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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Georgia, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Georgia should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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William C. Head

William C. Head
William C. Head, PC
235 Peachtree Street NE Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Call 404-567-5515
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National College for DUI Defense
William C. Head
Board Certified Specialist in DUI Defense Law
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
William C. Head
Charter Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
William C. Head
Life Member
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
William C. Head
Lifetime Member
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National College for DUI Defense
William C. Head
Founding Member
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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
William C. Head
Champion Member

Top-Rated Georgia Litigation Attorney Near Me in DUI defense, and general Criminal Defense, offering legal service Statewide.... read more >

Delisa Audray Williams

Delisa Audray Williams
Delisa Williams PC
235 Suite 401
Atlanta, GA 30303
Call 404-903-1037
The number one requirement for any attorney you hire is the ability to listen. My clients' voices are heard first by me and then conveyed in... read more >
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National College for DUI Defense
Delisa Audray Williams
General Member
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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Delisa Audray Williams
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Delisa Audray Williams
Member
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Delisa Audray Williams
Member

Lawrence Abram Kohn

Lawrence Abram Kohn
Kohn & Yager LLC
235 Peachtree Street NE Ste 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Call 404-567-5515
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Lawrence Abram Kohn
Founding Member
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National College for DUI Defense
Lawrence Abram Kohn
General Member
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lawrence Abram Kohn
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Lawrence Abram Kohn
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Criminal Defense Attorney Atlanta & DUI lawyer GA since 1998; Super Lawyer; Best Law Firms; 500 AVVO 5-star lawyer ratings.... read more >

Jason R. Carnell

Jason R. Carnell
The Carnell Law Firm, LLC.
4056 Wetherburn Way NW Ste 3
Norcross, GA 30092
Call 770-322-4990
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jason R. Carnell
Member
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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Jason R. Carnell
Member

I'm in the customer service business. I just happen to practice personal injury law.... read more >

Brian Fenton McEvoy

Brian Fenton McEvoy
Polsinelli
1355 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 24 years, Brian Fenton McEvoy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Boston College... read more >

Drew Findling

Drew Findling
The Findling Law Firm, P.C.
3490 Piedmont Rd NE # 600
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 38 years, Drew Findling is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory Law School... read more >

Allen Yates

Allen Yates
Giannini & Yates Attorneys
2900 Chamblee Tucker Road Building 14
Atlanta, GA 30341
Licensed for 13 years, Allen Yates is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

Marcia Gail Shein

Marcia Gail Shein
2392 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Licensed for 30 years, Marcia Gail Shein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joshua G Schiffer

Joshua G Schiffer
ChancoSchiffer PC
3355 Lenox Rd NE Ste 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed for 20 years, Joshua G Schiffer is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Trial Lawyers College... read more >

Jill Greenstein Polster

Jill Greenstein Polster
The Cohen Law Firm
2300 Henderson Mill Road Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
Licensed for 21 years, Jill Greenstein Polster is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College... read more >

Adam J. Klein

Adam J. Klein
Law Offices of Adam J. Klein
5 Concourse Parkway Suite 1425
Atlanta, GA 30328
Licensed for 17 years, Adam J. Klein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Erin H. Gerstenzang

Erin H. Gerstenzang
EHG Law Firm
675 Ponce De Leon Ave Suite #8500
Atlanta, GA 30308
Licensed for 17 years, Erin H. Gerstenzang is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey H Brickman

Jeffrey H Brickman
Jeffrey H Brickman LLC
511 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 35 years, Jeffrey H Brickman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida... read more >

Bernard Stephen Brody

Bernard Stephen Brody
Brody Law Firm
1180 W Peachtree St NW Ste 2075
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 26 years, Bernard Stephen Brody is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Hofstra University... read more >

William A Morrison

William A Morrison
The Morrison Firm
50 Hurt Plaza SE Ste 1110
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 42 years, William A Morrison is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Steven H Sadow

Steven H Sadow
260 Peachtree St NW # 2502
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 43 years, Steven H Sadow is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Coleman Sylvan

Coleman Sylvan
The Sylvan Firm, LLC
3495 Piedmont Rd NE Bldg 10 Ste 110
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 17 years, Coleman Sylvan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Alan Glickman

Robert Alan Glickman
Robert Alan Glickman, Attorney at Law
3151 Maple Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 20 years, Robert Alan Glickman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fordham University NY... read more >

Kimberly Keheley Frye

Kimberly Keheley Frye
Frye Law Group LLC
166 Anderson St Suite 118
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 29 years, Kimberly Keheley Frye is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of La... read more >

Jay Lester Strongwater

Jay Lester Strongwater
Strongwater & Associates, LLC
1360 W Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 45 years, Jay Lester Strongwater is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

David M. Schnipper

David M. Schnipper
Schnipper Law, P. C.
2300 Henderson Mill Road NE #300
Atlanta, GA 30345
Licensed for 11 years, David M. Schnipper is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Wilmer Parker III

Wilmer Parker III
Maloy Jenkins Parker
1360 Peachtree St NE Ste 910
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 47 years, Wilmer Parker III is a Criminal Defense and International Law lawyer who attended University of Alabama... read more >

Michael McKeever Hawkins

Michael McKeever Hawkins
Hawkins Spizman Fortas LLC
200 Ashford Center N Ste 350
Atlanta, GA 30338
Licensed for 30 years, Michael McKeever Hawkins is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Mark Andrew Campbell

