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Amy Lynne Bell

Amy Lynne Bell

Practice areas:

Juvenile, Criminal Defense

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Juvenile: 90%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Keith Chance Hardy

    Amy advocates tirelessly for her clients, and is extraordinarily passionate in everything she does. She is one of the leading authorities on juvenile law in the state of Georgia. Amy's leadership role in the juvenile community has also extended to advocacy outside the courtroom, where her contributions helped make legislative changes that have significantly improved the juvenile code in Georgia.

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    Keith Hardy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Bernadette Camille Crucilla

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Bernadette Crucilla Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Office of the Public Defender - Macon

Thomas Jackson Juvenile Justice Center
560 Oglethorpe Street, Ste 201
Macon, GA, 31201

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200408/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence in Child Advocacy, Juvenile DefenderState Bar of Georgia, YLD Division2014
Young Careerist, 1st Runner-upGeorgia Federation of Business and Professional Women2011
ETHOS Award for Young AlumniWalter F. George School of Law, Mercer University2009
Fred AwardOffice of the Circuit Public Defender - Macon Judicial Circuit2009
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2008
CALI - Managing Law PracticeMercer University, Walter F. George School of Lw2004
CALI Award - ImmigrationMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2004
CALI Award BioethicsMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2004
ABA Labor Law AwardMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2004
ABA-BNA Labor Law AwardMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2004
Jesse Mercer Full Scholarship and StipendMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law2001
Graduation Honor- summa cum laude graduateMercer University1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Public Defender, Juvenile DivisionOffice of the Circuit Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit2012 - Present
Property Division ChiefOffice of the Circuit Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit2008 - 2012
Assistant Public Defender, Juvenile/Property DivisionsOffice of the Circuit Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit2005 - 2007
Law ClerkDistrict Attorney's Office, Macon Judicial Circuit2003 - 2004
Law Clerk (2 semesters)Office of the Child Advocate of Georgia2002 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Criminal Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Georgia Association of Counsel for ChildrenMember2014 - Present
Georgia Federation of Business and Professional WomenState Legislative Chair2014 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaExecutive Committee, Child advocacy and Protection Section2014 - Present
Georgia Federation of Business and Professional Women, Inc.Member and Local Club Vice President2013 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, YLDMember2005 - Present
Macon Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Macon Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Mercer University-W. George L.S.N/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Youth Law ConferenceNew Juvenile Code- Delinquency2014
Adventures in Client CounselingClient Counseling2014
New Juvenile CodeNew Juvenile Code- Delinquency2013
Adventures in Client CounselingClient Counseling2011