Joel P. Purser


Joel grew up in Brunswick, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Classics. After earning his bachelor’s degree, Joel attended Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, graduating in 2013. 

Prior to joining Dennis Corry Smith and Dixon, Joel served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit and then with a defense firm where he focused on insurance defense, local government representation, and real estate transactions. 

Joel lives in Atlanta with his wife, Rachel, and their chocolate lab, Grizzly

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Transportation Litigation 

Admitted to Practice:

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court


  • University of Georgia, 2009
  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, 2013

Professional Affiliations: 

  • State Bar of Georgia