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Updated 4/23/2014
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Trotter Jones, LLP

3527 Walton Way
Walton Square Office Park
Augusta, GA 30909


Phone: 706-955-4174 / 877-261-9529 (Toll Free)
Fax: 706-738-3973
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Summary

Current Employment Position(s)

Associate

Lawyer Overview

Keith began his legal career at the District Attorney's Office and served in that capacity before joining Trotter Jones. As a prosecutor, Keith litigated over twenty felony jury trial obtaining multiple life sentences for violent offenders. During his tenure, Keith served as lead attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit's Drug Court, which provided alternative legal resolutions to non-violent offenders. Keith was appointed to serve as an associate Juvenile Court Judge for the Augusta Judicial Circuit in 2013.

Keith earned a football scholarship to Furman University where he played cornerback on two Southern Conference Championship teams in 2001 and 2004. In 2008, Keith was awarded a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University. While in law school, Keith served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Michigan State Journal of Gender Law and Received the Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense 50%
  • Real Estate Law 25%
  • Civil Litigation 25%
75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI, Drug Violations, Sex Offenses, White Collar Crimes

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 2013
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2009
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Augusta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, June 9, 2009 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Augusta Bar Association Law Day, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2009 - 2013

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan, 2008
    J.D.
  • Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 2005
    B.A.
    Major: History
Articles

Published Works

  • National Uniformity in Food Regulation, Institute for Food Law and Regulation at MSU, Spring, 2007
Office Information

Address

3527 Walton Way
Walton Square Office Park
Augusta, GA 30909

Phones

706-955-4174
877-261-9529 (Toll Free)

Faxes

706-738-3973

Emails

Contact Us

Websites

http://www.trotterjones.com

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