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GeorgiaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Jackson County, Georgia

In the juvenile justice system in Jackson County, Georgia, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Jackson County, Georgia, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Barry E King

Barry E King
Barry E. King, Attorney at Law, LLC
27 City Square, Suite 13
Hoschton, GA 30548
Licensed for 24 years, Barry E King is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School... read more >

Scott Reed Tolbert

Scott Reed Tolbert
The Scott R. Tolbert Law Firm
62 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 29 years, Scott Reed Tolbert is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

Dylan Emerson Wilbanks

Dylan Emerson Wilbanks
Wilbanks Law Firm, P.C.
1215 S Elm St
Commerce, GA 30529
Licensed for 20 years, Dylan Emerson Wilbanks is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Kevin Ronald Christopher

Kevin Ronald Christopher
62 Washington St
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 26 years, Kevin Ronald Christopher is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Walter B Harvey

Walter B Harvey
Harvey & McCormack
PO Box 494 # 4
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 49 years, Walter B Harvey is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Joseph Vernon Siskey

Joseph Vernon Siskey
Harvey & McCormack
PO Box 494 # 4
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 8 years, Joseph Vernon Siskey is a Business Law and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law - Samford U... read more >

Joseph Henry Booth

Joseph Henry Booth
Piedmont Circuit Superior Court
5000 Jackson Pkwy Ste 330
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 45 years, Joseph Henry Booth is a Real Estate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School... read more >

Gabriel Ronald Bradford

Gabriel Ronald Bradford
PO Box 649
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 19 years, Gabriel Ronald Bradford is a Alternative Dispute Resolution and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of G... read more >

Joshua Zane Harmon

Joshua Zane Harmon
Licensed for 6 years, Joshua Zane Harmon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Donna Avans Seagraves

Donna Avans Seagraves
Circuit Public Defender, Piedmont Ct.
5000 Jackson Pkwy # 270
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 35 years, Donna Avans Seagraves is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Kristin C Moore Waller

Kristin C Moore Waller
Office of the Public Defender Piedmont Judicial Circuit
5000 Jackson Pkwy # 270
Jefferson, GA 30549
Licensed for 18 years, Kristin C Moore Waller is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >
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Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



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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