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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
5590 Roswell Road Suite 210
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Call 404-567-5515
Top-Rated Georgia Litigation Attorney in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice... read more >
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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

Delisa Audray Williams

Delisa Audray Williams
Delisa Williams PC
3333 Piedmont Rd NE Suite 2050
Atlanta, GA 30305
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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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Delisa Audray Williams
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

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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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Jason R. Carnell
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jason R. Carnell
Member

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Marcia Gail Shein

Marcia Gail Shein
2392 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Licensed for 28 years, Marcia Gail Shein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ralph M Hinman

Ralph M Hinman
Ralph M. Hinman, Attorney at Law
121 Curtis Rd.
Dalton, GA 30720
Licensed for 39 years, Ralph M Hinman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kim Keheley Frye

Kim Keheley Frye
Frye Law Group LLC
166 Anderson St Suite 118
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 27 years, Kim Keheley Frye is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

Larry Wilcutt Fouche

Larry Wilcutt Fouche
Larry W. Fouche', Attorney at Law, L.L.C.
4480 Riverside Drive Suite 31
Macon, GA 31210
Licensed for 19 years, Larry Wilcutt Fouche is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George Scho... read more >

Stacey Michelle Goad

Stacey Michelle Goad
Goad Law LLC
1111 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401-6448
Licensed for 12 years, Stacey Michelle Goad is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >

David Shepherd West

David Shepherd West
David West & Associates, Inc.
123 Church Street NE Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 26 years, David Shepherd West is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of ... read more >

Melvin Samuel Nash

Melvin Samuel Nash
Law Offices of Melvin S. Nash
204 Washington Ave NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 43 years, Melvin Samuel Nash is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin College of Law... read more >

S Derek Gage

S Derek Gage
The Gage Law Firm
160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Licensed for 16 years, S Derek Gage is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

James Rodney Hamilton

James Rodney Hamilton
The Hamilton Law Firm P.C.
353 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
Licensed for 26 years, James Rodney Hamilton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Suesan Ann Miller

Suesan Ann Miller
Miller and Key, P.A.
79 Lawrenceville St.
McDonough, GA 30253
Licensed for 14 years, Suesan Ann Miller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert G Rubin

Robert G Rubin
Peters Rubin & Sheffield PA
2786 N Decatur Rd Ste 245
Decatur, GA 30033
Licensed for 34 years, Robert G Rubin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Michael Stewart Waddington

Michael Stewart Waddington
Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC
601 North Belair Square Suite 16
Evans, GA 30809
Licensed for 20 years, Michael Stewart Waddington is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... read more >

Brian Fenton McEvoy

Brian Fenton McEvoy
Polsinelli
1355 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 22 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.
3445 Peachtree Rd # 200
Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed for 36 years, Drew Findling is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory Law School... read more >

Alan J. Levine

Alan J. Levine
The Law Office of Alan J. Levine
219 Roswell St., NE Suite B
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 14 years, Alan J. Levine is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Andrew Schwartz

Andrew Schwartz
Andrew L. Schwartz
191 Roswell St NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 23 years, Andrew Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law - The University of Memph... read more >

Allen Yates

Allen Yates
Giannini & Yates Attorneys
2900 Chamblee Tucker Road Building 14
Atlanta, GA 30341
Licensed for 11 years, Allen Yates is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

J. Michael Bass

J. Michael Bass
Closson, Bass & Tomberlin
112 W. Central Avenue P.O. Box 150
Valdosta, GA 31603
Licensed for 32 years, J. Michael Bass is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

David E. Clark

David E. Clark
Clark & Towne
1755 North Brown Rd Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Licensed for 31 years, David E. Clark is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Arturo Corso

Arturo Corso
Corso Kennedy & Campbell LLP
427 Green Street, NW
Gainesville, GA 30501
Licensed for 24 years, Arturo Corso is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cindy S Manning

Cindy S Manning
Manning Legal Group, LLC
153 Senoia Rd.
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Licensed for 18 years, Cindy S Manning is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >

Joshua G Schiffer

Joshua G Schiffer
ChancoSchiffer PC
3355 Lenox Rd NE Ste 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed for 18 years, Joshua G Schiffer is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Trial Lawyers College... read more >

Sean A. Black

Sean A. Black
Black Law Offices LLC
141 W Savannah Street Suite B
Toccoa, GA 30577
Sean A. Black is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Mercer University... read more >

