Gary graduated from Emory University in 1986 with a B.A. degree in Political Science and a minor in Afro-American and African Studies. In 1989, he received his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law of Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.
Sarah R. Jett began her legal career practicing corporate and family law in Atlanta, Georgia. While at her prior firms, Sarah gained valuable experience representing clients during pivotal seasons in their professional and personal lives.
Lucas Griffin has dedicated his legal career to representing injured clients. He is licensed in both Alabama and Georgia. Before joining the team at Gary Martin Hays and Associates, he spent several years with a well-known law firm in Birmingham, Alabama.
Jessica began her legal career as a general practice attorney in Columbia, South Carolina. Through her prior practice, she gained valuable experience working closely with individual clients who were experiencing stressful and often devastating times in their lives.
Jessica "Nikki" Oates began her legal career as a personal injury paralegal at a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. After several years assisting attorneys in advocating for their clients, she decided she wanted to do more, so she returned to school to obtain her law degree.
Shaun Carter started his legal career in Clayton County, GA as a criminal defense attorney, gathering extensive trial experience before serving as an Assistant Solicitor General. Shaun also worked as Staff Counsel for one of the nation's largest automobile insurance companies, gaining experience in all phases of litigation.