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Davis Bozeman Law is the legal remedy for those who have suffered harm due to someone else's negligence or intentional conduct.

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With offices in Decatur, Statesboro, and Savannah and a combination of more than 100 years of combined experience, DB Law is uniquely situated to provide experienced trial attorneys when you need them most. Our primary practice areas are Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Civil Rights.  

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DBJ NEWS - Roodgine Bray named Partner at Davis Bozeman Johnson Law

Legal Community Celebrates Milestone and Black Women in the Law | On December 4, 2021, Attorney Roodgine Bray, 34, was named as the newest Partner at Davis Bozeman Johnson Law.  Attorney Bray was welcomed into the partnership by Attorneys Robert Bozeman, Mawuli Davis, Harold Spence, and Francys Johnson at a celebration held at the Commerce Club. “Attorney Bray’s rise is not just important for our firm, but also for Black women in the legal profession,” said Mawuli Mel Davis, Founding Partner. (Read More)


STATESBORO HERALD - Nearly 100 lawyers sign support letter for Johnson over contempt detention

Challenge to Muldrew’s ruling pending at state Court of Appeals  Nearly 100 attorneys, mostly from Georgia, were listed as having signed onto a letter last week expressing support for defense attorney Francys Johnson of Statesboro over his being ordered from the courtroom by Judge Michael Muldrew and held in detention during a September immunity hearing for murder defendant William Marcus “Marc” Wilson. ( Read More)


DAILY REPORT - Next Steps: Attorneys Seek Criminal Retrial, Civil Trial After Mistrial in Eurie Martin Murder Case

"A mistrial is not an acquittal," said Martin's family attorney, Francys Johnson of Davis Bozeman Johnson Law. "We expect that those who are charged with prosecuting cases will do so in swift regard." October 27, 2021 at 03:58 PM (Read More)

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LAW.COM - 'Takes Its Toll on You Emotionally': 2 Lawyers in Georgia Face an Uphill Battle

The stakes are higher for two attorneys representing the family of a Black man killed by police during a traffic stop, now that a grand jury has decided not to indict the ex-trooper involved.  "We may never see the fruits of our labor now, within our own life, but the goal, ultimately, is that one day maybe future generations will," said attorney Francys Johnson. (Read More)


DAILY REPORT - Attorneys to Walk 60 Miles With Client: 'Lay Our Bodies'

A group of lawyers is getting creative to draw attention to a case that they say is part of a larger cause.  Litigators Mawuli Davis and Francys Johnson of Davis Bozeman Johnson Law in Georgia, have opted to exit the courtroom and take to the street with their client.  "We have a client ... who has said he's committed to something that obviously does not involve us running into a courtroom and filing a motion," said attorney Mawuli Malcolm Davis. "It involves us being willing to ... sacrifice and be out with him." (Read More)


AJC - Secoriea Turner’s family wants $16 million from Atlanta over her death

On Monday, attorneys for Secoriea’s family filed intent to sue the city of Atlanta, saying officials allowed a dangerous situation to fester at the South Atlanta Wendy’s.  “They knew that at least on two other occasions people had been shot,” family attorney Mawuli Davis said in a news conference downtown. “They knew there were armed vigilantes blockading a public street, and they took no action.” (Read More)


GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING - Five Savannah Officers Fired After Death In Custody

Two officers were fired for their role in 60-year-old William Harvey's death, and another three were fired for sharing a meme about it.  Two Savannah police officers have been fired for their role in the death of a 60-year-old Black man in police custody on April 3. Another three have been fired for sharing an “inappropriate meme” referencing his death, according to police.  (Read More)


AJC - ‘Sarge, I think he’s gone’: Video shows last hours before Rockdale jail inmate died in cell.

The family of a 22-year-old inmate at the Rockdale County Jail said he tried to summon help before slumping down naked on the floor of his cell and dying, according to video released on Wednesday showing the last hours of his life.  Shali Tilson had been in custody on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge for nine days. He died March 12, 2018 from blood clots that formed in his lungs due to dehydration, according to an autopsy conducted by the GBI. His attorney said he had been without water for three days.  (Read More)


FOX NEWS - Students tased, dragged from car by Atlanta police sue city

Atlanta police had no justification for pulling two students from their car and hitting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd's death, a lawsuit filed Thursday says.  The federal lawsuit by Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young — students at historically Black colleges in Atlanta — accuses police of assault and false arrest and says one officer dangerously escalated the confrontation by falsely claiming the pair had a gun.  (Read More)


SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS - Georgia town mourns death of a 60-year-old Black man by state trooper charged with murder

Family, friends, and those who sought social injustice reform gathered Friday evening in downtown Sylvania for a candlelight vigil for a Screven County man who died from a Georgia State Patrol trooper’s single-shot seven days earlier during a traffic stop on a county dirt road.  (Read More)


CNN - Biracial man charged with fatally shooting White teen was acting in self-defense, attorney says

The legal team for a biracial man charged with felony murder in the shooting death of a 17-year old in Statesboro, Georgia, last month claims their client was defending himself against an angry group of White people.  Marcus "Marc" Wilson, who is biracial, was in Statesboro visiting his girlfriend, who is White. The two were driving on their way home from Taco Bell around 12:30 a.m. ET on June 14 when they claim they were harassed by a group of White men in a truck yelling racial slurs at them, according to Wilson's lawyers.  (Read More)


Ahmaud Arbery and Eurie Martin met similar fates, so why did a mistrial over the central Georgia man’s death go largely unnoticed?

In 2017, Eurie Martin, a Black man, was tased and pinned by 3 white deputies in Deepstep, Georgia, an encounter that resulted in his death. The case ended in a mistrial this October, and few outside of central Georgia likely ever heard about it.  (Read More)

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Georgia’s U.S. senators name Francys Johnson to nominations advice panel

Law partner Davis and protégé Woodall also get nod.  Georgia’s two U.S. senators recently appointed a commission to advise them on nominations to federal court judgeships and U.S. attorney and U.S. marshal vacancies, and Statesboro-based attorney and minister Francys Johnson is among the 16 people named to the commission.(Read More)


Jury finds Kareem Butler not-guilty in 2019 Lanier Drive ‘crossfire’ shooting incident

Attorney Johnson: Client shown to have acted in self-defense.  Kareem Levon Butler, one of two men originally charged in a July 2019 exchange of gunfire that wounded two other men at an apartment complex on Statesboro’s Lanier Drive, was acquitted of all charges Oct. 6, 2021, by a Bulloch County Superior Court jury. (Read More)