Attorney Profile

Elmer H. Young, Attorney at Law

Elmer H. Young is a 1975 graduate of John Marshall Law School. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University and Columbus State University. His law practice is substantially dedicated to criminal defense with a strong emphasis on DUI, Sex Crimes, Child Abuse cases and other criminal defense cases.

Attorney Young is a frequent lecturer on legal subjects, particularly Georgia DUI laws, at various civic groups, legal seminars and public interest forums. He has produced a radio series and has been approved as a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.

Attorney Young is also a graduate of the advanced drunk driving law course “Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases” and has been a guest speaker at the Defense of Drinking Drivers seminar sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. As a prominent DUI defense lawyer, Mr. Young is an active member of the National College for DUI Defense. He was recognized by his mentors and peers in 2002, by being awarded “Most Amazing Jury Verdict.”

Mr. Young also handles other criminal matters earning a reputation among the bar and bench for conscientiously and aggressively representing his client’s interests. Many of non-DUI criminal cases are drug-related cases. Whether you’ve had a DUI arrest or another criminal issue, Mr. Young is the attorney to call in Augusta, Savannah and surrounding areas.

Elmer Young is committed to continuing his education and knowledge of sex-related legal matters and has spent thousands of dollars and countless hours attending National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Sexual Assault Seminars. By attending these elite conferences, he has gained invaluable specialized knowledge required to represent clients charged with sex crimes. See a list here of seminars attended just within the past few years.

“I HAVE NEVER CAVED-IN ON A CLIENT. YOU CAN RELY ON ME TO DO EXACTLY AS WE AGREED. I FIGHT EVERY CASE LIKE IT’S MY ONLY CASE. I UNDERSTAND HOW IMPORTANT YOUR CASE AND YOUR LICENSE ARE TO YOU, SO REST ASSURED I’LL DO MY VERY BEST. IF YOU JUST HAVE TO WIN YOUR DUI CASE IN THE AREAS I SERVE, I’M THE LAWYER FOR YOU.”

Defense Attorney Elmer H. Young

Experienced. Aggressive. Devoted.

Attorney Young’s reputation in the Georgia legal community never goes unnoticed. Recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, judges and prosecutors throughout the state know that he is a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. As a defense attorney doing everything in his power to protect clients from jail time, harsh charges, and a permanent sex offender record, our firm has obtained many favorable verdicts resulting in reduced, and even dropped charges.

Georgia Court Information and Locations

Mr. Young is admitted to practice in all District and Circuit and Federal Courts in the State of Georgia. Mr. Young typically practices in the Georgia counties of Richmond, Chatham, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Columbia, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jefferson, Jenkins, Liberty, Long, Screven and Wayne with offices in Augusta and Savannah.