Decatur, Georgia Criminal Lawyers

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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Stacy Snyder Garguilo
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

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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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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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Jason R Carnell
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Metro Atlanta's Criminal Defense Leader! Call NOW for Superior Representation!

Jason Carnell's higher education began at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. While there, Jason majored in History and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Jason also minored in Aerospace Studies upon joining UCF's Air... Read More »
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Joshua Landon Brownlee
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 423-7660 125 East Trinity Place, Suite 312
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal and Divorce
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Joshua Brownlee is a native of Georgia. Mr. Brownlee received his B.A. from Georgia State University and his J.D. from John Marshall Law School. While at John Marshall, Mr. Brownlee was a member of the school's mock trial team. Mr. Brownlee was the recipient of the 2009-2010 Judge Harold R. Banke Advocacy Award for outstanding performance on the mock trial team. Throughout law school, Mr. Brownlee dedicated himself to protecting indigent rights by volunteering at both the Metro Conflict Defender Office and DeKalb County Public Defender's Office. During this time, Mr. Brownlee had the opportunity to sit...
Elizabeth Ann Brandenberg
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(404) 633-3797 2392 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Attorney Elizabeth Brandenburg has a unique perspective in defending her clients. For over six years, she has worked with a variety of clients from juveniles to adults accused of a variety of crimes from property crimes to violent offenses. Thanks to her extensive preparation and negotiations with district attorneys she has been successful in getting felony charges for both adults and juveniles charges dismissed.

Elizabeth has also successfully appealed cases in both state and federal courts from sentencing and trial issues to forfeitures. She has also been successful in habeas corpus, a unique kind of law where success is sometimes rare.

Due...
S. Derek Gage
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(678) 954-5730 160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal and DUI
Emory University School of Law
S. Derek Gage has been practicing in the Atlanta metro area as a criminal defense trial lawyer for well over a decade. Specializing in criminal and probate commitment cases involving mental illness and mental health challenges, Mr. Gage focuses on putting his clients on a path where they may safely leave the criminal justice system and other institutionalized environments and successfully manage their mental health challenges with pride and dignity. Mr. Gage practices in all metro Atlanta counties and beyond, including Fulton, DeKalb, Douglas, Gwinnett, Cobb, Clayton, Henry, and Hall.
Daniel Eliot DeWoskin
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(404) 987-0026 309 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University
I believe in right and wrong. I believe in gray areas, but would argue that what is right and what feels right are less often the difficult decisions that many others think they are. I believe that my particular disclipline is different from that of others in that my cases are not simply my work. My cases are all very important to my clients, and they are important to me. I cannot leave my work at the door of my office when I eventually leave at night. In almost every case, my clients' freedom is...
Marco Corales
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(770) 330-8121 160 Clairemont Ave.
Suite 455
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal
Wake Forest University School of Law
Marco A. Corales is an Atlanta attorney that specializes in protecting the rights of those accused of crimes. A native of Miami, Florida, he graduated cum laude from Florida International University before attending the Wake Forest University School of Law in North Carolina. At Wake Forest, in addition to his core legal studies, he gained valuable practical experience by interning for the Forsyth County Chief District Court Judge and the District Attorney’s Office. He graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 2005, earning the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Award for excellence in trial practice. After...
Andrew R Lynch
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(404) 373-7735 150 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue
Suite 225
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Andrew R. Lynch discovered his calling as a criminal defense attorney while attending the University of Georgia. During his senior year of college, a close family member was investigated, arrested, and tried for a felony drug charge. Andrew witnessed firsthand the effect criminal charges can have on the accused and their family. This experience inspired him to pursue his legal education at Georgia State University College of Law. Andrew graduated cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law with overall academic honors and top honors in litigation and advanced criminal procedure. Additionally,...
Akintunde Akinyele
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(678) 281-1567 160 Clairemont Ave., Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
Tunde Akinyele has been practicing law in the Metropolitan Atlanta area for the past 13 years. He is a former Senior Assistant District Attorney with the DeKalb County District Attorney's office, where he handled serious criminal offenses including burglaries, armed robberies, sexual assault cases, crimes against children, white collar, and homicide cases. Tunde is an experienced trial lawyer and will aggressively defend your rights, with a strong criminal practice, including traffic offenses, misdemeanors, DUI, minor and major drug offenses, and minor and major felony cases. Our firm also has an immigration practice, including Family...
Lance Warren Tyler
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal and DUI
Georgia State University College of Law and Georgia State University College of Law
Paul J Sieg
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(404) 270-9263 2752 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Suite F
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Entertainment & Sports
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Sam McRae
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(678) 632-5298 160 Clairemont Ave
Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University System of Georgia - Georgia State University
We are the go to law firm for traffic tickets in the Atlanta metro. We can save your time and driving record for a reasonable fee. We have received high reviews from former clients, and are respected by fellow attorneys and judges. Contact us today for a free phone consultation.

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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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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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Charles Christopher Flinn
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 373-7071 160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 425
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
I have been specializing in criminal law for 20 years, the first 7 years as a prosecutor. For the last 13 years, I have been defending individuals charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors and traffic offenses to serious violent felonies.
Diona Potter
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(404) 270-9829 2752 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Suite F
Decatur, GA 30030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Entertainment & Sports and Estate Planning
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Jennifer Lynn Little
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(404) 371-2564 556 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal
University of North Carolina
Michael Steven Webb
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(404) 458-3319 One West Court Square
Suite 750
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
Michael S. Webb, Esquire has been licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia since June 15, 1979. He is a founding partner of the Decatur, Georgia general practice law firm of Webb & Webb, Attorneys. Professor Webb’s areas of expertise include criminal defense, personal injury law, and civil rights. He has handled dozens of jury trials and appeals throughout his 38 year legal career.
Previously, Professor Webb served as a special master for the Office of Fair Employment Practices of the State of Georgia; as a judge pro hac vice for the Gwinnett County Recorders Court; and as a...
Stephen Joseph Berk
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 373-7557 496 Medlock Road
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Juwayn Nadim Haddad
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(404) 824-4226 160 Clairemont Avenue
Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal
University of Florida
Veronica Higgs Cope
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 917-1077 755 Commerce Drive
Suite 500
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal
Robert Dale Williams
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 377-7028 165 Dekalb Industrial Way Ste A
Decatur, GA 30030
Criminal
Darrell B. Reynolds Esq.
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Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 636-6616 2385 Lawrenceville Highway, Suite D
Decatur, GA 30033
Criminal
Decatur, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(404) 294-2727 4309 Memorial Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
Criminal
Emory University
William Head
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 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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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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Ecleynne Mercy
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(404) 599-3031 101 Marietta Street NW
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30303
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Ecleynne Mercy is a proud graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with a concentration in Litigation.