Mark Andrew Campbell
3340 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 1780
Atlanta, GA 30326
Mark Andrew Campbell is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin College of Law... read more >

Michael Kennedy Mcintyre

Michael Kennedy Mcintyre
Michael Kennedy McIntyre & Associates
965 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
Licensed for 42 years, Michael Kennedy Mcintyre is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of North Carolina... read more >

Larry David Wolfe

Larry David Wolfe
L David Wolfe PC
101 Marietta St NW Ste 3325
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 41 years, Larry David Wolfe is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

William M Moran

William M Moran
Michael Moran & Associates LLC
659 Auburn Ave NE Ste 153
Atlanta, GA 30312
Licensed for 47 years, William M Moran is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Steven Kent Weiner

Steven Kent Weiner
Weiner Law Group
235 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 41 years, Steven Kent Weiner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Woodrow Wilson College of Law... read more >

Frederick R Mann Jr

Frederick R Mann Jr
Law Offices of Matthew C. Hines LLC
1900 The Exchange SE Ste 500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Licensed for 43 years, Frederick R Mann Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin College of Law... read more >

Bryan B Lavine

Bryan B Lavine
Troutman Sanders LLP
600 Peachtree St NE Ste 3000
Atlanta, GA 30308
Licensed for 38 years, Bryan B Lavine is a Criminal Defense and Tax Law lawyer who attended Chicago-Kent... read more >

Chinwe N Foster

Chinwe N Foster
Foster Law Firm LLC
1100 Peachtree St NE Ste 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 17 years, Chinwe N Foster is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Howard University School of Law... read more >

A Jack Fishman

A Jack Fishman
A. Jack Fishman Attorney at Law PC
2970 Clairmont Rd Ste 630
Atlanta, GA 30329
Licensed for 44 years, A Jack Fishman is a Criminal Defense and Tax Law lawyer who attended Woodrow Wilson College of Law... read more >

Charles T Magarahan

Charles T Magarahan
Park Ridge 85 Bldg. 1
Chamblee Tucker Rd
Atlanta, GA 30340
Licensed for 49 years, Charles T Magarahan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Brian Steel

Brian Steel
The Steel Law Firm, P.C.
1800 Peachtree Rd NW #300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 31 years, Brian Steel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fordham University NY... read more >

Lawrence Jason Zimmerman

Lawrence Jason Zimmerman
The Law Office of Lawrence J Zimmerman
1800 Peachtree Rd Ste 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 24 years, Lawrence Jason Zimmerman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Roger Williams University... read more >

David Shepherd West

David Shepherd West
David West & Associates, Inc.
123 Church Street NE Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 28 years, David Shepherd West is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of ... read more >

John Milton Turner Jr

John Milton Turner Jr
3749 Landau Ln SW
Atlanta, GA 30331
Licensed for 49 years, John Milton Turner Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended George Washington University... read more >

Nicholas A Lotito

Nicholas A Lotito
Davis Zipperman Kirschenbaum & Lotito LLP
1800 Peachtree Rd NW Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 47 years, Nicholas A Lotito is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended University of Virginia... read more >

Lynn Fant-merritt

Lynn Fant-merritt
Strickland Webster, LLC
830 Glenwood Ave SE Suite 510-203
Atlanta, GA 30329
Licensed for 33 years, Lynn Fant-merritt is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >

Jennifer Koehler Mackall

Jennifer Koehler Mackall
PO Box 29653
Atlanta, GA 30359
Jennifer Koehler Mackall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Phillip Darrell Kimbrell

Phillip Darrell Kimbrell
The Kimbrell Firm PC
PO Box 725274
Atlanta, GA 31139
Licensed for 33 years, Phillip Darrell Kimbrell is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. G... read more >

John Richard Martin

John Richard Martin
Martin Brothers PC
44 Broad St NW Ste 202
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 49 years, John Richard Martin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Harvard University... read more >

Dwight L Thomas

Dwight L Thomas
D Lowell Thomas PC
1745 M.L.K. Jr Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Licensed for 46 years, Dwight L Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Miami... read more >

Robert James

Robert James
Robert James Trial Attorneys
233 Peachtree Road NE Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 23 years, Robert James is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Daniel Benjamin Sessions

Daniel Benjamin Sessions
The Sessions Law Firm LLC
3155 Roswell Rd NE STE 220
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 18 years, Daniel Benjamin Sessions is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

James M Deichert

James M Deichert
Fellows LaBriola LLP
225 Peachtree St #2300
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 40 years, James M Deichert is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Seton Hall University Law School... read more >

Warren Carl Lietz III

Warren Carl Lietz III
Finch McCranie, LLP
225 Peachtree St NE #1700
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 27 years, Warren Carl Lietz III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Vermont Law School... read more >

Ingrid D Skidmore

Ingrid D Skidmore
Skidmore Law Group, L.L.C.
303 Perimeter Center North Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
Licensed for 29 years, Ingrid D Skidmore is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Eliot Jay Abt

Eliot Jay Abt
The Abt Law Firm LLC
2295 Parklake Dr NE Suite 510
Atlanta, GA 30345
Licensed for 27 years, Eliot Jay Abt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Biff Elliott Courson

Biff Elliott Courson
Biff Courson Law, LLC
PO Box 28091
Atlanta, GA 30358
Licensed for 15 years, Biff Elliott Courson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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