William M. Brownell Jr.

Also known as Bill Brownell

William M. Brownell Jr.

Criminal Defense Attorney

Gainesville, GA





No Misconduct



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223 questions answered.

About Me

I grew up in DeKalb County, Georgia. Joined the U.S. Navy at 17 and "saw the world" for 5 great years. Decided to leave the Navy with an Honorable Discharge to pursue my college and law degrees. I received my Bachelors of Arts with honors from the University of West Florida in 2 1/2 years while working full time and supporting my wife and two small children. I was accepted to study law at the...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Posted by: D.Powers about 1 year ago.

YES.. We will absolutely recommend Mr. Brownell! And will certainly use him as our Attorney, if ever in need. Mr. Brownell went above and beyond in...

A true professional!

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 1 year ago.

William (Bill) Brownell was cool, calm, and organized when he handled a case I was involved in. He gave me plenty of conference time to discuss my...
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John Michael Phillips
John Phillips

Jacksonville, FL

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Attorney Brownell. From his answers and time on Avvo, it is clear he is dedicated to serving those in need and his clients. It's rare that...
James Michael Adam
James Adam

Gainesville, GA

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I have known Bill for many years and have found him to be ethical, reliable and competent in all his areas of practice.
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1984 License Status: Active Member in Good Standing for the state of Georgia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/26/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1984 – 1995

District Attorney's Office, NE Ga Judicial Circuit


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1984 Juris Doctorate in

University of Georgia School of Law


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2013 Client Distinction Award



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1984- present Member

State Bar of Georgia

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Speaking Engagements

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2014 Social Hosting

at Association of Hall County Municipalities