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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Georgia, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Georgia should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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William C. Head

William C. Head
William C. Head, PC
5590 Roswell Road Suite 210
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Call404-567-5515
Top-Rated Georgia Litigation Attorney in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice... read more >
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National College for DUI Defense
William C. Head
Board Certified Specialist in DUI Defense Law
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
William C. Head
Charter Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
William C. Head
Life Member
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
William C. Head
Life Member
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National College for DUI Defense
William C. Head
Founding Member
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
William C. Head
Member

Delisa Audray Williams

Delisa Audray Williams
Delisa Williams PC
3333 Piedmont Rd NE Suite 2050
Atlanta, GA 30305
Call404-903-1037
The number one requirement for any attorney you hire is the ability to listen. My clients' voices are heard first by me and then conveyed in... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Delisa Audray Williams
Lifetime Member
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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Delisa Audray Williams
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Delisa Audray Williams
Member

Marcia Gail Shein

Marcia Gail Shein
Marcia Gail Shein
2392 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Licensed for 28 years, Marcia Gail Shein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Marcia Gail Shein
Life Member

Kim Keheley Frye

Kim Keheley Frye
Kim Keheley Frye
Frye Law Group LLC
166 Anderson St Suite 118
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 27 years, Kim Keheley Frye is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >
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American Chemical Society,<br /> Chemistry and the Law Division
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Kim Keheley Frye
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Chemistry and the Law Division

Ralph M Hinman

Ralph M Hinman
Ralph M Hinman
Ralph M. Hinman, Attorney at Law
121 Curtis Rd.
Dalton, GA 30720
Licensed for 39 years, Ralph M Hinman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ralph M Hinman
Lifetime Member

Larry Wilcutt Fouche

Larry Wilcutt Fouche
Larry Wilcutt Fouche
Larry W. Fouche', Attorney at Law, L.L.C.
4480 Riverside Drive Suite 31
Macon, GA 31210
Licensed for 19 years, Larry Wilcutt Fouche is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George Scho... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Larry Wilcutt Fouche
Contributing Member

David Shepherd West

David Shepherd West
David Shepherd West
David West & Associates, Inc.
123 Church Street NE Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 26 years, David Shepherd West is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of ... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
David Shepherd West
Lifetime Member,
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Suesan Ann Miller

Suesan Ann Miller
Suesan Ann Miller
Miller and Key, P.A.
79 Lawrenceville St.
McDonough, GA 30253
Licensed for 14 years, Suesan Ann Miller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Suesan Ann Miller
Lifetime Member

Melvin Samuel Nash

Melvin Samuel Nash
Melvin Samuel Nash
Law Offices of Melvin S. Nash
204 Washington Ave NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Licensed for 43 years, Melvin Samuel Nash is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin College of Law... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Melvin Samuel Nash
Lifetime Member

S Derek Gage

S Derek Gage
S Derek Gage
The Gage Law Firm
160 Clairemont Avenue Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Licensed for 16 years, S Derek Gage is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
S Derek Gage
Member

J. Michael Bass

J. Michael Bass
J. Michael Bass
Closson, Bass & Tomberlin
112 W. Central Avenue P.O. Box 150
Valdosta, GA 31603
Licensed for 32 years, J. Michael Bass is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
J. Michael Bass
Lifetime Member

James Rodney Hamilton

James Rodney Hamilton
James Rodney Hamilton
The Hamilton Law Firm P.C.
353 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
Licensed for 26 years, James Rodney Hamilton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
James Rodney Hamilton
Life Member

Cindy S Manning

Cindy S Manning
Cindy S Manning
Manning Legal Group, LLC
153 Senoia Rd.
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Licensed for 18 years, Cindy S Manning is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cindy S Manning
Lifetime Member

Joshua G Schiffer

Joshua G Schiffer
Joshua G Schiffer
ChancoSchiffer PC
3355 Lenox Rd NE Ste 750
Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed for 18 years, Joshua G Schiffer is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Trial Lawyers College... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Joshua G Schiffer
Lifetime Member

Patrick Applegate Kunes

Patrick Applegate Kunes
Patrick Applegate Kunes
Kunes Law Office
230 2nd Street E
Tifton, GA 31794
Licensed for 12 years, Patrick Applegate Kunes is a DUI / DWI and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Patrick Applegate Kunes
Lifetime Member

