Joseph Homans
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(706) 265-3090


A civil attorney who originally reigns from Plymouth, North Carolina. Joseph graduated cum laude from Washington State University in 1983 and earned his law degree from the University of Puget Sound School of Law and the University of Georgia School of Law. Joseph began his career in 1986 in the public sector, serving as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Gainesville and then as Assistant District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. He joined Fox, Chandler, Homans, Hicks and McKinnon, LLP in 1989. Joseph maintains a civil practice and has represented various public entities including Dawson County, City of Demorest, City of Lula, Hall County Board of Tax Assessors, and Etowah Water and Sewer Authority.


  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington
  • J.D. - 1986
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
  • Washington State University
  • B.A. - 1983
  • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1986
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Hall & Dawson Counties Mentor Program, 1996 to Present
  • Dawson County Kiwanis Club, President
  • Grace Presbyterian Church, Deacon
  • Dawson County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Good Shepherd Clinic, Board Member
  • Next Generation, Board Member

Professional Associations

  • Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association , Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member