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Sean Aaron Black

also known as Sean A. Black

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Family, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Sean Black is an Emory Law School graduate.  He has been helping real people in Northeast Georgia with their real problems for over twenty years.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    23 years
  2. Family: 30%
    23 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    23 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 5%
    23 years
  5. Personal Injury: 5%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (34-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Jerry Bruce Harkness Sr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I can honestly say that Sean Black is one of the best attorneys in Toccoa. He is a very concerned and dedicated lawyer who keeps up with all the latest laws to help his clients.

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    Jerry Harkness Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.

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    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Black Law Offices, LLC

141 West Savannah Street
Suite B
Toccoa, GA, 30577-6232

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199208/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Georgia Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2013
Georgia Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2012
Georgia SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2011
2000 DUI Lawyer of the YearGeorgia Defenders of DUI Drivers2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawBlack Law Offices, LLC1996 - Present
Attorney at LawCornwell & Church1992 - 1996

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Defenders of DUI DriversPresident2012 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Georgia Defenders of DUI DriversMember1998 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1992 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1992 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Johnson v. StateDecision reversed on subsequent appeal.
In re A.J.I.Children returned to mother
Crowell v. WilliamsClient won return of down payment.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Black Law Offices WebsiteGeorgia's Title Ad Valorem Tax: Trap for the Unwary Divorce Lawyer2014
Georgia Super LawyersGeorgia Super Lawyers - Criminal Defense2014
Black Law Offices WebsiteLimits on Revocations of Probation2013
Black Law Offices websiteEducation Taken Away: Drastic Consequences of Drug Cases2013
DUI Guru WebsiteIs an Anonymous Tip of A Drunk Driver Enough for a Stop?2013
DUI Guru WebsiteThere is no Right to Consult an Attorney When Deciding Whether to Take Georgia DUI Tests2013
Atlanta MagazineGeorgia Super Lawyers 20132013
Black Law Offices WebsiteDepositions of Alleged Victim in Child Molestation Cases2012
Black Law Offices WebsiteGeorgia Records Restriction Changes2012
DUI Guru WebsiteGeorgia Boating Under the Influence Cases2012
Atlanta MagazineGeorgia SuperLawyers 20122012
Atlanta MagazineGeorgia Super Lawyers 20112011
ICLE Georgia CLE ManaualGeorgia's Checkerboard of SFST Cases2004
Georgia ICLE ManualFive Essential Components of an Effective Opening Statement2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course (NHTSA/IACP)DUI DefenseCertificate of Completion2004
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course (NHTSA/IACP)DUI DefenseCertificate of Completion2004
National College of DUI DefenseMastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesCertificate of Completion2004
National College of DUI DefenseMastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesCertificate of Completion2003
National College of DUI DefenseMastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesCertificate of Completion2002
National College of DUI DefenseMastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI CasesCertificate of Completion2000
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Mercer University CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Georgia ICLEGeorgia's Checkerboard of SFST Cases2004
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteFive Essential Components of an Effective Opening Statement2001