U S Army Veteran, having served 4 years, first as a Military Police Officer (2Lt), then as Judge Advocate Trial Attorney (Captain). Graduated from Mercer University in Macon GA with an AB degree in 1968, from Mercer Law with a JD in 1970.
After honorable discharge from the military, returned to Savannah to practice law. From 1984-1993 was partner in the number one Plaintiffs' firm in Savannah. Since 1993 has been in private practice either solo or as Senior Partner, since 2012 as Phillips Carson & Phillips.
Served in the Georgia Legislature 1979-1984; Jaycee Man of the Year 1982; graduate of Leadership Savannah 1980. Practices in criminal defense (major felonies, State and Federal Court) and civil litigation: including Plaintiff's legal malpractice, medical negligence and wrongful death.
AV rated from Martindale Hubbell (peer reviewed - highest rating).