Doug strives to be the best both inside and outside the courtroom. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 with a degree in Political Science and then received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. He has successfully argued motions for clients in state, federal, and appellate courts throughout the state of Georgia. In fact, Doug's appellate record is unbeaten. He works every day to plan, strategize, and prepare cases to secure the best compensation for individuals and families who are injured as the result of the carelessness of others. He now feels his successes truly make a difference and improve people's lives, which is very rewarding.
Doug is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an active member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) and the Georgia State Bar's Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee. Doug is also recognized as "Top 40 Under 40" attorney. by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
When Doug is away from the office, he enjoys spending most of his time with his wife and three children going to swim meets, soccer, the zoo, baseball and football games, boating, fishing, traveling, or just hanging around the house.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2001
Doug is an outstanding lawyer and I endorse his work. I worked with Doug closely for several years. Doug is intelligent, passionate, and aggressive yet also personable with his opponents. Doug has an excellent reputation in the legal community. I look forward to working with Doug in the future.
Steven Thornton Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2001||05/08/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|2010 Georgia Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|GTLA||Chair-elect, Publications Committee of the YLD||2010 - 2011|
|GTLA||N/A||2007 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2007 - Present|
|University of Georgia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Georgia||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1998|
|Plaintiff's Personal Injury||Daubert is a Two Edged Sword||2010|
|Plaintiff's Personal Injury||IDENTIFYING VALID CLAIMS – IT TAKES ALL THREE LEGS FOR THE STOOL TO STAND||2009|
|GTLA Auto Torts||Federal Court Pitfalls for the Auto Tort Practitioner||2009|
|2009 GTLA Annual Convention||Technology in the Courtroom||2009|
|2009 GTLA Annual Convention||Case Evaluation||2009|