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Shaun O’Hara was born in Columbus, Georgia and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. from LaGrange College in 2007. While at LaGrange, Shaun played baseball, received honors on the All-Conference Academic Team, was an Academic All-American, and was the winner of the Malcolm Shackelford Award as LaGrange College’s Top Male Scholar-Athlete. Shaun spent a year working in Columbus before furthering his studies at the Mercer University School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude in 2011. While in law school, Shaun served as a research assistant and clerked for the Honorable Hugh Lawson in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Shaun also served as a member of the Wagner Labor and Employment Law moot court team.

In 2011, Shaun joined Pope McGlamry and focused his career on representing plaintiffs in personal injury, wrongful death, products and pharmaceutical liability, class actions and mass torts actions.

In 2015, Shaun joined the Charles A. Gower Law Firm where he focuses on Plaintiff's civil litigation.
Shaun is active in the community, serving as an assistant baseball coach at Peach Little League, and on the Columbus Museum Contemporaries’ Board. He also serves as treasurer of the Columbus Young Lawyers.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    1 year
  2. Car Accident: 20%
    1 year
  3. Class Action: 20%
    1 year
  4. Business: 10%
    1 year



Contingent (33-45%)

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  • Mark Preston Jones

    Shaun eats, breathes, and sleeps class actions and mass torts. There's never been an instance where I referred a possible class action or mass tort case to Shaun where he did not immediately know whether or not the claim had recovery potential. 5 stars.


    Mark Jones Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Shaun. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Charles A. Gower Law Firm

1425 Wynnton Rd.
Columbus, GA, 31906


ALAuthorized to practice law201208/13/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 201108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dr. Malcom Shackelford Academic AwardLaGrange College2007
Academic-All ConferenceNCAA2007
Academic All-ConferenceNCAA2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerCharles A. Gower Law Firm2015 - Present
AssociatePope McGlamry P.C2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Columbus Young Lawyers ClubTreasurer2013 - Present
The Columbus MuseumAdvisory Committee2012 - Present
Leadership ColumbusMember2012 - Present
Columbus Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Columbus Young LawyersMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Law SectionMember2011 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2011 - Present
Chattahoochee Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Inns of Court-Columbus InnMember2011 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Southern Communications Services, Inc. v. ThomasCellular provider moved to vacate arbitration awards certifying a class brought by customers, relating to early termination fees. The District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 829 F.Supp.2d 1324, denied the motion. The 11th Circuit Affirmed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationWhat's New? Hoover v. Maxum Indem. Co., 291 Ga. 402 (June 18, 2012)2013
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationWhat's New? McReynolds v. Krebs, No. S11G0638, 2012 WL 1034449 (Ga. March 23, 2012)2012
The Verdict, Journal of Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationSB3 Apportionment: Couch v. Red Roof Inn, Inc., 729 S.E. 2d 378 (2012).2012
State Bar of Georgia, Calendar CallPunitive Damages in Automobile Collision Litigation2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
LaGrange CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2007