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Christopher James Hudson

Christopher James Hudson

also known as Christopher J. Hudson, LLC, Christopher J. Hudson

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Workers Compensation, Criminal Defense

About Me

Christopher Hudson is an attorney in Augusta, Georgia, who serves the entire Central Savannah Region in a variety of plaintiff personal injury matters. Christopher has owned and managed his own law practice, Christopher J. Hudson, LLC, since July 2005. Christopher concentrates his law practice on representing injured persons in the areas of automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Christopher began his legal career in 2004, with Fulcher, Hagler, Reed, Hanks, & Harper, LLP, a medium sized law firm in Augusta, Georgia, where practiced in the areas of civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense. 


Christopher was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1975, and has been a resident of Columbia County, Georgia, nearly all his life.  Chris graduated high school from Lakeside High in 1994. Following high school, Chris attended Augusta State University for two years, and then finished his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, where he graduated in 2000 with honors and obtained BA in Political Science. 


Following College, Chris attended Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia.  During law school, Chris served as Managing Editor of the Mercer Law Review, and published a law review article entitled, “PGA Tour v. Casey Martin, Reasonable Accommodations FORE the disabled.”  Chris graduated law school in 2003 and achieved the academic record of cum laude, finishing among the top 10% of his graduating class.  Additionally, Chris received the following academic honors/recognitions:  Induction into the Brainerd Currie Honor Society; Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing; a Certificate from the College’s Nationally acclaimed legal writing program; and CALI Awards for the highest grades in Advanced Legal Writing and Law Practice Management. 


Chris is currently a Member of the State Bar of Georgia and South Carolina, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Young Lawyers of Augusta.  Additionally, Chris is a member of the Builders’ Association of Metro Augusta and the Augusta Mortgage Banker’s Association. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid outdoorsman. 

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Car Accidents: 70%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
    12 years, 500 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Kirk Emerson Gilliard

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris Hudson is a highly effective advocate for his clients. He is knowledgeable of the law and well-respected by his peers. I have seen him obtain excellent results for his clients in even the most challenging cases.

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    Kirk Gilliard Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Brandon Smith

    Chris is a great guy and he is a very effective lawyer. His clients love him and he is an asset to the legal community.

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    Michael Smith Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Christopher J. Hudson, LLC

4141 Columbia Road
Suite C
Augusta, GA, 30907

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing200403/07/2013
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200308/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Brainerd Currie Honor SocietyMercer University School of Law2003
Cali Award for highest grade in Advanced Legal WritingMercer University School of Law2003
Cali Award for highest grade in Law Practice ManagementMercer University School of Law2003
Managing Editor, Law ReviewMercer Law School2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
JudgeWrens, Georgia Municipal Court2014 - Present
JudgeStapleton, Georgia Municipal Court2014 - Present
JudgeBlythe, Georgia, Municipal Court2014 - Present
Part-time Magistrate JudgeColumbia County Magistrate Court2013 - Present
AttorneyChristopher J. Hudson, LLC2004 - Present
AttorneyFulcher Hagler, LLP2003 - 2004
Law clerkConstangy, Brooks & Smith, LLC2001 - 2003
law clerkAugusta Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office2001 - 2001
Governor's InternGovernor's Office, State of Georgia2001 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Council of Municipal Judges, GAMember2014 - Present
Council of Magistrate Judges, GAMember2013 - Present
Columbia county chamber of commerceMember2012 - Present
Federal Appeals Court, 11th CircuitMember2007 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Federal District Court, Southern District of GAMember2004 - Present
Georgia Court of Appealsmember2004 - Present
Georgia Supreme CourtMember2004 - Present
Young Lawyers of AugustaMember2003 - Present
Augusta Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wrongful DeathSettlement: $1,250,000.00
Workers' CompensationSettlement: $250,000.00
Automobile AccidentSettlement: $250,000.00

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Mercer Law ReviewPGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin: Reasonable Modifications Under the ADA FORE the Disabled2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S.LawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of GeorgiaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Civics classCivics and Courts2014
Medical College of Georgia, Gastroenterology SeminarTort Reform2005