Overman & Overman, The Bowtie Lawyers

When The Going Gets Tough, We Won’t Back Down

When The Going Gets Tough, We Won’t Back Down

Jonathan Overman

Senior Partner

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • DUI
  • Traffic Citations
  • Juvenile Law

Biography

Raised in Fayetteville, GA, Jonathan attended Woodward Academy where he played lacrosse and attained an academic scholarship to Clemson University. During his time at Clemson, Jonathan earned his Bachelors of Arts in English with a Minor in Creative Writing. He soon continued his education by obtaining his law degree from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Following law school, Jonathan gained priceless legal training and knowledge while working for the Fayette County District Attorney's Office as a third-year law student. After leaving the District Attorneys office, Jonathan expanded his legal training and litigation skills by clerking for, as well as acting as, an associate attorney for the Special Assistant Attorney General of Georgia, L. J. (Jack) Overman. This laid the groundwork for a successful legal career and strong work ethic.

Jonathan has always had the ambition to build an honest, hardworking legal practice that represented a spectrum of clients. He has experience in various legal specialties ranging from complex criminal and civil litigation to traffic citations and DUI cases. Jonathan's primary areas of expertise are criminal law and civil litigation, including a wide range of issues such as personal injury, and contract disputes; among others. He has represented individuals, business entities, and business owners in various forms of legal disputes in State, Superior, and Federal Court. Jonathan has also argued against large insurance companies and has repeatedly negotiated, litigated, and resolved disputes with law firms from all over the state of Georgia. In doing so, Jonathan is known as the attorney to go to for Juvenile Criminal Delinquency matters, criminal defense, DUI and traffic citations, and auto accidents in the South Atlanta Metro Area.

Admissions

All Courts of Law and Equity in the State of Georgia, (Except Supreme Court of Georgia)
Court of Appeals of Georgia
United States District Court Northern District of Georgia

Education

  • Western Michigan University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: English
  • Woodward Academy , College Park, Georgia
    • 2000

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Tau

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Past Positions

  • Special Assistant Attorney General Jack Overman, Associate to the Special Assistant Attorney General, 2015 to 2016
  • Overman & Overman, Law Clerk, 2011 to 2015

Professional Associations

  • National Eagle Scout Association, Eagle Scout, 1999 to Present

Honors

  • Lawyer of Distinction Award in Criminal Defense Law, 2020