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About me

More than 29 years of experience.  I have the ability to resolve a case with a negotiated agreement if possible and the ability to try a civil or criminal case when an acceptable agreement can not be reached.

Prior to opening my own practice, I worked as a prosecuting attorney in the District Attorney's Office for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit for more than 22 years. This experience provided me with valuable knowledge and unique insight to our legal system which now allows me to excel in your representation.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    5 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 10%
    5 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
  4. Federal Crime: 10%
  5. Speeding Ticket: 10%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Keith Higgins, P.C.

601 I Street
Brunswick, GA, 31520


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198608/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional LawThe Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyKeith Higgins, P.C.2010 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit1988 - 2010
AttorneyBovis, Kyle & Burch, LLC1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President for District 1B2015 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of GeorgiaMember2010 - Present
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaMember1986 - Present
Georgia Court of AppealsMember1986 - Present
Supreme Court of GeorgiaMember1986 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1986 - Present
National Trial Team - Mercer Law SchoolMember1986 - 1986
Intrastate Trial Team - Mercer Law SchoolMember1986 - 1986
Mercer Law ReviewMember1984 - 1986
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Georgia v. K.R.After hearings were held on the pretrial motions that I filed, the District Attorney's Office asked the Court to dismiss the indictment, and the charges were dropped.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Georgia, Kennesaw State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1983