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Christine Koehler

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

Free Consultation! Criminal Defense Lawyer with Experience and Skill! Call Now!

With a combination of legal experience and dedication, I will fight to secure your freedom! I am committed to the best possible results! Call for a free consultation today. Read More »

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M. Qader A. Baig

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M. Qader A. Baig

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

Plead Your Case, Not Your Guilt. Call Now To Protect Your Rights.

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Georgia. I will fight for you and your rights and help you through every step of your case. Read More »

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Chinwe N. Foster

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Chinwe N. Foster

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced Georgia criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »

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Leon Hicks

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Leon Hicks

Clayton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years of experience

Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Atlanta Law School

Leon Hicks is a local criminal defense attorney in Clayton County and Metro Atlanta representing those charged with DUI, sex crimes, and drugs charges. If you have been arrested, charged with a crime, or need to file a petition in court, please call the Law Office of Leon Hicks at (770) 471-5001 to schedule an appointment.

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Johnny Ramirez Castaneda

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Johnny Ramirez Castaneda

Clayton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years of experience

Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)

Johnny Ramirez Castaneda has been practicing law in the areas of criminal law and family law since 1999. Mr. Castaneda has handled thousands of cases.

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Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr.

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Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr.

Clayton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years of experience

Criminal, Immigration, Personal Injury and Workers’ Comp
Woodrow Wilson College of Law

Attorney Johnny Felan Castaneda Sr. has been a member of the Georgia Bar in good standing since 1990, helping those in need of legal assistance and supporting victims of wrong doing. Our firm offers a Wide range of experience handling a multitude of cases successfully. Please call us for a free office consultation. Languages: Spanish and English. Email us at officejfc@aol.com or visit our website: http://castanedalawfirms.com/

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Mr. Stephen Knights Jr.

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Mr. Stephen Knights Jr.

Clayton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years of experience

Criminal and DUI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

In 2006, Attorney Stephen Knights became an Assistant Solicitor General with the Clayton County Solicitor General’s Office. There he prosecuted all misdemeanor offenses ranging from traffic offenses (suspended license, speeding, tag violation, no insurance) to DUIs (per-se and less-safe) and Battery-Family Violence cases. He also received the Professional Image Award while at that office.

In 2007, he became an Assistant District Attorney with the Griffin Judicial Circuit for three years. There he specialized in prosecuting drug offenses and had cases in Spalding, Pike, Upson, and Fayette Counties. He had numerous jury trials, ranging from ounces to kilograms of drugs including;…

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Brandon Alexander Thomas

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Brandon Alexander Thomas

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Georgia. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every stage of your case. Read More »

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David S West

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David S West

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years of experience

With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta’s premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile… Read More »

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Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay

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Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay

Fayette County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years of experience

Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University System of Georgia – University of Georgia

Candace Alynn Hill Duvernay is a trial lawyer, mediator, and part-time Judge. These various experiences allow keen insight into the different cases handled. Our Firm is experienced in criminal law, family law suits, and auto accident cases. Our team is ready and willing to go to trial when we need to, however, we are skilled negotiators for the clients who prefer a less adversarial route.

We are not afraid to fight, but we always fight fair…and we fight to win!

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Chinwe N. Foster

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Chinwe N. Foster

Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfHenry County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Howard University School of Law

The Foster Law Firm is one of the premier law firms in the metro Atlanta area. We specialize in the areas of Family Law and Criminal Defense.

We have earned a reputation for providing high quality and effective legal representation in the metro Atlanta area. We earned this by providing our clients with the highest standards of diligence, knowledge, professionalism, and by relentlessly protecting our client’s rights.

We stand out from other law firms and attorneys in Atlanta, because we care about our clients as people. Our extensive courtroom experience gives our clients an advantage when walking into a courtroom. Our client’s…

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David S. Ballard

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David S. Ballard

Free ConsultationFayette County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years of experience
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Cannabis Law and DUI
University System of Georgia – University of Georgia

A Double Dawg from the University of Georgia, high honors in Political Science in 2007, and honors at UGA Law School in 2011. David’s practice includes bankruptcy, personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense. AV-Preeminent (highest lawyer ratings in legal ability and ethical conduct. “Superb” attorney ratings by AVVO, plus was named a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. David is currently President of the Fayette County Bar Association and is an adjunct professor at Georgia Military College in Fayetteville.

