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Richard H. Goolsby
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Richard H. Goolsby

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Appeals, Adoption, Child Custody, Federal Crime, Brain Injury, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Consumer Protection

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About Me

I am the son and grandson of Southern Baptist ministers.  I have lived in Georgia all my life.  We are a father and son law practice.  We have a second son who is attending law school and and third son who will also go to law school in the near future!  The Goolsby Law Firm is truly a family law firm!

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    37 years
  3. Consumer Protection: 5%
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
  5. Other: 30%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Scott Smith

    I endorse Richard Goolsby. He is an honorable attorney. He knows the Federal system because he's prosecuted and defended in it. If I had a client in any situation in Federal Court, I'd recommend Richard Goolsby.

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    Jason Smith DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact Info

233 Davis Road, Suite C
Augusta, GA, 30907

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197806/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Democracy AwardCommon Cause of Georgia2007
Significant Prosecution AwardUnited States Department of Justice2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerThe Goolsby Law Firm LLC2007 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office, Southern District Of Geogia1987 - 2007
Prosecuting AttorneyState Of Georgia1983 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia State Bar AssociationN/A1978 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
U.S. v. Charles WalkerDefendant found guilty on 127 counts

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
BlogWhite Collar Crime in Georgia2009
Georgia Journal of International and Comparative LawU.N. Human Rights Provisions For the Protection of Prisoners1977

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of GeorgiaN/AN/A1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Common Cause of Georgia Annual MeetingProsecution of Public Corruption2007