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Jerry F. Lee

Jerry F. Lee

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

AS THE "ONLY TRUE LOCAL ATTORNEY, ACTUALLY LOCATED HERE IN CLEVELAND, [NOT A SECOND THOUGHT SMALL SATELLITE OFFICE] AND DEDICATED TO A PERSONAL INJURY PRACTICE"   I TRULY WELCOME THE OPPORTUNITY TO REPRESENT YOU IN ALL OF YOUR LEGAL MATTERS AND APPRECIATE YOU SPENDING "YOUR" VALUABLE TIME, TO PERUSE MY QUALIFICATIONS. I HAVE OVER 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN BOTH A CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TRIAL PRACTICE, WITH PERSONAL INJURIES OF ALL TYPES, BEING A CONCENTRATION OF MY OFFICE. I AM ALSO ACTIVE IN CRIMINAL DEFENSE, JUVENILE COURT, & PROBATION and PAROLE REVOCATIONS. THANK "YOU" AGAIN AND IF I CAN BE OF ANY SERVICE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE IN CONTACTING MY OFFICE.

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Languages Spoken: Italian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    38 years, 589 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 27%
    38 years, 787 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 23%
    38 years, 1.04 thousand cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    38 years, 1.42 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Jerry Bruce Harkness Sr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Jerry is a very hard working dedicated lawyer. I respect him and have confidence in his work.

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    Jerry Harkness Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Aaron Christopher Harper

    Top-notch defense lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Aaron Harper DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Jerry F Lee

185 Whisperwood Way
Suites A&B
Cleveland, GA, 30528

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197807/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal Ability - AV Rating-Preeminent in ProfessionMartindale-Hubbell2013
Lawyer Rating 10 (Superb)AVVO Lawyer Rating2011
ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
Certified a Trial Attorney in States allowing such designationsHarvard Law School2011
Who's Who in American LawStanfords2010
Special MasterAppointed as a Special Master2009
Ethics - V Rated - High RatingsMartindale-Hubbell1981
Best Research Paper "Argersinger v. Hamlin and Criminal Justice"Georgia Association of Criminal Justice Educators1972

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Legal AdvisorDeadman's Basin Homeowner's Association2009 - Present
President C.E.O.Shawmut Properties2009 - Present
Senior Legal CounselMetanoya Restaurant Group2004 - Present
Head Corporate CounselQuality Seasonal Products1995 - 2002
Senior Corporate CounselAtlanta Pressure Cleaning Inc.1988 - 1991
Senior CounselThe Law Offices of Jerry F Lee and Associates1985 - Present
Senior Counsel for the Atlanta Metro AreaOklahoma Tire and Shock Absorber Company1982 - 1986
Adjunct ProfessorClayton State University1979 - 1981
AttorneyByrne Maund Lee P.A.1978 - 1985
AssociateThe Steinberg Law Group1978 - 1979
InstructorYoung Women's Christian's Association1978 - 1978
Chief Investigator for the Clayton Judicial CircuitThe State of Georgia Pardons and Parole Board1976 - 1978
Chief InvestigatorThe Supreme Court of Georgia Sentence Review Panel1975 - 1978
Probation and Parole SupervisorThe Georgia Department of Offender Rehabilitation1975 - 1976
Trial AssistantThe Fulton County Public Defenders Superior Court Office1974 - 1974
Trial InternFulton County Municipal Court1974 - 1974
Trial AssistantThe Fulton County Public Defenders Juvenile Court Office1974 - 1974

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaCOMMITTEE MEMBER INDIGENT DEFENSE2004 - 2005
Enotah Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1993 - 1995
Coweta Circuit Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Clayton County Bar AssociationCHAIRPERSON- LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE1981 - 1983
Clayton County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
South Fulton Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
CHOATE v. STATECONVICTION OVERTURNED AND RESENTENCED
IN RE DOEOverturned set aside and resentenced

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
YWCA MAGAZINELaw in Everyday Life1982
Clayton Daily NewsYour Constitutional Rights in a Traffic Stop1978

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Law SchoolLawProgram of Instruction for Trial Lawyers1979
Woodrow Wilson College of Law @ G.S.U.LawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Georgia State UniversityPre-LawBS - Bachelor of Science1974
Clayton State UniversityCriminologyAssociate of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Shangri Lodge Gun & Sportsmens Legal SymposiumThe Second Ammendment and Its' Current State of Affairs2004
Shangri Lodge ATF SymposiumThe ATF and Things to Watch Out for When Dealing with Them.1999
South Fulton Baptist Charity ConferenceCharitable Gifts and Estate Planning1988
YWCA SEMINAR SERIESCriminal Law for the Average Citizen1985
Women and the LawThe Equal Rights Amendment in the Workplace1980
Everyday Law for the CitizenConstitutional Rights1979
Everyday Law for the CitizenBasic Primer of Law in Everyday Life1978