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Adam M. Cain

Adam M. Cain

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense


Adam M. Cain has been practicing law since 2003 and concentrates his practice on criminal law, collections and general civil litigation including, personal injury. Adam is a native of Gainesville, Georgia. He is a graduate of Berry College in Rome, Georgia. Adam received his Juris Doctorate with distinction from Mississippi College School of Law in 2002. While attending law school, Adam was an active member of the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, Mississippi Environmental Protection Agency, Legal Division and Phi Delta Phi.

Following graduation from law school, Adam became licensed to practice law in Georgia and in South Carolina. For several years he practiced law in South Carolina where he worked in private practice at the Welch Law Firm and served as the City Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Greenwood. In 2006, Adam and his wife returned to his home state of Georgia where he joined Greer, Stansfield & Turner, LLP in Covington.

Adam is married to Fran Thompson, an Athens native, who is a Social Worker for the Athens-Clarke County School District. They have three children. Adam is an avid runner, enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 12/2002
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia
    • B.A. - 04/2000
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: President's and Dean's List
    • Honors: Bonner Scholar

Bar Admission

  • Georgia, 2003
  • South Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2003

Classes & Seminars

  • Basic Debt Collection, GA ICLE, 2009

Past Positions

  • The Welch Law Firm, LLC, Associate, 2003 to 2006
  • Greer, Stansfield & Turner, LLP, Associate, 2006 to 2009
  • City of Greenwood, City Prosecutor and Assistant City Attorney

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers' Association, 2003
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Mississippi Environmental Protection Agency, Member
  • Legal Division, Member
  • L.E.A.D. Athens Graduate, 2011 - Present
  • Athfest Half-Marathon Committee Chair
  • Oconee County Library Board, 2012 - Present