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Patrick Dennis Deering

Patrick Dennis Deering

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Domestic Relations, Personal Injury

About Me

My wife, JoAnna P. Deering, and I have been practing law together since 2004.  JoAnn is also a CPA.   She practices in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury and family law.  JoAnna and I have three children.   


JoAnna was on the Fulton County Citizens Review Panel and oversaw cases invoving children.


We are both volunteers wth the Fulton County Voluteer Lawyers Foundation and are appoimnted as Guardians Adb Litim in Fulton County Superior Court Family Law Division.


I have been an avid motorcyclist all my life.  I currently ride a 2001 Ducati 996SPS USA limited Edition and a 1992 Ducati 900ss.   We all enjoy skiing during the winter.


JoAnna is a trained chef and during colleg worked a sous chef in resturants in Sarasota Florida.   She loves to cook for friends and family.    

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Domestic Relations: 35%
    23 years, 750 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    29 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
    23 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-350/hour), Contingent (33-45%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Howard E. Spiva

    Patrick stands out among his peers in the law community. Deering is unique in that he practices criminal defense, personal injury and family law. He works diligently alongside his wife, Joanne, in their family practice Deering & Deering. In the past, Mr. Deering has worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia and an Assistant State Attorney for Florida. Mr. He values family and works hard to win the case for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Howard Spiva Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Patrick. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Patrick D. Deering & Associates P.C.

400 Galleria Pkwy S.E.
Suite 1500
Atylanta, GA, 30339

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199007/06/2015
FLMember in Good Standing198805/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralGeorgia Attorney General1989 - 1993
Assistant State Attorney12 Florida Judicial Circuit Office of the State Attorney1987 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cobb County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
USA v. Cassandra ToryNot Gulity
State of Georgia v. Rodney E. HowardNot Guilty at jury trial

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of MiamiN/AB.B.A1983