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Mr. Dennis T. Cathey

Cathey & Strain LLC

Dennis T. Cathey is a graduate of the University of Georgia undergraduate and law school. Mr. Cathey was born in Rabun County, Georgia, and has served on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia, as president of the Mountain Circuit Bar Association, is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, has served on the Investigative Panel of the State Bar of Georgia Disciplinary Committee, has been a member of the Federal Bar Council for the Northern District of Georgia and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a past recipient of the State Bar of Georgia Traditions of Excellence Award and past-president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Cathey was an officer in the United States Army Medical Service Corps, has served as a youth sports coach for the Habersham County Parks and Rec Department, is active in the Cornelia United Methodist Church and serves on the Board of Trustees of Piedmont College.


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1970
  • University of Georgia
    • A.B. - 1967


  • Georgia, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1973


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Georgia delegate to ATLA
  • Selected as “Georgia Super Lawyer” by Atlanta magazine
  • Selected as “Georgia Legal Elite’ by Georgia Trend magazine
  • Selected as “One of the Most Influential Georgians” by James magazine
  • Diplomate of American Board of Trial Advocates
  • State Bar Traditions of Excellence Award


  • Cornelia United Methodist Church
  • Youth Sports Coach, Habersham County Parks and Rec Department


  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2004 to 2005
  • Mountain Circuit Bar, President, 1972 to 1973
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1985 to 1999
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Investigative panel of the State Bar of Georgia Disciplinary Committee, 1992 to 1995
  • Federal Bar Council for the Northern District of Georgia, Member, 1993 to 1995
  • Piedmont College, Demorest, GA, Board of Trustees
  • Piedmont College, Board of Trustees


  • Member


  • United States Army Medical Service Corps, Officer


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CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 1 Trial Practice

Ethics |  Professionalism |  Trial Practice
Original Program Date:
Dec 08, 2023
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