Steve L. Cummings

Of Counsel with DuBose Law Group LLC, 2010-present.
Headmaster of Athens Christian School, 2008-present

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA. –May 1981
    Cum Laude

  • Publication: Note, International Mass Tort Litigation: Forum Non Conveniens and the Adequate Alternative Forum in Light of the Bhopal Disaster, 16 Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 109 (1986)
  • Writing Honors/Activities: Editor-in-Chief, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law (1986-87); Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1986); Study Abroad: Seminar on the Law and Institutions of the European Communities, Brussels, Belgium (July 1986)
  • Moot Court Honors/Activities: Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition: Best Oralist, Best Brief, Best Overall Team (1986); Talmadge Moot Court Competition Champion (1986); Gray's Inn Moot Court Team (London, England 1987)

Employment

  • January 2010 to present: Of Counsel, DuBose Law Group LLC
  • July 2008 to Present: Athens Christian School - Athens, Georgia - Headmaster
  • December 2003 to July 2008: Bair & Cummings, LLP - Athens, Georgia - Principal - General litigation practice in both federal and state courts.  Substantive emphasis in the areas of commercial and business disputes, contract disputes, and employer/employee relations.  Continuing to serve as Legal Counsel for the American Association of Christian Schools.
  • May 1996 to December 2003: Cummings & Associates - Tucker, Georgia - Principal - General litigation practice in both federal and state courts.  Substantive emphasis in the areas of commercial and business disputes, employer/employee relations, and personal injury.  Continuing to serve as Legal Counsel for the American Association of Christian Schools.
  • March 1994 to May 1996: The American Association of Christian Schools - Washington, D.C. Legal Counsel - Supervisory and management responsibilities for all legal issues relating to a national school association consisting of approximately 1,200 member schools.
  • September 1989 to March 1994: Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy (now Bryan Cave) - Atlanta, Georgia - Litigation Associate - Significant responsibilities in commercial and personal injury defense litigation at the trial and appellate levels, including work on major cases for Delta Air Lines, Inc., Owens-Corning, State Farm Insurance Companies, Hayes Microcomputer Products, and Bank of America.
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  • July 1987 to July 1989: The Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick - United States District Court  for the Middle District of Georgia - Macon, Georgia - Judicial Law Clerk

Personal

  • Born in Athens, Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia;

Community and Civic Activities

  • Member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Athens, GA.  Serves as an Elder and Sunday school teacher.
  • Coaches Little League Baseball in Athens.

Firm Affiliations

  • Bair & Cummings, LLP, Athens, GA, Principal, 2003-2008
  • Cummings & Associates, Tucker, GA, Principal, 1996-2003
  • The American Association of Christian Schools, Washington, D.C., Legal Counsel, 1994-present.
  • Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, GA, Litigation Associate, 1989-1994
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia-The Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick-Judicial Law Clerk, 1987-1989

Court Admissions

  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • All, Superior and Appellate Courts in the State of Georgia