F. Mayes Davison

F. Mayes Davison is an accomplished Georgia trial lawyer with a successful track record of resolving complex criminal cases, domestic relations cases, civil cases, juvenile cases, and probate cases.  He has particularly distinguished himself with his ability to defend and dispose of some of the most difficult sex offense cases, DUI cases, vehicular homicide cases, murder cases, divorce cases, custody cases, child support cases, personal injury cases, wrongful death cases, business lawsuits, life insurance cases, probate cases, and trust cases in Georgia.  His work in the courtroom and his tireless work ethic have led to countless dismissals of cases prior to trial. Mayes has handled well over 1000 criminal cases, over 1000 domestic relations cases, and over 500 estates.  He has handled jury trials all over the Northeast Georgia area. In addition, Mayes is the longest sitting judge in NorthEast Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Law
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Criminal Defense


  • Municipal Court Judge, Royston
  • City Attorney, Canon

Bar Admission:

  • Georgia, 1987


  • Atlanta Law School
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia

Professional Associations and Membership:

  • Northern Judicial Circuit Bar Association