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Richard H. Goolsby

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 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.


    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.


    Jason Smith DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

233 Davis Road, Suite C
Augusta, GA, 30907



GAActive Member in Good Standing 197808/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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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


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


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