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Robert W. Hughes Jr.

also known as Robby Hughes

About me

I have been in practice since 1992.  My practice primarily focuses on business litigation and probate litigation.  We have handled numerous trials including jury trials, appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court for our clients.

My firm is a small firm specializing in superior service to our clients.  Prior to practicing law, I owned a large printing, publishing company that I sold. 

My team consists of two lawyers, two paralegals who have worked with me for many years and an office manager.  We are technologically savvy and communicate with our clients via email where possible.



We only give free consultations in matters that might be contingency fee matters such as probate litigation matters.


Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 70%
    23 years, 100 cases
  2. Litigation: 10%
    23 years, 100 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    23 years, 100 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    23 years, 200 cases
  5. Family: 5%
    23 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($185-300/hour), contingent (10-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

31 total 

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  • Joseph Aaron Fried

    I have worked with Mr. Hughes on a number of projects and have sent him a number of clients who had specialized needs in the areas of family law and probate law. He always goes the extra mile and gets the job done and done well. I highly endorse him.


    Joseph Fried Trucking Accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • A. Keith Logue

    Robby is the consummate professional. He is always well prepared and represents his clients tirelessly. I often consult Robby on matters for which I need a fresh perspective. Robby is always there with a helping hand, and has never refused my requests.


    A. Logue Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Robert W. Hughes & Associates, P.C.

390 W. Crogan St.
Sutie 230
Lawrenceville, GA, 30046

Atlanta, GA

Gwinnett County, GA



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199211/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
10 Year AwardState Bar of Georgia2001
Pro Bono AwardGwinnett County Bar Association1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerRobert W. Hughes, Jr. & Associates, P.C.2008 - Present
OwnerHughes & Associates, P.C.2001 - 2008
PartnerHughes & Kaplan1995 - 2001
PartnerHughes, Kaplan & Gravante1992 - 1995
OwnerNetwork Communications, Inc.1979 - 1989
General ManagerMorrison's Cafeteria's1977 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarMember2005 - Present
Probate Section of the Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1992 - Present
United States District for the Northern District of GeorgiaMember1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bailey v. Gwinnett County and Annistown Road Baptist Church, Inc.Judgment for Plaintiff
In Re: Estate of Harold KennedyVerdict for Family of Harold Kennedy
In Re: Estate of Memphis Azalee BossVerdict for siblings of Memphis Azalee Boss
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Publication nameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Guardianships and Conservatorships: Nuts and Bolts2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Florida State UniversityHotel and Restaurant ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Today's Practice: What you don't know know that you need to know.Guardianships and Conservatorships: Nuts and Bolts2014
Alternatives to ProbateDifferent methods of handling estates2008