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Douglas Chandler

Douglas Chandler is one of only two Board Certified legal malpractice specialists in Georgia certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Douglas has been practicing law for 23 years. To his credit, Douglas has over 30 Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals reported opinions.  He has been named as one of Georgia’s Top 100 lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine, and also a Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine for the past several years. Douglas regularly writes and speaks to attorneys and law firms throughout the state about legal ethics, professional liability avoidance, and risk management.

Douglas is the author of Minnows and Sharks– Lawyers’ Quick Reference For Reducing Risk and Avoiding Trouble, BookLogix May 2021.  Minnows and Sharks is available in paperback on the Chandler Law website, and is also available as an E-Book through AmazonApple, and Barnes & Noble. When not practicing law, Douglas enjoys sailing, hunting, fishing, tennis, and just about any other outdoor activity you can think of with his wife and their three children. Since 2019, Douglas has been a registered neutral in both arbitration and general civil mediation with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Douglas was excited to join Miles Mediation and Arbitration in 2022.


Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to the Georgia Bar, November 1999
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court State of Georgia, 2000
  • Admitted to the Court of Appeals State of Georgia, 2000
  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2001
  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2003
  • Registered Neutral in Arbitration and General Civil Mediation, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (2019)



  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, Juris Doctor, 1999
    Board of Directors of the Cordell Hull Speakers Forum
    Law clerk to the Honorable D. Al Crowson, State Court of Alabama
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Bachelor of Science, Finance, 1992


Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Chandler Law, LLC, September 2011 to Present
    4080 McGinnis Ferry Road, Building 500, Suite 502, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005
    Phone: (404) 593-2670; Fax: (404) 593-2671
  • Beltran & Chandler, September 1999 to August 2011
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Co-Founder and Executive Committee Member, Professional Liability Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Diplomate
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • The National Trial Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2000-2019
  • Georgia Law Related Education Consortium, Member-Contributor, 1999-2005