Serving The People Of Georgia
For More Than 20 Years

Robert T. Homlar

Robert T. Homlar

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Practice Areas:

  • Whistleblower Cases
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Car, Truck And Train Accident
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Defense
  • Firearms Law
  • Equestrian


In a world where “99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name.” (- Steven Wright) Robert stands out as being that 1% difference maker. 

Robert is a trial attorney representing individuals and families in civil and criminal cases. We routinely handle catastrophic injury, wrongful death cases against insurance companies and larger corporations as well as criminal cases ranging from citations to murder cases.

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Robert the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ rating indicating that he is ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for the past five years. He has been listed among the “Best Lawyers in America” He frequently speaks to groups on such topics as whistleblower litigation. He is known as a skillful and effective negotiator on behalf of his clients in mediations and settlement proceedings. Robert’s cases have been featured in the Atlanta Constitution, Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press, WRDW, WJBF, PolitiFact and other media outlets around the country.

With over twenty years of experience, attorney Robert T. Homlar has earned a reputation based on years of hard work and success in the practice of law and public service. He founded his law practice based in Augusta Georgia in 2016 after spending a decade as a prosecutor and has over twenty years of practice in the courtroom gaining extensive jury trial experience. He has represented and been adverse to some of the largest corporations in the United States on behalf of Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina companies and individuals. Most of his cases involve complex litigation in a wide variety of matters including wrongful death, criminal defense, serious bodily injury, whistleblower, products liability, trucking accidents, fraud, business torts, and class actions in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. Homlar has been appointed to serve as Special Counsel by Georgia Governor Bryan Kemp for litigation.

The Marietta, Georgia native obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 1999 and a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2002.

Service and community are two of Robert’s core values. He integrated himself into his community through coaching lacrosse and the Rotary Club of Augusta, as well as his involvement in several groups serving the underprivileged.

Robert takes pride in building a personal relationship with his clients while he fights tirelessly for the best possible outcome in their cases. If you’re Robert Homlar’s client, you’re his friend.

Currently, Robert, his wife Kelly, and his three children reside in Augusta, Georgia.

As an avid outdoorsman, Robert enjoys elk, dove, turkey and deer hunting. 


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • Visiting Student
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    • B. A. - 1999
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admission

  • Georgia, 2002
  • South Carolina, 2003
  • Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2007
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2003
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2003

Representative Cases

  • Bonner v. Southern Restaurant Group, Inc. 610 S.E.2d 129 (Ga. Ct. App. 2005)
  • Resnick v. Meybohm Realty, Inc., 604 S.E.2d 536 (Ga. Ct. App. 2004)
  • State v. Lopez-Chavez, 768 S.E.2d 816 (Ga. Ct. App. 2015)
  • Galloway v. Big G Express, Inc., 590 F.Supp.2d 989 (E.D.Tenn.2008)

Past Positions

  • Assistant District Attorney, Office of the District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit
  • Assistant District Attorney General with Special Operations Division- Office of the District Attorney General- 20th Judicial District- Nashville, Tennessee


  • English

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Augusta Bar Foundation, Sustaining member
  • Augusta Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Georgia First Amendment Foundation (referring attorney)
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rotary Club of Augusta
  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Federal Bar Association, Federal Litigation Section Sub-Committee (Chair Federal Rules & Practice Committee Criminal and Chair Federal Rules & Practice Committee False Claims Act), Criminal Law Section, Qui Tam Section, Civil Rights Section
  • The Federalist Society
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society (NJCHS)
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation “Cooperating Attorneys”

Current Employment Position

  • Principal