McDonald & Cody, LLC: Personal Injury Attorneys in Alto and Cornelia Georgia
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Douglas W. McDonald

Douglas W. McDonald, attorney at law

Doug McDonald B.A., 1967, Piedmont College; J.D., 1968, John Marshall University; 1969 admitted to State Bar of Georgia; former Section Secretary/Chairman,  Law Section; State Bar CLE Regional Advisory; former Committee member; member of Appellate Courts of Georgia; member of Federal Courts of Georgia; member of Eleventh Circuit of U.S. Court of Appeals; member of United States Supreme Court; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (charter member/Board of Directors); lecturer and former Secretary of Georgia Trial Lawyer Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; American Trial Lawyers Association (lecturer/former State Committeeman).




Born November 18, 1945, Habersham County, Georgia; airplane pilot since 1975 (single engine/multi-engine/IFR/commercial rated); pilot for burned children emergency flight care; pilot for Commissioner of Agriculture, Tommy Irvin.


Religion: Sunday School Director, teacher, deacon, Chairman of Board, church secretary, member of Level Grove Baptist Church, Cornelia, Georgia; current adult Sunday school teacher at Level Grove Baptist Church; current college & career teacher – Wednesday nights at Level Grove Baptist Church; member of the Gideon's International.


Areas of practice: Personal injury


Bar Admissions: State Bar of Georgia, 1969


Education: John Marshall University Law School, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968; J. D. Piedmont College, Demorest, Georgia, 1967; B.A.; Habersham County Schools


Business: Former law partner of Jack N. Gunter (1969 – 1971); Law Office of Douglas W. McDonald, Sr. (1971-1982); McDonald & Cody, L.L.C. (1982-2010); McDonald & Cody LLC (2010-present)


Civic Association: Former Georgia Jaycees, Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce, Habersham County Airport Commission (2007), Lake Burton Civic Association



Meet our team

Attorney Douglas W. McDonald
Attorney Gus McDonald
McDonald Cody Law Firm of North Georgia
McDonald Cody Law Firm of North Georgia

Douglas W. Mcdonald

gus mcdonald

Gerald cody

Sam Sliger

Sam is primarily focused on alcohol related litigation, serious traffic injury and arrest as well as criminal misdemeanors and felonies.

Sam graduated from the University of Georgia.

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Office Locations

Personal Injury Lawyer in Alto GA

4005 Hwy 365 South

Alto, GA 30510




+1 706 778 5291

+1 706 778 2889

+1 678 446 9216


Personal Injury Lawyer in Cornelia GA

383 U.S. Hwy 441 Business

Cornelia, GA 30531


+1 706 778 7178

Our Philosophy

Personal Injury Lawyer in Alto and Cornelia GA

If we are not able to settle your case in six months, we will file suit and begin the process of litigation. The philosophy at McDonald & Cody, LLC is to provide maximum results, one client at a time. We are dedicated to our cases and strive for quick, full and maximum compensation. We are committed to our core values of returning phone calls, candid assessments and responsibility.

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