• Why choose Dillard, Lowery, & Shepherd, LLC?

    BECAUSE WE TREAT YOUR BUSINESS AS IF IT WERE OUR OWN

  • Effective Defense

    Dillard, Lowery, & Shepherd, LLC will defend your interests effectively and thoroughly

  • Personal Service

    We will expertly guide you through Wills, Estates, Divorce, Adoption and more.

GEORGIA DEFENSE ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING BUSINESSES, INSURANCE COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS SINCE 1980.

WELCOME TO DILLARD, LOWERY, & SHEPHERD, LLC

A Better Law Firm for Business, Family and Criminal Matters

Dillard, Lowery, & Shepherd, LLC has been a dedicated civil litigation defense firm since its founding in 1980. We are centrally located in southeast Georgia, with our principal office in the town of Waycross. Since the firm's founding in 1980, we have represented a wide variety of clients including individuals, insurers, businesses, and governmental entities in civil litigation matters in the federal and state courts throughout Georgia. Dillard, Lowery, & Shepherd, LLC is committed to delivering the highest quality legal representation in a cost effective manner for our clients.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • BUSINESS LAW

    Our vast experience in the Waycross, GA insurance defense arena can save you money and help you avoid any pitfalls.  We are insurance defense specialists and have a proven track record of reaching favorable settlements and effeciently but thoroughly representing your interests. We are also business/corporation experts and can help business startups with knowledge and expertise to get your business launched on a solid footing.

    • Insurance Defense
    • Insurance Coverage Disputes
    • Business Tort and Fraud Litigation
    • Corporate Transactions
    • Healthcare Law
    • Construction Law
    • Governmental Entity Law
    • Partnerships and Limited Partnerships
    • Real Estate
    • Appellate Practice
    • Arbitration and Mediation
  • CRIMINAL LAW

    If you are facing criminal charges, you need an attorney that will vigorously defend your rights! At Dillard, Lowery & Shepherd LLC we provide knowledgeable attorney services, including strong negotiation with procecutors, and a thorough and experienced defense. Our decades of experience will make the difference as we navigate the legal system for you and perform a strong defense on your behalf. Contact us for a free initial consultation.

    • DUI
    • Controlled Substances
    • Public Intoxication
    • Theft
    • Assault and Battery
    • Domestic Distrubance
    • Arson
    • Fraud
  • FAMILY LAW

    For experienced family law, trust Dillard, Lowery & Shepherd LLC. We will help you with family law issues including separation, divorce, mediation and child custody. We have an outstanding work ethic and garner great results for our clients. Our years of experience allows for high efficiency, saving you both time and money. Our fees are affordable and no divorce attorneys will work harder for the best possible outcome for your case.

    • Divorce
    • Will / Estate Litigation
    • Child Custody
    • Child Support
    • Adoptions
    • Name Changes
    • Pre-nuptial agreements
    • Alimony



GEOGRAPHY OF PRACTICE
DILLARD, LOWERY, & SHEPHERD, LLC ATTORNEYS
TERRY A. DILLARD
Founding Partner
Terry A. Dillard has been practicing trial law continuously since he founded this firm in 1980. He has focused his practice on the defense of civil litigants in federal and state courts throughout Southern Georgia. During that time, Terry has successfully defended numerous individuals, insurers, businesses, and governmental entities in personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and medical malpractice cases. He also has extensive experience litigating contract and probate matters. In recent years, Terry has brought his considerable litigation experience to bear by serving as a mediator, and he has assisted with the resolution of numerous civil cases through the mediation process.


KRISTI L. LOWERY
Managing Partner

Kristi L. Lowery has been a trial lawyer since 2006. She has practiced primarily in the areas of business law, insurance, and criminal defense. Kristi is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee and she graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1996.

Following college, she worked as a paralegal in Florida and operated a small business in adventure travel. Thereafter, she received her juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, graduating cum laude in the top five percent of her class in 2006. While in law school, she served as a managing editor of the University of Wisconsin Law Review.

Kristi began her practice in Georgia in 2007 as an associate of this firm and she now serves as the firm's Managing Partner. She has represented clients in litigation involving issues of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and construction law.

Kristi is a member of the State Bar of Georgia as well as the Waycross Bar Association where she is the chair of the Community Christmas Project, which provides clothing and gifts to the children of needy families across south Georgia. She is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. She has interests in environmental law and animal law and she volunteers for a variety of community based and national organizations involved in these areas.


BRANDON M. SHEPHERD
Partner

Brandon M. Shepherd is a native of Waycross, GA and has lived in the area throughout his life. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 2002 and earned his juris doctorate from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law in 2007. While at Mercer Law School, Brandon received CALI Awards for the highest grades in Real Property, Legal Research, and Legal Writing.

Brandon joined our firm as an associate in 2011 and he is now a partner. He previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Waycross Judicial Circuit. Prior to joining our firm, he worked as general counsel for a 1300 employee health care system for several years.

In addition to maintaining a general civil litigation practice, focusing on the defense of individuals and insurers in personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and other civil cases, Brandon has considerable experience in the area of health law representing health care providers in a wide variety of matters including medical malpractice, licensure, and federal and state regulatory issues.


CONTACT US
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ADDRESS, PHONE & EMAIL

Dillard, Lowery, & Shepherd LLC

209 Tebeau St

Waycross, GA 31501

USA

p. 912.285.2915

f. 912.285.2249

Email: lawfirm@dillardlaw.com

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 8am to 5pm

Tuesday: 8am to 5pm

Wednesday: 8am to 5pm

Thursday: 8am to 5pm

Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed