OUR ATTORNEYS

David M. Wolfson

BIO
David Martin Wolfson graduated from University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Journalism in 1977. He became a member of the Research Faculty at Georgia Tech in the Advanced Technology Department, a high-tech business incubator on Tech's campus. He remained there for several years, maintaining his position before, during, and after graduating from Woodrow Wilson College of Law and becoming licensed to practice. He practiced law with Judges B.J. Smith and Oscar Mitchell in Decatur, Georgia for three years. 

The first firm David joined when he moved to Valdosta was Coleman Kitchens, becoming an associate for partners William H. Kitchens and Wilby C. Coleman.   

David is a loving husband and father to 6 kids. He is passionate about his family, scuba diving, spear fishing, and racquetball. 

He serves as a member of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Search and Recovery Dive Team. 

EDUCATION
University of Georgia Class of 1977 

Woodrow Wilson School of Law Class of 1980

State Bar Information

Active Member in Good Standing

Admittance: 6/20/1980

Bar Number: 773495
 

Courts Admitted 
Georgia Superior and State Courts

Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia Federal and                   Bankruptcy Courts 

Georgia Court of Appeals 

Georgia Supreme Court 

Northern District of Florida 

Middle District of Alabama 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 

David Wolfson with his daughter, Chappell Wolfson, who is a partner in the firm. 
Karl coaching the Miracle League Giants 

Karl E. Osmus 

BIO
Karl Edward Osmus graduated from Mercer University in 1995  with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a minor in English. He later attended Mercer's  Walter F. George School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor in 1999. Before joining this firm, he was an Associate at Emmett Goodman, PC where he honed his skills as a bankruptcy and collection attorney. He is a member of the Middle District of Georgia Bankruptcy Institute. 

Karl is passionate about the Lowndes/Valdosta Community. He serves as board member of the South Georgia Regional Library, board member and President of Friends of the Library,  and a coach for the Miracle League of Valdosta. 


EDUCATION
University of Georgia Class of 1979 

Woodrow Wilson School of Law 

State Bar Information

Active Member in Good Standing

Admittance: 11/16/1999

Bar Number: 555129

 

Courts Admitted 
Georgia Superior and State Courts

Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia Federal and Bankruptcy Courts 

Georgia Court of Appeals 

Georgia Supreme Court 

Chappell E. Wolfson

BIO
Chappell Elizabeth Wolfson graduated from Appalachian State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and a minor in Spanish. She taught as a Montessori teacher for two years before attending the Georgia State University College of Law.  She graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2016 after working for Atlanta firm Gilroy Bailey Trumble. 

Chappell is a fourth-generation Jurist, proudly following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather, Judge Homer Eberhardt, Georgia Court of Appeals, her grandfather, Wilby Compton Coleman, Esq., and her father, David M. Wolfson, Esq., founder of this Firm. She is passionate about children, animals, and her community, volunteering with the Miracle League of Valdosta, the Humane Society, and the Willis L. Miller Library. 


EDUCATION
Appalachian State University class of 2011 

Georgia State University College of Law Class of 2016 

State Bar Information

Active Member in Good Standing

Admittance: 11/09/2016

Bar Number: 578435

 

Courts Admitted 
Georgia Superior and State Courts

Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia Federal and Bankruptcy Courts 

Georgia Court of Appeals 

Georgia Supreme Court 

Chappell being sworn in, Lowndes County Superior Court, 2016 

Jacob E. Montaño
(Of Counsel) 

BIO
Jacob Efren Montaño graduated from Georgia State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Religious Studies. He then attended the Georgia State University College of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor in 2016. Jacob tried criminal cases for the DeKalb County Public Defender's office before moving to Valdosta, Georgia where he practiced private criminal defense at the McCranie Law Firm. Jacob is passionate about literacy & reading, his family, and Georgia sports.


EDUCATION
Georgia State University class of 2010

Georgia State University College of Law Class of 2016 

State Bar Information

Active Member in Good Standing

Admittance: 12/13/2016

Bar Number: 917062

 

Courts Admitted 
Georgia Superior and State Courts

Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia Federal and Bankruptcy Courts 

 

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