When Experience Matters, We Provide Solutions

Our Varied Experience Is Your Advantage

Since 1849, Anderson, Walker & Reichert, LLP, has helped the residents of Macon and surrounding areas resolve legal issues. Our deep experience and knowledge of the law is an invaluable asset. Working as a team, we will determine how to help you, your family or your business.


Our attorneys are experienced in assisting families and individuals in independent adoptions, stepparent adoptions, relative adoptions and third-party adoptions. We also work with adoption agencies and have experience complying with the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children with out-of-state adoptions. We have also assisted mothers and families with the placement of children for adoption.

Business Law And Litigation

Our attorneys represent and advise clients concerning the selection of business entities, including partnerships, corporations and limited liability corporations, as appropriate to the needs of the client. We prepare contracts and advise business owners when buying or selling businesses and business property and/or assets, as well as mergers and acquisitions. We also help businesses and other parties with a broad range of litigation matters.

Charitable Organizations

Our attorneys represent numerous charitable organizations. We also form nonprofit corporations and foundations, including applications for tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service and, if applicable, from various states. We also assist clients in making gifts to charitable organizations in the most tax advantageous ways.

Economic And Community Development

Our Georgia economic and community development attorneys, spearheaded by Robert A. B. Reichert, former Mayor of the City of Macon and the consolidated Macon-Bibb County, represent individuals, developers and entities wanting to do business in Macon-Bibb County. We identify incentives, advising them on the intricacies of the County’s Urban Development Plan, Tax Allocation Districts, and Planning and Zoning regulations, including Opportunity Zones. We help clients connect with agencies for establishing businesses in or developing properties.

Elder Law, Guardianship And Conservatorship, Advanced Health Care Directives, Powers of Attorney

We help families and individuals plan for their needs as they age. In addition to estate planning, we counsel clients to prevent the necessity for the appointment of guardians and conservators. We often recommend that they have prepared and execute Advanced Directives for Health Care to ensure their wishes are followed for healthcare and end-of-life decisions. We often recommend that clients have prepared and executed financial powers of attorney to ensure that their property, finances, investments and income are properly managed by a trusted agent. If seeking guardianship or conservatorship for a family member is necessary, our attorneys are experienced in the formal court procedures.

Estate Planning

Our attorneys assist families and individuals in developing estate plans to meet clients’ goals of preserving and transferring wealth. We counsel clients regarding tax implications and develop strategies to reduce estate and income taxes. We prepare documents, including wills and trusts, that address the preservation and transfer of property. At death, we provide representation to executors and administrators to administer estates and handle estate litigation.

Government Relations

Robert A. B. Reichert, former Mayor of the City of Macon and the consolidated Macon-Bibb County, and other attorneys in the firm provide advocacy to clients with local and state agencies. We advise and assist them with connecting with local and state agencies according to their interests and needs. Former Mayor Reichert remains very active in promoting and effectuating public and private partnerships for the betterment of our community.

Insurance Defense And Workers’ Compensation Defense

Our experienced attorneys represent insurance carriers and self-insurers. We have experience in all types of civil actions and have participated in jury and non-jury trials. We provide complete representation in insurance defense matters, i.e. personal injury, uninsured/underinsured motorists’ claims, products liability, premises liability, insurance agent/agency negligence and workers’ compensation. We can represent you in all courts at all levels.

Personal Injury

Our attorneys provide experienced representation to people who have suffered injuries as a result of the negligence of others. These include automobile accidents, premises accidents, injuries from slips and falls, injuries from defective products, etc. We also assist our clients who have suffered injuries from the negligence of professionals and professional service providers/facilities in finding other attorneys and law firms with the appropriate expertise and who have excellent reputations.

Real Estate Law

Our attorneys handle commercial and investment real estate. We examine titles to the property to be acquired, assuring our clients of the validity of the title. We prepare all documents needed to meet the requirements of the lender, if a lender is involved, and we conduct the closing of the purchase and sale.

Reach Out To Us Today

Let’s discuss your legal needs and see how we can help resolve them. Call 478-845-6775 or send us an email.