also known as GA Law Lady
Having prosecuted more than 2000 cases in the busiest court in Georgia, Fulton County Courthouse, Ashley brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and perspective to every case she defends. She has a proven trial record in matters ranging from misdemeanors to major felonies.
Associations and Bar Admissions Ashley is admitted to practice law in the State of Georgia, all State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Georgia Supreme Court. She is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. She is a member of the criminal law section of the Atlanta Bar as well as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She is also a member of the National College of DUI Defense which provides updated training from around the country in developments exclusive to DUI prosecution and defense, including an annual course at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The college is comprised of preeminent DUI defense attorneys from across the United States.
Practice Areas Ashley McMahan represents clients in criminal matters, family law proceedings and personal injury cases in and around metro Atlanta, Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, Dekalb and surrounding counties.
Proven Record and Certifications Ashley has a proven trial record which includes winning more than 90% of her jury trials. She is certified in field sobriety evaluations by the National Highway Safety Administration, which is the same government agency that established the field sobriety tests. She is also has advanced impaired driver training, which includes recognition and defense of impairment by controlled substances.
Education and Certifications Ashley received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. She then graduated from Georgia State University School of Law with her Juris Doctorate.
Background Ashley is an Atlanta native and when she is not zealously advocating for her clients she enjoys exploring the ever expanding food and music scene.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||02/04/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Advanced Impaired Driver Training||Impaired Driving Specialists, LLC||2013|
|Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Completion||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||2013|
|Best Advocate||William Daniel National Invitational Trial Advocacy Competition||2010|
|5th Place of 224 Teams||American Association for Justice National Trial Competition||2010|
|Owner, Managing Partner, Trial Attorney||The Law Ladies||2016 - Present|
|DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney||The Ashley McMahan Law Firm, LLC||2014 - Present|
|DUI and Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer||McIlhinney & Sessions, LLC||2013 - 2014|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Fulton County Solicitor General's Office||2011 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Georgia Lawyers For The Arts||2010 - 2010|
|Legal Intern||Judge Goger, Fulton Superior Court||2009 - 2009|
|Legal Intern||Belli, Weil, Grozbean & Davis, LLP||2009 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2013 - Present|
|Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Atlanta Bar Association, Criminal Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|State v. LL||Acquittal on All Counts, except for Aggravated Assault and False Imprisonment|
|State v. SW||Dismissed|
|State v. TC||Reduction|
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|Georgia State University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Business||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|