Douglas G. Andrews

Douglas G. Andrews

Location:
Savannah, Georgia
Phone:
912-341-6861
866-959-3108
Fax:
912-236-1420
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • DUI / drunk driving
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1976
  • North Carolina, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1987
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, Oklahoma
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1973
    • Major: Accounting
  • National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada
    • Gen. Juris, Graduate Course - 1986

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor/Lecturer, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1999 - Present
  • Instructor/Lecturer, GACDL to State Bar, Law Enforcement, and others
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Southeast Regional Georgia Law Enforcement Officers quarterly meeting, Claxton Georgia, 1999
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "Attacking Field Sobriety Tests", Georgia Bar, 2001
  • Instructor/Lecturer, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Officers, Brunswick, GA, 2001
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "Ethics in Negotiating and Presenting Pleas" (DUI "Boot Camp" for Georgia Indigent Defense Council), 2002
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "Probable Cause in 2002: Do Viable Challenges Still Exist?", Georgia Bar, Atlanta, GA, 2002
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "Defense of the (False) Child Molestation Case1' to Military Defense Counsel Regional Conference, 2002
  • Guest Speaker, Savannah Metro Law Enforcement Executives/Chiefs Breakfast Meeting, 2002
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "Cross-Examination of the State's Breath Testing Expert", Georgia Bar, Atlanta, GA, 2002
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "What Every Lawyer Needs to know About DUI Today", Savannah Bar Association, 2004
  • Instructor/Lecturer, How Interrogators Obtain, on Purpose or Unintentionally, False Confessions, 2004
  • AASU Guest Lecturer, Family Law: Alimony. Custody, Modifications, Military Issues, 2004
  • Instructor/Lecturer, "What Every Cop Needs to Know About DUI, Ctrm Testimony, To Detect a Liar", RHill PD & Bryan Co LEO, 2004
  • "DUI Defenses for Cops and Courtroom Testimony", Thunderbolt Police Department, 2004
  • Lecturer, Public Safe Boating Crs: "Boat Handling & Mariner's Compass" Tybee Lt Power Sqdn., 2004
  • Guest Lecturer for SouthEastern Traffic Enforcement Network, Ga. GOHS, "DUI Defenses and Cops", 2004
  • Fifteen Hints for ALS Suspensions for DUI, GA ICLE for Lawyers, Atlanta, GA, 2004
  • Lecturer, "Thirty Thoughts on Negotiation of a DUI Plea", Lorman Professional Seminars, Atlanta, GA, 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, AASU, Litigation for Paralegals, Savannah, GA, 2005
  • Lecturer, "Significant Appellate Opinions 2000 - 2005", GA Assoc Crim Def Lawyers, Daufuskie Island, SC, 2005
  • Lecturer, Georgia Municipal Judges Recertification Course "15 Little Known ALS Facts" Savannah, GA, 2005
  • Guest Speaker for Governors Office of Hwy Safety/ S.E.T.E.N. "DUI Defenses and Roadblocks", 2005
  • "Urgent Legal Matters in DUI and Traffic Law in GA", Georgia Bar, St. Simons Island, GA, 2005
  • Guest Speaker, Governors Office of Hwy Safety/ S.E.T.E.N. "Roadblocks Done the Wrong Way", 2006
  • DUI Boot Camp for Lawyers, "50 Must-Know US Supreme Court Opinions", GACDL, Macon, GA, 2007
  • Completed NHTSA curriculum for Certification in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, 2008
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI Cases, 15th Annual, Dallas, TX, 2008
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 Maintenance, Repair and Disassembly Course. Daytona Beach, FL, June 24, 2005 - June 25, 2005
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 & 8000 Breath Testing Training Course, Atlanta, GA, December 1, 2004 - December 5, 2004
  • Ass't Instructor, Breath Alcohol Forensic Workshop/Intox 5000Breath Test Op/Maint Tech Crs, WPB, FL, November 19, 2004 - November 21, 2004
  • Graduate of Nat'l College of DUI Defense Summer Program, Harvard University Law School Campus, 2004
  • CES Consulting, Intoximeter 5000 Breath Test Operator and Maint Tech Course, West Palm Beach, FL, 2004
  • "Superheroes of DUI Defense", National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, 2003
  • Graduate of Nat'l College of DUI Defense, Summer Program, Harvard University Law School Campus, 2003
  • Nat'l College of DUI Defense, Summer Session Registrant and Recipient for Program Materials, 2002
  • Nat'l College of DUI Defense, Winter Session Program conducted in Biloxi, Mississippi, 2002
  • "Defending DUI Cases with Ingenuity", National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, 2001
  • Graduate of Nat'l College of DUI Defense, Summer Program, Harvard University Law School Campus, 2001
  • "Defending Serious DUI Cases", National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Las Vegas, 2000
  • Graduate of Nat'l College of DUI Defense, Summer Program, Harvard University Law School Campus, 2000
  • "Stars Defending DUI Cases", Texas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Galveston, TX, 2000
  • Graduate of Nat'l College of DUI Defense Summer Program, Harvard University Law School Campus, 1999
  • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, DUI Defense, Las Vegas, 1999
  • Mastering Scientific Evidence, Atlanta 10/1997, 4/2000, 4/2001, 4/2002, 4/2003, 4/2004
  • Georgia Annual DUI Law Update, Atlanta: 8/1997, 5/1998, 1999, 3/2000, 5/2001, 6/2002. May 2005
  • Georgia Annual Drinking Driver's/DUI Institute, Atlanta: 2/1995, 3/1996, 12/1999, 2000, 2001, 12/2002, 12/2003, 12/2004, 12/2007
  • DUI Trial Tactics, William (Bubba) Head, Biloxi, MS, 1995
  • Handling GA Administrative License Suspensions, Atlanta: 5/1993, 6/1994, 6/1995,8/2001, 8/2002, 2/2004, 2/2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Savannah Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Special and General Courts-Martial for 7 Years, Circuit Military Judge
  • Staff Judge Advocate (Chief Legal Counsel) for CG, Army CID Command
  • The Judge Advocate General of the Army Office, Washington, D.C., Civil Litigation Attorney
  • 82 Airborne Division nd, Prosecutor and Chief Defense Counsel
  • Private Practice of Law Doing Justice the Hard Way since 1991
  • Thunderbolt, Garden City and Port Wentworth, Municipal Court Judge, Pro-Tem
  • Drug Ct of Thunderbolt, Judge
  • Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President

Past Employment Positions

  • Circuit Military Judge
  • CG, Army CID Command, Washington, DC, Staff Judge Advocate (Chief Legal Counsel)
  • The Judge Advocate General of the Army, Washington, D.C., Civil Litigation Attorney
  • 82nd Airborne Division, Prosecutor and Chief Defense Counsel
  • Pooler, Garden City, Pt Wentworth, Municipal Court Experienced Judge Pro-Tern
  • Guyton, Associate Judge
  • Drug Court of Thunderbolt, Judge
  • Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President