Steven L. Jones

Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Steven L. Jones advises and represents developers, builders, operators, and individuals throughout the State of Georgia in land use and zoning issues. He handles applications and appeals for rezonings, comprehensive land use plan amendments, special use permits (also known as special exceptions and conditional uses), and variances. He also assists clients with real estate prospecting, planning, due diligence, acquisition, leasing, financing, and disposition.

Additionally, Mr. Jones represents property owners whose real estate is being acquired through (or under the threat of) eminent domain/condemnation to ensure that they receive just and adequate compensation for their real property.

Mr. Jones also represents clients before the Georgia Public Service Commission.

In law school, Mr. Jones was a member of the law review and moot court and a research assistant to Professor Dwight Davis. Mr. Jones was also a recipient of the Faculty Legal Writing Award and the CALI Award of Excellence. He is a member of the Brainerd Currie Honor Society

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia, Real Property, Eminent Domain, Administrative law, and Local Government Sections

Practice Areas

  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Corporate & Business
  • Land Using & Zoning
  • Real Estate

Education

  • Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Marketing with an Emphasis on Professional Sales

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Insight

Zoning and Land Use Law

December 1st, 2021

Galloway, Newton M. and Jones, Steven L. (2021) “Zoning and Land Use Law,” Mercer Law Review: Vol. 73: No. 1, Article 21.Available at:…

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Zoning and Land Use Law

December 1st, 2020

Galloway, Newton M. and Jones, Steven L. (2020) “Zoning and Land Use Law,” Mercer Law Review: Vol. 72: No. 1, Article 20.Available at:…

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Zoning and Land Use Law

January 1st, 2020

Galloway, Newton M. and Jones, Steven L. (2020) “Zoning and Land Use Law,” Mercer Law Review: Vol. 71: No. 1, Article 21.Available at:…

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A Look Back at Reed v. Town of Gilbert

July 1st, 2018

Galloway, Newton M. and Jones, Steven L. (2018) “A Look Back at Reed v. Town of Gilbert,” Mercer Law Review: Vol. 69: No. 4, Article…

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