Before his legal career, Mario S. Ninfo offered his honored services in the United States Army from 1968 to 1969 in the Republic of Vietnam, while dispensed to the 48th Transportation Battalion in Long Bihn Post. Soon, he was given the responsibility of the battalion’s legal department, where he handled all military disciplinary and criminal cases ranging from Article 15 to general court-martial.
After a fulfilling career as restaurant entrepreneur and businessman, Mario Ninfo attended Alvernia Georgia College at age 40. In 1990, Mr. Ninfo graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In 1994, he received his law degree from John Marshall School of Law, also with honors. He proudly accepted the role as the Public Defender for the city of Jackson, Georgia, for six years and provided criminal defense in all types of misdemeanors including battery, obstruction of law enforcement officer, DUI, and other traffic violations.
Mr. Ninfo is an active member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts pertaining to nearly every legal field available. Justice and equality are two goals that Mr. Ninfo supports for everyone, and he has made it his personal crusade to see that every citizen he represents receives more than their fair share. Mr. Ninfo has been recognized for his focus and zeal by the State Bar of Georgia for providing pro bono representation to many underprivileged clients in Georgia.