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Christopher Benjamin Cahill

Violent crime Attorney at Marietta, GA

5.0   9 reviews
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Christopher

Learn Christopher’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Violent crime
    23%

  2. Criminal defense
    21%
    Felony and misdemeanor defense, including investigation, bond, pretrial, and probation issues.

  3. DUI and DWI
    20%
    From the initial investigation through negotiations and motions practice and all the way through trial. Defense of the accused with the latest techniques and knowledge.

  4. Sex crime
    20%

  5. Speeding and traffic ticket
    10%

  6. Animal and dog bites
    2%
    Bad dog / bad human

  7. General practice
    2%

  8. Personal injury
    2%

Born and raised between Smyrna, Georgia, and Memphis, Tennessee, Christopher Cahill received his Bachelors in Political Science with dual minors in English and Economics from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2011. He graduated in the top of his class from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2014 where he focused heavily on advocacy and worked with the Knoxville Community Law Office and Legal Aid of East Tennessee. After graduating he worked closely with some of the finest defense attorneys in Georgia while studying for the state bar exam. After being licensed in 2015, he immediately opened his own practice and partnered with other local attorneys to bring Justice to those who might otherwise have not received it. He maintains a constant and vigilant watch over the most cutting-edge litigation techniques and the most recent law. He continues to work closely with excellent attorneys and uses their experience with his own expertise to effectively represent those people accused of crimes in Georgia.

Admitted to the State Bar of Georgia and the Cobb County Bar Association.  Member of the Young Lawyer's Division and Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Location

Christopher B. Cahill, Attorney at Law, P.C.
363 Lawrence St.
Marietta, GA, 30060

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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Wendi | June 16, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I have found a great attorney!
My recent legal process was painless and successfully resolved because of Mr. Cahill's services. As a first-timer or newbie, court was intimidating, and it was frustrating dealing with the baggage that came with the charges from a recent traffic violation. Upon consultation, Mr. Cahill was very disarming and able to explain the legal process so that it was very understandable. Court day turned out to be a great day. It was easy and fixed. The results of his service exceeded my expectations, and I highly recommend Chris Cahill to help you, whenever you are in need of legal services. Hiring a legal professional was a smart decision for me; It helped manage the chaos, worry and fret that came with personal, legal problems. He is an excellent professional, and has now added to my list of annual Christmas cookies.
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Response from Christopher Cahill June 21, 2018
Every case is a team effort and you did everything just right - so thank YOU. Whenever anyone is arrested or charged with a crime (even just a traffic ticket) they are immediately thrown into a large and unfamiliar system. One of the best things I can do as an attorney is to explain the system and help map out the various options and paths that a case can take. You had reasonable and fair goals, so we made a plan to achieve those goals and we followed through with it. And thank you very much for the kind review! Best, Chris PS - I'm looking forward to the Christmas cookies :)
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Posted by William | March 5, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional service, absolutely recommended
With my case, from the start I was quite oblivious as to what I would have to deal with. But Mr. Cahill immediately broke down everything I would need to do, and everything that would come of my situation. Not only that, but he offers exceptional payment plans and is very understanding of financial situations. After payin a down flat fee (instead of making me pay for hourly service like most), he never failed to give his all for my case. He was quick to respond anytime I needed him, and had an answer for every question. He negotiated well in court and got me out of my situation far better than I could have imagined. In general, Mr. Cahill handled my case as professional as possible and was as helpful as it gets. Not only that but he’s a very polite and caring. He cares about your case and genuinely wants to make sure you get out of it as well as possible. Would absolutely recommend you chose him as your lawyer.
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Response from Christopher Cahill March 6, 2018
Thank you William! Any representation is a team effort and you were an exceptional client to work with. I'm glad we could resolve your case well and I know you'll do great moving forward. Thanks again! CBC
Posted by anonymous | November 15, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best DUI lawyer in Atlanta!
Chris is so responsive and helpful. He truly cares about his clients and goes above and beyond to make sure he gets you the best results possible. He is very professional, knowledgable and trustworthy. I called him on very short notice and he immediately got to work on my case. I was extremely stressed over the DUI charge but Chris helped ease my anxiety by providing excellent advice and representation. I have recommended him to others and will continue to do so.
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Response from Christopher Cahill November 16, 2017
Thank you for the excellent review! I treat my cases as a team effort so I'm sure you were a fantastic client. I do my absolute best to keep good communication and plan each case in accordance with my client's goals. I know from experience that being the subject of any legal trouble is extremely stressful so I always try to relieve that anxiety through a thorough discussion of the case - I find most of the stress is caused by the 'great unknowns' of the legal process so I try to make the process as predictable as possible. I am very glad to have helped you. Yours, Chris
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Posted by Lisa Hipp | November 11, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Advice
Great Advice and thorough exploration. He is on top of things and would work hard for your cause.
Posted by F.Mass | March 16, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Absolutely Amazing
This man is amazing he does the impossible he doesn't prejudice or discriminate he treated me as a priority from beginning to dismissal. Eternal thank you from me as well as my family
Posted by anonymous | February 22, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mr Cahill
He was able to conducted a thorough investigation and negotiations with the prosecutor, filed legal arguments in support of a dismissal, and convinced the prosecutor that his case was good. He was confident and was willing to work with me set up a payment plan.
Posted by anonymous | January 13, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best
Mr. Cahill was very helpful and also a sweet person ! He was always on time and made sure he could do the best he can for you ! If I ever need help again he'd be the one to call !
Posted by Matthew | November 8, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional, Personal, and Ever-Ready
I found Mr. Cahill to be Professional, Personal, and Ever-Ready. He was quick to answer my calls and questions. He was very realistic about all options that could be taken for my case. He worked very hard to get me the best result I could get. He had a very personal touch to how he approached my case. I felt that he was just as invested in the case as I was, which brought a feeling of ease to a tense situation. Even when the case had been closed he was still a willing and great resource to help me with what came next, which I had not seen with other attorneys. I did not feel like a paycheck for him. He was friendly and knowledgable resource. I have and would continue to recommend him to anyone I know that needs a lawyer.
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Posted by Thayana | October 13, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Satisfied client
He is very efficient and professional. I could not complain about anything. Thank you so much for all your help.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Christopher B. Cahill, Attorney at Law, P.C.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Jeffrey Bull Grable, Attorney at Law
  • 2015 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Zeliff | Watson
  • 2014 - Present
  • Public Defender Extern
  • Knoxville Community Law Office
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Pro Bono Volunteer for the US Army
  • Vols for Vets
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Nonprofit Legal Clinic at UT Knoxville
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Intern
  • Law offices of John M. Wolfe
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Intake volunteer
  • Legal Aid of East TN
  • 2012 - 2014
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Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2011