Ecleynne started her legal career as an indigent defense attorney in Clayton County. Later, as an associate with the Cochran Firm, Ecleynne was devoted in representing clients in their pursuit of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Ecleynne Mercy and her colleagues went to Ferguson, Missouri to act as legal observers for the ongoing protests involving the death of Michael Brown. The National Conference of Black...
Ryan Locke
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(404) 900-5672 1355 Peachtree Street NE Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Ryan Locke represents people who have been injured and people who have been unfairly convicted from his office in Atlanta. Formerly a public defender, Ryan uses the same passion and relentless advocacy for his clients today. Ryan is also an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law; hosts a podcast about appellate practice called Georgia Appellate Review; and maintains comprehensive legal resources on his website for lawyers and the public, such as his guide for using the HITECH Act to get cheap medical records and his guide for people to change their name and gender in Georgia government documents.
George Chadwell Creal Jr.
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(404) 333-0706 480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE
Unit 190
Atlanta, GA 30312
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
The University of Georgia School of Law and University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
George C. Creal, Jr., P.C. is a law firm concentrating in DUI Defense and Personal Injury and Work Injury Prosecution. We have represented thousands of individuals arrested for DUI, secured over 100 not guilty jury verdicts for our clients and secured millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for those injured at work and through the negligence of others. As reflected in our 5 star client reviews across the internet, our dedication to customer service and the well-being of our clients are second to none. Rated AV Preeminent on Martindale.com and 10.0/10.0 on Avvo.com. If you are in Metro Atlanta...
E. Jay Abt
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 582-2272 2300 Henderson Mill Road, NE
#300
Atlanta, GA 30345
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
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 and aggressive defense tactics. After studying Japanese history at Emory University, E. Jay Abt graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in 1992. He then continued his education at Emory Law School and graduated in 1995. In 2000, Mr. Abt Founded Abt Law Firm, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia on the principle that all who face criminal charges deserve a fighting chance in court. For the...
Ben F. Windham
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(833) 236-9467 2800 N Druid Hills Rd NE
Building B
Atlanta, GA 30329
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
You will Not Find Us on TV. You will find us in the Court House. Call BEN HE WINS!

The biggest complaint I hear when contacted by a personal injury client that is unhappy with their current attorney is that many of them never even meet an attorney. The TV lawyers as they are called are Marketers and Not Trial Lawyers. They let an army of clerical staff conduct mostly all aspects of their clients' personal injury cases.

Ben meets all clients in person and sits down with them for a real consultation. The TV Lawyers...
Olga Izmaylova
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(404) 793-7773 1201 Peachtree Street NE
Building 400, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Free ConsultationAtlanta, 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...
Paul Stephen Kish
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(404) 207-1338 225 Peachtree St NE
#1700
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and White Collar Crime
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
I have been involved in the criminal justice system for over 36 years. After all that time, I still like the work of representing clients. Everyone is human, and most of us make mistakes from time to time. Even those who did nothing wrong occasionally find themselves involved in a matter that spins out of control. Relying on my 36 years’ worth of experience in doing this work, I try to remember that I cannot judge what happened when I am asked to represent someone under investigation or being prosecuted for a supposed crime. Instead, my goal at first is...
Kevin R. Fisher
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(404) 403-2665 1800 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Quinnipiac University School of Law
I am a criminal defense and personal injury attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 1994, and continued on to receive my law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2001. After serving as a law clerk in both the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, I eventually made the decision to open my own practice.

While I have been a practicing attorney since 2001, I have spent nearly a decade exclusively defending individuals accused of or charged with one or more criminal offenses. I have handled hundreds of cases...
Parag Yogesh Shah
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(404) 844-4874 1355 Peachtree Street
Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Parag Y. Shah is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Rhodes College in 2003 and went on to receive his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2006. After doing indigent work and practicing with a small firm, Mr. Shah started his own law firm, The Shah Law Firm, specializing in personal injury and criminal defense. Mr. Shah is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Criminal Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,...
Mark Issa
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(404) 968-2600 66 Lenox Pointe NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Georgia State University College of Law
The Issa law firm is dedicated to providing personalized counsel and legal representation of the highest ethical and professional standards. Our firm attempts to work with people of all ages, ethnic and socio-economic groups, to provide personal legal services at an affordable price.

Our philosophy is that a personal, positive, results-oriented relationship with a client is the formula for mutual success. We provide our clients with first-rate legal representation, working with them to determine their goals and placing their interests first.

