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E. Jay Abt
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

E. Jay Abt is a trial-oriented criminal defense attorney who understands that his clients are facing one of the most challenging moments of their life. Mr. Abt defends those who are facing serious charges with skilled... Read More »
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Thomas C. Nagel
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Georgia State University College of Law and The University of Georgia School of LawGeorgia Supreme Court, Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals and United States District Court – Northern District
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Jason Swindle
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Criminal Defense, Which Includes DUI, is all I Do.

I have totally dedicated my practice to criminal defense because of my passion for excellence in helping others. I am honored to be named as the only Super Lawyer in criminal defense in many west Georgia counties. Read More »
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David S West
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta's premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile... Read More »
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Christine Koehler
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Christine Koehler is the lawyer that other lawyers hire when they need legal assistance. Christine has been practicing law for 22 years. At the beginning of her career she focused solely on criminal, DUI and traffic... Read More »
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Kyle E. Koester
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(770) 744-5250 420 Creekstone Ridge
Woodstock, GA 30188
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Kyle Koester is an highly reviewed and experienced Cherokee County GA attorney. He has successfully handled difficult personal injury and criminal defense cases. Kyle's clients appreciate his personal approach to helping with their individual needs. Kyle's firm works closely with top experts and other attorneys from across the country to get his clients get the best results. Whether you have been hurt in an accident or are facing criminal charges, Kyle Koester has the necessary knowledge and skill to achieve the best resolution possible in your case.

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Caryn S. Fennell
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(770) 479-0248 2230 Towne Lake Parkway
Building 600, Suite 140
Woodstock, GA 30189
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
I have over twenty-three years of professional and executive experience, including service in the United States Army. I also have and twenty-four years of education, including studies in my Associates Degree, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Industrial/Organizational Ph.D. Program and in my Juris Doctor Program. I own and manage the law offices of Caryn S. Fennell & Associates which I opened on November 9, 2010, the same day I swore into the Bar Association and the Georgia Courts. Since opening my firm, I have closed over 850 family and criminal law cases. I specialize in complex custody matters, and...
Mr. Eric A. Ballinger
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(770) 479-2020 151 West Main Street
Suite 302
Canton, GA 30114
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Prior to attending law school, I served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. I served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader, Instructor, Battalion Staff Officer and an Infantry Rifle Company Commander. I began practicing law in Canton, Georgia in 1993. After obtaining a Master of Laws concentrating in litigation, I logged several thousand hours in the courtroom developing a practice in domestic relations, criminal law and commercial litigation. In 2007 I was certified as a mediator, using my years of courtroom experience coupled with alternative dispute resolution training to help people resolve...
Benjamin Bradley Reed
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(678) 880-1080 291 Jarvis Street
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Georgia State University College of Law
Attorney Brad Reed opened his law office in 2003 after serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Savannah, Georgia, for more than five years. As a prosecutor, he tried all types of cases, including DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Charges, Identity Theft, Robbery, and even Murder. Since he has been in private practice, Mr. Reed has represented people charged with all variety of criminal offenses. His clients include people from all walks of life, including teachers, lawyers, doctors, truck drivers, executives, and engineers. If you or a friend or family member has been charged with a crime,...
Archie Luther Speights
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(770) 479-1500 181 East Main Street
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
University of Mississippi
Areas of Practice Criminal & Bankruptcy Law Bar Admissions Georgia U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia Georgia Court of Appeals Supreme Court of Georgia Education University of Mississippi School of Law, University, Mississippi - 2000 Law Journal: Journal of National Security Law, Editor in Chief Honors and Awards Voted by his peers as among the Legal Elite in Georgia in Bankruptcy Law. (Georgia Trend Magazine) Professional Associations and Memberships Georgia Bar Association Cherokee County Bar Association NACBA
Jay G. Wall
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(678) 362-3176 1190 Buckhead Crossing
Suite D
Woodstock, GA 30189
Criminal
Michigan State University
Jay G. Wall has been a criminal trial practice attorney for almost a decade. He spent the majority of that time as an Assistant District Attorney for Cherokee County. While serving in the Cherokee County District Attorney's Office, Jay taught courtroom demeanor, criminal procedure and use of force to cadets and active law enforcement officers. His extensive experience as a prosecutor gives Jay a unique advantage when handling criminal cases.
Jeffrey Mark Heller
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(770) 345-1130 151 W. Main Street
#304
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability
Memphis State University
Robert Speer
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(770) 517-0017 100 Churchill Court
Suite 102
Woodstock, GA 30188
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Divorce
Georgia State University College of Law
Robert Speer, The Magic Lawyer®, was born in Atlanta GA, and has been a resident of Georgia all of his life. He has been a trial lawyer for almost 22 years. He handles cases in the areas of DUI/DWI, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Divorce, and Injury cases. His office is in Woodstock GA, but he also handles cases in Canton GA, Atlanta GA, Marietta GA, Cumming GA, Lawrenceviille GA, Decatur GA, Sandy Springs GA, Roswell GA, Alpharetta GA, and all over Georgia. Call (770) 517-0017 today for fantastic legal representation!
Robb Ortman
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(404) 512-2925 291 Jarvis St.
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal
Nova Southeastern University
Former Federal civil rights lawyer and former chair of the Georgia Bar's Individual Rights Section. Helped train U.S. Military Intelligence prior to opening criminal defense firm and KSU grad, 1994. Local court are my specialty and clients are my family. 17 years experience at work for you and I only take a very limited number of cases.
Ross Grisham
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(678) 880-9360 211 East Main Street, Suite 100
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Wyoming College of Law
Partner, Grisham & Poole, P.C. Serving Cherokke County, Pickens County, North Georgia and Metro Atlanta Criminal Defense Attorney Former Assistant District Attorney Former Assistant Solicitor General
Howard J. Weintraub
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience

