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GeorgiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Union County, 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 Union 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 Union 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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Jamie Lisa Smith

Jamie Lisa Smith
Jamie L. Smith LLC
PO Box 2916
Blairsville, GA 30514
Licensed for 23 years, Jamie Lisa Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

Richard Sarrell II

Richard Sarrell II
Lance Law Firm PC
144 Cleveland St
Blairsville, GA 30512
Licensed for 5 years, Richard Sarrell II is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law - Samford U... read more >

Norman Stanley Gunter

Norman Stanley Gunter
Enotah Circuit Superior Court
PO Box 2376
Blairsville, GA 30512
Licensed for 36 years, Norman Stanley Gunter is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Wofford College... read more >

David Eugene Barrett

David Eugene Barrett
David E. Barrett, LLC
108 Blue Ridge Hwy Ste 6
Blairsville, GA 30512
Licensed for 42 years, David Eugene Barrett is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School 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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