Former Judge. Former Prosecutor. Strong Defense.

Athens Georgia Criminal, DUI, Traffic, and Professional License Defense Attorney

Athens, Georgia Defense Attorney. Provides strong and creative trial and appellate defense for people facing felony and misdemeanor criminal, DUI, and traffic charges. Protects professionals by defending them before Georgia’s Professional Licensing Boards. Representing people in Athens-Clarke, Banks, Barrow, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Habersham, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Taliaferro, Wilkes, and Walton Counties.


Strong Defense by a Prior Judge and One-Time Prosecutor

For more than 12 years, I worked inside the system, first as a prosecutor in an urban area, and then as a judge in one of Georgia's busiest courts. I know what you face when you are charged with a crime or traffic violation, when the State wants to suspend or revoke your professional license, when a prior conviction affects your immigration status, or you are trying to recover from the damaging effects of a criminal conviction. 

The law is complicated, court processes don't always make sense, and even the smallest fact can drastically change how the law is applied. 

To protect you and your personal interests, you need an attorney who can handle the courtroom and who knows how to appeal decisions, who understands the intricacies of the law, who can try cases if necessary, and who can defend you creatively and strategically. You need a strong defense attorney who can think like a judge and a prosecutor. 



➤ mailing address

P.O. Box 302, Athens, Ga. 30603


337 South Milledge Avenue, Suite 116, Athens, Ga. 30605


(706) 224-0321


Areas of Practice


All felony, misdemeanor, and DUI cases. 

trial work

Helping clients obtain favorable results when faced with criminal charges or loss or denial of professional license by a licensing board. 

appellate work

Helping clients obtain relief after a conviction or professional license board decision. 

covering northeast georgia

Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Banks, Elbert, Franklin, Green, Habersham, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Stephens, Taliaferro, Walton, and Wilkes Counties


Driving under the Influence, Driving while License Suspended, Driving without a License, Reckless Driving, Fleeing and Attempting to Elude, Speeding, Texting while Driving, Red Light and Stop Light Violations, Passing a School Bus, and all major and minor traffic violations.


Protecting commercial drivers facing traffic violations. 


Professional License applications, renewals, denials, and violations.


Assisting clients in English and Spanish. 


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