After graduating from Valdosta High School in 1984, I joined the U.S. Army. I was... more
After graduating from Valdosta High School in 1984, I joined the U.S. Army. I was stationed in Kentucky, Germany, and Colorado before being Honorably Discharged in 1989. I then returned to Valdosta and attended Valdosta State University. In three years, I graduated with dual degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. I was accepted in the Walter F. George School of Law in 1992 and graduated... view profile
I was born and raised in Valdosta, GA. I have lived here all my life. I am now 49... more
I was born and raised in Valdosta, GA. I have lived here all my life. I am now 49 years old and have practiced law for more than half my life. I have been in practice at the law firm of Closson, Bass & Tomberlin for 22 years. I only practice criminal defense for people charged with crimes and workers' compensation for employees injured at work. I handle no other types of cases as I choose ... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.