Criminal Defense


Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Augusta


A criminal conviction can have consequences that go far beyond a fine and jail time. It can affect your employment, your ability to obtain a professional license, and other areas of your life. If you are an immigrant, it can lead to your deportation. Before you accept a plea deal for any criminal charge, it pays to discuss your case with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

​At The Hawk Firm in Augusta, we are known for trying criminal cases successfully. Firm founder Jacque Hawk once won 12 federal cases in a row. He obtained a dismissal of charges in a case that would have resulted in life in prison for his client. He is death penalty-certified in Georgia, which means he is qualified to handle the most serious criminal charges.
To discuss criminal charges with a lawyer today, call 706-724-8537. We handle criminal cases in the Augusta area and throughout Georgia.

​The following are examples of the types of cases we handle:

  • ​Criminal traffic offenses such as reckless driving, racing, vehicular assault, vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol
  • Drug charges
  • Theft offenses
  • White collar crimes such as Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Burglary
  • Assault and domestic violence
  • Possession of child pornography
  • Sexual assault
  • Murder

To avoid making incriminating statements, it’s important not to say anything to police before you have talked to a lawyer.

Discuss Your Case With An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

​If you need a criminal defense attorney, you need one yesterday. The state already has investigators collecting evidence to convict you. You need an attorney to present your side of the case or you will be behind. Call 706-724-8537 or fill out our contact form to schedule an attorney consultation. We offer home and jail consultations.