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William Thomas Kemp

William Thomas Kemp III

also known as W. Thomas Kemp III, Tom Kemp

Practice areas:

Domestic Violence, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Car Accidents, Appeals

About Me

Accused individuals and victims of serious injuries need experienced, aggressive representation to best protect and their rights and advocate for their interests. The Kemp Law Firm is dedicated to providing you and your families the care and attention that you and your case deserve.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Domestic Violence: 50%
    15 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    15 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    15 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
  5. Car Accidents: 5%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (33-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

25 total 

  • Daniel Eliot DeWoskin

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Tom as he has worked both as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney in the past. In both roles, Tom has exhibited reason and professionalism. He is thorough and has a genuine appreciation for the tenets of justice and fairness. I am pleased to see that he is once again representing individuals as a private practitioner.

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    Daniel DeWoskin Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Musa Munir Ghanayem

    I endorse this lawyer. Tom is a Zealous advocate with the trial skills to help anyone in need. Trust Tom to defend your rights vigorously and properly.

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    Musa Ghanayem Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Kemp Law Firm, L.L.C.

1936-B North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA, 30319

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200005/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Georgia's Top Attorneys, selected by their peersGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Senior SaluteOmicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (Georgia Tech; Alpha Eta Circle)1993

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner & AttorneyChanco Schiffer, P.C.2012 - 2014
Owner & AttorneyKemp Law Firm, L.L.C.2011 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney of DeKalb County2005 - 2011
Staff AttorneyFulton County Conflict Defender, Inc.2003 - 2005
Senior Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender of Atlanta City Court2001 - 2003
Partner & AttorneyEnglish & Kemp, L.L.C.2000 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember2013 - Present
DeKalb County Bar AssociationAttorney & Member2005 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of GeorgiaAttorney & Admitted to Practice2001 - Present
Supreme Court of GeorgiaAttorney & Admitted to Practice2001 - Present
Court of Appeals of GeorgiaAtttorney & Admitted to Practice2001 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAttorney & Admitted to Practice2001 - Present
Mercer University Alumni AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney & Member2000 - Present
Georgia Tech Alumni AssociationMember1993 - Present
United Methodist ChurchMember1971 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Felony Dropped to Misdemeanor at ArraignmentDropped to Misdemeanor
Antique Property ReturnedAntique Property Returned
DUI - Not Guilty After Jury TrialDUI - Not Guilty After Jury Trial

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionQuoted in news article: "Legal experts: Isaiah Crowell faces 5 years in prison but probation likely"2012
The Information Age: An Anthology on Its Impact and ConsequencesThe Technologies of the Information Revolution (Chapter 3)1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S.LawJuris Doctor2000
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)Public PolicyMaster of Science1996
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)International AffairsBachelor of Science1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
“D.U.I. Day” Seminar on Georgia D.U.I. Laws & PoliciesGuest Speaker2013
Special Discussion on Police Conduct v. Police MisconductPanelist2012
CLE Seminar on DUIGuest Speaker2012
Kessler-Edison Program for Trial TechniquesGuest Instructor2011
Advanced Criminal Trial PracticeGuest Instructor2011
A.B.A. Labor & Employment Law Student Trial Advocacy CompetitionGuest Coach2011
Training on Law and Trial TechniquesGuest Instructor2010
Ethics & ProfessionalismGuest Lecturer2010
Advanced Criminal Trial PracticeGuest Instructor2010
Training on Law and Trial TechniquesGuest Instructor2009
Advanced Criminal Trial PracticeGuest Instructor2009
Training on Law and Trial TechniquesGuest Instructor2008