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Richard Schlueter

Childers, Schlueter & Smith

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

  • Defective & Dangerous Products
  • Wrongful Death
  • FDA & Prescription Drugs

Richard's Biography

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Richard is a partner at Childers, Schlueter and Smith LLC, in Atlanta, GA. The firm practices complex personal injury, wrongful death and product liability cases. The firm's Areas of Practice include:

Complex Personal InjuryProduct LiabilityWrongful DeathPremises Liability, and Securities Fraud Litigation.

 Bar Admissions:


            U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia;

            U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

            U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia


            Georgia State School of Law, J.D., 1993

            Emory University, B.A., 1990

            Oxford of Emory University, A.A., 1988

 Professional Associations and Memberships:

             State Bar of Georgia

            American Bar Association

            Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

            American Association for Justice

Richard Schlueter's professional accomplishments include:

Serving as lead counsel in Bench and Jury trials in complex litigation in the Federal and State courts of Georgia, and testifiying before Congress as an invited guest of the Commercial and Administrative Subcommittee of the Unites States House of Representatives concerning “Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act.”

Honors and Awards:

            Pro Bono Project Award of the State Bar of Georgia

            Truancy Intervention Project

            Brownfield Award

Born:  Fort Pierce, Florida, March 11, 1969

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Oxford College Associate of Arts1988
Emory University Bachelor of Arts1990
Georgia State College Of LawLawJuris Doctorate1993

Other Activities, Interests, and Memberships

Richard Schlueter has spent his career representing individuals and families who have been harmed as the result of wrongful conduct by others.

He regularly practices in both State and Federal Courts and has worked as a local counselor for out of state firms in the pursuit of justice for similarly situated clients in product liability, medical malpractice and personal injury claims. Further, he has been admitted pro hac vice in many states in pursuing client's claims in many other jurisdictions in the United States and in pursuing claims against corporate defendants outside of the United States. Richard Schlueter, further, has testified before Congress in a four party panel to bring greater accountability to foreign manufacturers for harm caused to U. S. consumers in the proposed bill "Protecting Americans From Unsafe Foreign Products Act."

During his career he has tried to verdict in excess of thirty (30) trials in both State and Federal court including: wrongful death, automobile claims, fiduciary claims, premises liability claims, insurance coverage disputes, medical malpractice and Workers Compensation matters. He has mediated 100+ claims to successful settlement in both open and confidential agreed resolutions.

Richard Schlueter has consistently devoted a portion of his time to assist the indigent and in other pro bono matters in providing counselor representation involving meritorious and worthy issues to individuals who otherwise could not afford their representation. He has participated in various volunteer programs including the Truancy Intervention Project and has received awards from the State Bar of Georgia for "Outstanding Public Service in Providing Legal Representation to the Low Income Citizens of Georgia."

Richard Schlueter lives with his wife and three children in Peachtree Corners.


■Oxford College, A.A. 1988
■Emory University, B.A. 1990
■Georgia State University College of Law, J.D. 1993


■State Bar of Georgia
■American Bar Association
■Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
■American Association for Justice

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1932 North Druid Hills Road
Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30319

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