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About me

I would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about your case and situation.  I have been practicing law in columbus Ga since 1989.


Our firm is located on Second avenue in Columbus and we are happy to set up an appointment to talk to you about your case either at the office or at your home.


Our firm is comprised of lawyers who have a variety of backgrounds and experience and a wonderful staff available to help guide you through the legal process. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 70%
    22 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 10%
    22 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 10%
    2 years
  4. Personal Injury: 9%
    22 years
  5. Insurance: 1%
    22 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • E. Scott Slappey

    Gary Bruce is a good person and a great lawyer who cares deeply for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    E. Slappey Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark Christopher Post

    Gary is a skilled attorney with a wealth of experience handling the matters he accepts. He is honest and professional. I endorse him and his firm.


    Mark Post Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Gary O. Bruce

912 2nd Avenue

Columbus, GA, 31901-2716


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199007/15/2016
KYFormer Member198607/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
PreTrial Litigation AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerGary Bruce Law Office1994 - Present
LawyerPage Scrantom Harris and Chapman1989 - 1994
LawyerBeale and Humphrey, PC1986 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Georgia FoundationFellow2009 - Present
University of KentuckyLafferty Society2006 - Present
Columbus Trial Lawyer AssociationMember2005 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2000 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
Columbus Trial Lawyer AssociationPresident2005 - 2007
Columbus Bar AssociationPresident2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Holifield v Wilsonresolved confidentially - after mediation
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Publication nameTitleDate
bookYour Rights When You've Been Injured2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kentucky College of LawLawN/A1986
University of KentuckyBusiness AdministrationN/A1983
University of KentuckyFinanceN/A1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dee Armstrong Show -Legal Expert2014
Dee Armstrong ShowLegal Expert2013