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Adelle Petersen

Adelle Petersen

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

I bring a combination of unique skills to the legal world. I spent almost 10 years working for big corporations in the competitive intelligence field. My work took me all over the United States and Europe, where I worked as a private investigator for different research projects. 

 I graduated, cum laude, with a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While attending law school, I worked as a research assistant for the Michigan Supreme Court. I also did an externship with a criminal defense attorney in Atlanta.

 After law school, I worked for a personal injury attorney and two criminal defense attorneys. This is where I learned the “ins and outs” of the legal system.

 As a single mother, I raised two children (who are now out on their own) while working and going to school. I know how difficult life can be, especially when you are facing legal challenges. I never allowed the fact that I was a single mom to stop me from achieving my goals.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    3 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    3 years
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
    3 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Justin J. Wyatt and Associates

367 Atlanta Street SE
Marietta, GA, 30060


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201207/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJustin J. Wyatt and Associates2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyJoseph J. Justice P.C.2012 - 2012
AttorneyAdelle Petersen, L.L.C2012 - 2014

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cobb County Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Women of the Bar SectionN/A2015 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionN/A2015 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Women of the Bar SectionN/A2015 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2015 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A2013 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. DeQuan ReynoldsNOT GUILTY
State v. Earnest GilbertNolle Prosequi

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley L.S.(MI)N/AN/AN/A