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  1. Elder Law: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    35 years
  3. Probate: 15%
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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Hourly ($195-395/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

1121 Satilla Court
Griffin, GA, 30223-6866


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201311/07/2015
TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative197910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of Donald F. Hawbaker2013 - Present
Chief Circuit MediatorU.S. Court Of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit2007 - 2012
ShareholderFord Nassen & Baldwin, PC2000 - 2005
Chief Circuit MediatorUnited States Court Of Appeals For The First Circuit1998 - 2000
Publication nameTitleDate
Baylor Law ReviewImposition and Selection of Sanctions in Texas Pretrial Discovery ProceduresN/A
Baylor Law ReviewSpecialization: The Resulting Standard of Care and Duty to ConsultN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Baylor University School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A