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Jeffery Alan Rothman

also known as Jeff Rothman, Jeffrey Rothman

 This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

About me

Jeff Rothman is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA) and the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers group (DODD).  Dedicating his practice to contested DUI cases, Mr. Rothman is a trial attorney who has served as lead counsel in hundreds of jury trials during his career.  He has helped clients win acquittals or reductions of DUI charges in cases too numerous to mention.  As a regular speaker at statewide continuing legal education seminars, Mr. Rothman lectures on subjects ranging from Administrative License Suspension, to trial tactics and issues. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    24 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (100 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

33 total 

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  • Cory Earl Yager

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is a very capable DUI lawyer. He is talented at both getting positive plea deals resulting in non-dui dispositions before trial and in litigating DUI matters at trial. Jeff's knowelge of the DUI laws and his friendly manner make him very effective in front of juries.


    Cory Yager DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric C. Crawford

    Jeff is the DUI guru of Athens and has been for a number of years. He's always in court and on every trial calendar helping someone with their DUI case. I highly recommend consulting with him if you get a DUI in Athens!


    Eric Crawford DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Daniels and Rothman PC

150 East Washington Street
Suite B
Athens, GA, 30601-4544


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199208/05/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Interim Suspension
    issued in GA, 1998


    Interim suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice during a disciplinary investigation. The suspension typically expires when the investigation is resolved.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 DUI Lawyer of the YearGeorgia Defense of Drinking Drivers2014
Georgia DUI Lawyer of the YearGeorgia Defense of Drinking Drivers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDaniels & Rothman, PC1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationFounding Member2014 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseGeneral Member2008 - Present
Georgia D.O.D.D. (Defense of Drinking Drivers), a statewide [GA] network of dedicated DUI defense attorneysMember2001 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Clapsaddle v. StateAppeal Victory
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Publication nameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Appealing an Adverse ALS Ruling2010
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)How to Qualify an Expert Witness and Attack the Opposing Expert2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
General Practice for the New LawyerDUI Cases and How to Handle Them2015
General Practice for the new lawyerDUI Cases and how to handle them2014
4th annual DUI Super SymposiumHandling DUI Roadblock Cases2014
Georgia Defense of Drinking DriversPost Conviction Considerations And Appeals and Preservation of the Record2012
Georgia DUI UpdateSuccessfully Fighting a DUI Case at Trial When a Prior Act DUI is in Evidence2010
Driver's License Suspension and RevocationAppealing an Adverse decision2010
Handling Administrative License Suspension hearingsAppealing an adverse ALS ruling2009
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteHow to Qualify an Expert Witness & Attack the Opposing Expert2009
Handling Administrative License Suspension HearingsPost Hearing Remedies2008
Defense of Drinking Drivers InstituteThe Art of Direct Examination:Preparing Your Client to Testify2007
Handling Administrative License Suspension HearingsWinning Within The Scope of the Hearing2006