Jonesboro Criminal Lawyers

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Russell Taylor
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney

I have personal and professional experience with the aftermath of divorce, and family violence. People are much more likely to hurt those whom they love than to hurt a stranger on the street. It is love that that... Read More »
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Gunner Pak
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Free Consultation! Passionate and Aggressive Criminal Defense Lawyer! Call Now!

I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney. I deliver an aggressive and strategic defense against criminal charges. Visit my website for more information. Call for a free consultation, I can help you! Read More »
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William C. Head
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 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 43 years.... Read More »
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Janice Fabiana Alfred
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Atlanta. I will fight for you and your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Johnny Ramirez Castaneda
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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(770) 719-8166 116 South Main Street
Suite 7
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Johnny Ramirez Castaneda has been practicing law in the areas of criminal law, family law, and personal injury law since 1999. Mr. Castaneda is a graduate of John Marshall Law School in Atlanta Georgia. Mr. Castaneda has a B.S.B.A. degree from Colorado State University (Pueblo, CO) and an MBA from Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH). His practice has successfully secured favorable resolutions in the areas of criminal law, family law, and personal injury.

Mr. Castaneda has handled thousands of cases. He has taken cases from the beginning to resolution. His legal skills and vast experience has resulted in the dismissal...
Leon Hicks
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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(770) 471-5001 118 North Ave
Suite C
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Atlanta Law School
Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr.
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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(404) 626-5528 116 S. Main Street Suite 2
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, Immigration, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Woodrow Wilson College of Law
Attorney Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr. has been a member of the Georgia Bar in good standing since 1990, helping those in need of legal assistance and supporting victims of wrong doing. Our firm offers a Wide range of experience handling a multitude of cases successfully. Please call us for a free office consultation. Languages: Spanish and English. Email us at officejfc@aol.com or visit our website: http://castanedalawfirms.com/
Vernon Smith
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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(770) 471-4040 118 North Avenue
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
John Felan Spoon Castaneda
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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney
(770) 408-8654 116 South Main Street Suite 6
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI, Immigration and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 471-4433 102 S Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Georgia State University
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(678) 457-8423 124 N McDonough St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal
Howard University
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(770) 473-1989 116 S Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Tulane University-LA
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(770) 471-0599 21 Lee St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal and DUI
Atlanta Law School
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(770) 477-3644 7911 N McDonough St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal and Business
Atlanta Law School
Howard J. Weintraub
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience

Howard Weintraub is a criminal defense attorney with decades of experience dealing with criminal defense cases. Contact him at the Law office of Howard J. Weintraub today! Read More »
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David S West
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 26 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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Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(770) 210-4886 184 North Ave
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI and Employment
Georgia State University
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(770) 471-0092 165 N Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(770) 478-1650 125 N Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(770) 603-6572 124 N McDonough St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 471-1161 149 S McDonough St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal and Arbitration & Mediation
Harvard University
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(770) 477-1821 216 N McDonough St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(770) 478-3200 194 S Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
JONESBORO, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(770) 472-7334 108 Williamson Mill Road
JONESBORO, GA 30237
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Atlanta Law School
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(770) 477-3380 9151 Tara Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Villanova University
Jonesboro, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(770) 473-5955 112 Smith St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Criminal, DUI and Municipal
Emory University
Jason R Carnell
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Metro Atlanta's Criminal Defense Leader! Call NOW for Superior Representation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Atlanta. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every stage of your case. Read More »
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Adam Brown
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer

Adam loves a challenge. There are a number of people who have Adam to thank for saving their careers after obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict at trial, including military officers with Top Secret clearances, commercial... Read More »
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David S. Ballard
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(770) 461-4222 113 Glynn Street S.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Cannabis Law and DUI
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
A Double Dawg from the University of Georgia, high honors in Political Science in 2007, and honors at UGA Law School in 2011. David's practice includes bankruptcy, personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense. AV-Preeminent (highest lawyer ratings in legal ability and ethical conduct. "Superb" attorney ratings by AVVO, plus was named a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. David is currently President of the Fayette County Bar Association and is an adjunct professor at Georgia Military College in Fayetteville.
P. Justin Thrailkill
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(770) 461-2025 465 N. Jeff Davis Dr.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
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...
Chinwe N. Foster
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(404) 525-3082 116 MLK Sr Heritage Trail
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Offers Video ChatStockbridge, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Howard University School of Law
The Foster Law Firm is one of the premier law firms in the metro Atlanta area. We specialize in the areas of Family Law and Criminal Defense.

We have earned a reputation for providing high quality and effective legal representation in the metro Atlanta area. We earned this by providing our clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge, professionalism, and by relentlessly protecting our client’s rights.

