Richard Scott Lawson

Richard Scott Lawson

DUI / DWI Attorney
Atlanta, GA




No Misconduct



Answers and Advice

146 questions answered.

About Me

My practice is focused on aggressive DUI defense. Most attorneys are "general practitioners" that take a variety of cases. I focus my practice of DUI Defense. As a former prosecutor, I am trained by the same people who are prosecuting your case. I will use my experience to get you the best possible result. I am an Atlanta DUI Lawyer, and the Atlanta DUI Lawyers in my office serve all of Metro-...

Show more

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 335 client reviews

Thank you Richard Lawson!

Posted by: Paul almost 5 years ago.

Previous to hiring Mr. Lawson, I talked with at least five other attorneys (at least their receptionists). Richard spoke with me at length and...

Excellent Representation

Posted by: Beth almost 5 years ago.

Mr. Lawson helped me through a very difficult time. He was professional and thorough and the outcome was far better than I ever expected. His staff...
Show more


Showing 2 of 104 peer endorsements

Frank Thomas Gomez
Frank Gomez

Atlanta, GA

Almost 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer's work. Richard is an awesome trial attorney that gets the job done in court and behind the scenes for his clients.He has a...
Allison Elizabeth McCarthy
Allison McCarthy

Athens, GA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

As a fellow attorney in the Atlanta/Athens area, I have known Richard Lawson for a long time. He has a fantastic presence in the courtroom. He...
Show more



1995 License Status: Active Member in Good Standing for the state of Georgia.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/28/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 11 job entries
1997 – 2004

Enotah Judicial Circuit


Showing 1 of 6 degrees

2000 Certified DUI / DWI Field Sobriety Instructor in DUI / DWI Field Sobriety Instructor

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Showing 1 of 18 awards

2013 Featured Speaker

DUI Investigations LLC


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

1997- present Member

Georgia DODD Group

Show more



Showing 2 of 16 publications

2013 Plea Negotiations Powerpoint

DUI Super Symposium

2012 Georgia DUI Information Website

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 10 occasions

2013 Plea Negotiations

at DUI Super Symposium

2007 Investigations in DUI Cases

at Georgia Private Investigators Association

Show more