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Teri Thompson, the founder and owner of the LAW OFFICE OF TERI THOMPSON, LLC, has been a practicing attorney for over 21 years and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1992.  She has extensive litigation experience in criminal matters, ranging from juvenile matters to capital felonies.  From misdemeanors to the death penalty, she has a proven ability to analyze, investigate, and litigate with extraordinary advocacy in the face of the most demanding pressures.


Driven to serve others, Teri has represented an outstanding number of 19 men and women facing the death penalty throughout the State of Georgia. She currently assists other death penalty attorneys in the representation of their clients. She has also represented political prisoners and performs extensive pro bono work in her community and across the country.


Teri is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  She is also admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals.


A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Teri volunteers extensively in her community and was recognized in 2012 for her service and dedication to humanity by the Public Interest Law Society at John Marshall Law School.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    24 years, 100 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Teri is an exceptional lawyer. She is highly conscientious and always thoroughly prepared. Her approach and dedication to the interests of her clients is exemplary. Her most admirable trait as a lawyer is her steadfast belief in and commitment to the principle that everyone deserves to have their day and their say in court. She truly is a gifted advocate and anyone in need of legal services would be well-served by her.


    Derrick Pope Government Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard A. Grossman

    I endorse this lawyer. Teri is an experienced trial attorney who obtains great results for her clients because she is very bright and genuinely cares about them. I highly recommend her to anyone facing serious criminal charges.


    Richard Grossman Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


2330 Scenic Highway
Snellville, GA, 30078


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199208/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CertificatePublic Interest Award, John Marshall Law School2012
A Living Legend AwardThe Lady & Her Legacy2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyOffice Of The Georgia Capital Defender2005 - 2012
Adjunct InstructorAmerican Intercontinental University2002 - 2003
Law Clerkhe Honorable Isaac Jenrette, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court1991 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
John Marshall Law School Alumni BoardChair, Student Liaison Committee2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysDeath Penalty Committee Member2008 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Atlanta RegionMember1992 - Present
Georgia Association of Black Women AttorneysMember1992 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Spelman CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Youth Legal SymposiumWhat You Don't Know Can Hurt You2007
Women's Empowerment Opportunity ProjectFrom a Woman's Perspective2007
Community Law SymposiumCommunity Law Symposium2007