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Mr. Hammond served in Afghanistan and Iraq, where he received 9 medals including a Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He has been practicing law since 1996 with an exclusive focus on military law, criminal law, and family law.

Augusta DUI Defense Lawyer

Evans Student Sexual Offenses Attorney

College students can get into trouble in various ways, but when a criminal charge is involved, the consequences can be serious. Many students and parents worry about the impact that a criminal record will have on a student's future with regard to job prospects, graduate or professional school admission or military enlistment.

An Attorney With Real Experience Representing College Students

If your son or daughter has been charged with a crime on campus or a student offense, talk to an experienced defense lawyer who understands how to handle college and student offenses in this part of Georgia. At the law office of Shawn P. Hammond and Associates, our lawyers are skilled at finding solutions that greatly reduce the impact of student offense charges. We are highly responsive to the needs and concerns of parents and students, remaining available by cellphone, even after our office is closed.

Our firm represents students from schools in the Augusta area, including Augusta State University, Paine College, Georgia Health Sciences University and Augusta Technical College, in matters involving:

  • DUI misdemeanors
  • Sex offense allegations
  • Petty theft, shoplifting and larceny charges related to dormitories, college property and off-campus areas
  • Assaults, bar fights and party-related problems
  • Underage drinking, minor consumption and fake ID use
  • Drug offenses, including possession of marijuana and cocaine, and distribution charges
  • Weapons offenses

Attorney Shawn Hammond, a graduate of Augusta State University, has been practicing defense law in local courts since 1996. Mr. Hammond is known for being aggressive in protecting his clients' legal rights and working to minimize the consequences of a criminal charge.

Contact an Augusta DUI Defense Attorney

Contact us for assistance with your situation. We will be happy to answer your questions.