John D. Holt

John D. Holt

Valdosta, Georgia

John D. Holt graduated from the University of Florida in 1990 and earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1995. John was admitted to the Georgia Bar that same year, and became a member of the State Bar of Florida in 1996. John worked as a law clerk for a general practice firm in Florence Mississippi during his last two years of law school. John began practicing law at a general practice firm in Valdosta, GA., in June of 1995. Starting his own general practice in 1997, John and his staff have assisted clients in both Georgia and Florida in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Practice, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Real Property, and Appellate Practice. John is litigation oriented general practitioner in Valdosta and has tried cases in various counties in Georgia and Florida.

  • John is assisted by a competent staff consisting of a paralegal and two legal secretaries. John has expanded his practice in hopes of better assisting clients in South Georgia and North Florida. Call John D. Holt, his firm stands ready to assist you with your legal matter.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 65% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1995
  • Florida, 1996


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1995
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1990
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ducks Unlimited, Chairman, Valdosta Group, 1996 - 1997

Past Employment Positions

  • John D. Holt, Attorney at Law, Sole Practitioner, 1997 - Present
  • Bennett Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 1995 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Project, State Bar of Georgia, 1998 - 1999


  • Kappa Alpha Order