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GeorgiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Cairo, Georgia

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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Kevin Todd Butler

Kevin Todd Butler
K. Todd Butler, P.C.
PO Box 668 110 1st Ave NE
Cairo, GA 39828
Licensed for 22 years, Kevin Todd Butler is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Chris Evan Ambrose

Chris Evan Ambrose
Silvis Ambrose Lindquist & Coch PC
PO Box 1557 220 S Hansell St
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 31 years, Chris Evan Ambrose is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Florida State University... read more >

Ryan Curtis Cleveland

Ryan Curtis Cleveland
The Cleveland Law Firm, P.C.
6865 Five Forks Rd
Boston, GA 31626
Licensed for 17 years, Ryan Curtis Cleveland is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Jami Lyn Lewis

Jami Lyn Lewis
Harrell and Lewis LLC
PO Box 513 159 E Broad St
Camilla, GA 31730
Licensed for 15 years, Jami Lyn Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida State University... read more >

Gilbert J Murrah

Gilbert J Murrah
Law Office of Gilbert Murrah, P. C.
PO Box 1421
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Licensed for 47 years, Gilbert J Murrah is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Ernie M Sheffield

Ernie M Sheffield
Ernie M. Sheffield, Attorney at Law
119 Cooktown Rd
Colquitt, GA 39837
Licensed for 41 years, Ernie M Sheffield is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

Molly Lorna Mccollum

Molly Lorna Mccollum
Molly L. McCollum PC
418 Smith Ave s Office
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 28 years, Molly Lorna Mccollum is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law... read more >

Ashley Elizabeth Carnage

Ashley Elizabeth Carnage
215 E Washington St
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 5 years, Ashley Elizabeth Carnage is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Jennifer Diane Humphrey

Jennifer Diane Humphrey
418 Smith Ave.
Thomasville, GA 31792
Jennifer Diane Humphrey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Henry Nelson Crane III

Henry Nelson Crane III
Crane Law Firm, P.C.
125 N Broad St STE 204
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 20 years, Henry Nelson Crane III is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Hayden Lee Willis

Hayden Lee Willis
Hayden Willis, LLC Attorney At Law
PO Box 2192 709 S Main St Suite A
Moultrie, GA 31768
Licensed for 13 years, Hayden Lee Willis is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Louisiana State University... read more >

Joseph David Weathers

Joseph David Weathers
Joseph D Weathers PC
PO Box 68 110 3rd Ave SE
Moultrie, GA 31768
Licensed for 31 years, Joseph David Weathers is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Jon Vincent Forehand

Jon Vincent Forehand
Jon V. Forehand, PC
PO Box 1687
Moultrie, GA 31776
Licensed for 32 years, Jon Vincent Forehand is a Criminal Defense and Tax Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Megan Alison Lane

Megan Alison Lane
Altman & Lane, L.L.C.
PO Box 995 202 N Crawford St
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 15 years, Megan Alison Lane is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Joshua Joseph Campbell

Joshua Joseph Campbell
Joshua J. Campbell PC
4556 Squirrel Haven Rd
Camilla, GA 31730
Licensed for 15 years, Joshua Joseph Campbell is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Cumberland L.S./Samford... read more >

Eric Landon Gay

Eric Landon Gay
The Law Office of Eric L Gay
260 Whigham Dairy Rd Suite A
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 15 years, Eric Landon Gay is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Cumberland L.S./Samford... read more >

Robert Michael Thomas

Robert Michael Thomas
173 E Crawford St
Colquitt, GA 39837
Licensed for 28 years, Robert Michael Thomas is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended The John Marshall Law School... read more >

Peter Emmons

Peter Emmons
113 W Water St 1st Floor
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 10 years, Peter Emmons is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Rutgers University... read more >

Michael Andrew Strickland

Michael Andrew Strickland
Moore Tyndall Castellow & Strickland LLP
PO Box 190
Moultrie, GA 31768
Licensed for 23 years, Michael Andrew Strickland is a Business Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. Geo... read more >

William Paul Fryer

William Paul Fryer
PO Box 1540
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 47 years, William Paul Fryer is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Tabitha Edwina Payne

Tabitha Edwina Payne
Bell/Payne, LLC
PO Box 45
Whigham, GA 39897
Licensed for 7 years, Tabitha Edwina Payne is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Patrick Ervin Chisholm

Patrick Ervin Chisholm
Ofc. of Public Defender, S. Ga. Circuit
P.O. Box 1045
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Licensed for 15 years, Patrick Ervin Chisholm is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Wake Forest University School of Law... read more >

Don Thomas Lyles

Don Thomas Lyles
Public Defenders' Office
418 Smith Ave
Thomasville, GA 31792
Licensed for 24 years, Don Thomas Lyles is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida State University College of Law... read more >

Jon Wilton McClure

Jon Wilton McClure
Georgia Public Defender Office
9 N Main St Ste 105
Moultrie, GA 31768
Licensed for 45 years, Jon Wilton McClure is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Woodrow Wilson College of Law... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

GACDL advocates for the rights of the accused, adequate funding for the defense of the indigent, and a fair criminal justice system.


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