Our Attorneys


Walter G. Elliott

Walter Elliott has been a member of the firm’s litigation and appellate practice team since joining the firm in 1993. His practice covers a wide variety of litigation including civil and business litigation. Walter is also the County Attorney for Lowndes County, Georgia. Read More

James L. Elliott

Jim Elliott has served the legal community of Valdosta with distinction since 1995. As a member of Elliott, Blackburn & Gooding, he represents clients in a variety of state and federal court litigation. In addition to serving as a mediator, his legal expertise includes commercial, employment, local government, law enforcement, and insurance law. Read More

Thompson H. Gooding, Jr

Tom Gooding practices general commercial law, focusing on business formations and counseling, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures, commercial finance, real estate, and other commercial law matters. Tom became a partner with Elliott, Blackburn, & Gooding following his tenure as General Counsel of Griffin, LLC, a Valdosta, Georgia based international chemicals company.  Read More

William G. Elliott

Will Elliott joined Elliott, Blackburn & Gooding, P.C. as an Associate in April, 2014.  His practice focuses on litigation and local government law. Prior to joining Elliott, Blackburn & Gooding Will worked as the Legal Fellow for the District Attorney's Office in the Southern Judicial Circuit where he served as the lead counsel in felony criminal trials in Superior Court. Read More


W. Gus Elliott

Gus Elliott is of counsel to the firm. He assists firm lawyers with civil litigation cases and in the firm's local government practice. He is a former Superior Court Judge for the Southern Judicial Circuit and is a founding partner of Elliott, Blackburn & Gooding, P.C. Read More