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A Criminal Defense, Workers’ Compensation & Social Security Law Firm

Fighting for Your Rights for over 30 years

Our firm specializes in defending clients facing misdemeanor or felony charges and representing clients injured at work or who suffer from a disabling accident or illness.

If you have been accused of a crime or a serious traffic offense, we will aggressively protect your legal rights and explore every legal option for defending you against the charges.

If you have been injured on the job or suffered a disabling accident or illness, contact us today to make sure you are not missing out on important Workers' Compensation or Social Security Disability benefits you may be entitled to receive.

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I was represented by this firm they are awesome and very detailed lawyers they fought for me like they was my mother.
– Darius C., ★★★★★ Google Review
This was the best call I ever made when I needed help with a legal matter.
– Tony G., ★★★★★ Google Review
Great lawyers. They represented my boyfriend on some serious criminal charges and he was looking at 10yrs mandatory prison time and got charges dropped to lesser offense and received 10 years probation instead. Definitely recommend them!!!
– Diann M., ★★★★★ Google Review
Lucy Tomberlin will be the FIRST and only call I make if I ever need an attorney again. I have never had an attorney stay in contact so well and keep me up to date with information.
– Mark R., ★★★★★ Google Review
There has never been a place that I’ve walked into that from the moment that I stepped in it felt like home, until the day that I walked into this location...The level of professionalism was something that I never expected from a lawyer’s office.
– Lareisha W., ★★★★★ Google Review

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Our Practice Areas

If you have been charged with a crime or a serious traffic violation in Georgia, you are facing serious consequences. A conviction will result in jail time, fines, the loss of your driver’s license and other penalties. At Closson, Bass & Tomberlin, we aggressively defend people who have been accused of a wide range of misdemeanor and felony charges.
Being injured at work can change your life. It can put stress on your family and make it impossible to pay your bills. It can leave you with chronic pain or keep you in bed.
If you or a loved one has experienced a permanently disabling illness or an injury, you may be eligible to receive Social Security benefits. The Social Security Administration administers disability benefits for millions of Americans who need help covering their expenses and medical needs, but the process of actually getting benefits can be long, confusing and discouraging.

Our Attorneys

Luke E. Closson, Jr.'s Profile Image
Luke Closson is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and has been a Valdosta resident since 1966. He came to Moody Air Force Base as a student pilot and was assigned as an instructor pilot in the T-38 aircraft. He is a 1979 graduate of the Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Magna Cum Laude, and is admitted to the Georgia and Federal Bars.
J. Michael Bass's Profile Image
I was born and raised in Valdosta, Georgia. I have lived in South Georgia for my entire life except for a brief time that I spent in Athens, GA while attending law school. I have practiced law since 1988. I have assisted injured workers in their workers’ compensation claims and have defended people accused of all manner of crimes since 1991.
Lucy Tomberlin's Profile Image
Ms. Tomberlin limits her practice solely to the field of Social Security. She represents Social Security claimants at all stages from the initial application through the Appeals Council. Although the majority of her Social Security cases are disability claims, she has also handled a variety of other Social Security issues.
Luke E. Closson III's Profile Image
Luke E. Closson III specializes in Criminal Defense and Workers' Compensation law. His practice focuses on representing clients accused of misdemeanor and felony offenses as well as representing employees who have been injured on the job.