Sallianne P. Hardwick is an Associate with the Law Offices of G. Alan Dodson. Sallianne was born and raised here in Griffin, Georgia. She graduated magna cum laude from Samford University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications and a minor in Pyschology. While at Samford she served as editor-in-chief of two on-campus magazines, Exodus and Sojourn. Sallianne was also a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society, the Kappa Tau Alpha Collegiate Journalism Society, the Alpha Lambda Delta Collegiate Honor Society, and Phi Mu Sorority at Samford.
Sallianne received her law degree in 2012 from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. At Mercer she was the recipient of the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Advanced Legal Writing and was a member of the Tax Law Society, the Association of Women Law Students and the Christian Legal Society. During law school, Sallianne interned with the Honorable W. Fletcher Sams, Judge of Superior Court, Griffin Judicial Circuit, DeWitt Simonton, Judge of Spalding County Probate Court, and Rita Cavanaugh, Judge of Spalding County Magistrate Court. After law school, Sallianne began her practice of law at Johnston & Owen, LLC (formerly Johnston, Owen & Bullard, LLP) in Griffin, Georgia, gaining valuable experience in domestic relations, business, probate, real estate, and other general civil practice areas.
Sallianne joined the Law Office of G. Alan Dodson, LLC in February 2019. She had previously worked with Alan as a Legal Assistant before attending law school. Sallianne currently lives in Griffin with her husband, Curtis, and their two dogs, Bruce and Spencer. She is a member of the First Baptist Church of Griffin, where she serves as Assistant Clerk as well as on several committees. Sallianne also volunteers with and serves on the Board of Directors for LifeSong Ministries in Griffin. Sallianne enjoys reading, camping, watching TV/movies, and spending time with her family and friends.