Jerry has been a parent attorney, guardian ad litem, prosecuting attorney, delinquency and adult defender, Special Assistant Attorney General representing DFCS, and a juvenile court judge – essentially every job an attorney can do in Georgia’s juvenile courts. He has done consulting work for the Barton Center at Emory Law School, the Georgia Office of the Child Advocate, and the Administrative Office of the Courts. He regularly presents and trains on child welfare issues.
Peter Faile, JD, MA
Peter is a recent graduate of Georgia State University College of Law. During his final year of law school he interned with J4C, and became full-time staff in May 2018. In addition to interning with J4C, during law school he also worked with Voices for Georgia's Children, Clayton County Probate Court, Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network, and a personal injury firm in Decatur. Prior to law school, Peter worked on child-focused international development projects in Malawi, Cambodia, and Ghana.