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Richard Hays Goolsby Sr. - Augusta, GA

233 Davis Road, Suite C Augusta, GA 30907

Updated: 05/13/2017

Augusta Family Law Lawyer

Overview

The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC. is a father and son, general law practice, conveniently located at 4416 Columbia Road, Ste. 100, in Martinez, Georgia, just outside Augusta, Georgia. Richard H. Goolsby, Sr. has been an attorney and member of the Georgia State Bar for over 30 years. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law...

The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC. is a father and son, general law practice, conveniently located at 4416 Columbia Road, Ste. 100, in Martinez, Georgia, just outside Augusta, Georgia. Richard H. Goolsby, Sr. has been an attorney and member of the Georgia State Bar for over 30 years. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. He is also an experienced former prosecutor, including 6 years as a former Assistant District Attorney and over 20 years as a federal prosecutor in Augusta, Georgia.

As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Richard Goolsby, Sr. was the lead prosecutor in some of the largest, most complex federal criminal cases ever prosecuted in the history of the State of Georgia. These cases include the successful public corruption prosecution of State Senator Charles Walker, along with the prosecution of the Healthmaster Medicare fraud case, the largest home health care prosecution in U. S. history. While an A.U.S.A. for over 20 years, Richard Goolsby, Sr. won 3 prestigious Department of Justice awards for his significant federal prosecutions, along with the 2007 Common Cause of Georgia Democracy Award.

Richard Goolsby, Sr. is one of the most experienced former federal prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers in the State of Georgia who now handles criminal law defense in both state and federal courts in a wide range of criminal cases, from complex fraud cases, tax evasion cases, and other white collar crimes to drug and firearms cases. Along with his son, Richard Goolsby, Jr., Richard Goolsby, Sr. and the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC also handle all types of family law matters, including divorce, adoption, child custody, and child support cases, along with personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases, and other general litigation.

The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC., which offers FREE INITIAL CONSULTATIONS, (706) 863-5281, includes two Augusta, Georgia lawyers, father and son, who focus on providing experienced, personal service for all its clients’ legal needs. If you need an attorney in the Augusta, Georgia area, then please call our law firm now, at (706) 863-5281, for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION, directly with an attorney, and let our family of Augusta lawyers help you and your family!

About Richard Hays Goolsby Sr.

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Languages

  • English

Practice Areas

  • Family Law 25%
  • Personal Injury 25%
  • Criminal Law 25%
  • Business Litigation 25%

Litigation

  • 50%

Representative Clients

  • DPM Construction Co.
  • EIS Export Services

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1978

Classes and Seminars

  • Criminal Justice Courses, Brenau University, 1986 - 2008
  • Criminal Justice Courses, Augusta State University, 1994 - 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Child Enrichment, Inc., 1986 - 2008

Past Positions

  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of GA, Asst. U.S. Attorney, 1987 - 2007
  • D.A.'s Office, Asst. D.A., 1983 - 1987

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 1978
    J.D.
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1975
    B.A.
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: History

Office Information

Address

233 Davis Road, Suite C Augusta, GA 30907

Fax

  • (706) 863-5284

Office Hours

(Mon.-Fri.) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Evening and weekend appt.s are also available)

Achievements

Honors

  • D.O.J. Director's Awards, 1996 - 2003
  • Common Cause of GA Democracy Award, 2007

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