About Jarome Gautreaux

Jarome-GautreauxJarome E. Gautreaux is a founding member of the Macon, Georgia law firm of Gautreaux Law, LLC. His practice focuses on representing persons and families in cases involving catastrophic injuries or wrongful death arising from medical malpractice, defective products, tractor trailer wrecks, automobile wrecks and workplace accidents.

Jarome is a former federal law clerk, and he serves as an adjunct professor at Mercer Law School, teaching Advanced Torts.  He previously taught Pretrial Advocacy as well. He has published articles and given numerous presentations on trial advocacy, evidence, pretrial organization, and various aspects of tort law. He is past present of the Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the William Augustus Bootle chapter of the American Inns of Court, and he serves on the amicus curiae committee of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is the author of the chapter on Pretrial Organization in the Trial Practice Manual published by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Organization. He has been selected as a Rising Star in Georgia and as a member of the “Legal Elite” by his peers. He has achieved the highest rating of AV by Martindale-Hubbell and has a perfect 10/10 Avvo rating.  He has successfully served as trial counsel in many cases around the State of Georgia.  Jarome has also recently been selected as a “Super-Lawyer” in Georgia.

Jarome believes that one of our highest obligations as trial lawyers is to promote justice and safety – on the roads, at work, and at home. He strongly believes in our system of trial by jury as a way to promote and encourage safe conduct by holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions.

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death/Catastrophic Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Defects
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Trucking Wrecks
  • Premises Liability

Professional Associations

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Middle Georgia trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Inn of Court

Education

  • Mercer University Law School/J.D./1998
  • Georgia State University/M.A. – Philosophy/1995
  • Mercer University/B.A. – Economics/1990

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of the State of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia