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Archie Luther Speights

Criminal defense Attorney at Canton, GA

5.0   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2001
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From Hattiesburg Mississippi, Archie Speights graduated first in the December class from The University of Mississippi School of Law in 2000. While in law school, Archie served as editor in chief of the Journal of National Security Law.

His peers voted Archie among the Legal Elite in Georgia in Bankruptcy Law.  (Georgia Trend Magazine)

Since becoming an attorney in 2001, Archie Speights has represented clients in Cherokee County in various legal matters. He has earned a reputation as a well repected and successful criminal defense attorney, divorce attorney and bankruptcy attorney in Canton, GA.                                      

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court


  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Cherokee County Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

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Speights Law
360 W Main St
Canton, GA, 30114-2708

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Posted by Kelli | September 30, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Outstanding and Unrivaled!
Three cheers to Attorney Archie Speights and his Paralegal Debbie for outstanding support and professionalism! Archie has a proven track record of success that has earned him the reputation of the "Go To Attorney In Town" so hiring him was an absolute no brainer! It's simple, he's gets results! Dealing with the law is an unfortunate reality faced by even the best of us. Anxiety, court appearances, and legal fees are just a few of the aspects that can tear away at an individual, leaving them feeling helpless and ostracized. Luckily, with a skilled attorney, such as Archie Speights, all of this can be mitigated. From the moment I called Archie he immediately started making phone calls gathering information on the case and was able to advise me on the spot. To say I was impressed is an understatement. His diligence and expertise was apparent from beginning. I was confident I chose the RIGHT lawyer! Do not ignore the importance of qualified counsel; it can undoubtedly be the difference between a complete upheaval of one's life and just a minor hiccup.
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Posted by LG | November 8, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Archie Speights handled my grandson’s case. He is highly intelligent, very professional and amusing. He is also kind and thoughtful. Several times during the hearing, he came and asked me if I was alright. Both my grandson and I are very pleased with the outcome. He is wonderful. Thank you so much. You are a blessing.
Posted by K. Oliver | July 12, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Life Saver!
Mr. Speights has a reputation for being BEST in his field and is highly respected among his peers in the Law Community. Hiring him was the obvious choice. Mr. Speights represented my father and without a doubt, handled his case spectacularly in a seemingly impossible situation. He obtained plea bargains that resulted in the judge charging my father with the lowest conditions that Georgia would allow. Only 3 months house arrest with no Jail time! This is unusual for 2 DUI convictions. I cannot praise or thank him enough for the outcome of my Dads case. I highly recommend him without reservation.
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Posted by Dana Harrington | July 15, 2016
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I have retained him on several occasions, and its been perfection every time. I would never use anyone else.
Posted by Dana | July 8, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
I was referred to Archie Speights by my ex husband (of all people). When I first camels, I spoke to Debbie, his assistant, who was extremely pleasant & very informative. After explaining my situation, I was able to talk to Mr. Speights right away. I hired him on Friday, July 1st, 2016 & by July 6th, 2016, not only was my warrant lifted and dismissed, but my probation was actually dismissed and terminated. I will never be able to thank this man enough. Archie Speights honestly is extremely bright, clever, sharp-witted, pleasant, personable, engaging. I could go on and on. I have been dealing with this for over 12 years, and within less than a week, I can happily say I am a free woman. I will forever be thankful and grateful to him. My daughter doesn't understand the situation because she is only 5 years old at the moment, but in the future, I know she too will forever be grateful. Because of him, I don't have to miss a single moment of my daughter's life. I would and always will recommend this man to anyone who has any kind of legal troubles in Georgia.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.7 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Archie Speights
  • 2001 - Present


  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Kennesaw State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Legal Elite
  • Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I am happy to endorse this lawyer. Mr. Speights and I have worked on numerous matters, usually on opposite sides. He is consistently diligent and thorough on behalf of his clients, and good at identifying and resolving issues important to those he represents. Mr. Speghrts always maintains a professional and cordial demeanor, and is a pleasure to work with."

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Canton Criminal defense Lawyer Archie Luther Speights
Archie Luther Speights
Criminal defense Attorney
Canton, GA
Licensed for 22 years
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