Tom B. Kirkbride is from Northern Virginia and has called Atlanta home since 1988. Tom is a disabled Army veteran where he served as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician to the special operations community. Tom is a retired law enforcement professional with over 32-years at the state, local and federal level. Tom has served in the global war on terrorism since 2011 as a supervisory federal agent with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Mr. Kirkbride graduated from Columbus State University with a Bachelor of Science, in Criminal Justice, Magna Cum Laude in 2001, and received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Columbus State in 2004. Tom is a graduate of the Georgia Chiefs of Police Command College and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.
Mr. Kirkbride attended Atlanta’s John Marshall School of Law, graduating in 2018 with a Juris Doctor. While in law school, Tom served as a student ambassador for 3-years, was recognized as a distinguished peer mentor, and while going to school, working a full-time job, received the distinguished Pro Bono Student Service Award with over 400 hours of work to the community.
Tom began his practice as a solo practitioner in 2019 specializing in personal injury, employment law matters, and criminal defense. Tom serves as Outside General Counsel (OSGC) to many local small and medium size business and homeowners associations. In December 2020, Tom joined the Peachtree Law Group, P.A. as a partner and continues in his preferred practice areas.
Tom believes in giving back to the community and participates or serves in the following organizations:
Columbus State University Alumni Association – Board Member
Whitewater High School, Football Touchdown Club – Vice President
Whitewater High School, Public Safety Course Board Member
Southern Technical College, Griffin Georgia, Public Safety Board Member
Veterans Legal Aid
Saint Gabriel’s Catholic Church, Active Member – Knights of Columbus
American Legion – Member
Assistant Scout Master – Troop 210, Peachtree City, Georgia (Wood-Badge)