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Mr. John Andrew Houghton

The Houghton Law Firm LLC


John is a native Atlantan and a graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas where he received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. John earned his Juris Doctorate at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama.


  • Samford University School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D.


  • Southern Methodist University
    • B.A.
    • Major: History
    • Major: Political Science


Practice Areas

  • Tractor-trailer Collisions / Commercial Vehicle Accidents
  • Auto Wrecks
  • Premises Liability / Criminal Acts By 3rd Parties
  • Insurance Coverage



Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Superior Courts of the State of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia



  • Named to Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Named to Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2011 - 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell - Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in the State of Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers


Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member - State Advisory Counsel - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Chairman - Walk Like MADD Steering Committee, 2013 to 2014
  • The Shepherd Center, Volunteer Cook


Professional Associations

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Member
  • Civil Justice PAC, Member
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member