Ashley McMahan represents clients who have been charged with crimes, DUIs and traffic offenses in and around metro Atlanta, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Cobb County and Dekalb County.
Having prosecuted more than 2000 criminal cases in the busiest court in Georgia, Ashley McMahan brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and perspective to every case she defends. Ashley’s straightforward approach to the defense of your criminal case will provide you with peace of mind and, most importantly, she delivers results for her clients.
Ashley has a proven trial record that includes winning more than 91% of her jury trials.
During her time as a prosecutor, in addition to handling countless criminal cases in court, Ms. McMahan also received training in trial techniques, procedural issues and DUI arrests. Several of these training events were conducted alongside law enforcement officers and focused on Field Sobriety Evaluations and Intoxilyzer 5000 testing.
A lifelong resident of Georgia, Ashley first graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology before moving just down the street to receive her law degree from Georgia State University School of Law.
Ashley is a member of the invitation-only Georgia DODD (Defense of Drinking Drivers) Group, which is a group of premier DUI defense lawyers in Georgia. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia, all State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court. Ashley is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and a member of the Criminal Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.
When Ashley is not zealously advocating for her clients in court, she is spending her time with friends exploring Atlanta’s restaurant scene and making it a personal goal to find the absolute best slice of pizza in the city.
Licensed since 2010
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||08/22/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Advanced Impaired Driver Training||Impaired Driving Specialists, LLC||2013|
|Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Completion||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||2013|
|Best Advocate||William Daniel National Invitational Trial Advocacy Competition||2010|
|5th Place of 224 Teams||American Association for Justice National Trial Competition||2010|
|DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney||The Ashley McMahan Law Firm, LLC||2014 - Present|
|DUI and Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer||McIlhinney & Sessions, LLC||2013 - 2014|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Fulton County Solicitor General's Office||2011 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Georgia Lawyers For The Arts||2010 - 2010|
|Legal Intern||Judge Goger, Fulton Superior Court||2009 - 2009|
|Legal Intern||Belli, Weil, Grozbean & Davis, LLP||2009 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2013 - Present|
|Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Atlanta Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Georgia State University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Business||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|