Our Attorneys

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Jason Perkins

Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Although workers’ compensation is supposed to balance the interests of injured workers and employers, it seems like injured workers often get the short end of the stick. I cannot tell you how many times people have contacted me because they are frustrated with the delays that they encounter trying to get the treatment and compensation that they should after an injury at work. Trying to make sure that the workers’ compensation system treats people fairly is what motivates me to work hard.

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Travis Studdard

Veterans Disability Attorney

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is David’s defeat of Goliath. David should have never stood a chance against Goliath. David was a young shepherd boy, not a soldier. Goliath was a giant man and skilled warrior. Despite these overwhelming differences in size, strength, and experience, David was able to defeat his foe with a slingshot and stones.

As a lawyer, I am proud to have always represented “Davids” against the “Goliaths” in their lives. My clients have always been just regular, hardworking people facing incredibly tough odds against someone with more money, time, and experience.

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Jason Perkins did what he said he was going to do and then some

James Harbuck Bremen, GA February 7, 2020

Our Team

Jason Perkins and Travis Studdard have devoted their legal careers to helping injured workers with workers’ compensation claims.  Every day, they witnessed the struggles that injured workers have in Georgia’s workers’ compensation system.

They wanted to help injured workers more.  The formation of Perkins Studdard provided Jason and Travis with an opportunity to do just that.  The Perkins Studdard workers’ compensation team specializes in helping Georgia’s injured workers learn their rights and receive the benefits they deserve.

Read below to find out more about the other members of our workers’ compensation team.

Associate Attorneys

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

April Perkins

April Perkins is the Financial Manager for Perkins Studdard LLC. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of North Georgia and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Georgia. She enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her husband, two children, and dog.

Tina Williams 

Tina Williams works in the Worker’s Compensation Division as a paralegal. Tina resides in rural Alabama and enjoys spending time paddle boarding on beautiful Lake Wedowee.  

Kate Verheyn

Kate Verheyn works as a legal assistant at Perkins Studdard LLC. She is currently pursuing a degree in History with a minor in Political Science at the University of West Georgia. In her free time, she loves going to the lake with friends, binging movies and shows on Netflix, and listening to podcasts.

Jessica Hyatt

Jessica Hyatt works in the Veterans Disability Division of Perkins Studdard LLC as a paralegal for Travis Studdard. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and reading a good book.

Melissa Singletary

Melissa Singletary works in the Veterans Disability Division of Perkins Studdard LLC as a Legal Assistant for Travis Studdard. She enjoys having the opportunity to help those who have served our country and likes to make others smile.

Melissa enjoys spending time at the lake camping and kayaking with her husband. She also loves spending time at her church and working with the youth group.


Terence Smith

Terence Smith works as a legal assistant at Perkins Studdard LLC. He has a Bachelor and Masters of History from the University of West Georgia. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, reading, watching movies, and hiking. 

Isabella LeBlanc

Isabella works in the Veteran Disability Division of Perkins Studdard LLC. She has a Bachelor of History from Mercer University. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with LaGrange College Cross Country, reading, and running.