M. Chase Swanson Attorney M. Chase Swanson

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A Marietta native, Attorney M. Chase Swanson attended Mercer University and studied Economics, graduating cum laude in 2007. He then attended Mercer's Walter F. Georgia School of Law, participating and serving as an officer in multiple on-campus organizations. Chase worked for Andrew as a law clerk throughout both summers of his law school career, finally joining Jones & Swanson full time in August of 2010.

Chase is extremely active in state and local bar associations, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. Chase serves as the President of the Younger Lawyers Division in Cobb County, Secretary of the Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association, and served as Treasurer of the Cobb County Younger Lawyers Division in 2011. In 2012, he was a President-elect of the Cobb County Younger Lawyers Division. In addition, Chase has served on the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Membership Committee since 2011, is a New Lawyer Division Co-Chair, and a Younger Lawyers Division Litigation Committee member.

Chase lives with his wife, Whitney, in Kennesaw with their two dogs. He enjoys camping, kayaking, and sightseeing. Chase participates in sports including tennis, basketball, flag football, and softball. As a member of the Marietta First Baptist Church, Chase has become involved in a variety of community outreach programs.

Education

J.D., Mercer University School of Law, 2010
B.B.A., Economics, Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics, 2007

Professional and Bar Association Memberships

Georgia Bar Association
Cobb County Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Middle District of Georgia
GA Trial Lawyers Association Membership Committee since 2011
Younger Lawyers Division Litigation Committee member

Volunteer and Leadership Roles

President, Cobb County Younger Lawyers Division
Secretary, Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association
Treasurer, Cobb County Younger Lawyers Division, 2011-2012
AVVO Rating of 10/10: Superb
Co-Chair, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyers Division
Chairing Committee for 2013 Sleighbells on the Square 5K
Helped organize First Annual Law Day Classic Golf Tourney, 2013
CALI Award – Summary Judgment Practice
Faculty Legal Writing Award
Active Member of Marietta First Baptist Church
Member of Marietta First Baptist Financial Oversight Committee