Emory UniversityGeorgia and Dist. of Columbia
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Brandon Alexander Thomas
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer

Mr. Thomas is an experienced criminal defense attorney that handles serious cases involving drugs, firearms, fraud, white collar crime, violence, and sex crimes. Mr. Thomas received his law degree from Emory University... Read More »
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Scott Thomas Poole
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(678) 880-9360 211 East Main Street
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal
Georgia State University College of Law
I began prosecuting felony cases as an Assistant District Attorney in Cherokee County, Georgia, right out of law school. After 10 years in Cherokee County I took over as the Senior Assistant District Attorney in Pickens County, where I prosecuted for 5 years. In 2013, I transitioned into private practice and now represent people who have been charged with committing a crime. After prosecuting for 15 years, I know first-hand that not everyone who has been arrested is guilty, and I work tirelessly to protect my client's rights in court.
Laura Austin
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(770) 427-0141 328 Creekstone Ridge
Woodstock, GA 30188
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, PERSONAL INJURY, FAMILY LAW, CRIMINAL DEFENSE LITIGATION; Laura Austin is an AV Preeminent rated litigator withover 37 years of experience. She is a Registered Nurse, certified in correctional healthcare and has combined her 38 years of medicine and law in the representation of those who are injured by the negligence and carelessness of others. Her best verdict was $12,000,000.00.
Eugene Michael Vereen III
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(770) 345-9449 4000 Jay Green Road
Canton, GA 30115
Criminal and Bankruptcy
A graduate of the Emory University School of Law and a member of the Georgia Bar since 1989, Attorney Michael Vereen has devoted his career to helping his clients clear their names. Dealing mainly with criminal, DUI, and bankruptcy cases, Michael Vereen possesses more than two decades of knowledge and experience practicing law in the Cobb and Cherokee county areas. Upon passing the bar exam, Michael Vereen opened his own single-attorney practice. He consults with clients on all types of cases, ranging from speeding tickets, car accidents, personal injury, DUI, and bankruptcy. Michael Vereen deeply understands the stress...
Amanda Gaddis Speights
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(770) 479-1500 360 W. Main St
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Divorce
Amanda Gaddis Speights represents clients in divorce or family law matters, criminal matters, appeals, and other civil litigation. In family law matters, Amanda has guided and counseled clients in settling uncontested divorces, fought for clients' rights in contested divorces and child custody or child support proceedings, and ensured that clients resolved their family disputes with the best resolution possible for their family given the situation. In addition to her work on family law cases, Amanda has represented clients arrested for various crimes, including DUI, felony and misdemeanor drug offenses, theft crimes, assault or battery charges. Amanda is very...
Gregory Hicks
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
1501 Regency Way
Suite 102
Woodstock, GA 30189
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Martin A. Lively
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(770) 345-8200 270 East Main Street, Suite C
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Charles Gerald Harbin Jr
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(770) 517-0008 9539 Hwy 92
Woodstock, GA 30188
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Mississippi College
Kathryn Ellen Sherry Esq
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(770) 926-9906 7450 Highway 92 suite 120
woodstock, GA 30189
Criminal, Business and Medical Malpractice
Michael Edward Bierman Esq.
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(770) 479-3113 221 E Main St
Suite 2B
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and Consumer
University of Kansas
Carlton Crow Carter
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(770) 423-1500 501 E. Main St
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Emory University
Page Anthony Pate
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Page Pate is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience in criminal defense and civil litigation. He is one of the most respected trial lawyers in the Southeast. He has won cases in the United States... Read More »
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Janice Fabiana Alfred
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Ms. Alfred obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College located in Clinton, NY in 1998. After taking two years off to work at a large law firm in New York City, she enrolled at the New York Law School in... Read More »
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Janice Fabiana Alfred
