3920 Arkwright Road, Suite 405 Macon, GA 31210

Kiana T. Talton

Kiana T. Talton


Location: Macon, Georgia
Phone: 478-745-1181
Fax: 478-746-9479
Email: Email Me

Kiana Talton concentrates her law practice in the area of civil litigation, with a primary focus on insurance law, workers compensation, and government liability defense. Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Talton graduated from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, where she was recognized as a Georgia Scholar.


While in law school, she achieved the distinction of being a published member of the Mercer Law Review. She was on the executive board of the Mercer Advocacy Council, where she served as the chair of the Client Counseling Team, which garnered national recognition.

Additionally, she served on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association as the Academic Chair. Mrs. Talton was also a member of Phi Delta Phi Honors Society, the Association of Women Law Students, and a group mentor for Wills, Trusts, and Estates. During her tenure in law school, Mrs. Talton worked as a law clerk for a personal injury firm, where she assisted in trial preparation for medical malpractice cases and successfully wrote briefs in favor of summary judgment in government liability actions. Upon graduation, Mrs. Talton was awarded the Outstanding Solicitor Award, recognized for completion of the Advance Legal Writing Certificate Program, and admitted into the State Bar of Georgia

Originally from Macon, Georgia, Mrs. Talton received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Valdosta State University. She and her husband, Trent, attend the Lizella Pentecostal Church and enjoy spending time at home with their dog, Marley.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Government Liability Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2023


  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • Juris Doctor, 2023
    • Honors: Georgia Scholar, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society, and Dean’s List
    • Law Review: Mercer Law Review, Published Member
  • Valdosta State University
    • Bachelor of Arts Political Science, 2020
    • Honors: Vice President of Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society, VSU Student Leader of the Month, VSU NAACP Image Award nomination, and Dean’s List

Published works

  • Mandi Bailey; Kiana Johnson; Steven Nawara, Exploring College Students’ Assessments of Racially Coded Language, SSJ (Jan. 2022).
  • Kiana Johnson, “I’ll Give You My Trust Assets, When You Pry Them from My Cold, Dead Hands”: The Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies That A Mere Challenge to A Trust’s Formation Will Not Trigger an in Terrorem Clause, 74 Mercer L. Rev. 1649 (2023)

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Scholar, Mercer Law School, 2020-2023
  • Lauren Giddings Scholarship Recipient 2023
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Sexuality and the Law Seminar
  • Mercer University School of Law Dean’s List 2021 and 2023
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Best Paper Award 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Adams, Jordan, and Herrington, Law Clerk, 2021-2023
  • Mercer University School of Law, Academic Group Mentor


  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Vice president 2019-2020
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, President 2019-2020
  • Phi Delta Phi Honors Society, Member 2022-2023


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