Skip to main content

Adam Marshall Hames

Appeals Attorney at Atlanta, GA

Not yet reviewed

Call and speak with several attorneys to find best fit for your specific legal issue.
Can't find what you are looking for?
Avvo has 97% of all lawyers in the US.
Find the best ones near you.
Find Nearby Lawyers

About Adam

Learn Adam’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Appeals
    50%

    25 years, 120 cases

  2. Criminal defense
    40%

    20 years, 50 cases

  3. Litigation
    10%

    25 years

I am a native Atlantan and the son of two lawyers.  When I am not practicing law I like to spend time with my family.  I also play basketball in weekly pick up games. 

 

For the last four years I have coached my daughters soccer team in the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church league.

 

When I get the chance, I enjoy traveling and fishing.

Licensed for 24 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/03/2022

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

Contact Adam

Adam Marshall Hames
511 East Paces Ferry Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA, 30305

Reviews

Not yet reviewed. Review Adam

Cost

We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The Hames Law Firm L.L.C.
  • 2006 - Present
  • Associate
  • Ekonomou Atkinson & Lambros
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • Georgia Department of Law
  • 1999 - 2003

Education

  • Tulane University-LA
  • Law
  • 1998
  • Universita di Sienna
  • 1997
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Legal Cases

  • Burnett v. Slatter
  • Affirmed the trial court's decision.
  • State of Georgia v. Arthur Tesler
  • Reversed criminal conviction
  • United States v. Phillip Hill et al.
  • Acquitted on several counts

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Lamar Inn of Court
  • Barrister
  • 2008 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association (Atlanta chapter)
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society
  • Advisory Committee
  • 2007 - Present
  • Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute
  • Organizing Committee
  • 2005 - Present
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Co-chair of the Membership committee
  • 2005 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
View all associations

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Gary Lawton Fretwell- Outstanding Leadership
  • Tulane University
  • 1998

Publications

  • Article for ECAPI
  • Professionalism in the 11th Circuit Rules
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute
  • Federal Appellate Practice - Professionalism
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (16)
Endorse Adam
Appeals Attorney | Jan 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"There are very few people that have the same combination of appeal skills AND trial skills. Adam is one of a kind and that is exactly why attorneys here in GA and across the nation seek out his counsel. He is my go-to for many issues, and I never hesitate to refer my personal clients to him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whether it's at trial or for an appeal, Adam Hames is one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Atlanta. He works hard for his clients and has extensive experience. If I had a family member in trouble, he would be one of the of the first attorneys I would call."
Appeals Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Because of his experience handling complicated constitutional issues as a lawyer for the Attorney General's Office, Adam is equipped to handle difficult litigation and appeal matters most lawyers won't touch. His record for big wins speaks for itself."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Adam. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Great attorney!"
Appeals Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is an expert in the areas of criminal defense and appellate work. It takes a real scholar to be an expert in appellate work and Adam fits the bill. it is my pleasure to endorse him."
Appeals Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam Hames enjoys a well deserved reputation in the legal community as an appellate expert. His vast legal knowledge, attention to detail, and years of experience are an asset to any client seeking his services. He works tirelessly for the best possible result for his clients. Adam is one of the best and I recommend his services without hesitation."
Appeals Attorney | Nov 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Adam Hames and endorse this lawyer's work."
Appeals Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is an excellent advocate with a remarkable ability to quickly recognize legal issues and diligently apply the law. His reputation in the legal community is outstanding and well-deserved. I am honored to consider him not only a colleague but also a friend. Adam is knowledgeable, professional, and, above all else, dedicated to the effective representation of his clients."
View more endorsements
Criminal defense
Personal injury
Federal crime
Criminal defense
Criminal defense
Workers compensation
Criminal defense
Criminal defense
DUI and DWI
Criminal defense