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(404) 494-0027 2440 Sandy Plains Road
Building 28, Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30066
Free ConsultationCobb County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
New York Law School
Ms. Alfred obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College located in Clinton, NY in 1998. After taking two years off to work at a large law firm in New York City, she enrolled at the New York Law School in 2000. In 2002, Ms. Alfred became an editor of the New York Law School Journal of Human Rights and published a note titled "Denial of the American Dream: The Plight of Undocumented High School Students Within the U.S. Educational System" and an article titled "The 4th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: Gender Discrimination...
P. Justin Thrailkill
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(770) 461-2025 125 Townpark Drive
#300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Justin devotes his practice primarily to the areas of divorce, custody, and parental advocacy in DFCS matters. As an advocate for the rights of parents, Justin has realized his lifelong passion for helping others in their time of need. Through seven years of practice, Justin has represented a variety of clients in various matters throughout our legal system. He finds great satisfaction in seeing his client’s cases through to a successful resolution, regardless of the challenges that may exist with any particular case. Among his peers, Justin is well known to be a compassionate advocate for...
Thomas C. Rowsey
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(770) 993-5317 295 W Crossville Rd
Bldg 100, #110
Roswell, GA 30075
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
Mr. Rowsey’s practice focuses on family law, divorce, criminal defense and personal injury law. With over 25 years of experience serving clients in Georgia, his ability to successfully handle various legal matters has earned him an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating conferred by this nationally recognized and respected directory of lawyers and law firms, and is based upon direct feedback from legal professionals. His recognition not only reflects competence with regard to astute legal skills, but also speaks to his client communication and ethical standards as well.
Forrest Clinton Barbour
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(770) 461-2025 125 Townpark Drive, Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
I am a 2008 graduate of Georgia State University’s College of Law. Prior to entering law school, I attended and graduated from Georgia Southern University, where I played offensive line for the Georgia Southern Eagles football team. I enjoy spending time with my wife (who is a Staff Attorney for Judge Fletcher Sams in Fayette County) and two children and watching the Georgia Southern Eagles and Atlanta Braves. I have taught Sunday School and served on Church Council at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, Georgia. I am also currently the president of the Starr’s...
Sean Robert Whitworth
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(770) 490-0921 3225 Shallowford Rd., Suite 430
Marietta, GA 30062
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
The Law Offices of Sean R. Whitworth was founded by Sean R. Whitworth, and focuses exclusively on domestic family law issues and criminal law throughout the metro Atlanta area to include all surrounding counties. Sean has a diverse background that gives him a unique perspective when dealing with the complexities of litigation. His clients find he is able to explain the issues they will face with clarity and empathy. He is able to listen and understand what a client’s particular situation is and advise them as to the most productive and economical way to achieve that goal. After litigating...
Mr. Samuel L. Morgan
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(770) 709-2045 125 Townpark Dr. Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Divorce
State University of New York - Buffalo and Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Allen Rust Knox
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(678) 881-0815 125 TownPark Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Emory University
Jerry Chappell
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 394-9936 P.O. Box 621
Roswell, GA 30075
Criminal and Appeals
Cory Yager
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(888) 384-4323 1001 Cambridge Square
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Alpharetta, LA 30009
Free ConsultationFulton Parish, LA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Graduated second in his class at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School while working full time as a police officer. Highly effective in litigation and trials. Handled over 1500 criminal cases, felony or misdemeanor. Criminal cases involving alcohol or drugs are 85% of all criminal cases, with personal injury for the remainder. Martindale-Hubbell "av" and Preeminent Rated for several years. Super Lawyers-6 years.

