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W. Lawrence Fletcher


706.724.0558 (phone)
706.724.4730 (fax)

Practice Areas:

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
Probate of Wills and Administration of Estates
Business Law
Business and Professional Entity Formation (Corporations, Non-Profits, LLCs, Partnerships)
Retirement Planning


Mr. Fletcher has been engaged in the practice of law for 27 years, and specializes in the areas of taxation, estate planning and business law. In addition to his individual and private business clients, he has advised and assisted large governmental clients since 1983 with various federal and state tax matters, the design, formation, document preparation and administration of various qualified and non-qualified retirement plans and employee fringe and welfare benefit plans including a §125 cafeteria plan, and the design, formation and administration of IRC §501(c)(3) charitable foundations, with respect to charitable contributions and exempt organizations.

Honors and Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Augusta Bar Association
Past President, Young Lawyers Club of Augusta
Member and Past President, Augusta Estate Planning Council

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Mr. Fletcher has given numerous presentations on various estate planning and taxation matters to colleagues and community groups.


Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor's, Mechanical Engineering, 1979
Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, J.D., 1982
University of Florida School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
Mercer Law Review, 1981-1982

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Georgia, 1983
Admitted to all of the Courts of the State of Georgia
Admitted to the United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia

Community Activities

  • Chairman, Development Committee, Symphony Orchestra Augusta
  • Member, Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Symphony Orchestra Augusta
  • Member, Board of Trustees of Augusta Technical College Foundation, Inc.
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Georgia Tech Club of Augusta
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross
  • Past Member, Board of Directors of Leadership Augusta
  • Past Chairman, Youth Leadership Augusta
  • Past President and Director, Augusta Rowing Club, Inc.
  • Past Secretary and Director, Augusta Invitational Regatta, Inc.
  • Past President and Director, Augusta Training Shop for the Handicapped, Inc.
  • Past President, Georgia Tech Club of Augusta
  • Member and Deacon, First Baptist Church of Augusta
  • Member of the Contemporary Worship Praise Team, First Baptist Church of Augusta
  • Director, Youth Praise Teams, First Baptist Church of Augusta