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Doug Lenhardt


UpRight Law (888) 408-9779

1280 W Broadstreet
Athens, GA 30606


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Doug Lenhardt concentrates his practice in the areas of Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, and Personal Injury.  Since 2002, Doug has served the Athens community developing a reputation as a amenable yet aggressive attorney who will zealously fight for his clients.  Born in Atlanta, Doug grew up in Gwinnett County prior to attending the University of Georgia and the UGA School of Law.  Doug maintains a network of contacts throughout the state and practices across North Georgia in addition to the Athens area.

A member of the Georgia Bar, Doug is also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and The United States District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia.  Doug has also been admitted pro hac vice in the Northern District of Ohio.

Doug has successfully represented hundreds of clients in criminal matters including DUI, Drug Possession, Drug Sales/Distribution and Drug Trafficking; Family/Domestic Violence, Assault, Battery, Theft, Robbery, Burglary, Kidnapping and False Imprisonment; as well as less serious offenses such as Underage Possession of Alcohol, Shoplifting, and traffic/license violations.  Doug has also guided hundreds of clients though the bankruptcy process and has won millions of dollars in settlements and judgments of both injured and deceased persons and their families including a judgment for over $3.5M in a wrongful death case.


21 years since Doug Lenhardt was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
Georgia Active Member in Good Standing 2002


School Major Degree Graduated
University of Georgia School of Law Law JD - Juris Doctor 2001
University of Georgia English (History Minor) BA - Bachelor of Arts 1998

Work Experience

Position Duration
Owner at The Law Office of R. Douglas Lenhardt 2002–present


Position Association Name Duration
Admitted to Practice United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 2007–present
Admitted to Practice United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 2004–present
Admitted to Practice United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 2003–present

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Absolutely a wonderful experience. Our bankruptcy is being moved along very quickly. Questions are answered in a professional manner and anytime I had questions I could easily reach someone. We are very satisfied with UpRight Law.

Glenn & Cheri M. Kentucky

Everything was handled professionally and with the utmost customer services. We filed last year and still have a good relationship with our attorneys.

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