Philip R. Potter

Philip R. Potter

Macon, Georgia

Philip R. Potter is a partner in the firm who works primarily in the area of personal injury. He enjoys providing clients with personalized attention by drawing on his previous experiences as an educator and police officer. A native of Warner Robins, Philip holds degrees from Valdosta State University, the University of Georgia, and Mercer University.

While attending law school at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, Philip served on the Advocacy Counsel and competed in moot court and mock trial competitions. In addition to a juris doctor degree, while at Mercer Law Philip earned a certificate in Advanced Legal Research and Writing.

When not practicing law, Philip enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, and traveling with his wife, Meredith, and their two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Wrongful Death
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2011


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2011
  • University of Georgia
    • M. Ed - 2006
  • Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2003

Honors and Awards

  • Moot Court
  • Mock Trial
  • Vice Chairman, Mercer Advocacy Counsel
  • Bootle Inn of Court
  • Cali Awards - Torts II, Advanced Legal Writing
  • Cali Awards - Torts II, Advanced Legal Research
  • AV Rated Preeminent - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Macon Bar Association
  • Macon Bar Association, Younger Lawyers Division
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston County Bar Association, Secretary/Treasurer

Past Employment Positions

  • Morgan County Schools, Teacher
  • University of Georgia, Police Officer


  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Phi