Lisa Wells is a former prosecutor and is an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Lisa Wells represents those who have been accused of crimes ranging from misdemeanors (including DUI's and traffic offenses) to major felonies.
Lisa knows the justice system from the inside and understands what it takes to successfully defend your case. If she takes your case she will personally handle your case from start to finish, zealously advocating for your rights, limiting the impact of the charges you are facing. In some cases she can get a dismissal.
Lisa understands the prosecutor’s approach and knows how to counter the charges. Lisa will explain programs to you such as Pre-Trial Diversions, Conditional Discharges or First Offenders programs to preserve your record and protect your future.
Lisa practices in Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Paulding, Cherokee and Coweta Counties covering Atlanta, Marietta, Smyrna, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Dunwoody, Canton, Hiram, Decatur, Lawrenceville and other surrounding Atlanta Metro areas.
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I have known Lisa since law school and cannot recommend her highly enough. She is intelligent, professional, and very well respected amongst her peers. Lisa is a true advocate for every one of her clients and fights hard for the justice that they deserve.
Angela Forstie Ethics and professional responsibility Attorney
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I endorse Lisa Wells. Lisa Wells is an outstanding Attorney. I first worked with her while we were both Assistant District Attorneys. We worked on a major felony case, then other cases. Lisa's ability to pay attention to details and to do thorough research from day one. She is not a fan of cutting corners and will do what it takes to put the extra work and time for the best result for her clients. Attorney Stephen Knights Jr.
Stephen Knights Criminal defense Attorney
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||Unknown||12/23/2009|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|NHTSA Certificate of Completion -DUI detection||NHTSA||2013|
|Principal||Lisa L Wells Law Firm||2011 - Present|
|Intern||Cobb County District Attorney Office||2009 - 2009|
|Assistant District Attorney||Clayton County District Attorney's Office||2009 - 2011|
|Extern||Dekalb County Solicitor General's Office||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Sandy Springs Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, GTLA,||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||member||2011 - Present|
|State v. Folds||Lisa got the felony charges and misdemeanor charges dismissed and then got it expunged.|
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|Georgia State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill||Speech Communications||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|