John Fowler is a former Assistant District Attorney with the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office. He was hired to lead the Georgia Department of Law’s Prosecution Division - effective July 16, 2020.
He has served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Houston and Clayton Judicial Circuits. In Clayton County, John started in the Courtroom Trial Division before moving to the Crimes Against Women and Children Unit where he prosecuted major domestic violence and child crimes. He subsequently served as the head of the Clayton County Major Case Unit. After his tenure as the head of the Major Case Unit, he was appointed Chief Assistant District Attorney where he supervised twenty-four prosecutors. He held this position under two different District Attorneys. He has taken over eighty felony jury trials to verdict. In addition to courtroom work, he has been a guest lecturer at Mercer Law School and has spoken to national conferences on the topics of Criminal Racketeering, Civil Racketeering and Human Trafficking. He has been a prosecutor for 9 years.
John earned his law degree from Georgia State University.