Kice H. Stone
- Family Law
- Civil Trial Law
- Personal Injury Law throughout the State of Georgia
Kice H. Stone was born and grew up in Ocilla, Georgia, a small agricultural community in rural South Georgia where he still maintains close ties with family and friends. He is the founding and managing partner of Stone and Driggers, LLC, a practice devoted to the trial and litigation of civil cases with a special focus on cases involving family law. Mr. Stone received a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Georgia and a J.D. from Walter F. George Law School at Mercer University. He received a Masters of Laws in Taxation from Emory University School of Law in 1975.
Mr. Stone began practicing law in Macon, Georgia following graduation from law school where he has continued to practice since that time. He has developed an extensive expertise in litigating and trying high profile and complex family law, civil and personal injury cases throughout Georgia. He is licensed to practice in all of the courts of Georgia including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Stone is also a certified mediator for the state of Georgia.
As a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mr. Stone has served its Georgia Chapter in numerous positions and as its President. He is also a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Charter member of the William A. Bootle American Inns of Court. Mr. Stone has additionally been actively involved in the State Bar of Georgia serving the organization’s Family Law Section as its Chairman. Mr. Stone has also served as President of the Mercer Law School Alumni Association and the Mercer University National Alumni Association.
Mr. Stone has lectured and published numerous articles for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Georgia State University, Mercer University, and many other private and public institutions. He has also conducted many seminars regarding the trial of civil and family law matters.
Recognized annually since 1987 in Woodward and White’s listing of The Best Lawyers in America, Mr. Stone has become nationally recognized by his colleagues. He has also been recognized by both Law & Politics and the Publishers of Atlanta Magazine as a “Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyer” in 2005 & 2006 and has also been named as an “Elite Lawyer” by Georgia Trend Magazine. Mr. Stone is a member of the Macon Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of Georgia.
Mr. Stone is married to Susan Harris Stone, his college sweetheart. They have one daughter and three grandchildren. Mr. Stone is a member of Christ Episcopal Church, where he and his family have been active for many years. His interests include fishing, hunting, woodworking and hiking in the mountains of western North Carolina, where he spends most of his time at his vacation home when not engaged in his law practice.
B. Dave Driggers
- Family Law (including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support and Legitimation)
- Criminal Defense
- Business Litigation
- Personal Injury
B. Dave Driggers was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Thereafter, he moved to Birmingham, Alabama; Morgantown, West Virginia and then to Conyers, Georgia where he graduated high school and still has friends and family in the area. While residing in the Metro Atlanta area, he owned and operated several small businesses prior to attending law school.
Mr. Driggers received a B.S. from Georgia College & State University and a J. D. from John Marshall Law School. He was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 2001. He is licensed to practice in all of the Courts in Georgia including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and the United States Supreme Court.
He began practicing law in Macon in 2001 with the law firm of Burnette & Driggers, LLC in which he was a founding member. In July, 2008, Mr. Driggers joined with Kice H. Stone to form Stone & Driggers, LLC.
Mr. Driggers is a member of the State Bar of Georgia; Macon Bar Association; American Association of Justice; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; Macon Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Bar Association; William A. Bootle American Inns of Court; and he is currently a member and former officer with the Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Driggers concentrates his practice of law in the following areas: Family Law (including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support and Legitimation); Criminal Defense; Business Litigation and Personal Injury. He has trial experience in divorce, child custody, personal injury, criminal defense, business litigation and defective construction cases.
Mr. Driggers has resided in Macon since 1994, having moved to the area with his wife of 21 years, Ms. Holly Hamrick Driggers, who is a lifelong resident of Macon. The Driggers have three children. They are all active members of Centenary United Methodist Church which plays an active role in the Macon community. Mr. Driggers has been active in coaching all three of his children in athletic activities. His hobbies include fishing, music, reading and sports.
Karen B. Jones
Karen B. Jones was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, July 13, 1953.
Mrs. Jones received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Furman University in 1975; Certificate of Legal Assistant Studies from Georgia College in 1992.
Mrs. Jones has been the instructor of the “Introduction to Paralegalism” course in the Paralegal Studies Program, at Georgia College and State University, since September, 2001. She has also co-taught the Family Law class for this program.
Mrs. Jones has been with Stone & Driggers, LLC since September, 1986. She worked for Martha Christian until Mrs. Christian was appointed to the bench in 1994. Mrs. Jones has been working as legal assistant to Mr. Kice Stone since August, 1994.
Mrs. Jones is married and has two grown daughters and two grandchildren. Her community activities involve being an active member at Northminster Presbyterian Church – as an elder, Sunday school teacher and she’s served on various committees in the church. Mrs. Jones also served as treasurer for 2003-2004 Macon Trax Hockey Booster Club as well as its President from 2004-2005. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Manna of Hope, a women’s non-profit resource center.