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Lisa Wells is a former prosecutor and is an experienced criminal defense lawyer.   Lisa Wells represents those who have been accused of crimes ranging from   misdemeanors (including DUI's and traffic offenses) to major felonies.  


Lisa knows the justice system from the inside and understands what it takes to successfully defend your case.  If she takes your case she will personally handle your case from start to finish, zealously advocating for your rights,  limiting the impact of the charges you are facing.  In some cases she can get a dismissal.


Lisa understands the prosecutor’s approach and knows how to counter the charges.  Lisa will explain programs to you such as Pre-Trial Diversions, Conditional Discharges or First Offenders programs to preserve your record and protect your future.  


Lisa practices in Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Paulding, Cherokee and Coweta Counties covering Atlanta, Marietta, Smyrna, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Dunwoody, Canton, Hiram, Decatur, Lawrenceville and other surrounding Atlanta Metro areas.


Practice areas

  1. DUI & DWI: 48%
    8 years, 101 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 48%
    8 years, 185 cases
  3. Juvenile: 4%
    7 years, 100 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Angela Marie Forstie

    I have known Lisa since law school and cannot recommend her highly enough. She is intelligent, professional, and very well respected amongst her peers. Lisa is a true advocate for every one of her clients and fights hard for the justice that they deserve.


    Angela Forstie Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stephen Norris Knights Jr.

    I endorse Lisa Wells. Lisa Wells is an outstanding Attorney. I first worked with her while we were both Assistant District Attorneys. We worked on a major felony case, then other cases. Lisa's ability to pay attention to details and to do thorough research from day one. She is not a fan of cutting corners and will do what it takes to put the extra work and time for the best result for her clients. Attorney Stephen Knights Jr.


    Stephen Knights Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Lisa Wells, LLC

5 Concourse Parkway
Suite 2600
Atlanta, GA, 30328


GAActive Member in Good Standing Unknown12/23/2009
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NHTSA Certificate of Completion -DUI detectionNHTSA2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLisa L Wells Law Firm2011 - Present
InternCobb County District Attorney Office2009 - 2009
Assistant District AttorneyClayton County District Attorney's Office2009 - 2011
ExternDekalb County Solicitor General's Office2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Sandy Springs Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, GTLA,N/A2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. FoldsLisa got the felony charges and misdemeanor charges dismissed and then got it expunged.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillSpeech CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989