Our mission is to help our clients achieve their goals. Our success is measured in the thoughtful, creative, personalized representation and...
Gunner Pak
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Bowing up for justice since 2006! Gunner Pak and his trademark bow-tie are well-known in the Atlanta legal community. He is completely at home in the courtroom - whether handling a traffic ticket or a drug trafficking... 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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D. Benjamin Sessions
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(470) 225-7710 715 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 2061
Atlanta, GA 30308
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Georgia
The Sessions Law Firm is a personal injury and criminal defense firm with offices in Atlanta, GA, and Macon, GA. Ben Sessions has been consistently recognized as a SuperLawyer by SuperLawyers Magazine and as a Legal Elite by Georgia Trends Magazine. Ben is 1 of only 4 lawyers in Georgia to be Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense. Ben has been a speaker at seminars before the National College for DUI Defense, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, New York State Bar Association, and Georgia ICLE.
Torris J. Butterfield
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(404) 522-5056 The Hurt Building, 50 Hurt Plaza, S.E., Suite 1120
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
James Lawrence Yeargan Jr
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(404) 467-1747 1170 Peachtree St NE
Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
James Yeargan is one of the most respected, and sought after DUI attorneys in the state. His successful defense record, and unprecedented devotion to his clients, has earned him this honor. Mr. Yeargan’s reputation as a tenacious DUI practitioner, coupled with his remarkable trial strategy and indomitable presence in the courtroom, have earned him the moniker “DUI Jim” throughout the Atlanta community, and Georgia at large. It is his dedication to his clients that makes Mr. Yeargan’s DUI practice so unique and sought after.
Morris 'Mo' Hugh Wiltshire Jr.
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 418-1150 3475 Lenox Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30326
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
As a former felony prosecutor and a former DUI prosecutor in practice for over 20 years Mo Wiltshire has seen every type of criminal case in the court system. His prosecution insider background, along with having tried several hundred jury trials, establishes that Mo Wiltshire possesses a breadth and depth of experience that is very difficult to find elsewhere. Experience is vital but of equal importance is skill and ability in the courtroom. Mo Wiltshire has been formally recognized by numerous national organizations for outstanding achievement and overall excellence as a trial attorney and advocate for his clients....
Rebecca Torres Kozycki
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(678) 664-9729 2302 Parklake Dr NE
Suite 405
Atlanta, GA 30345
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Baltimore School of Law
Rebecca Kozycki was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2001 and is a member of the United States Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court. Experience Ms. Kozycki is a founding partner at Kozycki Law, LLC. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at Chestney & Sullivan Law Firm (formerly the Chestney Law Firm). She has devoted 100% of her practice to the vigorous defense of DUI and related traffic charges. She was distinguished as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine each year from 2013 to 2017 and as a Georgia Top Woman Attorney...
W. Charlton Allen
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Tucker, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 938-1770 4228 First Avenue Suite 7
P.O. Box 1875
Tucker, GA 30085
Criminal, Business, Family and Juvenile
Georgia State University College of Law
Sadeer Sabbak
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(404) 793-7773 1201 Peachtree Street NE
Building 400, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Free ConsultationAtlanta, 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...
Douglas Blake Chanco
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(855) 928-5384 3355 Lenox Rd, Suite 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Insurance Claims
Florida Coastal School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Atlanta DUI, Drug Possession, Family Violence, and Shoplifting Defense. Former Fulton County Prosecutor defending your criminal case. Call today to schedule a free consultation.
Michael Frederick Greene
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(404) 636-3445 1934 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Michael Greene, Attorney at Law has achieved exceptional results for his clients for 25 years in criminal defense. As a criminal defense lawyer in Atlanta Georgia, the assessment of criminal law matters are conducted with attention to detail and it is vital to start early. Michael Greene offers affordable payment plans and will look for cases to be resolved as soon as possible. Greene will work on your side to build a strong and compelling case.

Michael Greene graduated law school from Atlanta's John Marshall Law in 1993 and has vast experience as a criminal defense lawyer. He will look to...
Richard A. Grossman
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(678) 358-6555 66 Lenox Pointe, NE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30324
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
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 clients in hundreds of federal and state criminal cases. If you are facing federal criminal charges of any kind, you need a lawyer with federal criminal experience. Attorney Richard A. Grossman has the knowledge and experience necessary to get you the best possible outcome in your federal criminal case. Since 1998, he has represented clients in over 100 federal criminal cases in the Northern District of Georgia. Whether...
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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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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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.