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Colt Burnett

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Office: 404-873-8000

75 14th St NE 26th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Colt’s practice focuses on assisting clients in employment and business litigation. He takes an analytical and open-minded approach to each case.

Born and raised in metro Atlanta, Colt grew up an avid reader and writer and honed his writing skills in journalism school at the University of Georgia. His first job was as a newscast producer in local news, where he was twice nominated for an Emmy for his station’s coverage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and a record-breaking blizzard on Super Bowl Sunday, 2015.

At the Georgia State University College of Law, Colt excelled in legal writing, earning the top grade in his school’s Lawyering: Foundations legal writing class. He served as a member of the Georgia State University Law Review and a pupil in the Bleckley Inn of Court.

Prior to working at Parks, Chesin, & Walbert, Colt served as a law clerk for the Honorable Benjamin Cheesbro on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Leigh Martin May on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Colt’s interests include cooking, hiking, and traveling.


J.D., Georgia State University College of Law
Magna cum laude
Student Writing Editor, Georgia State University Law Review

B.A., University of Georgia
Cum laude, Journalism & Spanish

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Client Reviews
Their insight, expertise and experience provided us with invaluable guidance during times when we faced critical decisions. Lewis M.
Just wanted to send a formal thank you note to emphasize just how grateful I am for the outcome of my case! You truly have taken the stress out of this unfortunate situation. N.S.
Very professional, updated me once a week, very thorough and knocked it out of the park. We got everything we were looking for. The overall staff was very encouraging and gave me the strength to keep going. Chris J.