Attorneys

gbushway-2Gregory Bushway – Attorney at Law

Education

  • University of Kentucky, B.A. (1981)
  • Vanderbilt Divinity School
  • Emory University, M. Div., J.D. (1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • United States District Court
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • Northern District of Georgia

Recognition

Professional Experience in Macon, GA

  • Faculty member at National College of District Attorneys in Columbia, SC (5+ years)
  • Assistant District Attorney in Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit (1995-2013)

Gregory Bushway grew up in Mayfield, Kentucky, and attended the University of Kentucky where he was nominated for The Rhodes Scholarship, became a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1981. He received his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Law at Emory University, graduating in 1986.

Gregory has been practicing law since 1988 and served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit from 1995 to 2013. As a criminal defense attorney today, his experience as an Assistant District Attorney allows him to see his clients’ cases from every angle, understanding firsthand how the opposing counsel thinks and operates.

As a former Assistant Pastor at Mulberry United Methodist Church, his compassion and keen ability to listen and sympathize with his clients is both refreshing and unique when combined with the aggressive, highly skilled manner in which he defends his clients.

Gregory co-founded Bushway & Waystack in 2013 to provide individuals with dedicated, knowledgeable representation. He is excited as this new chapter of practicing law in the private sector unfolds. When he isn’t representing his clients in court or busy at the office, Gregory enjoys running, baseball, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

kwaystack-2Keagan Waystack – Attorney at Law

Education

  • University of South Carolina, B.A. (2000)
  • Walter F. George School of Law, J.D. (2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • United States District Court
  • Middle District of Georgia

Recognition

Professional Activities in Macon, GA

  • Assistant District Attorney in Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit (2004-2013)
  • Law Clerk for Bibb County Solicitor’s Office (2003-2004)
  • Intern for Juvenile Court (2003)

Keagan Waystack grew up in South Carolina and began attending South Carolina State University while she was still in high school. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Carolina in two short years with a double major in Management and Marketing and a minor in Psychology. At the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, Keagan was the secretary of the Association of Women Law Students, a semi-finalist in the Hugh Lawson Moot Court Competition, and a finalist in the Client Counseling Competition.

As an Assistant District Attorney in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, Keagan spent nine years prosecuting a wide variety of cases spanning traffic offenses to capital felonies. With her extensive experience in the courtroom, Keagan’s knowledge of the law and her tenacious ability to defend clients in front of a judge and jury are second nature.

Practicing law is not simply a job to Keagan Waystack. Her passion for justice and dedication to her clients stems from several personal experiences in her teenage years. Her compassion and competitive spirit give her a resounding edge in family law and criminal defense, her areas of expertise.

Keagan co-founded Bushway & Waystack in 2013. When Keagan is not practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her three children.

Kyle Owenby – Attorney at Law

Education

  • University of North Georgia, B.A. (2009)
  • University of West Georgia, M.A. (2011)
  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, J.D. (2016)

Bar Admission

  • Georgia

Professional Membership

  • Macon Bar Association
  • Mercer Law Young Alumni Council
  • Young Lawyer’s Division 2017 Leadership Academy
  • Macon Chamber of Commerce

Kyle Owenby joined Bushway & Waystack as an associate in November 2016, after working for the firm for two summers while in law school. Kyle draws upon his experience as an educator to provide clients with personal attention and thorough counsel.

Kyle attended the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University and graduated in 2016. While there, Kyle pursued opportunities for a well-rounded perspective of the legal system. He interned for a federal judge, worked as a prosecutor under the Third-Year Practice Act, and earned a Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting.

During law school, Kyle joined the Mercer Advocacy Council, through which he competed in the Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition. Additionally, he was a pupil in the William Augustus Bootle Inn of Court. During his third year of law school, Kyle received the Rusty Gunn Award.

A lifelong Georgian, Kyle graduated from the University of North Georgia in 2009 with a degree in history. He taught for several years, and occasionally teaches Sunday school at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Macon. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and son, reading, and returning to the North Georgia Mountains. He is also actively involved with the Mercer Law Young Alumni Council and the Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy.

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