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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    13 years, 16 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    13 years, 115 cases
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
    7 years, 30 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Always)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

    I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.

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    John Ralls Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Robert Lamar Booker

    Carlton is a zealous advocate for his clients and is knowledgeable in all areas of the law.

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    Robert Booker Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

P.O. Box 392105
3375 Centerville Hwy
Snellville, GA, 30039-9997

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200408/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Review Panel Reprimand
    issued in GA, 2015

    updated

    This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the pubic in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Post-graduate ClerkshipUS District Court (NDGA)2003
Post-graduate ClerkshipSuperior Court of USVI2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Litigation AttorneyRouse & Co LLC2009 - Present
Attorney/Compliance(PwC) PricewaterhouseCoopers2006 - 2009
Attorney - LitigationFulton County Law Department2004 - 2006
Contract-Litigation Attorney - Securities LitigationSoutherland Asbill & Brennan2003 - 2004
Contract-Litigation Attorney - Finance/SecuritiesChitwood & Harley2003 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta Legal Aid-Providing Critical Relief to GA CitizensAttorney2012 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar Association2013 Law Day Chair2012 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Gwinnett Criminal Defense BarMember2011 - Present
Gwinnett County Minority Bar AssociationPresident2010 - 2011
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
American General Financial Services Inc. v. ElobyCase dismissed with monetary award in favor of my client
Moses v. Lee, et alCase settled in favor of my client for policy limits
State v. LeahingCase dismissed

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Northeastern University Graduate School of BusinessN/AMBA2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Surviving Legal PitfallsLegal Issues Facing Small to Medium Sized Businesses2010
Estate Planning for FamiliesEstate Planning - What Every Family Should Have2010