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Douglas Warren McDonald Jr.

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  1. Best representation in Georgia

    Posted by a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    I was very fortunate to have been referred to Gus McDonald by a friend that did lengthy research into it. He was recomended as the best around, and it could not have been more accurate.
    He handled my case with great care and it was not my first offense.
    He pled it down to reckless driving through his expertise and I feel I could not have been in better hands.
    If you ever have a legal problem, he is the BEST!

  2. Gus is Amazing!!

    Posted by a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    three of my charges were dismissed completely, one being a dui, the other being drug related objects and one being a traffic violation. on the day of court i never had to go in front of, or even speak to a judge. and not only that, i came out with the least amount of punishment. he is awesome!!

  3. Got the job done!

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Did exactly what he said he would do. A miracle worker to say the least. I would not trust anyone else to get me out of trouble. Very direct and to the point. Any question was just a phone call away.

  4. Great DUI Lawyer

    Posted by a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Gus recently handled my DUI case. It was my first DUI and I was stopped at a roadblock in Helen Georgia. Gus told me exactly what to do and what to expect. I did my part and he did his part and the result was just as Gus had anticipated. The charge was reduced to reckless driving.
    Gus and his staff were extremely courteous and available to answer any questions and handle my concerns.
    I would highly recommend Gus for a DUI.

  5. Attorney Services Rendered

    Posted by Sabrina Stewart, a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Mr. McDonald was a very professional and experienced lawyer in the time I had aquired his services. He immediately took control of my caseand provided all services needed for a just and fair decision of my case. He kept me informed at all times and made the process as smooth as possible for myself. I would highly recommend him as a great attorney.

  6. Review

    Posted by a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    I did what he said to do and my case was dismissed as planned. Word on the street (in Helen, GA) is that he IS the man to go to for DUI's, as he has helped a lot of the locals there in the past.

  7. Got the job done very effectively and followed through on his word.

    Posted by a DUI client,
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    • I recommend Douglas McDonald.
    • I hired Douglas more than 3 years ago.
    • Douglas handled my DUI / DWI matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I had a first-time DUI charge brought against me where I was just over the legal limit. Gus set my mind at ease on my first visit with them that we could get the best possible outcome....which was a reduction to Reckless Driving. I was pretty scared and Gus calmed those fears right away. Gus was very knowledgable and got the best possible outcome short of getting the entire case thrown out. While the fee was pretty high, this is really a byproduct of the legal world and Gus did not overcharge compared to other lawyers I inquired with. He was actually a little cheaper than those that I got an actual quote from. While Gus was sometimes not proactive in calling me to keep me updated on the case, he was readily available if I called. Also, his assistant Kathi, was amazingly helpful as well and would respond to emails within a couple of hours every time. She was great as well! While it's clear that DUIs (unless your really drunk, .15 or up) are nothing more than an easy way to generate money for the county they occur in, it's good to know that lawyers like Gus are out there to help you at least keep your license, avoid further jail time, and not have that blemish on your permanent record. Gus did all 3 of those things for me. He also rectified a mix-up to my satisfaction involving one of the classes I had to take that ended up being the incorrect one.