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Dustin Crawford

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John Mays

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William Cleveland

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Scott McMahan

Scott understands that businesses approach the legal world from a different perspective than most people do. Having worked for a mutual fund company before attending law school, Scott was able to learn how businesses approach their legal obligations. While in law school, Scott learned the importance of conveying complex ideas in an understandable manner. During law school Scott learned how to speak to diverse audiences. He competed as a member of the Emory Moot Court Society arguing before judges and attorneys from all over Georgia and completed coursework trying cases before real juries. The combination of Scott’s background in business and his experiences in law school make him an effective communicator and advocate.



-Emory School of Law, J.D. 2014


-American University, B.A. 2005

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:43

Falyn Waters


As a proud mother if two, wife to a firefighter, former military police officer, and being inducted into the National Honors Society in Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies, Falyn Waters has nearly perfected the art of attention to detail and multitasking.


With her degree in Paralegal Studies, along with over 8 years of Office Management experience Falyn has brought a great understanding of how to optimize the efficiency of Poole Huffman, LLC.  Through her six-year enlistment with the Georgia Army National Guard, Falyn also learned the importance of working as a team.


From Richmond Hill, Georgia, Falyn and her family moved to Snellville in 2010. She enjoys various outdoor activities such as camping, boating, and running. 

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Wednesday, 30 October 2013 19:44

Daniel Greene


Daniel believes that providing clients with great service is not just about getting results in the courtroom. Proficient communication and accessibility are the most important steps to ensuring a successful collaboration. Daniel is a highly organized and experienced litigator who has represented a variety of businesses, lending institutions, homeowner associations, and landlords in over 40 jurisdictions throughout Georgia. Daniel’s knowledge and experience in the courtroom has translated to success representing a variety of businesses, lending institutions, homeowner associations, and landlords. Daniel’s legal work began as the Staff Attorney for the Magistrate and Superior Courts of Cobb County. 

Daniel lives with his Wife and Daughter in Decatur. Daniel and his wife enjoy going to see live music and hiking in the North Georgia Mountains. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys crossfit, basketball, cycling and snow skiing.


- New England School of Law, J.D. 2007
- University of Georgia, B.A. 2004

– United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
– Supreme Court of Georgia
– Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
– All State and Superior Courts of Georgia

- State Bar of Georgia, Creditors Rights, Member
- American Bar Association, Member

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Tuesday, 06 November 2012 18:02

Lindsay Sawhney

Part private investigator, part paralegal, Lindsay uses the whole of her skills assisting the attorneys to collect from debtors. Through her research skills and unwavering tenacity, she locates dodging debtors and successor-in-interest companies collecting the maximum amount possible for our clients.

A Certified Paralegal, Lindsay attended the University of Massachusetts for Paralegal Studies. Her education has been complimented by continuing education classes such as Business Writing from Harvard University. Her diverse work experience including management, administration, research, and customer service gives her the ability to drive results for Poole Huffman clients.

Originally from Lakeland, Florida, Lindsay moved to Atlanta in 2001. She is a frequent traveler, recently visiting Puerto Rico, Italy, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. She also enjoys volunteering at Fur Kids, a local non-profit cat rescue organization.  Lindsay and her husband, Neal, live in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Tuesday, 06 November 2012 18:01

Jon David Huffman

“When potential clients ask me, "Why should I use you?"
I always say, "Because I like to win more than I like to make money."

Jon David believes his clients are best served by quickly and effectively resolving legal disputes, whether by negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation. He considers the trial process a means to achieve his clients’ interests, not an end in and of itself.

With more than a decade of experience managing small businesses before attending law school, he brings a unique perspective to the practice of law. At the age of 14, Jon David began acquiring business experience by working at an Internet company his father managed. By the time he was 17, he had earned the position of director of network operations supervising several engineers and overseeing the company’s 24/7 networking center.

Building on this experience, after the Internet company was sold, Jon David moved on to co-found a real estate lending company and a sister real estate investment company that are still active and successful today. Combined, the two companies have done tens of millions of dollars worth of transactions throughout the Southeastern U.S. To learn more about Jon David’s background visit his LinkedIn page.

Jon David’s diverse background gives him a business owner’s perspective to practicing law in the areas of Real Estate Disputes, Business Disputes and Commercial Collections. His background gives him the ability to solve disputes with efficiency and creativity.

Jon David grew up in Marietta, Ga., and currently lives in Tucker, Ga., with his wife Amy. When not working, he enjoys reading about economics, entrepreneurship and history and is active in his church, Briarlake Baptist Church. He also enjoys traveling. He and his wife recently visited Turkey, Greece, Belize and Honduras.

