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Sandy has been practicing criminal defense throughout the metro Atlanta area for over 20 years. He has experience handling offenses including murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, white-collar crime, sexual offenses, commercial gambling, drug offenses and RICO actions. Sandy has experience and handles cases at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal court. Licensed by the Georgia State Bar since 1994, Sandy has worked in both the public and private sectors including Jacobs King & Wallack, Michael Moran & Associates, Kramer & Thomas, the Fulton County Conflict Defender’s Office, the Douglas County Public Defender’s Office and the City of Atlanta Public Defender’s Office. Sandy received his B.A. in Political Science from University of Florida and his J.D. from Emory University School of Law. He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute. Sandy is a life member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Animal Law section of the Georgia bar and has provided pro bono assistance in the area of animal law since law school. Sandy also speaks with groups and organizations on a variety of criminal defense topics. To learn more, click here. Sandy has called Atlanta his home for over 30 years, having grown up in the Atlanta area. Sandy is married with three kids and a dog.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    22 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 20%
    22 years
  3. Violent Crime: 20%
    22 years
  4. Federal Crime: 20%
    22 years
  5. Gaming: 5%
    22 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Sandy is one of the most professional and well-prepared lawyers I have ever dealt with. It was a pleasure to work with Sandy and I strongly endorse him.


    Scott King Corporate and incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer without qualification. Mr. Wallack is hard working and has all the tools to represent clients who are in trouble. In the cases we have worked together he has shown a great deal of patience with clients and lawyers.


    Howard Manchel Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info


659 Auburn Avenue
Suite 153
Atlanta, GA, 30312


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199408/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner | Criminal Defense AttorneyWallack Law2004 - Present
PartnerJacobs King & Wallack, LLC2010 - 2011
Criminal Defense AttorneyMichael Moran & Associates2002 - 2003
AssociateKramer & Thomas, LLC2001 - 2002
Senior Staff AttorneyFulton County Conflict Defender, Inc.1999 - 2001
Assistant Public DefenderDouglas County Public Defender's Office1997 - 1999
Assistant Public DefenderCity of Atlanta Public Defender's Office1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Georgia State Bar, Animal Law SectionMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991