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State of Georgia v. VAB
  • Not guilty jury verdict
  • State of Georgia v. [XX]
  • Case Dismissed

Associations

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2015 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
  • Philanthropy Chair
  • 2015 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018
  • 10 Best Attorneys - Georgia
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • Pro Bono Recognition
  • University of Tennessee College of Law
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • UGA SSDP guest speaker
  • "Knowing your rights"
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (6)
Endorse Christopher
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Chris is both knowledgable and passionate in his representation of his clients. I would recommend Chris to anyone seeking representation."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Chris is an excellent attorney. He’s sharp, strategic, and really cares about his clients. He’s the go getter type. He’ll do the hard work it takes to get cases resolved, and if it goes to trial, he’s a strong advocate in court. I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Chris is a dedicated attorney who knows the law. He zealously advocates for his clients and obtains great results. I highly endorse Mr. Cahill for your criminal defense matters."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have collaborated on two cases with Mr. Cahill. The first was a client of mine, and it turned out she knew Mr. Cahill. The client inquired, and I agreed to let Mr. Cahill assist. I didn't expect much legal assistance from Mr. Cahill because he is a younger lawyer. However, Mr. Cahill proved to be very well-versed in DUI law. He proved that he "gets it." He provided substantial assistance to help this client achieve a good result. The second client was a person that could not afford my fee. I wanted that client to have an excellent lawyer regardless of her financial status, and I referred her to Mr. Cahill. I agreed to review Mr. Cahill's work for the client and assist Mr. Cahill in finding defenses for her. Once Mr. Cahill received the client's arrest video, he sent it to me along with his written plan to defend the case. He was spot on. There was nothing further I could add to the the defense plan. Mr. Cahill ultimately convinced the prosecutor to dismiss the DUI."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Cahill's professionalism, knowledge, and demeanor are second-to-none. I would highly recommend working with him for any and all criminal defense matters. I endorse this lawyer."
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