Jeremy was born in Riverdale, Georgia. He is a graduate of Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Georgia. He attended Clayton State University where he was awarded his associates degree (A.A.) in criminal justice and his bachelor’s (B.A.) degree in integrative studies (melding the disciplines of criminology and accounting). Jeremy was awarded his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, cum laude (class rank 11 of 349), from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. At graduation, Jeremy was recognized as a graduate with honor for his grades, his work as a member of the editorial board for the Florida Coastal Law Review and for his pro bono service as a law student. Jeremy volunteered his time with the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Refugee Project. He was also a research assistant to three professors. Jeremy has continued his legal education and was awarded his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Alabama with a specialization in taxation.
Prior to law school, Jeremy apprenticed with John A. Beall, IV, a prominent death penalty defender. While admitted to practice in 2007, Mr. Salter has worked in the law since 1999. Since his admission Jeremy has practiced in several areas of law including criminal, civil, family, probate, tax, administrative and bankruptcy. Jeremy is also highly competent as an appellate attorney and has passion for statutory interpretation. Jeremy has published articles in legal trade journals, has written an unpublished comparative law article regarding State and Federal racketeering laws and conducted speeches on various RICO concerns and student loan resolution. Jeremy has a wide range of clients, he represents our everyday neighbors to major international corporations.
Jeremy is passionate about mental health issues, so much so Jeremy ran for Floyd County District Attorney in 2016 in hopes of establishing a drug court which our community desperately needed. While Jeremy’s bid for D.A. was not successful, the current D.A. has established a drug court and thus Jeremy’s efforts were not in vain. He is currently a board member of NAMI Rome.
Jeremy is married to Jill Sealy Salter and they have two children: Sealy (7) and Marlo (4). Jill and Jeremy were the partners at Salter & Salter, P.C. before they merged with Robert Toomey. Their practice varies, but specializes in bankruptcy and litigation. They also handle most civil, criminal and domestic law. Jill and Jeremy have been Romans since 2013 and are proud of their city. They are excited to help create a better community not only for our present friends and neighbors, but for future generations to come.