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William Travis Towe

also known as Travis

About me



2011 – present            LAW OFFICE OF W. Travis Towe, LLC                                                                                                      Atlanta, Georgia

                        Practicing criminal defense law in Atlanta and surrounding area.


2010 – 2011            LAW OFFICE OF GEORGE C. CREAL, PC                                                                            Atlanta, Georgia

                        Criminal defense attorney specializing in DUI defense.


2008 – 2010            BRUNEL ENERGY                                                                                                         Luanda, Angola

                        Country Manager – Angola

Managed the Angolan office of a multinational oil services firm.


2004 - 2007            MIH GROUP                  Moscow, Russia

            Business Development Manager – Russia and CIS

Headed Moscow office and led new business development efforts in the CIS for a public multinational media company.


2002 - 2004            STRATEGIC ADVISOR            Moscow, Russia / Abu Dhabi, UAE

Strategic advisor to three private investment / consulting groups targeting various industries. 


2000            MORE.COM            San Francisco, California

            Business Development Manager

                        Managed business development efforts for a Softbank / Bain Capital funded online health superstore.


1997 - 1999            BAIN & COMPANY            Johannesburg, South Africa

            Senior Consultant           Moscow, Russia

Performed due diligence, competitive benchmarking, and financial analysis and developed strategies for clients.  Managed associate consultants and client relationships on various assignments. 




1993 - 1997            COLUMBIA University Graduate School of BUSINESS                    New York City, New York

            MBA - Finance and International Business. 3.75/4.0.  GMAT: 730; top percentile.


1990 - 1993            UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Graduate SCHOOL OF LAW             Athens, Georgia

            Dean Rusk Fellowship.  Member:  Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law,



1985 – 1989            UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA              Athens, Georgia

BBA – Finance, Cum Laude with Honors. GPA:  3.6/4.0. 


Additional            Eagle Scout.  


Languages spoken: English, Russian

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    7 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    7 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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Contact info

The Law Firm of W. Travis Towe

1100 Peachtree Street,, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA, 30309


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200608/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Client Choice AwardAvvo2014
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Client Choice AwardAvvo2013
2012 Bill Daniels Trial Advocacy ProgramGeorgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2012
League ChampionsMoscow Softball League2007
League ChampionsMoscow Softball League2006
League Second PlaceMoscow Softball League2005
League Second PlaceMoscow Softball League2004
Academic ChairmanChi Phi Fraternity1998
Top 15 Percent GraduateUniversity of Columbus School of Business1997
AdmissionBeta Gamma Honor Society1994
AdmissionUniversity of Columbus School of Business1993
Vice PresidentPhi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity1993
Social ChairmanPhi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity1992
Team CaptainLaw School Softball League1992
Summer Internship GrantPunder, Volhard, Veber and Axster Law Firm1992
Team CaptainLaw School Softball League1991
Dean and Virginia Rusk FellowshipUniversity of Georgia School of Law1991
UGA Law winner for summer associateRooks Rider Law Firm1991
Cum Laude with General HonorsUniversity of Georgia1989
AdmissiionPhi Kappa Phi National Honor Society1989
Honors ProgramUniversity of Georgia1989
AdmissionGolden Key National Honor Society1989
Big Brother CertificateBig Brother / Big Sister1988
AdmissionChi Phi Fraternity1986
Bicentennial ScholarshipUniversity of Georgia1985
Graduated with High HonorsGainesville High School1985
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner, Managing PartnerW. Travis Towe LLC2011 - Present
Trial AttorneyGeorge Creal Jr., PC2010 - 2011
Country Manager / legal advisor - AngolaBrunel Energy2008 - 2010
Country Director / Legal Advisor - RussiaMIH Group2004 - 2007
Business and Legal AdvisorVarious Private Businesses in Russia and Middle East2002 - 2004
Business Development DirectorMore.com2000 - 2000
Senior ConsultantBain & Company1997 - 1999
Summer AssociateDresner Bank AG1996 - 1996
Legal Counsel and Biz Dev. ManagerSun Group of Companies1994 - 1995
Summer Legal CounselPuender, Volhard, Weber & Axster (Now Clifford Chance)1992 - 1992
Summer AssociateRooks Rider Solicitor1991 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers Club of AtlantaAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Columbia Business School Club of AtlantaMember2010 - Present
Elks ClubMember2010 - Present
Gainesville-Northeastern Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Chi Phi Alumni AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2006 - Present
Columbia Business School Alumni AssociationMember1997 - Present
Columbia Business School Finance AssociationMember1993 - Present
Hash Hound Harriers - AngolaMember2008 - 2010
Hash Hound Harriers - MoscowMember2002 - 2008
American Chamber of CommerceMember2002 - 2008
American Chamber of Commerce of MoscowMember2002 - 2008
Moscow Softball LeagueTeam Captain2002 - 2007
Hash Hound HarriersMember1997 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI reduced to Reckless DrivingDUI reduced to reckless driving
Marijuana possession reduced to PTDDismissed upon completion of PTD
DUI reduced to Reckless DrivingDUI reduced to reckless driving
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Publication nameTitleDate
Powerpoint PresentationEffectively Cross-examining the Arresting Officer2013
Powerpoint PresentationWhat to say onced pulled over by the police.2013
Travis Towe Web SiteThe "10 Day" Letter2013
Powerpoint PresentationBest ways to avoid getting a DUI if stopped while drinking2013
Puender, Volhard, Weber and Axster PublicationEuropean Commission Company Law1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia UniversityInternational BusinessOther - Masters1997
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Brussels Seminar on the Law and Institutions of the European CommunitiesEuropean Community Legal StudiesCertificate1991
University of Georgia School of LawFinanceOther - Bachelors1989
Oxford UniversityUGA Summer Study Program at Oxford, EnglandEnglish / History Certificate1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law ClubHandling First DUI Case2014
Coopers Pond Social GatheringWhat a DUI can mean for your teenager.2014
Towngate SocialBest ways to avoid getting a DUI if stopped while drinking2013
Towngate Community SocialAvoiding a DUI2013
Professional Career DayCriminal Defense Law as a Career2013
Luna's GatheringStages of a Criminal Jury Trial2013
Evening at ChopsStandardized Field Sobriety Tests2013
Elks Club After HoursStandardized Field Sobriety Tests used by Law Officers2013
Elks ClubWhat Jury Duty is like2013
Christmas partyWhat is it like to be a criminal defense attorney?2013
Chi Phi Alumni Association LuncheonHow to avoid getting a DUI if you have had too much2013
Towngate Community SocialHow to beat a DUI if you get pulled over had had too much to drink2012
Towngate Community SocialWhat To Do If Stopped By Police After Drinking2012
Elks Club social gatheringHow to beat a DUI if you get pulled over had had too much to drink2011
Elks Club members after hoursHow to beat a DUI if you get pulled over had had too much to drink2010