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Thomas James Thomas

About me

I am a practicing attorney devoted to assisting people with difficult legal problems particularly those involving alcohol and drug use.  As a former assistant district attorney, I learned the ins and outs of criminal practice and criminal procedure.

I enjoy meeting new people even under difficult circumstances and make every effort to leave those I work with better off both legally and personally.

I have been married to Catherine Ann Thomas of Columbia, South Carolina for over 20 years and we have lived in Atlanta, Georgia for most of that time.  We have three children, Tommy, Margaret, and Anna. 

The family enjoys historical reenacting, theater, reading and watching each other play soccer.


If I can be of assistance regarding any of your legal needs please let me know.




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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
    31 years
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    31 years
  4. Litigation: 5%
    31 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Michael P Cognata

    I highly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Thomas is a giant in the community and quite expert at what he does. He cares for every one of his clientele.


    Michael Cognata DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Head, Thomas Webb and Willis

Suite 5-100
Atlanta, GA, 30328

Head Thomas Webb & Willis, LLC

260 Peachtree Street
Suite 2200
ATLANTA, GA, 30303

Head Thomas Webb & Willis, LLC

2180 Satellite Blvd, Ste 400
Ste 400
Duluth, GA, 30097



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199311/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 DUI Attorneys in GeorgiaThe National Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Graduated Cum LaudeIndiana University - School of Law1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThomas Webb and Willis LLC2015 - Present
PartnerHead Thomas Webb and Willis LLC1993 - 2015
AttorneyThomas J. Thomas1991 - 1992
Director of MarketingBibliogem1988 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
First Impression Legal Challenge in GA to Source Code of Intoxilyzer 5000Trial Court sustained. The State of Georgia does not possess the source code for the Intoxilyzer 5000.
Brooks v. State, 285 Ga.App. 624, 647 S.E.2d 328Because Brooks abandoned his right to an independent test, his breath test results were properly admitted by the trial court.
Keller v. State - Court of Appeals Overturned - Timeliness of AppealWon appeal that overturned Ct of App decision that Keller's appeal was untimely
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Publication nameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Opening Statements2007
Lorman Education Services publicationThirty Ideas for Negotiating a DUI Case2003
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)DMVS Issues2002
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Preservation of Error for Appeal1999
Headlines Marketing Corporation publicationHandling License Suspensions and Revocations1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI CasesDUI Scientific Evidence UpdateCertificate of Completion1996
NHTSA Standarized Field Sobreity Testing - 20 Hour Practioner CourseField Sobreity Test TrainingCertificate of Completion1995
BAC Datamaster Breath Instrument TrainingFactory Training Course in Mansfield, OhioCertificate of Completion1993
Indiana University School of LawComputer ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Indiana UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteOpening Statements that set the Tone for Victory2007
Fundamentals of a Criminal Case in GeorgiaThirty Ideas for Negotiating a Criminal Case2004
Georgia DUI Cases: Analyzing Cases for TrialThirty Ideas for Negotiating a DUI Case2003
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteDMVS Issues2002
Georgia DUI UpdatePreservation of Error for Appeal1999
NHSTA Certified Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.Handling License Suspensions and Revocation in Georgia: Defense of Drinking DriversN/A