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Douglas Richard Kertscher

Douglas Richard Kertscher

also known as Doug Kertscher, Douglas R. Kertscher

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Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%



Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Louise N Smith

    I endorse this lawyer. Doug was the opposing counsel in an employment dispute. He was knowledgeable, professional and personable, and obtained a good result for his client.


    Louise Smith Wrongful Termination Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kimberly Keheley Frye

    I have known Doug for many, many years as a lawyer and a friend. He is a tenacious fighter for his clients. Doug relates very well to jurors and presents a great case. You are in capable and experienced hands with Doug Kertscher as your attorney.


    Kimberly Frye DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP

3350 Riverwood Parkway SE
# 800
Atlanta, GA, 30339


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199411/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Georgia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2009
Georgia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2007
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2006
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2005
Commitment AwardState Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division2002
Volunteer of the YearNational Aspiring Youth After-School Program1999
Runner UpIntrastate Moot Court Competition1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas ParadeMember, Distinguished Clown Corps2013 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Managing Partner CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Holy Trinity Episcopal ChurchYouth Leader and Stewardship Chairman2004 - 2006
University of Georgia School of Law’s Young Lawyer Alumni CommitteeChairman2003 - 2004
Fulton County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)Board Member2002 - 2004
Northside Shepard's Center for the ElderlyBoard Member2001 - 2003
American Bar AssociationChair, Meeting Host Committee2001 - 2001
American Bar AssociationVice-Chair, Children in the Law Committee2000 - 2000
National Aspiring Youth After-School ProgramFounder and Director1996 - 2001
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Georgia Bar JournalPremises Liability for Criminal Attacks2008
Georgia Bar JournalAspiring Youth Program Gives Latchkey Children New Motivation1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Auburn UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Midwinter MeetingBalancing Thorough Investigations and Privacy Rights2014
The Bert ShowLabor & Employment Law2011
Layman's LawyerLegal Issues2007
Layman's LawyerLaw2004
Business Law CourseBusiness & The Law2004