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About Me

Welcome to the law offices of John A. Steakley, P.C. Our firm of dedicated and experienced attorneys, trial lawyers, para-professionals, investigators, and staff members work as a team to provide our clients with the best legal services possible in the greater Atlanta area.


Our top trial attorneys have been in the practice of law for decades and have personally overseen thousands of cases, from the most simple to the most serious, and have spent thousands of hours in the courtroom. We know you want the peace of mind that comes from having people with the right knowledge, skills and experience on your side.


We work individually with each client toward a custom pricing and payment solution to fit the client's needs, abilities and budget. We understand that most people never plan to need an attorney do not budget for them in advance. There will always be someone else willing to work for less, but this is about more than just finding the lowest bidder. This is about the security of your family, your business and your future.


We understand that those in need of top-quality legal defense often have questions that they want answered quickly and clearly. That's why we never have and never will charge you for your initial consultation. Use this convenient online form to tell us a little something about you and your case and schedule your free visit. During that free initial consultation, we will discuss your legal issue, your goals, concerns and expectations for us, and what we think we will be able to do for you.


We are proud of our record of satisfied clients who turned to us in their time of need and encouraged their friends and family to do the same. Trust your future to experienced attorneys with a proven record of success. If you are as serious about your case as we are, please contact us immediately.



Languages Spoken: Spanish, Yoruba, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 20%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Immigration: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 20%



Hourly ($60-360/hour), Contingent (30-49%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

47 total 

  • John B. Elbert

    John is an exceptional and highly respected attorney who always represents his clients with the utmost of skill,knowledge and understanding.i can readily endorse him without hesitation or reservation.


    John Elbert Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Tawanda Marie Williams

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Tawanda Williams Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

John A. Steakley, P.C.

540 Powder Springs Street
Suite D-22
Marietta, GA, 30064-3562


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200010/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Must-Read Articles of 2012National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerJohn A. Steakley, P.C.2007 - Present
PartnerCrosby, Haldi & Steakley, LLC2006 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyGwinnett County District Attorney's Office2001 - 2006
Assistant District Attorney General8th Judicial District Attorney's Office1996 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cobb County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A2001 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Georgia v. M.W.Almost Entirely Acquitted By A Jury
Georgia v. E.C.All Charges Completely Dismissed
Georgia v. H.E.G.Not Guilty of Any Charges
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Publication NameTitleDate
Washington University Law ReviewA Due Process Right to Record the Police2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TennesseeN/AlawN/A