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Athens, GA Criminal Defense Lawyers

82 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Athens, GA area.

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Athens has 82 Criminal Defense Attorneys with 853 Reviews

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    Robert Douglas Lenhardt

    The Law Office of R. Douglas Lenhardt, LLC
    1280 W. Broad St., Athens, GA
    39 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    My goal is to reduce the impact an unfortunate event has on your personal life and your bottom line.
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    Kim Thomas Stephens

    Kim T. Stephens
    1143 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA
    59 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    Professional Advice. Powerful and Aggressive Defense.

    Practice area
    70% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 5% Personal Injury

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutesContingency33%-40%

    License
    GA, Active since 1993
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    Eric C. Crawford

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    Crawford and Boyle, LLC - ATHENS (Satellite)
    337 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 220, Athens, GA
    62 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    My law firm excels in getting good results for great people. Since the best indicator of future results is past performance, check out my reviews!

    Practice area
    70% Criminal Defense, 20% Appeals, 10% DUI & DWI

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutesContingency33%-45%

    License
    GA, Active since 2005
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    Morris Hugh Wiltshire

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    Wiltshire Defense
    490 North Milledge Avenue Suite 600C, Athens, GA
    82 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    A tough, effective former prosecutor. Helping good people in big trouble all over North Georgia.

    Practice area
    70% Criminal Defense, 25% DUI & DWI, 5% Wrongful Death

    Cost
    Hourly Rates$300 per hourContingency25%-40%RetainerAlways

    License
    GA, Active since 1994
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    Anna Green Bolden

    Daniels & Rothman, PC
    150 East Washington Street, Suite B, Athens, GA
    50 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    Trial attorney handling Criminal Defense, Family Law, and DUI.
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    Alfred Fargione

    Thomas & Fargione LawGroup
    585 Research Drive, Suite A, Athens, GA
    19 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    My practice focuses on representing my clients diligently and zealously in the courtroom. I've been recognized by my litigation skills by both my peers and the community. Unlike many attorneys, I am not afraid to take your case to trial if we cann...
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    William Michael Olson

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    The Olson Law Office LLC
    PO Box 8103, Athens, GA 30603, 220 College Avenue, Suite 616, Athens, GA
    96 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    Mr. Olson is a zealous advocate with extensive experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. He also has worked tirelessly on behalf of nonprofits in the community to ensure the underrepresented and vulnerable have equal access to represen...
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    Ryan John Swingle

    Ryan J. Swingle, Attorney at Law, LLC
    244 E. Washington Street, Athens, GA
    72 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 24 years
    Ryan is a practicing criminal defense attorney with 17 years of experience fighting for clients throughout the State of Georgia. Since 2001, Ryan has advised, advocated for, and fought alongside hundreds of clients, helping them achieve acquittals...
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    Charles E.W. Barrow

    Wiggins - Casto - Barrow
    264 North Jackson Street, Athens, GA
    53 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
    Charles (“Charlie”) Barrow is admitted to practice law in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Court for the Middle District of ...
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    D. Jason Slider

    298 East Washington Street, Athens, GA
    17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 21 years
    Jason has received multiple awards in the area of criminal defense and DUI defense, and in 2023 was awarded as a Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine and selected to the American Jurist Institute’s Top 10 Attorney lis...
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    Jeffery Alan Rothman

    Daniels and Rothman PC
    150 East Washington Street, Suite B, Athens, GA
    37 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Athen's only local DUI choice. Call today for a consultation.
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    Morton M. Wiggins

    Wiggins Casto Barrow PA
    264 N Jackson, Athens, GA
    16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 38 years
    I have over 30 years experience applying common sense to complex legal issues. The goal is always to get my clients back to living their lives and out of a legal morass. Call me when it's time to get out of the storm.
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    Laura Marie Cobb

    NE Georgia Capital Defender's Office
    220 College Avenue, Suite 509, Athens, GA
    34 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Laura Cobb was born in Jackson, Tennessee but grew up in McLean, Virginia and Marietta, Georgia. After a lifelong love of the sciences, she graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Biology. After college she spent four years at the Bo...
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    Adam Lindsay Hebbard

    The Law Offices of Adam L. Hebbard, LLC
    PO Box 89, Athens, GA
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 8.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    As an attorney, my job is to help you solve whatever problems you are facing; whether it is by negotiation, or by taking your case to court, I am committed to helping you resolve the issue and get back to doing the things you enjoy. If you need he...
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    Allison Elizabeth McCarthy

    Law Offices of Allie McCarthy
    1055 Prince Avenue, Suite 2, Athens, GA
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    When representing a client in any matter, my number one goal is to keep you informed. A client should be comfortable with her/his attorney and TRUST her/his attorney. I do my best to work closely with my clients, keep them informed and communicate...
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    James B. Cronon

    Law Office of James B. Cronon, LLC
    269 N. Jackson Street, Suite 5, Athens, GA
    26 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Review: Straight foward. He was driving when talking to me on the phone, so he didn't have complete access to law documents.
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    Jerry Lee Webb

    Law Offices of J. Lee Webb
    1055 Prince Avenue, Suite 2, Athens, GA
    17 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
    I began work with noted DUI defense attorney William C. Bubba Head in 1994, when I was in law school. I helped him write The Georgia DUI Trial Practice Manual. In 2013 I was named one of Georgia's Super Lawyers fir Criminal Defense and DUI.
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    Adam M. Cain

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    Law Offices of Adam M. Cain, LLC
    297 Prince Avenue, Suite 24, Athens, GA
    11 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Sound Credentials. Excellent Service. Optimal Results.

    Practice area
    15% Criminal Defense, 25% Personal Injury, 20% Speeding & Traffic Ticket and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutesHourly Rates$200 per hourContingency33%-33%

    License
    GA, Active since 2003
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    Michael Stuart Brown

    The Law Offices of Michael S. Brown PC
    1551 Jennings Mill Rd., Athens, GA
    8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 30 years
    25 years practicing in the area of Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody and Juvenile Law

    Practice area
    10% Criminal Defense, 70% Divorce & Separation, 20% Family

    Cost
    Hourly Rates$200-250 per hourRetainerSometimes

    License
    GA, Active since 1993
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    Leslie Spornberger Jones

    Leslie Spornberger Jones
    P.O. Box 302, Athens, GA
    10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.3 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
    Review: Leslie is really an amazing person, lawyer and friend. Throughout my year plus long case, Leslie worked so diligently with the prosecutor in ultimately getting my case dismissed before accusation. Leslie has many years of experience within the Geo...

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