The Roper Law Firm

John W. Roper - Attorney at Law

Georgia Lawyer providing experienced Consumer Rights Protection and Employment Law Attorney services in Columbus Georgia, Columbus-Muscogee County Georgia, and throughout the State of Georgia.

Call 706.596.5353 to discuss your Consumer Rights Protection
and Employment Law LEGAL needs.

Here you get to know something about who I am and what I have done. This section also tells you about what I do and can do. If you are being mistreated, illegally, by employers or debt collectors then you could have federally protected rights. If that is the case, then the law make the bad actor pay me to sue them or defend you if you have been sued.Tell me about your concern on the click through information form at the right.

Areas of Legal Practice:
  • Consumer Rights Protection:

    • This Firm sues debt collectors, for many reasons
    • This Firm defends collection lawsuits
    • This Firm sues for fraudulent sales practices
    • This Firm sues for fraudulent financing practices
    • This Firm sues for illegal credit reporting practices
    • This Firm sues for unfair business practices
  • Employment Law

    • This Firm sues employers that fail to pay overtime
    • This Firm sues employers that fail to pay minimum wage
    • This Firm sues employers that misclassify workers as managers
      or independent contractors to avoid overtime liability
    • This Firm sues employers who illegally pay one gender more than another
    • This Firm sues employers who allow sexual harassment
  • Personal Injury Liability

    • This Firm sues people or companies who hurt you or negligently let you get hurt
Admissions:
  • Admitted in 1983, Georgia
  • All State & Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Claims
  • US District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • US District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • US District Court Middle District of Alabama Pro Hac Vice
  • US District Court Northern District of Florida PHV
  • US District Court Southern District of Georgia PHV
  • US District Court of New Jersey PHV
  • US District Court of Texas PHV
  • US District Court Eastern District of Virginia PHV
  • 11th Circuit United States Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court Registered Mediator
Education:
  • ALS
    JD, Law
    1979 – 1982
    Activities and Societies: Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • The University of Georgia
    Graduate Business
    1973 – 1976
  • Georgia Southern University
    BBA, Marketing
    1967 – 1969
  • Columbus State University
    A.S., Business
    1964 – 1967
  • Columbus High School Columbus, GA
    Diploma
    1961 – 1964
  • West Point High School West Point, MS
    1962 – 1963
Groups and Associations:
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Lower Chattahoochee Direct Service Corp.(Direct Services)-- Board Chairman & General Counsel
  • Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • East Columbus Rotary Club-- Past Director
  • Columbus State University Athletic Hall of Fame-- Past President
  • Toastmasters International (local)-- Past President & Area Governor
  • Rivertown Dance Club-- Past President
  • Boy Scouts of America-- District Scouting Chairman (twice)
  • Green Island Country Club
  • Chattahoochee River Club
  • One Hundred Club
  • Finance and Staff Parish Relations St. Mark United Methodist Church
  • American Collectors Asociation (ACA) 1978-1985
  • ACA International Fellowship of Certified Collectors--1983
  • ACA certified instructor--1981-1985
  • Georgia Collectors Association 1978-1985 --President 1982-1983
Honors and Awards:
  • Alumni Service Award: Columbus State University
  • CSU Athletic Hall of Fame Special Recognition
  • Distinguished Toastmaster
  • Toastmaster of the Year
  • JR Allen Award Outstanding Young Man of the Year finalist (twice)
  • Eagle Scout
Personal:

Married Pansy Dubberly Roper, 1969. One Daughter Hayley, MBA-JD from UGA, Litigator with Ward and Smith in its Asheville, NC. office. Enjoy college sports, dancing, music, writing, html programming, good dinner and hanging out with friends, reading and travel to exciting new places.

Make sure your legal rights are protected by retaining the services of experienced legal counsel, such as attorney John W. Roper. Call 706.596.5353 or use our online case submission form to schedule a confidential consultation regarding your legal issues and needs.

Call CALL 706.596.5353 TO Speak to a Georgia CONSUMER RIGHTS PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT LAW Lawyer at The Roper Law Firm.

As your Attorney, I will always strive to help Stop Debt Collection Harassment, Stop Unfair Business Practices, Stop Employment Workplace Sexual Harassment and Unfair Treatment and Defend you in Debt Collector Lawsuits throughout the State of Georgia and, as Warranted, Elsewhere.