John P. Webb

Partner

770-389-4864 MAIN | 770-389-5193 FAX

JWEBB@SMITHWELCHLAW.COM

Practice Areas
Personal Injury

Law School: University of Georgia 1994
Undergraduate: University of Georgia, BA 1986

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John is one of the three (3) managing partners (along with Andy Welch and Will White) of Smith, Welch, Webb and White. Mr. Webb gained extensive trial experience prosecuting criminal cases in the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit in 1994-1996. Since joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Webb gained trial experience in hundreds of civil and criminal defense cases, and has established a litigation practice that focuses on representing clients who have been injured by others. Mr. Webb is the team leader for the Personal injury – auto accidents and Wrongful death practice areas.

Mr. Webb has two sons, Christopher Webb and Dylan Webb. Mr. Webb’s hobbies include running, golf and fishing. He is a founding member of Wesley Way United Methodist Church. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Hands of Hope Clinic and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Community Gardens of Henry County. Mr. Webb also currently serves on the Audit Committee for the State Bar of Georgia and on the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Georgia since 2004.

Reported
Cases
    • Swanson Towing & Recovery, LLC v. Wrecker 1, Inc., 342 Ga. App. 6
    • Brooks v. Multibank 2009-1 RES-ADC Venture, LLC, 317 Ga. App. 264
    • JTH Tax, Inc. v. Flowers, 311 Ga. App. 495
    • Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. v. White, 335 Ga. App. 453
    • Kelly v. Harris, 329 Ga. App. 752
    • Gov’t Emples. Ins. Co. v. Kralick, 313 Ga. App. 492
    • Tallahassee State Bank v. Macon, 317 Ga. App. 128
    • Clark v. City of Atlanta, 322 Ga. App. 151
    • Mason v. Allstate Ins. Co., 298 Ga. App. 308
    • JTH Tax, Inc. v. Flowers, 302 Ga. App. 719
    • Waller v. Golden, 288 Ga. 595
Trial
Experience

Over 100 civil and criminal jury trials, including handling matters in the following counties: Bibb, Butts, Catoosa, Chattooga, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dade, Dekalb, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Lamar, Rockdale and Walker.

Speaking
Appearances
  • Guest commentator for CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and local news outlets
  • Clayton County Bar CLE
  • Henry County Bar CLE
Published
Papers

Substantive and Procedural Hurdles in the Application of the Genocide Convention to Alleged Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia, “23 Ga. Jour. Int’l & Comp. Law. (1993)

Admissions and
Recognitions
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, United States District Court (Northern and Middle Districts)
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia 2004-Present
  • Formal Advisory Opinion Board 1994-1997
  • Main Street Lawyers Board, 2011
  • State Bar Audit Committee, 2017-Present
  • United States Supreme Court
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
Memberships
  • Henry County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice