Steven L. Sanders

Steven L. Sanders Biography

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Steve joined the Business and Taxation Group of Fulcher Hagler LLP as an Associate Attorney in 2011. A graduate of the University of Georgia (Journalism, 2003) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2011), his practice areas include estate planning, probate and estate administration, taxation, corporate and business organizations, personal asset protection, contracts, and property transactions.

Having previously worked as a newspaper sports reporter and writer/editor in corporate public relations, Steve brings a strong writing and communications background to his relationships with the firm’s clients. He assists in the preparation and review of wills, powers of attorney, and trusts; the formation of limited liability companies, partnerships, and other corporate associations; the administration of estates and other probate court matters; the preparation and review of business contracts; and the facilitation of related property transactions.

In law school at the University of South Carolina, Steve was an active student leader and an editorial board member of the South Carolina Law Review. He argued before the Supreme Court of South Carolina as a finalist in the J. Woodrow Lewis Moot Court Competition. He also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for high marks in Trial Advocacy and Criminal Procedure.

Before law school, Steve was a sports writer for several years, including at The Augusta Chronicle, the Gainesville (Ga.) Times, and the Aiken Standard. He covered minor league baseball and hockey, area high school sports, and the Masters tournament. A 2003 graduate of UGA’s Grady College of Journalism, Steve was the sports editor and an award-winning columnist for The Red & Black student newspaper. He was a Georgia State Golf Foundation Yates Scholar and a Wayne Reynolds Scholar from 1999 to 2003.

Steve grew up in Comer, Georgia, near Athens. He is a proud graduate of Madison County High School, where he played varsity football, basketball, and golf. He was a U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete and an all-area defensive back.

Steve is involved in the community and enjoys golf, reading newspapers, Georgia football, and yardwork with his wife, Anna.

Professional Memberships

  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers of Augusta
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
  • Augusta Estate Planning Council

Community Involvement

  • Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • Friends of the Augusta Library
  • Kiwanis Club of Augusta
  • Historic Augusta, Inc.
  • Richmond County Republican Party Executive Committee, District 3 Chair