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Susan Carter Mulherin

Susan Carter Mulherin

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Insurance, Litigation

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About Me

I graduated from Westside High School in Augusta and received my undergraduate degree from Auburn University (B.A.).  I returned to college and received my nursing degree from the University of South Carolina-Aiken.  After practicing as a nurse, I was employed as a legal nurse consultant at Nelson Mullins in Columbia, S.C.  I later returned to school, this time to obtain my law degree from the University of Richmond (J.D., cum laude).  While attending law school, I received awards in the areas of Constitutional Law, Insurance Law, and Products Liability Law.  I was also inducted into the McNeill Society – the society honors students who are in the top ten percent of their class.  After graduation, I returned to my hometown of Augusta and joined Fulcher Hagler, LLP.  I am a member of the Augusta Bar Association, the Augusta Family Law Bar, State Bar of Georgia, DRI, and GDLA.


 


Due to my background in the medical field, I possess significant insight into the workings of local health care facilities, including hospitals and physician practices.  As a former registered nurse, I am uniquely qualified to defend medical liability matters. Additionally, I advise clients and represent them in matters relevant to the Composite State Medical Board and Dental Board.  I have been involved in multiple cases wherein I provided advice about federal statutes, including HIPAA and EMTALA, securing summary judgment for several rural facilities where allegations were made involving such statutes.  I have been quite successful at securing summary judgments and dismissals for a number of her medical and dental clients. 


 


 


I expanded my practice to handling family law issues, including divorce, child custody, and child support issues.  I have personal experience in adoption and divorce/child custody and support issues, making me empathetic with my clients experiencing family law issues.  I also practice in the areas of general civil litigation and collections.  I specialize in finding individualized solutions for my clients.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Medical Malpractice: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Insurance: 33%

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Contact Info

Fulcher Hagler LLP

One 10th Street Suite 700
Augusta, GA, 30901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199807/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFulcher Hagler, LLP1998 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Augusta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
McNeil Law SocietyN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Augusta Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Georgia Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of South Carolina, ColumbiaN/AATN1985
Auburn University,N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
University of Richmond (VA)N/AUnknownN/A