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Atlanta, GA
October 09, 2018

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John Anthony Beck, Jr.

678-***-**** *** E. Paces Ferry Rd. NE #317, Atlanta, GA 30305 ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Georgia, 2015


Webb Zschunke Neary & Dikeman, LLC Atlanta, GA

Associate Attorney March 2018 – Present

Independently handle premises liability, arson, trucking, construction, personal injury, and general insurance disputes on behalf of businesses and individuals. Develop and implement litigation, discovery, settlement, and trial strategies. Draft memoranda, motions, briefs, appeals, and pleadings. Argue motions in superior court. Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP Atlanta, GA

Associate Attorney January 2016 – March 2018

Comprehensively manage defense of workers’ compensation claims for employers, insurers, self-insurers, and third-party administrators. Independently manage over 40 cases simultaneously. Try cases before Administrative Law Judges. Negotiated over 30 cases to settlement through mediation and other methods. Personally conducted over 65 depositions and interviews of claimants and expert witnesses. Analyze Georgia law, medical records, personnel files, and other documents to formulate defense strategies. Advise clients on litigation strategy and methods to reduce exposure and obtain favorable settlements. Manage and oversee personal legal intern. Richland County Public Defender’s Office Columbia, SC Legal Intern January 2015 – May 2015

Investigate cases and parties involved. Prepare for and attend meetings with fact and expert witnesses. Conduct interviews of witnesses for trial. Conduct and analyze complex legal issues involving state and federal law. Draft legal memoranda or admission/suppression of evidence. Participate in all phases of trial preparation. Child Protection Advocacy Clinic

Student Attorney

Responsible for all trial preparation, including all motions and filings, and trying termination of parental rights cases on behalf of the South Carolina Department of Social Services under the supervision of an experienced faculty member and attorney.

Weathington McGrew, P.C. Atlanta, GA

Summer Associate May 2014 – August 2014

Research and draft memoranda on various legal issues surrounding insurance defense and medical malpractice such as chain of causation, independent contractors and hospitals, collateral source doctrine, charitable immunity, and doctor/patient privilege. Draft various pleadings, motions, responses, deposition outlines, and briefs. Draft motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, motions in limine. Assist in jury trial preparation in Georgia State and federal courts, including outlining case strategy, witness preparation, drafting pre-trial motions and responses. Prepared for and attended depositions and mediations. Draft proposed orders. EDUCATION

The University of South Carolina Columbia, SC

Juris Doctor May 2015

• CALI Awards

- International Environmental Law

- International Trade Law

• Dean’s List

• Children’s Law Certificate

• Student Bar Association

• Labor and Employment Society

University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA

Bachelor of Science, Political Science May 2012

• Minor in Philosophy

• HOPE Scholarship

• Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society

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