Vinings, 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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M. Qader A. Baig
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Plead Your Case, Not Your Guilt. Call Now To Protect Your Rights.

Attorney M. Qader A. Baig has more than 20 years of experience in the courtroom and is an asset to any case. He is intimately familiar with the local legal systems and has worked as both a prosecutor and a defense... 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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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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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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Norman D. McKellar
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(770) 984-5327 3350 Riverwood Pkwy
Suite 1900
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationCriminal, Tax and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law
Norman D. McKellar practices law in the areas of IRS tax resolution and federal criminal defense, with an emphasis on tax fraud and white collar federal crimes. Mr. McKellar has successfully defended clients in criminal cases in both federal and state courts and in U.S. Tax Court. Mr. McKellar was voted by his peers as a “Top Attorney” by Knoxville’s CityView magazine in its 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions. In 2014, Mr. McKellar was selected as a member of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers, and he also received this...
Barbara Lassiter
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 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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Atlanta, 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...
Richard S. Lawson
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Marietta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(404) 816-4440 1827 Powers Ferry Road SE
Marietta, GA 30339
Criminal and DUI
Emory University School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Atlanta DUI Attorney Richard S. Lawson has dedicated his professional career to protecting the rights, freedoms, and futures of individuals charged with driving under the influence (DUI). With nearly two decades of experience, Mr. Lawson is capable of handling the full range of DUI charges, including challenging allegations involving multiple DUIs, felony DUIs, and underage DUIs. His insight as a former DUI prosecutor allows him to understand the “other side,” and has proven to be a driving force behind his ability to resolve nearly 5,000 DUI cases. If you or your loved one is charged with a DUI in Atlanta...
Benjamin Von Schuch
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(678) 948-7811 2900 Paces Ferry Road
Building C, Suite 2000
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Medical Malpractice
Wake Forest University School of Law
Benjamin Von Schuch has a relentless passion to seek justice and help others gain a second chance at life. He fights to protect the rights of men, women and minors accused of misdemeanor and/or felony crimes in and around Atlanta, GA. As a compassionate criminal defense attorney and owner of an Atlanta based law firm, Benjamin Von Schuch aims to give each of his clients the means to a solid defense so they can move on with their lives without the repercussion of a criminal record. Benjamin Von Schuch has made it his priority and mission to help others through...
Monroe J. Feldman
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(404) 881-0800 1820 The Exchange Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
William James Atkins
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 969-4130 6400 Powers Ferry Road
Suite 355
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Employment
Emory University
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(404) 814-0000 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, DUI and Entertainment & Sports
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(770) 612-9900 400 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, Business and Communications
Seton Hall Univ. Law School
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(678) 392-1612 1827 Powers Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, Business, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Thomas C. Rowsey
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25+ Years Exp. Protect Your Reputation, Your Job and Your Future. Call Tom Now!

Criminal Defense lawyer Tom Rowsey can help you with criminal matters related to DUI, drug crimes, marijuana, MIP, shoplifting, vehicular homicide and white collars crimes. Call Tom now to protect your rights and future! 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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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(404) 319-1755 2451 Cumberland Parkway Ste 3649
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal
Wake Forest University
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(770) 956-1725 1820 The Exchange SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(770) 971-4941 1870 The Exchange SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal
University of Georgia
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(770) 822-8000 2727 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, Business and Collections
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(404) 814-0000 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal
Emory University
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(770) 951-7055 1870 The Exchange SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(770) 988-9444 6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Toledo
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(770) 989-5900 3100 Interstate N Cir SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal, DUI and Insurance Defense
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(770) 955-3555 6400 Powers Ferry Road NW Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal
Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(770) 384-2880 2455 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Criminal and DUI
Stacy Snyder Garguilo
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Thomas M. Cooley L.S.(MI)Georgia
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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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Michael Denis Murphy
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(404) 525-8500 4840 Roswell Rd.,
Suite C200
Atlanta, GA 30342
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Michael D. Murphy is an attorney with Farnsworth & Murphy LLC in Atlanta, GA. Before opening Farnsworth & Murphy LLC, Michael worked as a Senior Associate attorney at one of the largest criminal defense firms in Georgia. Michael has handled a wide range of cases from serious felony charges to minor traffic offenses. He has appeared in courtrooms all over the State of Georgia. While in law school, Michael spent time working as an intern with the Dekalb County District Attorney's Office. While in Dekalb. Michael assisted in handling a broad range of cases with the majority of his cases...
Robert Chestney
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(404) 816-8777 448 W Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Mr. Eric Andrew Coffelt Esq.
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(404) 800-5742 2030 Main Street NW
Suite 303
Atlanta, GA 30318
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Eric Coffelt earned his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law. Prior to that, Eric attended Mercer University, where he studied criminal justice and graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Eric competed in national mock trial competitions as part of Georgia State's distinguished Student Trial Lawyer's Association, was the Vice President of the Criminal Law Association, and was awarded the prestigious Georgia Civil Justice Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Virtually all of Eric's litigation experience has been in the area of criminal defense. His passion for helping those accused of criminal offenses began...
Shawn Clayton Bugbee
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Smyrna, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(678) 439-1066 2220 Atlanta Road NW
Suite 121
Smyrna, GA 30080
Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Georgia State University
I began my adult life by serving in the U.S. Army, in the Military Intelligence Corps. After an honorable discharge began attending the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1998. After two years of hard work I received my Bachelor's Degree. I began law school in 2001, and received my Juris Doctor in 2004. I have worked extensively in juvenile courts in the metro-Atlanta area, primarily as a guardian ad litem representing the interests of children in deprivation and delinquency cases. I have also served as a guardian ad litem in very contentious custody cases....
T Kevin Mooney
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(678) 764-4093 3715 Northside Parkway NW
Suite 3-650
Atlanta, GA 30327
Criminal and DUI
University of Florida
Phillip Darrell Kimbrell
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(404) 264-1036 3290 Northside Parkway, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Criminal and Entertainment & Sports
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Mr. Jack Ira Klein
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MARIETTA, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(770) 971-0656 P.O. Box 9353
MARIETTA, GA 30065
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta Law School
Marc Anthony Watkins
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Marietta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(770) 303-0700 2000 Powers Ferry Road
Suite #110
Marietta, GA 30067
Criminal
University of Miami
Kevin A. Chastine
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Atlanta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(404) 987-0245 75 W. Wieuca Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
Vanderbilt University
As a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, Kevin possesses a very thorough knowledge of the law. Kevin's experience includes representing prominent business clients at a prestigious international law firm. In addition to his business law experience, Kevin has litigated numerous criminal misdemeanor and felony cases, including DUI, drugs, domestic violence and traffic cases. As a trial lawyer, Kevin has successfully attained "Not Guilty" jury verdicts and reductions to lesser charges in front of some of the toughest judges in Georgia. Kevin is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Board Managing...
Cory Yager
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(888) 384-4323 109 Anderson Street
Suite 103
Marietta, GA 30060
Free ConsultationMarietta, GA 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.

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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Nicola Cummings
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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Lawrence Abram Kohn
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Marietta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(888) 384-4323 109 Anderson Street
Ste 103
Marietta, GA 30060
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...
William Head
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(800) 462-8222 109 Anderson Street
Ste 103
Marietta, GA 30060
Free ConsultationMarietta, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 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:

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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...
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 26 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...
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.
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.
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,...
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...
David S West
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Marietta, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 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...
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...
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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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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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.