Lawyering Upward

The experienced attorneys and legal teams at Fulcher Hagler LLP are committed to and passionate about providing the highest-quality legal services in the greater Augusta, Georgia area. From civil litigation and strategic tax, business, and estate planning to real estate and employment law, we have been helping our clients succeed for more than 75 years.

Corporate & Business Law

Fulcher Hagler LLP provides strategic and legal counsel for numerous and varied commercial enterprises.

Civil Litigation

Litigation can cause serious problems for any business. Even a small dispute can escalate into protracted litigation. Fulcher Hagler’s experienced litigators can help protect your business.

Commercial Real Estate

The Firm’s real estate team can assist with almost any commercial real estate transaction, from small purchases to more complex deals, including owner and lender title insurance.

Tax Law & Personal Asset Protection

Fulcher Hagler’s tax and planning attorneys have the specialized credentials and experience necessary to assist almost any business, family, or individual with their tax and asset planning needs.

Estate Planning & Probate

Fulcher Hagler LLP's estate planning lawyers shepherd clients through the estate planning and probate process including, where necessary, probate litigation...


Fulcher Hagler LLP's attorneys serve as general counsel and trial counsel to local governments, development authorities, public boards...

Insurance Defense Litigation

Fulcher Hagler’s litigation team has a broad civil defense practice that includes premises liability, motor vehicle litigation, trucking litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and professional liability defense. Our litigators defend insurers and their policyholders in suits in both state and federal courts in Georgia and South Carolina at the trial and appellate levels.

Employment Law

In the current environment of ever-changing and emerging employment laws, Fulcher Hagler LLP is prepared to assist employers with any and all needs in this arena. We handle every stage of employment law, beginning with documentation to help prevent claims, then investigation when a complaint is lodged, and finally litigation when a claim or lawsuit actually arises.

Dora H. Hogg

Dora Hogg’s primary practice area is employment law, representing employers.  Her experience in employment matters includes responding to charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, drafting policy manuals, counseling employers on discipline and terminations, drafting severance and release agreements, providing advice regarding compliance with federal and state law provisions including Title VII, American With Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act; and representing employers in employment litigation matters.  In addition to employment law, she also practices railroad law.

David J. Hymel

David practices both civil litigation defense and business law. As an associate, David has over three years of experience in a wide array of practice areas, including long term care defense and sales contract drafting and review. He is committed to working hard for every client, giving each matter his full attention and carefully guiding clients through whatever complex legal problems they may face. He seeks practical resolutions to disputes that best serve his clients’ interests and does not back down from a fight.

Scott W. Kelly

Scott has been advising clients and helping them resolve disputes for more than 30 years.  Having served as lead counsel in thousands of cases, he recognizes the difference between conflicts that should be resolved early and amicably from those that merit going to trial.  His litigation experience includes a wide array of practice areas, but he focuses on civil rights, local government, construction, and commercial disputes.  He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Georgia.

Ralph J. D’Agostino III

Ralph D’Agostino embarked on a dynamic career journey characterized by his unwavering commitment to justice and equity. As a former Division I lacrosse player turned legal luminary, Ralph's path has evolved to encompass diverse legal domains, from class action advocacy to business, tax, and estate planning.