Also known as Bill Brownell

William M. Brownell Jr.

William M. Brownell Jr.

Criminal Defense Attorney
Gainesville, GA




No Misconduct



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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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A true professional!

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 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...

Bill Brownell is amazing

Posted by: CAS over 1 year ago.

Mr. Brownell is a good person and an outstanding lawyer. He is highly qualified and takes pride in each case. I wouldn't feel comfortable going to...
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Showing 2 of 4 peer endorsements

Lydia Jackson Sartain
Lydia Sartain

Gainesville, GA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I have known Bill for 30 years. he is very dedicated to his practice. he prepares his cases and does good work for his clients....
John Michael Phillips
John Phillips

Jacksonville, FL

Over 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...
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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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1995 – present

The Brownell Law Office


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1984 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Georgia School of Law


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2015 BV Distingushed Attorney



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2004- present Member

State Bar of Georgia - Worker's Compensation Section

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Speaking Engagements

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2014 Social Hosting

at Association of Hall County Municipalities