302 North Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655
Phone: (770) 267-8988 Fax: (770) 267-8978
228 North Main Street, Madison, GA 30650
Phone: (706) 342-7338 Fax: (706) 342-8239

Jeffrey L. Foster


After graduating with a degree in Economics from the University of Delaware in 1989, Mr. Foster went to work for Mobil Oil Company.  Subsequently, he attended the University of Georgia School of Law, during which time he interned  with the District Attorney for Walton and Newton Counties.  After graduating, Mr. Foster worked as a law clerk in the Superior Court of Walton and Newton Counties for Judge John M. Ott.  He then joined the District Attorney’s Office where he handled a wide range of matters including wiretap investigations, crimes against children and murder trials.  Eventually Mr. Foster was appointed Chief Assistant District Attorney and was given day-to-day management responsibilities for the Walton County office.  In August of 2003, Mr. Foster and Ms. Hanks founded Foster & Hanks, LLC.  Since its inception, Mr. Foster has defended numerous criminal cases, handled complex estate matters, and has litigated a multitude of civil matters throughout the state and federal courts of northeast Georgia, as well as in the appellate courts.  During this time, Mr. Foster served in various public service capacities, such as Solicitor of the courts of the cities of Loganville and Social Circle, Judge of the Municipal Courts of Monroe and Social Circle, and Associate Magistrate for Walton County.  Mr. Foster is currently of counsel to Foster & Hanks, LLC.  He continues to manage administrative matters for the firm and focuses primarily on Criminal Defense, Driving Under the Influence, and traffic offenses.

Mr. Foster has served on the Board of Directors of the Ministry Village, The Pregnancy Resource Center of Walton, the Christian Learning Centers, and Uniting Hope for Children.  He is currently on the Board of Directors of Belief in Motion, a global missions organization based in Loganville and operating in western Romania.  He is President of the Faith & Justice Project, a non-profit Christian legal-aid ministry.  Additionally, Mr. Foster is currently employed as the Director of Rescue Ministries and Communications for the Ministry Village.  He is married, with four children, and the Foster family are active members of First Baptist Church Loganville.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Corporate Law
  • General Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Georgia, 1994
  • State of Pennsylvania, 1995 (Inactive)
  • Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, 1998
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1998


  • Former Judge of Municipal Courts of Monroe and Social Circle
  • Former Associate Magistrate of Walton County
  • Former Solicitor for the Cities of Loganville and Social Circle
  • Chief Assistant District Attorney for Walton and Newton County
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable John M. Ott, Chief Superior Court Judge
  • Instructor for Mandatory Continuing Judicial Education programs


  • Juris Doctor, University of Georgia School of Law, May 1993
  • Bachelor of Science Economics, University of Delaware, May 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Alcovy Circuit Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College for DUI Defense