Scheer, Montgomery & Call, P.C.

Criminal Defense

Being charged with Driving Under the Influence is more serious now than ever.  The penalties for a DUI conviction are steeper than any time in Georgia’s history.  The consequences of being convicted of a DUI in Georgia can be severe, burdensome, and life changing.  The complexities of DUI stops, seizures, arrests, and trials are an ever evolving area of law.  


When you have been charged with a crime, you need an attorney who is proficient in criminal law and defense. With a combined experience of over 50 years, our law firm, Scheer, Montgomery & Call, P.C., has the knowledge base and the expertise to effectively represent someone who has been accused of a crime. Realizing that retaining the right attorney for the case and for the client is of the utmost importance, the goal at Scheer, Montgomery & Call is to provide the best possible legal representation and to work diligently to protect the rights and interests of our clients. 

Steve Scheer has represented clients for over 40 years, not only in Chatham County, but in Effingham, Bryan and several other counties in Georgia, and he has extensive trial experience. Scheer has an AV rating and is included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and is a Georgia Super Lawyer.

For over nine years, Don Montgomery, a former Maryland police officer and assistant district attorney for Chatham County, has been representing clients accused of DUIs and various other criminal charges.

Craig Call, who joined the firm in 2010 and is the newest partner, has over five years of experience in various areas of practice. Besides criminal defense, his focus is on civil litigation, local-government law and corporate/business law.  


The overall combined experience and skill of the attorneys at our firm, founded by Steven E. Scheer and Donald L. Montgomery Jr. in July 2009, ensures that each attorney is able to prepare the best defense for each individual case. Satisfied clients and other attorneys frequently refer those in need of knowledgeable guidance and high-quality legal representation to our firm—a majority of our firm’s clients come to us through word of mouth. 

In addition to our strong background in criminal-defense cases, other areas of expertise at Scheer, Montgomery & Call, P.C., include personal injury and wrongful death, DUI defense, local government law, civil litigation, corporate litigation and product liability. 

Scheer, Montgomery & Call, P.C., has been successful in resolving multi-million-dollar cases. But we believe the only person or entity who should release information regarding those cases is the client. Despite the widespread public perception that lawyers are only interested in lining their own pockets, the vast majority of attorneys sincerely care more for their clients than they care for the fee they charge. We vow to provide a rigorous defense for all our clients.

Scheer, Montgomery & Call 

8 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA