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Robert Keith Prater

also known as Keith Prater, R K Prater

About Me

Over the past 23 years this lawyer has handled thousands of cases of all types, from large asset divorces to permanent and debilitating injuries, to defective and dangerous vehicles, shoes, food products, medical devices, houses, even swimming pools.  Well over twenty million dollars have been recovered and, or protected in these lawsuits.  Experienced as a traffic court judge, this lawyer also handles DUI, Speeding and other traffic charges that might impact insurance rates and even careers.  Call before evidence in your case is lost, goes missing or is forgotten.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    22 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    27 years, 800 cases
  3. Car Accidents: 15%
    27 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    27 years, 300 cases
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%
    27 years, 250 cases



Hourly ($140-295/hour), Contingent (20-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (5 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Kenneth Dewayne Teal

    I endorse this lawyer. Keith is a pillar in the legal community. I would gladly refer cases to Keith should an opportunity arise and feel comfortable sending my client to him knowing they would be in excellent legal hands.


    Kenneth Teal Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Roger C. Wilson

    I highly recommend Keith Prater. I have referred multiple clients to him,always with very happy results. I greatly respect his legal knowledge and skills, intelligence, judgment, integrity, and diligence. He is always one of my first choices in referring clients, and I would gladly entrust him with any legal matter of my own.


    Roger Wilson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


1665 Hwy 34 E
Suite 300
Newnan, GA, 30265


ALAuthorized to practice law198909/11/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198709/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distinguished CounselNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Mentor: Transition Into Law Practice ProgramSupreme Court of Georgia2010
BV RatedMartindale Hubbell2009
Juris Prudence Award in EvidenceLawyers Co-Op1986
Editorial BoardLaw & Psychology Review1986
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerR. Keith Prater, P.C.1994 - Present
JudgeCity Of Grantville Municipal Court1996 - 1999
PartnerGlover & Davis, P.A.1992 - 1993
City AttorneyCity of Grantville1990 - 1991
AttorneyGlover & Davis, P.A.1987 - 1991
ClerkSmith & Taylor1985 - 1986
Marketing RepresentativeAmerican Petrofina1978 - 1984
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia State BarMock Trial Regionals Panel Judge2013 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - 2006
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
Coweta Circuit Bar AssociationPresident1992 - 1993
Newnan-Coweta County Bar AssociationSecretary1991 - 1992
Alabama State BarMember1989 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - 1994
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1987 - Present
Coweta Circuit Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lassetter v. Beck$60,000 verdict
Turner v. Booth et al.$85,000 mixed settlement and Judgment
Carpenter v. Knight$60,000 judgment
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ron Lloyd Enterprises, LLCNHTSA DUI Detection & Standardized FSTCertified2010
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Deerfield AcademyN/AN/A1974
Texas A & M Corpus ChristiArtMMA ~ not completedN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Business Law For EntrepreneursBusiness Law Practicalities2007
Business Law For EntrepreneursBusiness Law Practicalities2006
Business Law For EntrepreneursBusiness Law Practicalities2005