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Gregory A. Futch

121 A Eagle's Landing Parkway
Stockbridge, Georgia 30281
(770) 507-0077 - Office
(678) 815-4170 - Office Cell
(678) 788-7367 - Fax

Gregory A. Futch is and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia for 30 years. Greg is married and has 5 children. He has been a resident of Henry County since 1985.

  Greg has dedicated himself to the betterment of his community and profession throughout his legal career. Greg is a former assistant district attorney in both Dekalb and Henry Counties, the current Municipal Judge for the City of McDonough, and has served as Special Master for the Superior Courts of Henry and Butts Counties, as a visiting Judge for the State Court of Henry County, and as Judge Pro Tempare for the Juvenile Court of Henry County. He has also presented at continuing education courses through the State Bar of Georgia. Greg is a member of the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Georgia. These roles and responsibilities give Greg an insider’s viewpoint of the legal system.

  Greg is a registered court mediator to mediate all types of cases, and he is one of a select few attorneys certified to represent clients in death penalty cases. Greg has assisted clients in almost every County in Georgia for 30 years.

  During the course of his career, Greg has represented both the State of Georgia in criminal cases as well as those accused of crimes against the State from misdemeanors to the death penalty. He has represented clients in most all types of civil cases including divorce, custody, and general civil litigation.

   Mr. Futch has extensive experience in criminal law, having served as an Assistant District Attorney for almost 8 years in both the Stone Mountain and Flint Judicial Circuit. Mr. Futch is also death penalty certified having prosecuted and defended death penalty cases. Mr. Futch is also a past officer of the criminal law section of the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Futch is also a contributing author to Inside the Minds: Trends in DUI Discovery, "Thorough Discovery Now Yields Better Case Results Later." (2011)

Experience:
-  Served as lead or sole counsel in over 200 criminal jury trials.

-  Handled over 1,000 criminal cases including DUI, aggravated assault, rape, battery, theft, and murder.

-  Mr. Futch successfully defended the accused in a death penalty case resulting only in life imprisonment.

Areas of Practice:

Probate Law

Juvenile Law

Death Penalty Qualified

Criminal DefenseGeneral Civil Litigation

Appointments as Guardian Ad Litem

Divorce (Contested and Uncontested)

Contempt

Modifications

Child Support

Child Custody, Visitation and Modification

Adoption

Legitimation

ADR/Mediation

Domestic Violence

Certification/Specialties:

Certified Mediator in Georgia

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Georgia, 1984

Georgia Court of Appeals, 1984

Georgia, 1983

U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1983

Education:

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1983

J.D.

Honors: With Honors

Honors: Dean’s List, 1980-1983

Honors: Member, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Society

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, December 1979B.A.

Honors: Cum Laude

Honors: With Honors

Honors:  Pre-Law Club 

Major: Political Science

Major: History

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Economical Development Law in Georgia, ICLE Seminar, 1998-2001

Honors and Awards:

Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia

Superb Rated Attorney 10.0 Avvo Rated (2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Georgia
Representative, Flint Judicial Circuit Board of Governors
1997-Present

District Six Municipal Court Judge’s Council
Representative 2008-2012

Henry County Bar Association, 1994
Past President

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Past President

State Bar of Georgia
Member for 30 years

Past Employment Positions:

Municipal Court for the City of McDonough, Georgia, Chief Judge, 2006-October, 2013

Superior Court, Special Master

State Court of Henry County, Visiting Judge

Henry County Juvenile Court, McDonough, Georgia, Judge Pro Tempore, 1995-1999

Power, Jaugstetter & Futch, McDonough, Georgia, 2009-2013

Gregory A. Futch, P.C., McDonough, Georgia, 2005-2009

Power, Futch & Cooper, P.C., McDonough, Georgia, 2003-2005

Power & Futch, P.C., McDonough, Georgia, 2002-2003

Meadows & Futch, P.C., Stockbridge, Georgia, 1998-2002

Meadows & Power, P.C., McDonough, Georgia, 1993-1998

Flint Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Georgia, 1989-1993

Smith & Welch, P.C., McDonough, Georgia, 1987-1989

Stone Mountain Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Georgia, 1984-1987

Comptroller General’s Office State of Georgia, Attorney, 1983-1984

Pro Bono Activities:

Board of Trustees, Former Member Clayton County Association Against Family Violence
a/k/a Securus House Board of Directors

Henry County Advisory Board for Odyssey Family Counseling Center Board of Directors

Fellowship of Christian Athletes, South Metro Atlanta 

 
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