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I am a trial and appellate lawyer practicing 100% criminal defense.  


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  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Appeals: 30%
    10 years, 100 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years, 350 cases



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  • Ryan B. Schwartz

    I have personally watched Ben in court. He is an experienced Cobb County/Atlanta attorney who will always stand by his clients! Highly recommend Ben as your attorney!


    Ryan Schwartz Criminal defense Attorney
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  • David Andrew Bikoff

    Ben Goldberg is the kind of attorney that all other attorneys should strive to be. Ben thinks outside the box to obtain outstanding results while showing true compassion for all of his clients. I'm lucky to have worked with, and learned from, such a knowledgable and well-respected lawyer. I wholeheartedly endorse Ben.


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Contact info

The Law Office of Ben Goldberg, LLC

145 Church Street
Suite 200
Marietta, GA, 30060


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200708/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2016
Top ContributorAVVO2016
Top ContributorAVVO2015
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2015
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2014
Appointment to Indigent Defense PanelForsyth County Indigent Defense Panel2013
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2013
Clients' ChoiceAVVO2012
Appointment to Circuit Defender PanelCobb County Circuit Defender2011
On the Rise: Ten to WatchThe Fulton County Daily Report2010
Honors ProgramGeorgia Public Defender Standards Council2007
Admission to PracticeSupreme Court of Georgia2007
Admission to PracticeCourt of Appeals of Georgia2007
Fellowship GrantPublic Interest Law Association2006
Honors ProgramNortheastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice2002
Honors ProgramNortheastern University, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice2001
Georgia All-Star GRAMMY Band DrummerGRAMMY in the Schools1998
Louis Armstrong Award for JazzPaideia School1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyThe Law Office of Ben Goldberg, LLC2011 - Present
AssociateThe Bernstein Firm, PC2010 - 2011
Assistant Public DefenderConasauga Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office2007 - 2010
Intern in Appellate DivisionGeorgia Public Defender Standards Council2006 - 2007
InternFederal Defender Program2006 - 2007
VolunteerGeorgia Innocence Project2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaAdmitted to Practice2016 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Criminal Defense SectionMember2011 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Appellate Practice SectionMember2009 - Present
Supreme Court of GeorgiaAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
Court of Appeals of GeorgiaAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Criminal SectionMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersRegular Member2007 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
Georgia State University Moot Court BoardTreasurer2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. S.C.Felony reduced to misdemeanor.
Heitkamp v. StateInterlocutory application granted
State v. E.A.DUI dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Gilmer Times CourierWoman imprisoned for murder as teen released on appeal, will not be retried in case2015
Fulton County Daily ReportGa. Supreme Court sides with Magistrates2012
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionCourt rejects DeKalb DA's suit against magistrates2012
Fulton County Daily ReportDeKalb DA v. Magistrates Heads To High Court -- Again2012
Fulton County Daily ReportOn the Rise2010
The Appellate ReviewThe Road to the Supreme Court: Taking a Traffic Case all the Way2009
The Dalton Daily CitizenMan takes traffic ticket to State Supreme Court2009
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionCourt Throws Out Georgia's Left Turn Law2009
Dalton Daily CitizenWhitfield County Man Cheers State Supreme Court Ruling2009
The Athens Banner-HeraldState's left turn law tossed2009
The Augusta ChronicleCourt voids 'vague' Ga. left turn law2009
The Dalton Daily CitizenPublic defenders passionate about work2008
The Dalton Daily CitizenSix come aboard staff at public defender's office2007
Georgia Public Defender Standards CouncilCrimes and Punishments in Georgia2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety TestingN/ACompletion Certificate2014
Bill Daniel's Trial Advocacy ProgramN/ACompletion Certificate2011
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
GPDSC Honor's ProgramN/ACompletion Certificate2007
Northeastern UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science2003
Paideia SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1998
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical ScienceN/AN/A
Georgia State UniversityPolitical ScienceN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Scott Overman v. StateOral Argument2016
Thomas Tang International Moot Court CompetitionMoot Court Judge2013
Thomas Tang International Moot Court CompetitionMoot Court Judge2012
Leitch v. FlemingOral Argument2012
Thomas Tang International Moot Court CompetitionMoot Court Judge2011
Ernesto Herrera v. StateOral Argument2010
Todd McNair v. StateOral Argument2009
Fundamentals of Criminal DefenseAppeals2009
John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court CompetitionCruel and Unusual Punishment2006
John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court CompetitionMoot Court Coach2005