Emory University School of Law
Doctor of Law (J.D.) 
– Recipient of numerous Dean’s Awards
– Thesis: “In Limbo: Property Associations and the ‘Clogging of Revenue’ – Redefining the Property Association’s Problem with an Alternative Solution”

Covenant College
Bachelor of Science, Management
– Thesis: "The Loan Originator and the Foreclosure Crisis" - an in-depth analysis of the role the loan originator played in the subprime crisis

Significant Representations
 BH Chamblee, LLC et al. v. BAP Chamblee, LLC, Case No. S15A1065, Supreme Court of Georgia, regarding management obligations among members of a limited liability company.
 Obtained jury verdict of approximately $300k on behalf of two clients against con-artist who defrauded them out of $90k. Verdict included $100k in punitive damages and a full award of attorney’s fees.
– Secured a jury verdict of nearly $100k on behalf of homeowners against their HOA for abusive behavior and breach of fiduciary duty. Verdict included an award of attorney's fees.
– Successfully represented a business partner in obtaining a receivership appointed over corporate assets, injunctive relief, and ultimately, a favorable settlement.
– Obtained plaintiff’s verdict in negligence construction case involving a faulty roof installation.
– Obtained injunctive relief in a wrongful foreclosure case involving two commercial properties and four residential properties.
– Successfully defended a contractor in a negligent construction case involving alleged wrongful permitting and damages resulting from faulty work.
– Obtained plaintiff’s verdict in case regarding damages and eviction of commercial tenant.
– Obtained plaintiff’s verdict on mechanic and materialmen’s lien.
– Successfully obtained order in favor of client in dispute with neighbors over ingress/egress rights, easement issues, and land ownership issues.
– Successfully represented a borrower against a national mortgage company resulting in a complete forgiveness of amount owed on mortgage.
– Represented technology companies in cases regarding breach of trade secrets.
– Represented corporations, shareholders, and officers in breach of fiduciary duty cases.
Represented lenders in foreclosure, suits, and bankruptcy issues. 


– Understanding Lender Options Upon Real Estate Loan Default, Part 2 of 2 published in "The Profit" by Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, March 26, 2013
– Understanding Lender Options Upon Real Estate Loan Default, Part 1 of 2 published in "The Profit" by Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, February 28, 2013
– Caution Landlords: Accepting Money After Filing an Eviction Impacts Your Rights published in "The Profit" by Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, February 1, 2013

– "Should I Strategically Default? - From a Commercial Borrower's Perspective" given to the Georgia Real Estate Investors Association and sponsored by their Commercial / Multifamily Education Subgroup, February 5, 2013
– Seminar/CLE on Adverse Possession and Trespass under Georgia Law, July 2015: I was privileged to give a presentation on Adverse Possession and Trespass under Georgia law for a Seminar/CLE on "Land and Water Law: Ownership and Access." Topics included the history of the adverse possession and trespass law, the elements of each claim, common defenses, and historical and anticipated trends in the law. Please contact me if you like a copy of the materials.
– Attorney Panel Discussion: Atlanta REIA, October 2013:  Served on a four-person attorney panel discussing structuring concepts, litigation strategies and various real estate issues for real estate investors.

– 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
– United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
– Supreme Court of Georgia
Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
All State and Superior Courts of Georgia

– State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section, Member
– State Bar of Georgia, Business Section, Member
– Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance, Member
– American Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement
– Habitat for Humanity - DeKalb, Board Member & Secretary
– Atlanta Pregnancy Resource Centers, Board Member
– Briarlake Baptist Church, Life Group Leader, Deacon, and Committee Member

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Tuesday, 06 November 2012 17:22

Todd J. Poole

Todd Poole, the founding member of Poole Huffman, has always been an entrepreneur. It has helped him to understand that litigation is more than just the strength of the case or the desire for justice; it is a business decision. Todd represents businesses and business people in disputes - typically breaches of contract, partnership breakups, landlord-tenant issues, and commercial collections.  He has represented businesses in federal and state court jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Todd has successfully represented businesses before juries and throughout the dispute process. Todd's experience with international firms and boutiques has allowed him to represent large and small companies in cases ranging from a few thousand dollars to $10 billion.

- Vanderbilt Law School, J.D. 2002
- Washington & Lee University, B.A. 1999

- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- All Georgia Courts
- All Virginia Courts

- Decatur Business Association
- Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
- Sigma Nu Fraternity
- Lawyers Club of Atlanta

- Todd is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubble
- Todd was .recognized by his peers as a member of the Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, and by Georgia Super Laywers magazine as a Rising Star in 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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