Since 1961, Weiner, Shearouse, Weitz, Greenberg & Shawe has provided legal services to clients in Georgia and South Carolina. The firm's offices are located in a meticulously restored building on historic Wright Square in beautiful downtown Savannah. Savannah is a thriving cosmopolitan port city that has an atmosphere that encourages business, tourism, the arts, education with the best of Southern hospitality.
The firm consists of 14 attorneys and approximately 27 support staff. Our attorneys come to our practice from a variety of backgrounds, education and experiences. But, our shared value system on the importance of our clients, respect for the practice of law and our legal/judicial system and ethical responsibilities provides an atmosphere that benefits each and every attorney. It makes the practice of law the wonderful profession it is.
The firm handles a wide range of areas within the practice of law. The firm represents clients in the real estate field involving residential and commercial development, real estate closings, landlord/tenant matters and lender representation. We have attorneys well versed in the business field from SBA financing to business transactions and corporate representation. We have an extensive municipal corporations practice. Attorneys practice in the criminal field, estate planning and representation, guardianships, domestic relations, property rights, creditor rights in bankruptcy, construction matters, insurance defense and mediation. The wide span of clients of the firm require each of our attorneys to stay abreast on the current cases and trends in the legal field.
Attorneys in the firm are privileged to have the confidence to serve as counsel to a number of important local organizations including the City of Savannah. One of our partners has served for many years as County Guardian. Service to the general community has been a hallmark of the firm for many years. Attorneys have served as chair of the Board of Regents of the University of Georgia, State Representative, State Court Judgeship of Chatham County and as president and board member of a number of local non-profit organizations. In Bar related activities, we have had partners serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, president of the Savannah Bar Association and member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia. This type of involvement and recognition reflects the trust which is shown in each and every one of our attorneys.
The firm has earned and enjoys an "AV" rating in Martindale-Hubbell and many of our lawyers are listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Superlawyers and Legal Elite.