In 1931, E.P. McCollum started practicing law in Thomasville, Georgia. His sons, Paul McCollum and Elliott McCollum, joined him in 1964 and 1971 respectively. In 1976 Charles “Chuck” E. Rawlins joined the firm at its current location, originating the firm known as McCollum & Rawlins. Since its inception, this firm has solidified a reputation for high quality legal services. In the spring of 2012, attorneys Kevin S. Cauley and Vann K. Parrott joined the firm bringing with them a combined experience of over thirty years practicing law throughout Southwest Georgia. The partners in the firm, Kevin S. Cauley and Vann K. Parrott, also maintain individual offices in the neighboring communities of Cairo and Quitman.
The firm represents individuals and businesses in real estate, probate, business, and corporate matters throughout the region. The firm's clients range from individuals to agricultural businesses and recreational plantation owners, local and regional banks and financial institutions, small and emerging enterprises, large regional corporations, governmental bodies, and educational and charitable organizations.
Our professional staff has diverse experience in matters ranging from the most complex real estate, probate, and business transactions to routine deed and will preparations. In a technological age of instant information, we understand the need for timely and efficient responses to legal issues. We are committed to insuring that the necessary resources are in place for our firm to be responsive to emergencies and meet deadlines. We recognize the special needs of each of our clients. With its depth of legal talent, McCollum & Rawlins brings innovation, creativity, and sound judgment to every closing, business transaction, or problem we handle. This passion for excellence is a unique value we add to our clients. Our objective is to allow this value to build long and lasting relationships with our clients through consistent results.