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Mr. Jay Franklin Eidex

Groth Makarenko Kaiser & Eidex LLC

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Jay completed his undergraduate studies and his master’s degree in philosophy at Georgia State University. Earning his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University’s College of Law in 1993, he began his legal career as a sole practitioner in Decatur, Georgia.  In 1995, he gained valuable trial experience prosecuting DUIs and other misdemeanors with the Fulton County Office of the Solicitor General.   Entering the private sector in 1998 as in-house counsel for one of the largest insurance companies in the country, Jay applied the trial skills he learned as a prosecutor to defending both insureds and the insurer in suits arising under automobile and homeowner’s policies.

In October 2017, Jay joined Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser & Eidex.  With his experience trying more than 120 jury trials, both civil and criminal, before juries in the State of Georgia, he has earned a well- established reputation as a successful litigator, and unwavering advocate for his clients.

Jay’s practice focuses on civil litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Georgia, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Jay is a member of ABOTA, the Atlanta Claims Association, DRI and is a past President of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Jay holds an “AV” peer-reviewed rating from Martindale Hubbell.

Jay and his wife Victoria reside in Dacula, Georgia.