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Attorney Hughes has been practicing law in Georgia since 1996.  She is also admitted to practice in New York.  She is a founding partner at Hughes & Manning, LLP.  Her firm offers excellent representation in multiple areas of law, including Criminal Defense, Domestic Issues (Divorce, Custody, Child Support), Personal Injury and Wills.
Prior to entering private practice in 2009, Attorney Hughes served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney in Atlanta, GA, for a decade.  She was a thriple threat, prosecuting Hate Crimes, Homicides and High Profile cases. 
In addition to practicing law, Holly is a published author and highly sought after legal analyst and guest speaker, with over 850 media appearances.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
    19 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    9 years, 30 cases
  3. Family: 5%
    10 years, 450 cases



Contingent (25-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Hughes & Manning, LLP

729 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA, 30308-1416


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199711/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
Community United Effort (C.U.E.)Instructor2013 - Present
CNNLegal Anaylyst2011 - Present
McClatchey Tribune GroupFreelance Writer2010 - 2011
Cold Case Investigative Research InstituteExpert in Evidence and Law in the Media2009 - Present
HLNLegal Commentator2005 - Present
CourtTVLegal Commentator2003 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
C.U.E. Conference Spring 2014Social Media and the Law2014
C.U.E. Conference Spring 2013Your Legal Rights When Your Loved One Goes Missing2013
TechnoForensics ConferenceTechnoForensics and The Law2011