Mr. Connolly represents clients in business and general civil litigation, personal injury, and white collar and major criminal cases. With over twenty-eight years of practice experience, Mr. Connolly has an excellent reputation as a trial and appellate lawyer and has participated in hundreds of arbitrations, mediations, bench trials, and jury trials throughout his career.
In addition to conducting over seventy-five civil and criminal jury trials in Georgia state and federal courts, Mr. Connolly has handled a multitude of appeals involving construction, condemnation, foreclosure confirmation, real estate, zoning, corporate dissolution, copyright, and other business lawsuits throughout the State of Georgia.
Mr. Connolly has also successfully represented wronged parties in hundreds of personal injury cases, including car accident, slip and fall, premise liability, products liability, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases, recovering millions of dollars in compensation for his clients.
Mr. Connolly is active in his church and numerous other community and charitable organizations in metro Atlanta. In his free time, Mr. Connolly coaches baseball and enjoys reading, hiking, camping, gardening, and spending time outdoors. Mr. Connolly lives in Woodstock with his wife, Lisa, and they have five adult children.
Georgia State University School of Law, J.D.
Georgia State University, B.A. in Philosophy
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Georgia Public Defender Standards Council
St. Thomas More Society
American Center for Law and Justice
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Woodstock, Georgia
Knights of Columbus, Council 11768, Woodstock, Georgia
18U Travel Coach, Sandy Plains Baseball, Marietta, Georgia
Past Den Leader, Cub Scouts Pack 4900, Woodstock, Georgia
Past Committee Member, Boy Scouts Troop 8880, Canton, Georgia
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Benton MacKaye Trail Association
Nantahala Hiking Club
Kennesaw Mountain Historical Association
Habitat for Humanity
Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” Rated
“Protect Your Business Against Financial Fraud” – Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News, 2019
“Limits on Residential Mortgage Lender Protection Under Section 1322(b)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code,” Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, April 1993, pp. 647-687
“Ad Valorem Taxation of Property: Create an Appeal Process for Fulton County and the City of Atlanta (O.C.G.A. § 48-5-311; HB 1114, HB 1118),” Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, Oct. 1992, pp. 329-337
Georgia State Courts
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia