Columbia County Lawyers

Michael Waddington
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Columbia County, GA Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(866) 969-9860 601 N Belair Rd
Evans, GA 30809
Communications, Criminal Defense, International and Military
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Michael Waddington is a criminal defense lawyer and bestselling author specializing in serious felonies, military crimes, sexual assault, military sex crimes, court martial cases, and war crimes. Contact him at 1-866-969-9860 or www.ucmjdefense.com. Mr. Waddington has been reported on and quoted by hundreds of major media sources worldwide and has provided consultation services to CNN Investigative Reports, 60 Minutes, Katie Couric, ABC Nightline, the BBC, German Public Television, CNN, CBS, the 2010-212 Golden Globe winning TV series “The Good Wife” and other various international media outlets. He appeared in a major CNN Documentary, the 2009 “Killings at the...
Elmer Young III
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Columbia County, GA Attorney with 15 years of experience
(706) 284-4380 4325 Washington Road, Suite 101
Evans, GA 30809
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
GA Active Member in Good Standing 1975 08/04/2019

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AVVO.Com - Top-Rated Lawyer
AV Peer Review Pend. Martindale-Hubbell 2019

Sex Crimes and Child Abuse America's Most Trusted Attorney 2017

Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2012

Recognized Expert witness- Field Sobriety Testing State Court Burke County, Georgia 2008

Recognized Expert witness- Intoxilyzer 5000 State Court of Burke County,Georgia 2008
Most Amazing DUI Trial Acquittal Georgia DODD Group 2001
1st place- Georgia Oratorical Contest Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 1963

WORK EXPERIENCE

Owner Law Offices of Elmer Young & Associates 1978 - Present
Associate Attorney Pierce, Ranitz, Berry ,Mahoney and Forbes- Savannah, Georgia 1976 - 1978
Prosecutor-3 yr. Practice Chatham County District Attorney's Office 1975 - 1975

Special Deputy Chatham County Sheriffs Office 1972 - 1972
Deputy Jail Chatham County Sheriffs Office 1972 - 1972
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Robert Thomas Homlar
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Columbia County, GA Attorney with 17 years of experience
(706) 831-0859 601 North Belair Square
Suite 14
Evans, GA 30809
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of South Carolina School of Law
Trial attorney handling civil and criminal matters in Georgia and South Carolina with close to 20 years experience. Practice focused on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, civil rights, logging truck, 18-wheeler, whistleblower, and product liability civil cases. And serious criminal matters in state or federal court. Call anytime to discuss your case. We are the "results matter" law firm.
Matt Andrews
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Columbia County, GA Attorney with 6 years of experience
(706) 364-0668 7013 Evans Town Center Blvd., Suite 501
Evans, GA 30809
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
I'm here to provide the aggressive criminal defense that you deserve.

If you are charged with a crime, you need a dedicated and experienced trial attorney. I have the legal knowledge, experience, and confidence that you need. The criminal legal system can be intimidating and the consequences are often severe. Put a former prosecutor in your corner.

I am a former prosecutor- both felony and misdemeanor

I have handled thousands of criminal matters in my career covering the entire spectrum of criminal charges. Don't go it alone! Don't just plead guilty! Get the aggressive criminal defense that you deserve.



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Richard Hays Goolsby Sr.
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Columbia County, GA Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(706) 863-5281 4416 Columbia Road, Suite 100
Martinez, GA 30907
Free ConsultationAppeals, Business, Civil Rights and Consumer
The University of Georgia School of Law
I enjoy practicing law at The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC with my oldest son in Augusta and Martinez, Georgia. We deal with divorce cases, personal injury, criminal defense and other litigation on a daily basis. As a former federal prosecutor in Augusta, Georgia for over 20 years, I have tried some of the largest fraud and public corruption cases in Georgia and U.S. history.
Chuck Pardue
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Columbia County, GA Attorney with 44 years of experience
(706) 823-2000 4773 Washington Road
Evans, GA 30809
Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice, Military and Nursing Home
University of Tennessee
Chuck Pardue is a Vietnam veteran and a retired Army JAG officer. He assists clients with car accidents, medical malpractice, Veteran Disability Appeals, Social Security, and Probate. He has 30 years of private practice experience.
Carl Gordon Schluter
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Columbia County, GA Attorney with 18 years of experience
(706) 434-0127 601 N. Belair Square, suite 7
Evans, GA 30809
DUI & DWI, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Sam G. Nicholson
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Columbia County, GA Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(706) 722-8784 4137 Columbia Rd
Martinez, GA 30907
Consumer, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Terry Mack Taylor
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Columbia County, GA Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(706) 922-1992 7013 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Suite 501
Evans, GA 30809
Asbestos, Business, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Ohio Northern University
Portland Downing Campanaro
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Columbia County, GA Attorney
(706) 836-0686 601 North Belair Office Square
Suite 16
Evans, GA 30809
Personal Injury
Alexandra Gonzalez-Waddington
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Columbia County, GA Attorney
(706) 664-1395 601 North Belair Square, Suite 16
Evans, GA 30809
Criminal Defense
Mathew Austin Jackson
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 7 years of experience
(706) 724-2661 3504 Professional Circle Suite A
Augusta, GA 30907
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
Todd Boudreaux
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(706) 869-1334 493 Fury's Ferry Road
Augusta, GA 30907
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Georgia
Todd Boudreaux graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994, cum laude, and was admitted to practice in the State of Georgia in May of 1994. In 2003 Mr. Boudreaux was certified by the American Board of Certification as a Bankruptcy Specialist, providing Bankruptcy and financial reorganization services to individuals, families, and small businesses. In 2009, Mr. Boudreaux also became board certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist through the American Board of Certification. He is the only attorney in Augusta - Richmond County, Evans, Martinez, Columbia County, and the CSRA who is certified both as...
James B. Trotter
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(706) 955-4174 3527 Walton Way Ext.
Walton Square Office Park
Augusta, GA 30909
Business, Health Care and Real Estate
University of Georgia School of Law
I am an experienced and skilled Attorney at Totter Jones LLP. My practice is focused on Real Estate Development, Real Estate Transactions, and Commercial Litigation. I have assisted numerous individuals and businesses acquire and refinance real estate in the Augusta area. I also prosecute and defend commercial litigation matters, collect past due accounts, and collect judgments by levying on real and personal property. I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their goals and solve their problems.

I was born and raised in Augusta. I am married to Kim, and we have three children, Barrett, Sara Beth and Ellie.
Matt Harman
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(706) 250-1960 3540 Wheeler Rd
#603
Augusta, GA 30909
Free ConsultationCivil Rights
Harvard Law School
Matt founded the Harman Law Firm in 2010 to represent victims of medical malpractice, civil rights abuses, car and truck wrecks, and defective products, among other things. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Matt joined a major international law firm where he defended multinational corporations in personal injury litigation. Although Matt quickly rose to partner in the firm, he realized just as quickly that he was on the wrong side. Since founding the Harman Law Firm, Matt has focused solely on helping injured victims in lawsuits against the very types of corporations he used to defend. Through...
Christopher J. Hudson
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(888) 795-6261 3683 Wheeler Road
Ste A
Augusta, GA 30909
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Christopher Hudson is an attorney in Augusta, Georgia, who serves the entire Central Savannah Region in a variety of plaintiff personal injury matters. Christopher has owned and managed his own law practice, Chris Hudson Law Group, since July 2005. Christopher concentrates his law practice on representing injured persons in the areas of automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death, personal injury, and workers’ compensation
Thomas Reuben Burnside III
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(706) 432-8320 2919 Professional Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30907
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
I am an experienced and dependable Attorney at Burnside Law Firm. For over 25 years, I have been dedicated to providing outstanding representation for injured clients. My practice focuses on Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workers’ Compensation, and Wrongful Death. I have been successful in hundreds of cases and have recovered millions of dollars for my clients. I am committed to helping you and your family recover the compensation you need and deserve.

I received my B.S. from Presbyterian College, and my J.D. from the Mercer University, Walter F. George School of...
Randolph Frails
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 22 years of experience
(706) 855-6715 211 Pleasant Home Rd
Augusta-Richmond County (Balance), GA 30907
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of Georgia and University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
UGA LAW SCHOOL, JURIS DOCTORATE 1997 Admitted to Practice in Georgia and South Carolina Senior Partner, Frails & Wilson LLC Focus on Real Estate Transaction & Serious Personal Injury Cases with a focus on Burn Injuries
Sheila Grider Wahman
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 3 years of experience
(762) 233-6406 3540 Wheeler Road, Suite 509
Augusta, GA 30909
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
A native of Harlem, Columbia County, Georgia, Sheila Grider Wahman graduated from Harlem High School and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Augusta University. Sheila worked in various fields in the corporate sector until in 2000 when she became a Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy and then a Magistrate Judge for Columbia County. Finding passion of and many years experience in the law, Sheila decided to purse a law degree and received her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School. She began work as an attorney with Fleming and Nelson LLP of...
Timothy Eugene Moses
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(706) 860-8030 6 George C. Wilson Ct.
Suite B
AUGUSTA, GA 30909
Business, Collections, Consumer and Employment
University of South Carolina School of Law
James K Califf
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 8 years of experience
(706) 530-1212 3540 Wheeler Rd.
# 603
Augusta, GA 30909
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
Augusta, GA personal injury lawyer J. Kyle Califf focuses on car accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, breach of contract, and other areas of accident lawsuits. We offer free consultations and contingency fee arrangements for injured clients. Contact our Augusta, GA personal injury lawyer today at (706) 530-1212.
Joseph R.  Neal Sr.
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(706) 724-0014 2232 McDowell St
Augusta, GA 30904
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of South Carolina
My case acceptance is selective. I do not accept general consultations, domestic or criminal cases. My practice focuses on medical and catastrophic injury such as brain damage, burn injuries, paraplegia and quadraplegia caused by negligence.
John Burton West
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 19 years of experience
(706) 860-9995 1223 George C. Wilson Drive
Augusta, GA 30909
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School
John practices in the areas of tax and business law with an emphasis on business transactions, real estate, tax and estate planning. He counsels individuals, businesses and their owners in a wide range of transactions, including sales and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, medical practice agreements, estate and business succession and general tax matters. Licensed to practice in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Admitted to practice before U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Georgia and South Carolina, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals and all State Courts of Georgia.
Alex M. Brown
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(706) 447-6994 233 Davis Road
Suite B
Augusta, GA 30907
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family
Jill Morris
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer
(706) 250-1316 922 Stevens Creek Road
Augusta, GA 30907
Criminal Defense
Guy Seymour
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer
(706) 868-1968 101-B Rossmore Place
Augusta, GA 30909
Bankruptcy
Angie Seymour
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer
(706) 868-1968 101-B Rossmore Place
Augusta, GA 30909
Bankruptcy
Jackson Massey
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer
(706) 403-0739 3643 Walton Way Ext
#8
Augusta, GA 30909
Personal Injury
Lee Hamil Little
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 23 years of experience
(706) 722-7886 1450 Greene St
Suite 3600
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment and Health Care
Georgia State University College of Law
Lee Little is a partner and attorney at Hamil Little, a prestigious and highly rated healthcare law firm. She is licensed to practice law in Georgia and has extensive experience representing medical professionals in various legal matters, including contracts, credentialing, and fraud and abuse investigations.

As an AV-rated lawyer, she is also a member of the Health Care Compliance Organization and the American Health Lawyers Association. In addition, she collaborated as an affiliate for Georgia Regents University, working closely with University leaders to grow their academic health center.
Kevin S. Little
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(706) 772-7886 1450 Greene St
Suite 3600
Augusta, GA 30901
Business and Health Care
Georgia State University College of Law
Kevin Little is one of the founding partners of Hamil Little, a law firm solely dedicated to protecting healthcare providers. With over 25 years of experience as an attorney, he has held Martindale-Hubble’s prestigious AV rating for over a decade. Licensed to practice in Georgia and South Carolina, he exclusively represents medical professionals, advising them in contract, operations, administrative and medical board matters. He also advocates for his clients in complex litigation matters, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution.
Kimberly Wilder
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 8 years of experience
(706) 200-1578 1143 Laney Walker Blvd Suite 201
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I am an experienced trial lawyer in Augusta, Georgia who has represented thousands of people in Juvenile, State, and Superior Courts throughout Georgia. What distinguishes me from other top attorneys is that I truly care about all of my clients.

I have built my reputation as an attorney who strives to achieve the best results for all clients through dedicated, diligent, and attentive representation. I believe that early action in a case lays the groundwork to produce the best outcomes for my clients.