Jarrett Griffin Maillet

Jarrett Griffin Maillet
Jarrett Maillet J.D., P.C.
210 East 31st Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 16 years, Jarrett Griffin Maillet is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Gonzaga University School of Law... read more >

Patrick Applegate Kunes

Patrick Applegate Kunes
Kunes Law Office
230 2nd Street E
Tifton, GA 31794
Licensed for 12 years, Patrick Applegate Kunes is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

Nicholas A Lotito

Nicholas A Lotito
Davis Zipperman Kirschenbaum & Lotito LLP
918 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
Licensed for 45 years, Nicholas A Lotito is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia... read more >

Jill Greenstein Polster

Jill Greenstein Polster
The Cohen Law Firm
2300 Henderson Mill Road Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
Licensed for 19 years, Jill Greenstein Polster is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College... read more >

Forrest Clinton Barbour

Forrest Clinton Barbour
Brown, Barbour, & Thrailkill, P.C.
465 North Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Licensed for 12 years, Forrest Clinton Barbour is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >

Adam J. Klein

Adam J. Klein
Law Offices of Adam J. Klein
5 Concourse Parkway Suite 1425
Atlanta, GA 30328
Licensed for 15 years, Adam J. Klein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Nathanael Adamson Horsley

Nathanael Adamson Horsley
Horsely Begnaud LLC
750 Hammond Drive Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30328
Licensed for 16 years, Nathanael Adamson Horsley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Walker L Chandler

Walker L Chandler
Chandler and Chandler Law Group
101 Gleneagle Point
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Licensed for 45 years, Walker L Chandler is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George Sch... read more >

Joseph Scott Key

Joseph Scott Key
Miller & Key PA
79 Lawrenceville St
McDonough, GA 30253
Licensed for 19 years, Joseph Scott Key is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >

Guy J Notte

Guy J Notte
Guy J. Notte & Associates
271 W Washington St Ste 110
Madison, GA 30650
Licensed for 52 years, Guy J Notte is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Chicago)... read more >

Alex L Zipperer

Alex L Zipperer
Zipperer Lorberbaum & Beauvais PC
PO Box 9147 301 W York St
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 49 years, Alex L Zipperer is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Robert James

Robert James
Daniels & James Law Office
233 Peachtree Road NE Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 21 years, Robert James is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Donn Peevy

Donn Peevy
The Peevy Firm, P.C
572 Buford Drive NE
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Licensed for 40 years, Donn Peevy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Atlanta Law School... read more >

Erin H. Gerstenzang

Erin H. Gerstenzang
EHG Law Firm
675 Ponce De Leon Ave Suite #8500
Atlanta, GA 30308
Licensed for 15 years, Erin H. Gerstenzang is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jason Randall Clark

Jason Randall Clark
Jason Clark, P.C.
2225 Gloucester St
Brunswick, GA 31520
Licensed for 16 years, Jason Randall Clark is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Saleem David Dennis

Saleem David Dennis
Sam D. Dennis, P.C.
PO Box 1865 1107 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Licensed for 25 years, Saleem David Dennis is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended University of Arkansas... read more >

Robert Warren Attridge Jr

Robert Warren Attridge Jr
Law Offices of Robert W. Attridge Jr. PA
PO Box 1908
Tybee Island, GA 31328
Licensed for 11 years, Robert Warren Attridge Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Stetson University College of Law... read more >

Steven Beauvais

Steven Beauvais
Zipperer Lorberbaum & Beauvais PC
PO Box 9147 301 W York St
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 27 years, Steven Beauvais is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego... read more >

Jeffrey H Brickman

Jeffrey H Brickman
Jeffrey H Brickman LLC
511 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 33 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 West Peachtree Street Northwest Ste 2075
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 24 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 40 years, William A Morrison is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >

Mccracken Poston

Mccracken Poston
Law Offices of McCracken Poston
7713 Nashville St Suite C
Ringgold, GA 30736
Licensed for 35 years, Mccracken Poston is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

J Guy Sharpe Jr

J Guy Sharpe Jr
Guy Sharpe, Attorney at Law
1635 Old 41 Hwy NW Suite 112-344
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Licensed for 41 years, J Guy Sharpe Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Woodrow Wilson College of Law... read more >

Rudjard Melvin Hayes

Rudjard Melvin Hayes
Sanchez Hayes & Associates LLC
1015 Tyrone Rd Ste 620
Tyrone, GA 30290
Licensed for 24 years, Rudjard Melvin Hayes is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >
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