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Jonathan B. Phillips

Partner & Lead Criminal Trial Attorney

A Savannah native, Boone is a second generation lawyer, joining the firm as a partner after 4 years in the office of the Chatham County District Attorney. Boone graduated from Benedictine Military School and then attended and graduated from the University of Alabama. A graduate of the Mississippi College of Law (JD), Boone interned with the Honorable James Bass, Judge Superior Court of Chatham County in 2012.  He joined the District Attorney's Office in 2013, where he quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the County's youngest ever felony prosecutors.

After four successful years as a Prosecutor, Boone joined Phillips Carson & Phillips as partner and lead criminal trial attorney. His experience in DUI cases is unparalleled due to his training and vast experience.

In 2013 Boone received GBI training in Security and Integrity and excelled in training with The Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia from which he received special recognition. In 2014 he was recognized for his skills in prosecuting the drugged driver and for successful completion of the DUI Prosecution advanced course.  In 2015 Boone was recognized for his successful completion of the “DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing”, an intense training conducted by lead investigators at the Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department.  While in the DA's office Boone never lost a DUI jury trial.  He now becomes Savannah's best trained DUI Defense Lawyer and a recognized “Top Gun” at the Criminal Defense Bar.

In addition to DUI trials and other major criminal trials Boone will be handling personal injury cases, including automobile and truck accident cases

Areas of Practice

  • DUI / DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Federal Crimes

Certified Legal Specialties

  • DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Savannah Chatham Metro Police Department


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Benedictine Military School
  • University of Alabama

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable James Bass, Judge Superior Court of Chatham County, Intern, 2012 - 2016
  • District Attorney's Office, 2013 - 2016


To learn more about how the lawyers at Phillips Carson & Phillips can help you, or to schedule your free consultation, call our Savannah offices at 912-232-0081 or our offices on Tybee Island at 912-786-4300.