While working with the Solicitor’s office Sam earned a certification on the Basics of DUI Prosecution at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC). Sam graduated early earning his Juris Doctor in 2014.
He is now a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the United States District Court. Sam was sworn in by Superior Court Judge Raymond George in White County and Senior Judge William O’Kelley in the Northern District of Georgia.
Sam has completed the comprehensive course of study with the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) DUI and Standardized Field Sobriety Detection.
He is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and has completed the curriculum in DUI Defense Law conducted at Harvard Law School.
Sam Sliger is the criminal division of the law firm of McDonald & Cody, LLC and is ready to work. Sam has undergone training from the prosecutors of the State of Georgia and is undefeated in his first 10 jury trials. Sam knows what it takes to win a case. A win is defined as (1) no jail (2) no loss of license (3) no DUI conviction on your record.
To be effective, you do not have to be the smartest lawyer in the room, but you have to be the most prepared. Sam has recently lectured other lawyers on how to prepare for jury trials.
Sam has an advantage by learning from some of the brightest lawyers in Georgia (such as Ben Sessions, Rick Ryzcek and Gus McDonald).
Sam lives in Gainesville, GA with his wife, Ashley and enjoys hunting, grilling and SEC football.