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P. Justin Thrailkill

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P. Justin Thrailkill

Free ConsultationFayette County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

Justin devotes his practice primarily to the areas of divorce, custody, and parental advocacy in DFCS matters. As an advocate for the rights of parents, Justin has realized his lifelong passion for helping others in their time of need. Through seven years of practice, Justin has represented a variety of clients in various matters throughout our legal system. He finds great satisfaction in seeing his client’s cases through to a successful resolution, regardless of the challenges that may exist with any particular case. Among his peers, Justin is well known to be a compassionate advocate for…

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Allen Bodiford

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Allen Bodiford

Henry County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years of experience

Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law

Allen Bodiford has practiced as a trial attorney for over 25 years, and has tried a wide variety of civil and criminal cases. Since 1987, Allen has had the pleasure and honor of representing clients in hundreds of bench trials and more than 25 jury trials, in cases of divorce and domestic relations, wrongful death, automobile accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, products liability, and medical malpractice, along with felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Allen brings his years of litigation experience to bear in evaluating, preparing, and trying cases, as well as, settling cases when appropriate. Allen has obtained favorable…

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Forrest Clinton Barbour

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Forrest Clinton Barbour

Free ConsultationFayette County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law

I am a 2008 graduate of Georgia State University’s College of Law. Prior to entering law school, I attended and graduated from Georgia Southern University, where I played offensive line for the Georgia Southern Eagles football team. I enjoy spending time with my wife (who is a Staff Attorney for Judge Fletcher Sams in Fayette County) and two children and watching the Georgia Southern Eagles and Atlanta Braves. I have taught Sunday School and served on Church Council at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, Georgia. I am also currently the president of the Starr’s…

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Jimmy Lee Whitlock

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Jimmy Lee Whitlock

Fayette County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years of experience

Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)

I’ve practiced Law for 40 years, Located since 1980, at 345 E.Lanier Ave, Fayetteville, GA. Most of my practice is dedicated to representing DUI cases, Criminal cases Non-contested, or Uncontested Divorce, Wills and Probate Matters. I was a Municipal Judge in two cities, Fayetteville and Riverdale, GA., for a total of about 12 years. Many of my clients, and friends, call me The Godfather…because if I take your case I”ll treat you as part of the Family.

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Michelle Clark

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Michelle Clark

Henry County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years of experience


135 Eagles Walk
Suite 100
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Criminal, Divorce and Family
Seattle University School of Law

Michelle R. Clark, the firm owner, is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on criminal and domestic litigation. She has successfully litigated civil and criminal matters. She is a skilled and seasoned litigator.

Member of Henry County Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers, Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association

Appointed as State of Georgia , Special Assistant Attorney General representing Henry County DFACS in 2004;

Selected as the first Davis-Wright Tremaine Scholar (1990-1993);

Member of Puget Sound Inn of Courts, Moot Court Board, National Moot Court Quarterfinalist for Frederick Douglas Moot Court Team; Western Regional Best Petitioner’s…

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Jason R Carnell

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Jason R Carnell

Criminal Lawyer Serving Clayton County, GA

Metro Atlanta’s Criminal Defense Leader! Call NOW for Superior Representation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Atlanta. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you through every stage of your case. Read More »

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Nicola Cummings

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Nicola Cummings

Henry County, GA Criminal Law Attorney

Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law and Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Attorney Nicola Cummings is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer in Henry County Georgia. She devotes herself to the practice areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law. She attended Mercer University Law School and Virginia University School of Law where she earned a Masters of Law in Forensic Justice.

Attorney Cummings has an extensive career in criminal law. She began her career in criminal justice at Gwinnett County Police Department as a Crime Scene Investigator where she investigated all types of all types of crimes scenes from burglaries to homicide for almost 10 years. She…

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Meg Strickler

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Meg Strickler

Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience

Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCriminal and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law

Meg Strickler, a criminal defense attorney with Conaway & Strickler, PC, in Atlanta, Georgia, has earned an international reputation for her knowledge and experience in Internet crime and technology law.

Ms. Strickler represents clients in these cutting-edge cases as well as those involving more traditional white collar crimes, such as tax evasion, money laundering, racketeering, international extradition and fraud.

