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Susan T. Porter

ATTORNEY PROFILE: SUSAN T. PORTER,
Senior Associate

706.724.0558 (phone)
706.724.4730 (fax)
susan@fhflaw.com

Practice Areas:

Education Law
Real Estate – Residential, Commercial and Small Business Administration
Business Transactions

Experience

Ms. Porter practices general law with a concentration in Education Law, Real Estate (residential, commercial and Small Business Administration), and Business Transactions. She has conducted numerous real estate closings for the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties located in both Georgia and South Carolina and has assisted in numerous eminent domain procedures to acquire property for public school purposes. Ms. Porter has provided representation in real estate transactions and SBA 504 and SBA 7A loan closings as a certified and designated SBA closing attorney in the State of South Carolina. Ms. Porter drafts all types of contracts, including but not limited to, leases, covenants not to compete, employment contracts, stock and asset purchase agreements and similar documents for business transactions. She represents several businesses in the Augusta area, including Wagaman's HVAC Services, Inc. and Tuscany – a Classic Italian Spa.

Honors and Affiliations

Member, Augusta Bar Association
Young Lawyers of Augusta (1992-1995)

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Porter has spoken at several seminars regarding real estate matters, employment contracts and legal issues regarding the start up of a business. She welcomes the opportunity to speak to groups about such matters.

Education

University of South Carolina, B.A., 1989, magna cum laude
Georgia State University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Georgia, 1992
State Bar of South Carolina, 1993

Community Activities

Past Member, Optimist Club of Augusta
Past Member, Board of Directors, Girl Scout Council
Past Chairman and Member, Stevens Creek Elementary School Council
Sunday School Facilitator, Warren Baptist Church
Business Networking Incorporated (BNI), Augusta Lunch Leaders (Past President and Current Member)