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Peter Charles Scholle

also known as SCHOLLE LAW, Charles Scholle

About me

I have practiced law since 1995.  I am a native north Georgian who received two degrees from the University of Georgia.  I am married with two children.  My hobbies include travelling, fishing, running and trivia competitions. 


About the Firm


Since 1995, our firm has developed a reputation for professionalism, compassion and a tireless dedication to our clients.  We take great pride in learning and understanding the finest details of the law, legal procedure and attorney tradecraft, bringing these skills to bear in obtaining outstanding results.  Powerful, well-funded forces are arrayed against Georgia citizens and families, whether they be business entities, insurance companies, government actors or quasi-governmental agencies.  Our firm has excelled in defeating these forces through determination, resourcefulness and by simply working harder.


Our firm accepts very few cases.  Unlike high-volume practices, we believe a client is better served by individual attention to their needs and the specific details of their case.  Accordingly, we are able to focus our intellectual and financial resources on a few matters, maximizing the results, and ensuring a more satisfying representation for both the client and attorney.


We care about our clients.  Even though our practice areas are situational and often do not require repeat representation once a matter is resolved, we remain in contact with most of our past clients.  Legal matters can be very stressful.  They often raise uncomfortable realities causing one to make important life decisions at vulnerable moments.  It is important to us that our clients feel they we stand by them every step of the way as counselors of the law.



Languages spoken: Spanish, Japanese, Korean

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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 50%
    21 years
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    21 years



Contingent (33-45%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Laura Maria Lanzisera

    I endorse this lawyer. I highly recommend Charles Scholle. He is an experienced, knowledgeable personal injury attorney who cares about his clients. I recommend him highly.


    Laura Lanzisera Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Peter. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Scholle Law

6340 Sugarloaf Parkway
Suite 200
Duluth, GA, 30097-4329

Scholle Law

160 Clairmont Road
Suite 200
Decatur, GA, 30030-2546

Scholle Law

3475 Lenox Road, NE
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA, 30326-3229

Scholle Law

One Glenlake Parkway
Suite 700
Atlanta, GA, 30328-3496



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199501/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lifetime Emeritus MembershipMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Emeritus DesignationAtlanta Bar Association1999
Atlanta Bar Association, Probate SectionPresident and Chairman1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Head Legal CounselSummit Equity Partners I, LP2006 - Present
Legal InternOxford Industries, Inc.1994 - 1994
Legal InternRooks Rider Solicitors1993 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Crime Victims Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Mothers Against Drunk DrivingSteering Committee Director2010 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumLifetime Member2010 - Present
Gwinnett Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2008 - Present
The Gwinnett FoundationBoard Member2002 - 2004
Georgia Planned Giving CouncilN/A2000 - 2002
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysHealth Care Decision Making Member1999 - 2003
Lawyers Club of AtlantaN/A1998 - 2004
Atlanta Bar AssociationN/A1997 - 2000
Atlanta Bar AssociationPresident and Chariman, Estate and Probate Section1997 - 1998
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2003
Atlanta Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1997 - 1998
United States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaN/A1996 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of GeorgiaN/A1995 - Present
Supreme Court of GeorgiaN/A1995 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitN/A1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaN/AN/A
Georgia Court of AppealsN/AN/A
Lawyers Club of AtlantaN/AN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/AN/A
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Auto Accident Gwinnett County Metro Atlanta$915,000 in Auto Accident Case
Trucking Accident in Duluth, GeorgiaPersonal Injury Case
Premises Liability Case in AtlantaIllegal Fire Egress Ladder
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Publication nameTitleDate
KnolWhat is the Statute of Limitations on my Georgia Personal Injury Case?2009
Gwinnett County Bar JournalInsurance Issues in Estates2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of GeorgiaFinanceOther - Bachelors1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Abuse and Nursing Home LitigationNursing Home Abuse2010
Wrongful Death and Probate in GeorgiaWrongful Death and Probate in Georgia2007
Estate, Probate and Wrongful DeathProbate and Wrongful Death2007
Probate in Georgia for Business OwnersProbate in Georgia for Business Owners2002
Estate IssuesEstate Issues2000