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Harrison Kohler

Mr. Harrison Kohler is of counsel with Jeyaram & Associates. Mr. Kohler brings extensive criminal defense and administrative hearing experience to the firm. He represented the Department of Community Health (DCH) for nine years in both administrative hearings and negotiations with attorneys for Medicaid providers. Prior to joining DCH, Mr. Kohler served as an Assistant Attorney General, which included 10 years as a prosecutor in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. During that time, he had 90 jury trials, including both criminal and civil, in 15 different superior courts and two federal districts in Georgia.

Further, Mr. Kohler has orally argued approximately 50 appellate cases. He successfully argued Georgia v. McCollum, 505 U.S. 42 (1992), in the United States Supreme Court. In 1996 the Supreme Court Historical Society named Georgia v. McCollum as one of the most significant oral arguments heard by the United States Supreme Court between the years 1955 and 1993.

Prior to pursuing a legal career, Mr. Kohler  served three years in the United States Army, including a year in Vietnam. He was awarded the combat medical badge and the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Mr. Kohler has also been recognized by his peers as he’s earned the AV Peer Review Rating, which identifies a lawyer with “very high to preeminent legal ability, is a reflection of the firm’s expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.”

Education

  • B.A cum laude from Baylor University in 1964
  • M.A. from Syracuse University in 1971
  • J.D. with distinction from Emory University in 1975

Bar and Courts Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Georgia