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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 Gilmer County, 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 Gilmer County, 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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Clinton S Hooker

Clinton S Hooker
Appalachian Cir. Pub. Def. Office
1 Broad St
Ellijay, GA 30540
Licensed for 19 years, Clinton S Hooker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law... read more >

C Darrell Gossett

C Darrell Gossett
C. Darrell Gossett, P.C., Attorney at Law
PO Box 87
Ellijay, GA 30540
Licensed for 39 years, C Darrell Gossett is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law... read more >

Sarah Nichole Illg

Sarah Nichole Illg
Teague Law
PO Box 296
East Ellijay, GA 30540
Licensed for 5 years, Sarah Nichole Illg is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George... read more >

Joshua Thermon Teague

Joshua Thermon Teague
Teague Law: The Josh Teague Firm, LLC
PO Box 296
East Ellijay, GA 30540
Licensed for 12 years, Joshua Thermon Teague is a Civil Trial Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Michael Kevin McKinney

Michael Kevin McKinney
GA Public Defender Standards Council
1 Broad St Ste 1
Ellijay, GA 30540
Licensed for 26 years, Michael Kevin McKinney is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cumberland L.S./Samford... 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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