An Award-Winning Law Firm Based in Macon, GA Serving Georgia & Beyond

Edward S. Sell III

Of Counsel

Location:Macon, Georgia
Email: E-mail Me


Bar Membership: Georgia, December 1964

Education: Received AB degree from the University of Georgia, 1963 and J.D. degree from the University of Georgia Law School in 1965 While at the University of Georgia , was elected into membership is Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Blue Key, Pi Sigma Alpha, and Gridiron Society

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Probate


University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia

  • J.D. - 1965
  • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
  • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Honors: Blue Key
  • Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Honors: Gridiron Society

University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • A.B. - 1963

Served in United States Navy Reserve as a Legal Officer from 1966 through 1972, obtaining the grade of LCDR.

Other activities include: Lecturer in Law, Mercer University, 1975; Law Assistant to Justice Bond Almand, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1966; Chairman, Board of Trustees, Macon Libraries, 1971-1974; Middle Georgia Regional Library, 1971-1972; Trustee, Peyton Anderson Foundation, Vice President 1988-2009, Chairman 2010- ; named Lawyer of the Year by the Macon Bar Association, 1999; named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Georgia Legal Services Program, 1998; Chairman, Administrative Board (1987) and Member of Board of Trustees of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church (1996-2008, 2013-present), Chairman (2003-2008); served as advocate for a disabled person in the Macon/Bibb County Advocacy Program; member of the Board of Associates of Wesleyan College, 1988-1992; and named Boss of the Year by the Macon Legal Secretaries Association (1984); Selected as one of Georgia's Super Lawyers in 2004 by Atlanta Magazine; Chosen as a member of Georgia's Legal Elite for 2004 by Georgia Trend Magazine.

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Real Estate


  • Supreme Court of Georgia, Law Assistant to Justice Bond Almand, 1966
  • Board of Trustees, Macon Libraries, Chairman, 1971 - 1974
  • Middle Georgia Regional Library, 1971 - 1972
  • Peyton Anderson Foundation, Trustee and Vice President, 1988 - 2009
  • Peyton Anderson Foundation, Chairman, 2010 - Present
  • Macon Bar Association, Lawyer of the Year, 1999
  • Georgia Legal Services Program, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 1998
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Administrative Board, Chairman, 1987
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Member of Board of Trustees, 1996 - 2008, 2013-present
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees Chairman, 2003 - 2008
  • Wesleyan College, Member, Board of Associates, 1988 - 1992
  • Macon Legal Secretaries Association, Boss of the Year, 1984
  • Georgia's Legal Elite, Member, 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Navy Reserve , Legal Officer, 1966 - 1972

The attorneys of Sell & Melton LLP provide legal advice and representation to clients in Macon, Georgia, and communities throughout Middle Georgia, Central Georgia, South Georgia, Bibb County, Houston County, Fulton County, Monroe County, Tift County, Dougherty County, Baldwin County, Upson County, Spalding County, Henry County, Fayette County, Jones County, Peach County, Treutlen County, Chatham County, Lowndes County, Thomas County, Colquitt County, Pulaski County, Twiggs County, Crisp County, Jasper County, Rockdale County and Lamar County, including the cities of Warner Robins, Atlanta, Marietta, Perry, Dublin, Milledgeville, Forsyth, Thomaston, Griffin, Albany, Tifton, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, McDonough, Stockbridge, Columbus, Lawrenceville, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Athens, Conyers, Gray, Ft. Valley, Barnesville, Cordele, Savannah, Valdosta, Thomasville, and Moultrie. We also serve all communities off of I-75, I-16, I-85 and I-20.