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Ronald F. Chicken

Ronald F. Chicken is an associate in the firm’s civil litigation, workers’ compensation defense, and mediation/arbitration divisions. His legal interests are as wide as his clients’ needs, as he is always eager to help serve those seeking sound legal counsel.

A graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Ron served as an editor on the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was a member of several of Georgia Law’s Moot Court teams. One of his teams was invited to the International Chamber of Commerce pre-moot in Paris, France, prior to competing in Vienna, Austria in the Wilhelm C. Vis International Arbitration Moot competition. Ron’s team tied for fifth out of 311 teams and was the highest ranked U.S. team.

During law school, he interned with Judge Elizabeth L. Branch of the Court of Appeals of Georgia and with Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr. at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia. He also was a summer associate at the Bird Law Group in Atlanta, where he dealt with medical malpractice cases and multi-state tax issues. Prior to joining Stewart Melvin & Frost, he worked at an Athens law firm where he dealt with real estate, trust, and small business matters.

Ron is admitted to practice in all Georgia Courts, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Professional and Community Recognition

Ron is a certified mediator and arbitrator with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution. In addition to his law degree, Ron holds a master’s degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and served as a pastor for several years prior to law school.

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