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Mr. Whelchel is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas 


  • Georgia, 1959
  • Georgia Court of Appeals,
  • Georgia Supreme Court,
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia,
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit,


  • University of Georgia, LL.B., 1959
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., 1957

Associations and Memberships

  • Brunswick Bar Association (President, 1975-1976)
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member, Disciplinary Board, 1985-1988)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Biographical details

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • County Attorney, Glynn County, 1971-1979
  • Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Georgia, 1971-