Frank Childs

Frank grew up in Gray, Georgia, and attended law school at Mercer University. He has been the County Attorney for Jones County since 1975 and has extensive experience in local government law. Frank has been a partner at Childs & Childs for over 40 years, and started as a young lawyer at the firm in 1973 when it was Byrd, Groover, & Buford. Not only has Frank had an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years, he has also been named one of Georgia’s Legal Elite in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death law by Georgia Trend Magazine. He was named one of the Best Attorneys in Macon by the Georgia Informer. Frank was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia to serve as an Arbitrator in the State Bar Fee Arbitration Program.

Frank has held leadership roles in many professional organizations including serving as past president of the Macon Bar Association, chair of Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and Board of Trustees of Gray United Methodist Church. He has also served as Chairman of the Public Defender Counsel for the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit since the statewide public defender program was implemented. He is a member of the Georgia State Bar Association, a past member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a member of the William Augustus Bootle American Inn of Court.

Rates

Administrative Fee:

  • $150.00 per party

Hourly Rates:

  • $175.00 per hour per party for two parties
  • $125.00 per hour per party for three parties
  • $100.00 per hour per party for four or more parties
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Areas of Expertise

  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Local Government Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense

Professional Associations

  • Macon Bar Association (President 2014-2015)
  • Macon Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (President 2006)
  • State Bar of Georgia (YLD Representative 2004-2008)
  • Georgia High School Mock Trial Program (Chair 2008-2009)
  • W. A. Bootle American Inn of Court (President 2012-2013)
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Education

  • B.A. Mercer University (1970)
  • J.D. Mercer University School of Law (1973)
  • Admitted to Georgia Bar: 1973