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GeorgiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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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Edwin Allen Smith

Edwin Allen Smith
Law Office of E. Allen Smith
PO Box 6142
Sandersville, GA 31082
Licensed for 32 years, Edwin Allen Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law... read more >

Michon Danielle Walker

Michon Danielle Walker
Arthur L. Walker & Associates LLC
PO Box 64
Sandersville, GA 31082
Licensed for 20 years, Michon Danielle Walker is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George S... read more >

Jason Herbert Davis

Jason Herbert Davis
The Law Office of Jason H. Davis, LLC
318 S Harris St
Sandersville, GA 31082
Licensed for 14 years, Jason Herbert Davis is a Business Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Alabama... read more >

Keenan Richard Howard

Keenan Richard Howard
The Law Offices of Keenan R. Howard LLC
318 S Harris St A
Sandersville, GA 31082
Licensed for 18 years, Keenan Richard Howard is a Local Government Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University Co... 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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