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A serious injury will affect all areas of your life. You may be rendered unable to drive to work.


In Georgia, being charged with a criminal offense can disrupt your entire life.


 Hiring an attorney is expensive. In exchange for the fees you pay, you expect that your lawyer will represent you responsibly.


Attorney Carson prides himself on being one of the preeminent family law attorneys in the Coastal Empire and surrounding area.

Defending Individuals in Savannah for More than 40 Years

For more than four decades, Attorney Bobby Phillips has represented people in Savannah and the surrounding area in serious criminal cases. Over the years he has earned a reputation for being aggressive, efficient and highly successful. Now Phillips Carson & Phillips continues that tradition, giving personal attention to your legal matters.

In criminal cases, we bring our courtroom experience to bear on your behalf. Unlike many other attorneys, we are not afraid to try a case. We believe a jury is often our best weapon in your defense.

As a Savannah Criminal Defense Attorney, We will provide an aggressive defense, whether you face misdemeanor or serious felony charges. We practice in both state and federal courts and have earned numerous acquittals for clients in all types of criminal cases.

There is nothing so daunting or troubling to a client as the prospect of facing years in prison. We know what this means to you and your family. We know how to prepare the best possible defense, and we pledge to use our best efforts on your behalf.

Bobby Phillips

John Carson

Boone Phillips

A History of Service Throughout Southeast Georgia

At Phillips Carson & Phillips, we also represent clients who have been injured in accidents, on the job or through medical negligence. We know that when you are injured, your finances can quickly become a major life problem. We work hard to either settle your case quickly or get it into court in the least amount of time possible.

Over the years, we have obtained millions of dollars for our clients in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice and legal malpractice. We are aggressive in our pursuit of your compensation, and you will always be involved in the process. Our attorneys give you the personal attention and respect you deserve.


Bobby attended Mercer University in Macon where he was a Governor's Honor student, graduating Mercer’s Walter F. George School with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1970.


Bobby returned to practice law in Savannah in 1974 and joined with the Law Firm of John J. Sullivan, Savannah’s premier criminal attorney at the time. In 1977, Bobby formed the firm of Smith and Phillips, where he specialized in criminal law cases.


Upon graduation from Law School Bobby served in the US Army, and received an Honorable Discharge in 1974 as a JAGC Captain. His duty time was spent as a Criminal Defense Attorney in Stuttgart Germany.


Bobby was elected to the Georgia Legislature where he served for 6 years, representing Chatham County’s islands’ district.


Bobby was chosen as the Savannah Jaycee’s “Man of the Year” for his community involvement and legislative achievements.


After leaving the legislature, Bobby joined a Plaintiff’s Law firm which became Friedman, Donaldson & Phillips and from 1988 through approximately 1993 it was Savannah’s number one Medical Malpractice firm.


Friedman, Donaldson & Phillips had a record Medical Malpractice recovery (at the time) of $3.5 Million dollars.


Bobby embarked on a solo career, which over the years has evolved into Phillips, Carson & Phillips which actively practiced in both civil and criminal court rooms

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