John K. Schultz is a native of the State of Georgia and the oldest son in a family of eight. John attended undergraduate at Xavier University on a Track & Field Scholarship, where he competed primarily as a Decathlete. He finished his undergraduate degree and collegiate track career at Birmingham Southern College. John obtained his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was the President of the Georgia Student Bar Association and Finalist in the Donworth Moot Court Competition.
After graduating from graduate and law school, John began practicing general litigation for a boutique firm in Newnan, Georgia. He immediately began litigating and developed a strong passion for the courtroom. Within his first year, he obtained a six-figure judgment for a client. His strong desire for justice also led him to child advocacy work in juvenile court. While practicing, John obtained his certification to litigate as a Guardian ad Litem and Attorney ad Litem and has represented the welfare and safety of numerous minors throughout the State.
Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an associate civil litigator for a boutique firm in Atlanta, GA. He has tried cases and held motion hearings as 1st chair litigator in numerous counties, including: Coweta, Troup, Fayette, Henry, Heard, Clayton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Forsyth, and Whitfield. John is an active member of the Young Lawyers Division and the DeKalb Bar Association. Since joining the firm, John has negotiated numerous profitable settlements for clients and secured multiple dismissals in defense of clients, including recently obtaining a voluntary dismissal in response to a summary judgment motion. He currently works in the firm’s civil litigation department and focuses his practice primarily in the fields of insurance defense, construction litigation, and personal injury law. He continues to represent domestic relations clients in a variety of family law matters.