“Over the past thirty years, I have developed a reputation for helping people and businesses with legal and financial problems at a reasonable cost.”


Mr. Boyer received his B.B.A. in Economics and Management from Georgia College and State University.  After graduating in 1980, he attended Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University where he received his J.D. cum laude in 1983.  He graduated in the top 10% of his class, was on the Dean’s list, and was a member of Mercer Law Review.  After graduating, Mr. Boyer was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1983 and served as law clerk for the Honorable Robert F. Hershner, Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Georgia, from 1983 to 1985.

In 2015, Mr. Boyer marked his 30-year anniversary as a full-time debtor/creditor/bankruptcy attorney.  For more than 20 years, he has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Business Reorganization at Mercer University School of Law.  In 2015, he was the recipient of the Manley Brown Distinguished Adjunct Professor Award for his service as an adjunct, for his personal example of the highest standards of ethics and professionalism, and for his commitment to mentoring students and young lawyers.

He has been a director (founding) of the Middle Georgia Bankruptcy Law Institute since 1997, and, in 2014, was named Master of the Bench in the W. Homer Drake Inns of Court.  On many occasions, Mr. Boyer served as a moderator and panelist for the Judge’s Panel on professionalism and trial practice for the Middle Georgia Bankruptcy Law Institute seminars.

Mr. Boyer has been published several times and has had many of his decisions in litigated cases published.

Mr. Boyer is admitted to practice in both State and Federal court, including the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia.

Mr. Boyer estimates that over his career, he has filed several hundred significant bankruptcy reorganization cases. Many more cases have been settled quietly without the need for a bankruptcy filing.

He has represented many doctors, lawyers, accountants, engineers, bankers, professional athletes, and other professionals in regard to financial and tax matters, many in chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases.

He has handled the bankruptcy cases of several prominent real estate developers with liabilities ranging between $28 million and $82 million.

He has represented many farmers in chapter 11 and chapter 12 bankruptcies with farms as big as 16,000 acres. He has also represented land and timber business in chapter 11 with several thousand acres in holdings.

He has been retained on several occasions to give, and has given, expert testimony in court regarding bankruptcy matters.

Outside of work, Mr. Boyer enjoys time with his family on his farm and ranch, barbequing with friends and family, historic renovation, and construction projects.