We stand out from other law firms and attorneys in Atlanta, because we care about our clients as people. Our extensive courtroom experience gives our clients an advantage when walking into a courtroom. Our client’s...
Christopher Chapman
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Stockbridge, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(770) 389-4864 280 Country Club Drive
Suite 300
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
For over nineteen years, Christopher Chapman has served the judicial system in numerous capacities. He has represented clients in serious criminal cases at state and federal court, including felony murder cases and death penalty defense. He has also represented clients in complicated civil and domestic relations matters at all levels of court. He has been lead trial counsel for more than 100 jury trials in the following counties: Athens-Clarke, Bibb, Butts, Chatham, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Floyd, Fulton, Henry, Houston, Jasper, Monroe, Lamar, Paulding, Richmond, Rockdale, Walton, and Upson.
Allen Bodiford
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Stockbridge, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(678) 565-8970 100 Corporate Center Dr
Suite A
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Allen Bodiford has practiced as a trial attorney for over 25 years, and has tried a wide variety of civil and criminal cases. Since 1987, Allen has had the pleasure and honor of representing clients in hundreds of bench trials and more than 25 jury trials, in cases of divorce and domestic relations, wrongful death, automobile accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, products liability, and medical malpractice, along with felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Allen brings his years of litigation experience to bear in evaluating, preparing, and trying cases, as well as, settling cases when appropriate. Allen has obtained favorable...
Forrest Clinton Barbour
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(770) 461-2025 465 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214
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...
Jimmy Lee Whitlock
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(770) 461-4882 345 E Lanier Ave
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
I've practiced Law for 40 years, Located since 1980, at 345 E.Lanier Ave, Fayetteville, GA. Most of my practice is dedicated to representing DUI cases, Criminal cases Non-contested, or Uncontested Divorce, Wills and Probate Matters. I was a Municipal Judge in two cities, Fayetteville and Riverdale, GA., for a total of about 12 years. Many of my clients, and friends, call me The Godfather...because if I take your case I"ll treat you as part of the Family.
Melissa Potter Sanford
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(770) 719-3353 101 Devant Street
Suite 801
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Villanova University School of Law
Mr. Stephen Knights Jr.
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Forest Park, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(678) 373-4433 519 Forest Parkway
Suite 220
Forest Park, GA 30297
Criminal and DUI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
In 2006, Attorney Stephen Knights became an Assistant Solicitor General with the Clayton County Solicitor General's Office. There he prosecuted all misdemeanor offenses ranging from traffic offenses (suspended license, speeding, tag violation, no insurance) to DUIs (per-se and less-safe) and Battery-Family Violence cases. He also received the Professional Image Award while at that office. In 2007, he became an Assistant District Attorney with the Griffin Judicial Circuit for three years. There he specialized in prosecuting drug offenses and had cases in Spalding, Pike, Upson, and Fayette Counties. He had numerous jury trials, ranging from ounces to kilograms of drugs including;...
Michelle Clark
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Stockbridge, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
135 Eagles Walk
Suite 100
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Seattle University School of Law
Michelle R. Clark, the firm owner, is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on criminal and domestic litigation. She has successfully litigated civil and criminal matters. She is a skilled and seasoned litigator. Member of Henry County Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers, Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association Appointed as State of Georgia , Special Assistant Attorney General representing Henry County DFACS in 2004; Selected as the first Davis-Wright Tremaine Scholar (1990-1993); Member of Puget Sound Inn of Courts, Moot Court Board, National Moot Court Quarterfinalist for Frederick Douglas Moot Court Team; Western Regional Best Petitioner's...
Page Anthony Pate
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 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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Tracy S. Reeves Jr.
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a consultation!

I’m an experienced Georgia criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Jonathan Thomas Overman
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Fayetteville, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(770) 626-5200 259 Glynn St. South
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Criminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
William C. Head
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(404) 567-5515 235 Peachtree St NE
#400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
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 43 years. My practice areas:

Atlanta injury lawyer for medical malpractice, workers compensation, rollover accident,medical negligence, personal injury, motorcycle accident, motorcycle injury, tractor trailer wreck, commercial truck, truck accident, truck injury, boating accident trucking accident, lawyer near me, workers comp, wrongful death, auto accident attorney, 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,...
Ryan Locke
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 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 ConsultationOffers Video ChatAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 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...
Nicola Cummings
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McDonough, GA Criminal Law Attorney
(678) 369-1804 1735 Pennsylvania Street
McDonough, GA 30253
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law and Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Attorney Nicola Cummings is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer in Henry County Georgia. She devotes herself to the practice areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law. She attended Mercer University Law School and Virginia University School of Law where she earned a Masters of Law in Forensic Justice.

Attorney Cummings has an extensive career in criminal law. She began her career in criminal justice at Gwinnett County Police Department as a Crime Scene Investigator where she investigated all types of all types of crimes scenes from burglaries to homicide for almost 10 years. She...
Larry Kohn
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(404) 567-5515 235 Peachtree St NE
#400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence 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...
Cory Yager
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(404) 567-5515 235 Peachtree St NE
#400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence 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-9 years, as Rising Star or Super Lawyer.
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Michael D. Barber Jr.
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(404) 445-8494 1170 Peachtree St NE
suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Free ConsultationAtlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
My training as both a prosecutor and defense attorney gives me the ability to know what the other side is thinking and better defend DUI cases. Working for my family law firm familiarized me with civil law but making a foray into criminal law with the City of Atlanta Municipal Court led to my true passion in criminal law specifically DUI, drug and traffic cases.

I have been invited by other county prosecutors to be a guest instructor for DUI instruction courses at both the Georgia Public Safety and Training Center and various county locations. I also had the opportunity...
Parag Yogesh Shah
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 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,...
Samantha Embry
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Atlanta , GA Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(678) 809-4132 229 Peachtree St. NE Suite 450
Atlanta , GA 30303
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Samantha Embry is a solo practitioner at Embry Legal LLC, a client focused law firm. Her practice concerns itself with helping individuals recover from unexpected events and protecting individuals from unfair trade and unethical ways of doing business. This includes protection from predatory lending, unfair debt collection and credit reporting practices, product liability claims and personal injury claims. Her areas of practice are criminal law, personal injury, and consumer law.

Prior to graduating law school, she worked in the Insurance Industry for almost fifteen years handling personal injury claims including bodily injury litigation in automobile cases and...
Thomas C. Nagel
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Georgia State University College of Law and University of GeorgiaGeorgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and United States District Court – Northern District
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Christine Koehler
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 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.

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