Ralph Powell appointed as State Court Judge of Worth County

Wilmot & Powell is pleased to announce that Governor Nathan Deal has appointed partner Ralph Powell to serve as the State Court Judge for Worth County. Judge Powell was sworn in at the State Capitol by Governor Deal on July 7, 2014. The Governor’s press release regarding Judge Powell’s appointment may be found at http://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2014-07-07/deal-announces-appointments-within-state-court-worth-county.

Rob Wilmot wins appeal before the Georgia Supreme Court

On May 6, 2013 Rob Wilmot and Emily Vowell appeared before the Georgia Supreme Court in the case of Watson v. State,ᅠ293 Ga. 817, 750 S.E.2d 143, 13 FCDR 3243 (2013). In this case, Mr. Watson, a City of Nashville Police Officer, was indicted, tried, and convicted of two counts of solicitation of sodomy and two counts of violation of …


Wilmot & Powell is proud to welcome Marie Mercer as the newest addition to our team.  Marie joined the firm in April 2013 as a paralegal with more than 30 years of experience in the profession.ᅠ Marie is a graduate of Valdosta State University, having a degree in Spanish and Paralegal Studies.  Marie is Spanish speaking and is a member …

WP Welcomes Emily Vowell

Wilmot & Powell is proud to welcome Emily Vowell as the newest addition to the WP team.ᅠEmily joined the firm in October, 2012 as an associate attorney and brings with her over five years of experience in civil litigation and criminal defense. Emily is taking cases in the areas of civil litigation, domestic relations, and criminal defense. If you have …

Rob Wilmot Named City Attorney for Tifton

Wilmot & Powell is pleased to announce Rob Wilmot has been named the new City Attorney for Tifton. For all the details, please read the article below which first appeared in The Tifton Gazette and is written by Latasha Everson. TIFTON – The City of Tifton has a new city attorney replacing former City Attorney Greg Sowell, who has recently …

The Doors Are Open!

Welcome to our new website! Our online goal is to provide you with an overview of our legal services, backgrounds and an easy way to contact us. With a focus on providing solid legal work, direct client interaction and personal service, we are excited to say the doors to our new law firm are open – and that we looking forward to working with former and new clients.

U.S. Supreme Court holds that a "pastoral exception" to federal employment laws exists

Cheryl Perich sued Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School in Redford, Michigan alleging that the church school violated the American with Disabilities Act by firing her. Perich had been a teacher with a class load of primarily secular courses when she went on sick leave in 2004 for a condition known as narcolepsy, a chronic sleep disorder.