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Larry Kohn

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Larry Kohn

Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law

Best Lawyers in America for DUI Defense, 2018 and 2019. Super Lawyers Top-Rated DUI, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney. Emory Undergraduate Degree, and Georgia State Law School Juris Doctor degree, high honors, in 1998. Extensive experience with the top DUI lawyer in America, Bubba Head. If arrested for DUI in Georgia, our Atlanta DUI lawyers can assist you. Regular seminar speaker on DUI-DWI. NHTSA DUI standardized field sobriety test instructor. Trained on GA DUI test machine, Intoxilyzer 9000. Legal book author on DUI law and probable cause to arrest for DUI. Partner and DUI attorney Cory Yager is an…

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Ecleynne Mercy

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Ecleynne Mercy

Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years of experience

Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Ecleynne Mercy is a proud graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School with a concentration in Litigation.

Ecleynne started her legal career as an indigent defense attorney in Clayton County. Later, as an associate with the Cochran Firm, Ecleynne was devoted in representing clients in their pursuit of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Ecleynne Mercy and her colleagues went to Ferguson, Missouri to act as legal observers for the ongoing protests involving the death of Michael Brown. The National Conference of Black…

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Ryan Locke

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Ryan Locke

Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years of experience

Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia – University of Georgia

Ryan Locke represents people who have been injured and people who have been unfairly convicted from his office in Atlanta. Formerly a public defender, Ryan uses the same passion and relentless advocacy for his clients today. Ryan is also an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law; hosts a podcast about appellate practice called Georgia Appellate Review; and maintains comprehensive legal resources on his website for lawyers and the public, such as his guide for using the HITECH Act to get cheap medical records and his guide for people to change their name and gender in Georgia government documents.

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Eric Bernstein

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Eric Bernstein

Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years of experience
Criminal and DUI
University of Miami School of Law

After years of representing indigent clients in matters ranging from traffic crimes to murder as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami, Eric Bernstein has transitioned into private criminal defense in the Metro Atlanta area and well beyond. Trained for years by some of most respected criminal defense attorneys in the business, Mr. Bernstein incorporates his trial skills and negotiation techniques on a daily basis with George Creal Jr., P.C. He has helped clients obtain justice in dozens of counties and municipalities all over the state of Georgia. Mr. Bernstein has also tried cases ranging from murder to…

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William C. Head

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William C. Head

Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years of experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University System of Georgia – University of Georgia

UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Georgia DUI legal book co-author & DUI defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings. Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers-Best Law Firms in America.

Chaired or co-chaired over 40 legal seminars for ICLE-GA beginning in 1978

In 1991, wrote 101 Ways to Avoid a Drunk Driving Conviction with co-author Reese I. Joye, Jr.

Started the annual 2-day seminar, Defense of Drinking Drivers handled by ICLE-GA

Speaker at the 1992 ATLA DC convention & the 1993 ATLA national convention

Sponsored the first NHTSA training seminar for criminal defense lawyers in Atlanta GA in July 1994….

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George Chadwell Creal Jr.

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George Chadwell Creal Jr.

Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers’ Comp
The University of Georgia School of Law and University System of Georgia – University of Georgia

George C. Creal, Jr., P.C. is a law firm concentrating in DUI Defense and Personal Injury and Work Injury Prosecution. We have represented thousands of individuals arrested for DUI, secured over 100 not guilty jury verdicts for our clients and secured millions of dollars in settlements and judgments for those injured at work and through the negligence of others. As reflected in our 5 star client reviews across the internet, our dedication to customer service and the well-being of our clients are second to none. Rated AV Preeminent on Martindale.com and 10.0/10.0 on Avvo.com. If you are in Metro Atlanta…

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Erin Gerstenzang

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Erin Gerstenzang

Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Emory University

Attorney Erin Gerstenzang is the founder and owner of Erin H. Gerstenzang, L.L.C., in Atlanta, Georgia. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 16 years of experience, Ms. Gerstenzang focuses her practice solely on criminal defense, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro and surrounding areas who face serious felony and misdemeanor criminal charges, including DUI/DWI and traffic violations.

As a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Gerstenzang has gained a reputation for her tenacity and aggressive approach to helping her clients achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Devoted to…

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Cory Yager

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Cory Yager

Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Graduated second in his class at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School while working full time as a police officer. Highly effective in litigation and trials. Handled over 1500 criminal cases, felony or misdemeanor. Criminal cases involving alcohol or drugs are 85% of all criminal cases, with personal injury for the remainder. Martindale-Hubbell “av” and Preeminent Rated for several years. Super Lawyers-9 years, as Rising Star or Super Lawyer.

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Criminal Lawyers in Nearby Cities

Clayton County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services


Clayton County Pro Bono Project

(404) 524-5811
Atlanta, GA


DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

(404) 373-0865
Decatur, GA

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