Steven E. Scheer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Savannah, GA

Scheer & Montgomery, PC
 | 8 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: 912-233-1273
Fax: 912-233-6584
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Steven Scheer is a partner in Scheer & Montgomery, P.C., a law firm in Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Scheer is a dedicated and experienced attorney who focuses his practice on defending Savannah clients against DUI/DWI charges and representing clients from all over Georgia in personal injury litigation.

    Mr. Scheer earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he sat on the editorial board for the Georgia Law Review. Prior to law school, he earned a bachelor's degree with honors from Georgia in 1971. Mr. Scheer was admitted to George's state bar in 1974.

    Mr. Scheer has been recognized for his experience, insight and successful track record. He has received an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He often shares his knowledge with other attorneys by writing for the Georgia state bar's Institute of Continuing Legal Education and lecturing for trial practice seminars.

    When not representing his clients in the courtroom, Mr. Scheer enjoys giving back to his community. He is the city attorney for Pooler and has previously worked with other cities and governmental agencies like the Chatham County Hospital Authority, the city of Tybee Island and the city of Port Wentworth. Mr. Scheer is a former chairman of the Georgia State Ethics Commission, a former president of the Forest City Gun Club and a charter member of the Rotary Club of Pooler. He is also a member of the American and Savannah bar associations.

    A native of Savannah, Mr. Scheer enjoys representing clients in his state and hometown with dedication, knowledge and the highest level of service.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense


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    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014

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    About Steven Scheer

    Admitted: 1974, Georgia

    Professional Webpage:


    • AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Member, Georgia Moot Court Board, 1973 - 1974
    • Legal Research Instructor, 1973 - 1974
    • Honor Court Justice

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Martendell Hubble Preminent Lawyers Super Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Advisory Council, 1991 - 1995
    • Member, Georgia Judicial Nominations Commission, 1999 - 2002
    • Special Ethics Counsel, Georgia House of Representatives, 2003 - 2004
    • Judge, Recorder's Court, City of Pooler, 1978 - 1984
    • Judge, Municipal Court, City of Port Wentworth, 1986 - 1991
    • Judge Pro-Tem, Recorder's Court, City of Savannah, 1978 - Present
    • Judge, Municipal Court, City of Tybee Island, 1991 - Present
    • Attorney, Chatham County Hospital Authority, 2000 - Present
    • City Attorney, City of Pooler, 2002 - Present
    • Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association
    • Member, Tort and Insurance Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, Local Government Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, Government Attorneys Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, General Practice and Trial Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, Criminal Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, State Bar of Georgia
    • Member, Savannah Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President, Forest City Gun Club, 1991 - 1992
    • Member, State Ethics Commission, 1991 - 1999
    • Chairman, State Ethics Commission, 1995 - 1999
    • Member, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 2002
    • Member, Jekyll Island Authority Board, 2002 - 2004
    • Charter Member, Rotary Club of Pooler, 2002 - 2009

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Member, Editorial Board of Georgia Law Review, 1972 - 1973
    • Member, Editorial Board of Georgia Law Review, 1973 - 1974
    • Now You See It Now You Don't, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1997
    • Engineering or Surviving Summary Judgment, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1996
    • A Judge's Dilemma, ICJE, Superior Court Judges Seminar, 1996
    • Engineering or Surviving Summary Judgment, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1995
    • Jury Resolution vs. Summary Judgment Resolution, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1994
    • Cross-Examination of Police Officers, Trial Advocacy Seminars, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1992
    • Effective Opening Statement, Trial Advocacy Seminars, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 1989
    • Current Status of Slip and Fall; Is Summary Judgment Still Alive and Well, ICLE, State Bar of Georgia, 2000
    • Chair, Trial Advocacy Seminars, Institute of Continuing Legal Education 1991, 1992
    • Co-Host Lecturer, Trial Practice Seminars 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia, B.A., Cum Laude, 1971
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    Office Location for Steven E. Scheer

    8 East Liberty Street
    Savannah, GA 31401

    Phone: 912-233-1273

    Fax: 912-233-6584

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