Meet Attorney Chester J. Gregg Former Military Prosecutors with Years of Trial Experience

Chester J. Gregg Esq.




Mr. Gregg’s current legal practice focuses on criminal defense, DUI and adoption. Over the last 13 years of private practice Mr. Gregg has handled thousands of legal cases in and around Coastal Georgia. Those cases included Federal Criminal Defense, State Criminal Defense, Military Court-Martial Defense and various divorce and family law cases.

Experience matters when you are selecting an attorney. Mr. Gregg has conducted over 1000 bench trials in State Courts. He has conducted jury trials in Military, Federal and State Criminal cases.

    DUI Cases require specially trained attorneys to get the best results. Mr. Gregg is certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and knows the proper methods of attacking the State’s evidence. We are proud to state that we get our client’s favorable outcomes in approximately 92% of the DUI cases we represent. In some cases a favorable result is a dismissal of all charges, in some cases it is a guilty plea to a lesser charge, and sometimes it is saving the client’s driver’s license. Let us put our experience to work for you!

    Attorney Chester J. "Chet" Gregg was born in Ilion, New York and graduated from the State University of New York, College at Oswego in 1993 with a B.S. in Secondary Education. He moved to Boston, Massachusetts and attended law school at the New England School of Law in 1995.

    As a law student, Gregg worked with multiple government organizations including the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and the Committee for Public Counsel Services (public defender). Mr. Gregg also gained experience in personal injury law through employment at the law firm of Roche, Heifetz, Murphy & Wholley, in Boston, MA, and at the law offices of Kenneth Halpern and Associates in Newton, MA. Mr. Gregg also served as a Case & Note Editor for the New England Law Review. Mr. Gregg graduated from law school in 1998,Magna Cum Laude.

    After law school Mr. Gregg was employed by a small computer software company, Forefield, Inc., in Worcester, Massachusetts. While at Forefield he worked as a staff writer, production manager and worked on various corporate legal matters. In 2000 Mr. Gregg moved to San Antonio, Texas where he was employed at Standard Aero, Inc., as a government contracts specialist.

    Mr. Gregg joined the U.S. Army JAG Corps in 2001 and was stationed with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Mr. Gregg initially served as a legal assistance attorney helping soldiers resolve issues in fields such as landlord-tenant law and military administrative issues. He then served as a military prosecutor for the next two years, trying cases involving drug use, assault, firearms, desertion and theft. Mr. Gregg deployed to Kuwait and Iraq with 2nd Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, and was the first military JAG to arrive in Baghdad in April 2003. In May 2004, Mr. Gregg was appointed to be a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) responsible for prosecuting civilian crimes under Federal Law committed on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. In that role, Mr. Gregg prosecuted a wide variety of crimes ranging from driving under the influence (DUI) to attempted murder. His most notable case involved the prosecution of a civilian working as a contractor in Iraq under the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (MEJA).

    Mr. Gregg's military awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Combat Action Badge.

    Mr. Gregg is admitted to the state bars of Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

    Recent Results

    1. Murder Jury Trial Chatham County – Not Guilty on all charges. July 13, 2018.
    2. Civil Jury Trial Liberty County – Jury Verdict in Favor of our client as the lawful surviving spouse of a deceased military Servicemember. May 17, 2018.
    3. Case Dismissed – Federal District Court. Felon in Possession of a Firearm. May 2, 2018.

    Bar Admissions

    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court


    • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts - 1998
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Law Review: New England Law Review, Case & Note Editor
    • State University of New York, College, Oswego, New York
    • B.S. in Secondary Education - 1993

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Hinesville Exchange Club
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars – Life Member
    • Board of Trustees - Hinesville United Methodist Church

    Past Employment Positions

    • Forefield, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, Staff Writer, Production Manager
    • Standard Aero, Inc., Government Contracts Specialist
    • US Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps
    • VFW
    • NACDL
    • GACDL
    • Bryans Favorite
    • Avvo


    • 40+ Years of Combined Experience

    • Thousands of Cases Successfully Resolved

    • Former Military Prosecutors in Your Corner

    • One of the More Experienced Firms in the Area

    • Serving Coastal Georgia & Military Families Worldwide

    Get in Touch!

    How to Reach Us 866.580.3089
    Richmond Hill
    438A, West General Screven Way Map & Directions
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