Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Attorney Rob Nye graduated from The Citadel with a B.A. in History (Honors). While at The Citadel, he received an academic Army R.O.T.C Scholarship and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon graduation. He went on to attend Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, earning his J.D.
Upon graduation from law school, Rob entered active duty as an Infantry officer in the Army. After his infantry training, Rob was selected for the Army J.A.G. Corps. For meritorious service during combat operations, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Upon his return from Iraq, Rob was selected to serve with the U.S. Army Trial Defense Service. In this capacity, he represented soldiers accused of serious crimes at Court Martial and other various military proceedings.
His military awards include: Parachutist Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal (w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Medal, and Army Reserve Achievement Medal.
Rob’s areas of primary areas of practice include: personal injury, wrongful death, slip and falls, dog/animal bites, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, bad drugs, and some federal and state criminal defense work. He is admitted to practice in: Georgia, Pennsylvania, Federal District Court, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and all military courts. He is the past president of the Savannah Area Citadel Alumni Club, adjunct professor for the Armstrong Paralegal Program, and member of the Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In his spare time Rob enjoys physical training, rugby, and fishing.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2008||01/14/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bronze Star||US Army||2006|
|3 Army Commendation Medals||US Army||N/A|
|Partner||The Nye Law Group, P.C.||2012 - Present|
|JAG||Us Army Reserves||2007 - Present|
|Lawyer||Army Judge Advocate General Corps||2003 - Present|
|Partner||Nye & Siamos, P.C.||2010 - 2012|
|Senior Associate||Andrews, Nye, & Associates, P.C.||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Small Firm Attorneys||Executive Committee||2014 - Present|
|National Association of Military Defense Lawyers||Former President||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Court Martial Lawyers||Executive Committee||2010 - Present|
|The Savannah Citadel Alumni Club||President||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|US Army Reserves, 154th LSO||CPT, Defense Counsel||N/A|
|Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|USA v. Belinda Martinez (CR411-246, District Court Southern District of GA)||Dismissed|
|Patton v. Almodovar (CA 2013 SV 138 LB, Liberty County State Court GA)||Settled|
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|US Army JAG School||Military Law||Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course||2003|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA||2002|
|Citadel||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|U.S. Army Trial Defense Service Conference||Various Topics||2009|
|Armstrong Atlantic Paralegal Program||Criminal Law and Procedure||2009|