Way Fund-Raising Volunteer
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