As a registered mediator, I have successfully settled a wide variety of contentious civil cases. I am also...
Alexia Dawn Davis
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 13 years of experience
(706) 200-1578 1143 Laney Walker Blvd
Suite 201
Augusta-Richmond County (Balance), GA 30901
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Family and Traffic Tickets
Tulane University
Alexia Davis is a trial tested attorney who has represented several hundred clients each year during her twelve years of law practice. She has advocated on behalf of my clients charged with offenses ranging from simple possession of marijuana and misdemeanor theft charges to felony drug trafficking charges and violent felonies of aggravated assault to murder.
Holly G Chapman
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 11 years of experience
(706) 200-1578 1143 Laney Walker Blvd
Suite 201
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Holly Chapman moved to Augusta from Sandy Springs, Georgia in 2009 when she began her career as a criminal defense attorney. Prior to that, she studied chemical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and obtained her bachelor’s degree. She went on to earn her law degree from Georgia State University, where she was awarded honors for litigation.
Although she initially worked for a small civil firm, she knew that she wanted to pursue other opportunities. Her passion for justice and defending the rights of individuals made criminal law a natural choice. Over the past nine years, she has participated in...
Eric J. Garber
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(404) 685-1662 1450 Greene Street
#3600
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
The University of Georgia School of Law
Eric J. Garber is an attorney serving the Augusta, Georgia community (Burke, Columbia and Richmond Counties) primarily in family law-related matters (adoption, divorce, paternity/legitimation, child custody/support, alimony, contempt, modification, guardianship, prenuptial agreements, appeals and domestic violence. Eric's practice areas also include Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, and Estates), Business/Commercial Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, and General Civil Litigation. Eric's devotion to personal attention and promoting a tailor-fit global resolution that focuses on not only his client's best interests, but also the best interests of his client's minor children, set him apart from other lawyers. As well, Eric's diverse experience and...
Terance Madden
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 21 years of experience
(706) 524-7784 431 Walker St
Augusta, GA 30901
IP, Medical Malpractice, Patents and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
T. Madden & Associates, P.C. is Georgia’s premier Personal Injury Law Firm bringing civil justice to aggrieved victims by Turning Injury To Cash® since 1998. We have offices located in Atlanta, Jonesboro, and Augusta to serve as many victims of personal injury as possible. With over 50 years of combined experience, we have helped thousands for Georgians receive deserved reparations involving negligent activity. Let us protect your rights and turn your injury into cash. Whether you have already given a recorded statement to the insurance agency, we are here to protect you and bring justice. Call us at 833-PAID-123...
David Stephen Klein
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 25 years of experience
(706) 303-2345 437 Walker Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
David S. Klein has nearly a quarter century of experience in a broad swath of complex legal issues. After obtaining his law degree in 1994, he was a practicing Family and Business Law attorney in Massachusetts for 8 years. Upon retiring from the Army with 27 years of service and relocating to Augusta in 2002, he worked at the premier law firm in Augusta, continuing to hone his skills under the mentorship of some of the most talented and respected attorneys in Georgia. He worked on an extremely broad amount of complex practice areas in both Federal and State cases,...
Katrell Nash
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Richmond County, GA Attorney with 10 years of experience
(709) 589-9530 437 WALKER STREET
Augusta, GA 30901
Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Divorce
Mississippi College School of Law
Nash Law Office, LLC was founded by Attorney Katrell Nash. Nash is originally from Mississippi, but in 2009 relocated to Augusta to be near family. She began her legal career as an attorney for low-income individuals at the Augusta Circuit Law Office of the Public Defender.

Her career experiences instilled a strong committment to justice, fairness, and client centeredness. Her passion for advocating the cause of the voiceless is what inspired her to open her own office.

Nash Law Office is sensitive to the anxiety and pressures that come with a legal matter. Let us serve you by providing you the compassion,...
Bryan Sinclair Hawkins
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(706) 305-1130 699 Broad Street
Suite 1201
Augusta, GA 30901
Workers' Comp
Mississippi College
Michael Garrett
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(706) 724-1896 699 Broad Street
Suite 1010
Augusta, GA 30901
Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
University of Georgia
Mr. Garrett is experienced in representing clients in the areas of general criminal and white collar defense in both state and federal courts. Mr. Garrett founded the law practice which became Garrett, Gilliard & Saul in the early 1970s. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law where he served as Articles Editor while a member of the University of Georgia Law Review. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with Honors in Psychology Mr. Garrett is licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme...
Keith Bernard Johnson
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Richmond County, GA Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(706) 426-4233 1450 Greene Street
Suite 226
Augusta, GA 30901
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University
Keith was named one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in the United States by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Keith was selected twice to the Super Lawyers in 2017 and 2018 Georgia Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Georgia received this distinction. In 2013, at the age of 30, Keith was appointed to serve as an associate Juvenile Court Judge for the Augusta Judicial Circuit, and continues in that role while still maintaining his private practice. Keith has handled thousands of criminal cases in Georgia...

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