William Head
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(800) 462-8222 1001 Cambridge Square
Ste D
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Personal injury and criminal defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings.Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers. Trial lawyer for 42 years. My practice areas:

CIVIL claims for: medical malpractice, workers compensation, medical negligence, personal injury, motorcycle accident, motorcycle injury, tractor trailer wreck, commercial truck, truck accident, truck injury, boating accident trucking accident, lawyer near me, whiplash injury, workers comp, wrongful death, auto accident, bicycle accident, bus accident, boat accident, construction accident. Fatal crash on: I 16, I 20, I 675, I 75, I 85, I 575, big rig accident, I 475,...
William Head
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Personal injury and criminal defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings.Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers. Trial lawyer for 42 years.... Read More »
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Paul Stephen Kish
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Success and Experience Fighting for the Criminally Accused! Vigorous Defense!

I am an aggressive and skilled criminal defense attorney. I am an advocate that understands both the law and the need to aggressively defend you! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements. Call for a consultation! Read More »
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Lawrence Abram Kohn
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 384-4323 1001 Cambridge Square
Ste D
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Best Lawyers in America for DUI Defense, 2018 and 2019. Super Lawyers Top-Rated DUI, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney. Emory Undergraduate Degree, and Georgia State Law School Juris Doctor degree, high honors, in 1998. Extensive experience with the top DUI lawyer in America, Bubba Head. If arrested for DUI in Georgia, our Atlanta DUI lawyers can assist you. Regular seminar speaker on DUI-DWI. NHTSA DUI standardized field sobriety test instructor. Trained on GA DUI test machine, Intoxilyzer 9000. Legal book author on DUI law and probable cause to arrest for DUI. Partner and DUI attorney Cory Yager is an...
David S West
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 422-2844 123 Church Street
Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Georgia State University College of Law
With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta's premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile criminal cases. Awarded America's coveted Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America award in 2013 and featured on CNN, FoxNews, 48 Hours and numerous other media outlets, Mr. West is now widely recognized as a leading criminal defense lawyer in his field. Mr. West is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as well as the National Organization for the Reform of...
Brandon Alexander Thomas
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(678) 330-2909 1 Glenlake Pkwy NE
#650
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University
Mr. Thomas is an experienced criminal defense attorney that handles serious cases involving drugs, firearms, fraud, white collar crime, violence, and sex crimes.

Mr. Thomas received his law degree from Emory University School of Law. He also received his bachelors degree, cum laude, in political science from the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY).

Mr. Thomas is a former Assistant Federal Defender for the Middle District of Alabama (Montgomery). As a federal defender, Mr. Thomas handled serious felony cases ranging from white collar crime to drug and firearm cases where defendants were facing life sentences. Prior to this, he was...
Kim Keheley Frye
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 919-9525 166 Anderson Street
Suite 118
Marietta, GA 30060
Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
Georgia State University College of Law
Kim Keheley Frye is a Georgia criminal defense trial attorney with experience defending the accused in over 50 felony and misdemeanor jury trials. A graduate of the University of Georgia and the Georgia State University School of Law. Kim had experience as a Defender-Advocate, Honor Court and the Student Trial teams while in school. Previously working as a prosecutor in both felony and misdemeanor court gives Kim special insight into the workings of the prosecution and law enforcement. In 2008, Frye Law Group was born as a law office to champion and protect the rights of the accused. Kim has...
Sadeer Sabbak
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Rd.
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
New England Law | Boston
I am a pure criminal defense attorney and I take great pride in that fact. Even before law school, my goal was to become one of the best criminal defense attorneys of my time. I realized that goal was achievable the very first time I stepped into a courtroom because advocating for my client gave me a true sense of purpose. Since then, my passion for helping people and defending them against the government continues to grow every day. To me, standing up for a person, who is being prosecuted by the government, is the most honorable act. I truly...
Olga Izmaylova
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Road
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Miami School of Law
I specialize in criminal defense. I have never practiced any other type of law and, honestly, I don’t think I ever will. My mom always tells me that ever since I was young, I hated seeing anyone being picked on and I would immediately jump to their defense. My disdain for bullies has turned into my passion for protecting people’s rights and fighting for justice. Regardless of guilt or innocence, in my opinion, each person deserves to be treated with decency and respect. Nothing is more upsetting to me than watching prosecutors take advantage of vulnerable people. Which is why...
John William Rife
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(678) 331-3131 166 Anderson Street
Suite 118
Marietta, GA 30060
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Arkansas and University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Current pro hac judge and practitioner for 23 years. Vast trial experience in all types of criminal and personal injury cases, as I was also a former insurance defense attorney.
Barbara Lassiter
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(770) 956-8944 1700 Water Pl SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I am a former prosecutor with almost 30 years representing divorce clients and those charged with criminal offenses. I have tried hundreds of cases during my career and am highly successful in court for my clients. My reputation for being a highly skilled and prepared attorney facilitates good settlements for my clients. I have been representing both men and women in divorce and custody disputes for almost 30 years. You can trust me with your legal problems - I will provide you the best representation available.
Kyle H. Jarzmik
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Cobb County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(678) 284-2077 2727 Paces Ferry Road SE
Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
I was born in suburban Chicago, grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and attended Wake Forest University. After working for a large law firm while in college and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in economics, I attended Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta.

During law school, I interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. There, I was involved in the prosecution of federal drug, fraud, and white collar crime cases. I was also given the rare opportunity as an intern to make arguments and question witnesses in a mail fraud jury trial in which...
Thomas C. Nagel
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(404) 255-1600 5855 Sandy Springs Cir
#150
Atlanta, GA 30328
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law and The University of Georgia School of Law
Richard A. Grossman
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Protect Your Rights, Protect Your Reputation, Protect Your Job

Experienced Atlanta Federal and State Criminal Defense Attorney Richard A. Grossman's practice is devoted exclusively to federal and state criminal defense. Since graduating from Emory Law School in 1992, he has defended... Read More »
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Stacy Snyder Garguilo
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.