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.

Carl G. Schluter
  • Associate


Evans, GA





Born in Auburn, New York, raised in North Augusta, South Carolina, and having attended undergraduate school at the University of South Carolina in Aiken, Carl G. Schluter earned his Juris Doctorate from the Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia in 2001 as well as a certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Researching and Drafting.

As a staff attorney for Georgia Legal Services, Carl represented the low income and elderly in a fourteen county area focusing on such issues as: divorce, child custody, child support and protective orders. As a former prosecutor, he is knowledgeable in the defenses of criminal law including DUI's, battery, traffic offenses and drug related cases.

With an excellent reputation with the Augusta Bar Association and known as a very honest and hard working attorney by his peers, Carl G. Schluter will work with you to provide the legal representation that you deserve.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Court
  • Personal Injury
  • Adoption

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2002


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research & Drafting
  • University of South Carolina at Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina
    • B.S. - 1997
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Columbia County Republician Party, Attorney, 2011 to Present
  • Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Safe Homes of Augusta, Board Member, 2010 to Present
  • Augusta Bar Association, Member, 2002 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Schluter Law Firm, Sole Practitioner, 2008 to 2010
  • Richmond County Solicitor General, ASG, 2006 to 2008
  • Georgia Legal Services, Staff Attorney, 2003 to 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Safe Homes of Augusta, 2003 to Present
  • Volunteer, Georgia Legal Services, 2003 to Present


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Omega Delta Kappa