Elmer H. Young - Georgia DUI Attorney

Free Strategy Session Augusta and Macon: 706-284-4380 Savannah, Statesboro and Effingham: 912-236-4384

DUI Attorney Elmer (Pete) YoungMeet "The" DUI Attorney in Southeast Georgia


"I have never caved-in on a client. You can rely on me to do exactly as we agreed. I fight every case like it's my only case. I understand how important your case and your license are to you, so rest assured I'll do my very best. If you just have to win your DUI case in the areas I serve, I'm the lawyer for you."


DUI Attorney Elmer H. (Pete) Young completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University and Columbus State University. His practice is dedicated to defending people charged with the most serious traffic-related violations. (DUI of alcohol and/or drugs and other serious criminal traffic matters, including vehicular homicide).

Mr. Young’s success in obtaining non-DUI dispositions in his DUI/DWI cases has earned him the respect of his peers and clients alike. He has been called  "the" DUI lawyer in Augusta, Statesboro and the Central Savannah River Area of eastern Georgia. Mr. Young is involved in "intense defense" against the aggressive enforcement of DUI laws is his area and does not seek clients who merely want to plead out their case. Many of his DUI/DWI and drunk driving cases are dismissed without the need of a Georgia DUI trial. He has even been honored by his peers National College for DUI Defense for being awarded "Most Amazing Jury Verdict."

Mr. Young has earned a reputation among the bar and bench for conscientiously and aggressively representing his clients' interests. With law enforcement earning huge amounts of money for sheriffs' and clerks' retirement funds and more money too for state prosecutors' education funds from these cases, drug and DUI cases are becoming more and more prominent.. Whether you’ve had a DUI arrest or another criminal issue, Mr. Young is the attorney to call in Augusta, Savannah and surrounding areas.

Mr. Young has been a frequent lecturer on legal subjects, particularly Georgia DUI laws, aggressive and predatory enforcement of high income-generating statutes at various civic groups, legal seminars and public interest forums. He has appeared on a radio and television programs discussing the same topics over the years.

As a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, he can immediately recognize defects in the administration of such tests and routinely observes such defects in traffic stops.

Having been trained on the state’s only approved breath-testing device, CMI’s Intoxilyzer 9000, he has been sought by lawyers to explain and consult on such cases and has been qualified as such when appearing in court.

In December 2008 Mr. Young successfully completed the week long "Forensic Blood and Urine Course on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, presented by world leaders in the field of forensic science conducted. He is now listed among a select group of attorneys nationally who have completed this forensic course.

Mr. Young is also a graduate of and frequent attendee of the advanced drunk driving law course "Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases." He has been a guest speaker at the Defense of Drinking Drivers seminar sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. As a prominent DUI defense lawyer, Mr. Young is an active member of the National College for DUI Defense.

Why Should You Call Pete Young?

He says it best: "I have never caved-in on a client. You can rely on me to do exactly as we agreed. I fight every case like it's my only case. I understand how important your case and your license are to you, so rest assured I'll do my very best. If you just have to win your DUI case in the areas I serve, I'm the lawyer for you."

Georgia Court Information and Locations

Mr. Young is admitted to practice in all District and Circuit and Federal Courts in the State of Georgia. Mr. Young typically practices in the Georgia counties of Richmond, Chatham, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Columbia, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jefferson, Jenkins, Liberty and Screven.