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Born in Auburn, New York, raised in North Augusta, South Carolina, and having attended undergraduate school at the University of South Carolina in Aiken, Carl G. Schluter earned his Juris Doctorate from the Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia in 2001 as well as a certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Researching and Drafting.

As a staff attorney for Georgia Legal Services, Carl represented the low income and elderly in a fourteen county area focusing on such issues as: divorce, child custody, child support and protective orders. As a former prosecutor, he is knowledgeable in the defenses of criminal law including DUI's, battery, traffic offenses and drug related cases.

With an excellent reputation with the Augusta Bar Association and known as a very honest and hard working attorney by his peers, Carl G. Schluter will work with you to provide the legal representation that you deserve.



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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    13 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    13 years, 300 cases
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    13 years, 3 thousand cases
  5. Adoption: 10%
    13 years, 100 cases



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    Dana Niehus Family Attorney
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    Carl is a very experienced trial attorney and a has a focused mindset which makes him an excellent advocate for his clients. His extensive knowledge of family law and domestic matters make him the right choice for anyone needing assistance during a divorce, custody dispute, or adoption.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Shawn P. Hammond & Associates

601 N. Belair Square
Suite 7
Evans, GA, 30809


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200211/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2011
Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing Research and DraftingMercer University2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateShawn P. Hammond & Associates2010 - Present
AttorneySchluter Law Firm LLC2008 - 2010
Assistant SolicitorOffice of the Solicitor General Richmond County2006 - 2008
Staff AttorneyGeorgia Legal Services Program2003 - 2006
Law ClerkSuperior Court of Georgia, Augusta Circuit2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2002 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Verdree v The State of GeorgiaJudgment reversed and case remanded.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of South Carolina, AikenFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Domestic Relations for Police OfficersDomestic Violence2006