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Douglas G. Andrews

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Honored to be named Veteran of the Year 2009 by the Veterans Council of Chatham County for work with veterans organizations, including the Savannah WWII Memorial Committee, providing legal counsel and coordination with bureaucrats, committees, commissions and politicians to honor the Greatest Generation with a fitting tribute on River Street.  


Now serving as Commander of George K. Gannam Post 184 of American Legion (Thunderbolt, GA), and 2009 Commander of Tybee Light Sail & Power Squadron, as well as President of Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.





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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    28 years, 1.95 thousand cases
  2. Military Law: 5%
    40 years, 1.27 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 5%
    30 years, 1.27 thousand cases



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Contact info

327 West York Street
Po Box 30177
Savannah, GA, 31410-0177


GAActive Member in Good Standing 197607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial Attorney & Counselor at LawDoug Andrews Law Offices1991 - Present
Prosecuting Attorney82nd Airborne Division JAG1976 - Present
Chief Asst DA for State CtDistrict Attorney, Chatham Co., GA1988 - 1991
Judge, Gen Ct Martial, HAAF/FSGA1st Jud Circuit, Army Legal Svcs1984 - 1988
SJA/Chief Legal Counsel for CGArmy CID Command, Wash DC1982 - 1984
Fed. Litigation Atty, Personnel BranchOTJAG, Pentagon, Wash DC1981 - 1982
Judge, Military Courts-Martial2nd Judicial District, US Army Legal Svcs1978 - 1981
Senior Defense Counsel82nd Airborne Division JAG1977 - 1978
Btry Cdr, 2/40th FA Bn199th Lt Inf Bde, RVN1969 - 1970
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2008 - Present
GA Assoc of Crim Defense LawyersLife Member1991 - Present
Savannah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Dobson v. State of GeorgiaCourt of Appeals affirmed, and GA Supreme Court denied Certiorari.
Hyatt v. CookAfter appellate litigation, case was resolved to client's satisfaction by cash settlement for 5 figures.
Bowers v. PearsonHELD: Trial Judge reversed. Court of Appeals reversed the trial judge, and Client was then eligible to be awarded full custody.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Army LawyerTrial of Child Molestation Cases1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of Science and Arts of OklahomaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science MCL1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Instructor/Lecturer for Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education and GACDL to State Bar, Law Enforcement, and others:Various2009