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George F. Mccranie IV

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Douglas, Georgia, DUI Lawyer George McCranie has gained fame throughout Georgia for his success in DUI defense.  Whether defending professional athletes or college students, his aggressive style of defense has made him the "go to DUI attorney" in his area.  George works tirelessly to educate our families, children and friends on criminal defense issues.  A former Georgia Assistant District Attorney, George has earned the respect and confidence of his clients through hard work and his aggressive defense. 


George has been seen on countless network television stations, including ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX affiliates around the nation and has also been featured in USA Today.  He also served as a Producer of a documentary film, Mi Casa Hogar, that reveals an in-depth look at the incredible story of the Casa Hogar children's home in Acapulco, Mexico.


George is the author of the #1 best-selling book "The Authority on DUI Defense" which was nominated a #1 Best-Seller in 2 categories in 2013.  He is also co-author of the #1 best-selling book "Protect & Defend."  In 2012, he was inducted into the "National Academy of Best-Selling Authors" where he was presented with a Golden Quilly Award.


For more information on George, visit, email him at and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter for informational videos, blogs and answers to your questions.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    18 years
  2. Immigration: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
    18 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    18 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alexzander C. J. Adams

    I endorse this lawyer. George is an outstanding resource if you ever find yourself in need of his type of help. Don't hesitate to ask him for help.


    Alexzander Adams Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Howard A Snader

    I had the opportunity to meet Georgia at a national seminar. His knowledge was obvious. But what really stood out was his complete devotion to being the best Criminal and DUI attorney. We all strive to meet that standard. But George is already there!


    Howard Snader Domestic Violence Attorney
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Contact info

McCranie Law Firm

301 East Jackson Street
Douglas, GA, 31533

1400 Baytree Road
Valdosta, GA, 31602



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199611/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
EXPY - Media & CommunicationNational Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers2014
Best-Selling Author - "The Authority on DUI Defense"National Academy of Best-Selling Authors2013
Best-Selling Author - "Protect & Defend"National Academy of Best-Selling Authors2012
Global AmbassadorNational Academy of Best-Selling Authors2012
Golden QuillNationa Accdemy of Best-Selling Authors2012
Merit AwardAlapaha Judicial Circuit1997
MeritLawyers Foundation of GeorgiaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMcCranie Law Firm1998 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office, Alapaha Judicial Circuit1996 - 1998
Attorney at LawGeorge F. McCranie IV1996 - 1996
Legal ClerkGeorge Dewrell Law Firm1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral member2010 - Present
Douglas - Coffee County Board of RealtorsMember2007 - 2008
State Bar of GeorgiaBoard of Governors2007 - 2008
Douglas Coffee County Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2002 - 2005
Rotary Club of DouglasMember1998 - 2007
Douglas Bar AssociationVice-President1998 - 1999
Coffee County Chamber of CommerceMember1998 - Present
Coffee County Alliance for the ArtsMember1998 - 1999
Georgia Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Alapaha Bar AsscociationSecretary/Treasurer1996 - 1997
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersGeneral memberN/A
Lawyers Foundation of GeorgiaGeneral MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sharma v. State 294Ga.App.783, 670 S.E.2d 494 Ga.AppCourt of Appeals overturned Superior Court decision.
State v. C.L.Charge reduced to no license on person and client allowed to enter a plea of nolo.
State v.A.K.Client was able to enter a First Offender plea and did NOT receive any jail time.
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Publication nameTitleDate
We Published That, LLCThe Authority on DUI Defense - The Down and Dirty DUI Defense Strategies That You Need to Know2013
Celebrity Press PublishingProtect & Defend2012
Atkinson County CitizenFemale DUI2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Impaired Driving SpecialistsA.R.I.D.E. - Advanced Roadside Impaired EnforcementCertificate of Completion2013
National Highway Training and Safety AdministrationStandardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs)Instructors Certification2013
National Highway Training and Safety AdministrationStandardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs)Practitioner's Certificate of Compeletion2013
Toxicology Labs, IncForensic Toxicology For Attorneys 2011Certificate of Completion2011
State Bar of GeorgiaDUI Boot Camp 2011Certificate of Completion2011
State Bar of GeorgiaDiscovery and Evidence in the era of Social MediaCertificate of Completion2011
National College for DUI DefenseMastering Scientific Evidence in DWI/DUI CasesCertificate of Completion2011
NHTSADUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingCertification of Completion2010
State Bar of GeorgiaConquering Chemical TestingCertificate of Completion2010
U.S. Department of JusticeAsset ForfeitureCertification of Completion1998
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Georgia, Valdosta State UniversityHistoryOther - Bachelors1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Driver Improvement School3 Phases Of A DUI Stop2012
Alternative Solutions DUI SchoolPhases of a DUI Stop2012