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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    34 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check

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  • Brian Fenton McEvoy

    Widely known as one of the most intelligent and creative appellate and trial lawyers in Georgia, Paul is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. Look no further than Paul's burgeoning protégé, Carl Lietz, as evidence of Paul's contagious charisma and astute legal acumen.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Paul. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Kish & Lietz, PC

225 Peachtree Street
1700 South Tower
Atlanta, GA, 30303


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198207/15/2016
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt198306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Criminal DefenseSuperlawyers2015
Criminal DefenseSuperlawyers2014
Criminal DefenseSuperlawyers2013
Criminal DefenseSuperLawyers2012
Criminal DefenseSuperLawyers2011
Criminal DefenseSuperLawyers2010
Criminal DefenseSuperLawyers2009
Criminal DefenseSuperLawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKish & Lietz, PC2006 - Present
First Assistant AttorneyFederal Defender Program, Inc.1985 - 2006
AssociatePowell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy1984 - 1985
Judicial clerkJudge William Castagna1983 - 1984
Judicial clerkJudge Ben Krentzman1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar Associationmember2000 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Criminal Law Sectionmember2000 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember1988 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1985 - Present
American Civil Liberties Unionmember1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. ReddyAll convictions reversed on appeal
U.S. v. PainterAll charges dismissed
Smith v. StateAll convictions reversed on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Atlanta LawyerThe Worst Kind of Client: Representing an Innocent Person Accused of a Crime2008
Georgia Bar JournalLet's not Make a Federal Case of It2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawN/AN/A1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
St. Crispin Annual Celebration and SeminarProfessionalism and Dealing with Victims2010
Multi track Criminal Defense Seminar-MiamiWhite Collar and Fraud Cases2010
Multi Track Criminal Defense SeminarWhite Collar and Fraud Cases2009
Sentencing Workshop for Federal Defenders-Atlanta, Georgia“Litigating the Crime Victim’s Rights Act.”2008
Criminal Justice Act Training Session“Defending Firearms Cases.”2008
Appellate Practice SectionGovernmental Appellate Practice Exposed: A Perspective From Former Governmental Appellate Advocates2008
Federal Criminal PracticeU.S. Supreme Court and 11th Circuit Update2007
Sentencing Workshop for Federal DefendersSuccess Stories2006
Crime in the 21st CenturyEvolution of Crime in the 21st Century2006
Complex Litigation SeminarWhite Collar/Fraud Cases2006
Advanced Criminal PracticeComprehensive Review of Eleventh Circuit Cases: What you need to Know2006