David E. Clark

David E. Clark
David E. Clark
Clark & Towne
1755 North Brown Rd Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Licensed for 31 years, David E. Clark is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David E. Clark
Lifetime Member

Jill Greenstein Polster

Jill Greenstein Polster
Jill Greenstein Polster
The Cohen Law Firm
2300 Henderson Mill Road Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
Licensed for 19 years, Jill Greenstein Polster is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jill Greenstein Polster
Lifetime Member

Sean A. Black

Sean A. Black
Sean A. Black
Black Law Offices LLC
141 W Savannah Street Suite B
Toccoa, GA 30577
Sean A. Black is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Mercer University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sean A. Black
Lifetime Member

Drew Findling

Drew Findling
Drew Findling
The Findling Law Firm, P.C.
3445 Peachtree Rd # 200
Atlanta, GA 30326
Licensed for 36 years, Drew Findling is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory Law School... read more >
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American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Drew Findling
Fellow

Forrest Clinton Barbour

Forrest Clinton Barbour
Forrest Clinton Barbour
Brown, Barbour, & Thrailkill, P.C.
465 North Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Licensed for 12 years, Forrest Clinton Barbour is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Forrest Clinton Barbour
Member

Michael Stewart Waddington

Michael Stewart Waddington
Michael Stewart Waddington
Gonzalez & Waddington, LLC
601 North Belair Square Suite 16
Evans, GA 30809
Licensed for 20 years, Michael Stewart Waddington is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Michael Stewart Waddington
Life Member

Erin H. Gerstenzang

Erin H. Gerstenzang
Erin H. Gerstenzang
EHG Law Firm
675 Ponce De Leon Ave Suite #8500
Atlanta, GA 30308
Licensed for 15 years, Erin H. Gerstenzang is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Erin H. Gerstenzang
Chair of Judicial Recommendation Committee

Walker L Chandler

Walker L Chandler
Walker L Chandler
Chandler and Chandler Law Group
101 Gleneagle Point
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Licensed for 45 years, Walker L Chandler is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George Sch... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Walker L Chandler
Lifetime Member

Robert G Rubin

Robert G Rubin
Robert G Rubin
Peters Rubin & Sheffield PA
2786 N Decatur Rd Ste 245
Decatur, GA 30033
Licensed for 34 years, Robert G Rubin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >
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American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Robert G Rubin
Fellow

Alex L Zipperer

Alex L Zipperer
Alex L Zipperer
Zipperer Lorberbaum & Beauvais PC
PO Box 9147 301 W York St
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 49 years, Alex L Zipperer is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Alex L Zipperer
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Brian Fenton McEvoy

Brian Fenton McEvoy
Brian Fenton McEvoy
Polsinelli
1355 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 22 years, Brian Fenton McEvoy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Boston College... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Brian Fenton McEvoy
Member

Kyle Edward Koester

Kyle Edward Koester
Kyle Edward Koester
Law Offices of Kyle E. Koester, LLC
420 Creekstone Ridge
Woodstock, GA 30188
Licensed for 9 years, Kyle Edward Koester is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended California State University - North... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Kyle Edward Koester
Lifetime Member

David Edward Boyle

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle
Crawford and Boyle, LLC
306 S. Hammond Drive
Monroe, GA 30655
Licensed for 23 years, David Edward Boyle is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David Edward Boyle
Lifetime Member

Allen Yates

Allen Yates
Allen Yates
Giannini & Yates Attorneys
2900 Chamblee Tucker Road Building 14
Atlanta, GA 30341
Licensed for 11 years, Allen Yates is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

Arturo Corso

Arturo Corso
Arturo Corso
Corso Kennedy & Campbell LLP
427 Green Street, NW
Gainesville, GA 30501
Licensed for 24 years, Arturo Corso is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Arturo Corso
Contributing Member

Nathanael Adamson Horsley

Nathanael Adamson Horsley
Nathanael Adamson Horsley
Horsely Begnaud LLC
750 Hammond Drive Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30328
Licensed for 16 years, Nathanael Adamson Horsley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Nathanael Adamson Horsley
Sustaining Member

Jarrett Griffin Maillet

Jarrett Griffin Maillet
Jarrett Griffin Maillet
Jarrett Maillet J.D., P.C.
210 East 31st Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 16 years, Jarrett Griffin Maillet is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Gonzaga University School of Law... read more >
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National College for DUI Defense
Jarrett Griffin Maillet
General Member

Guy J Notte

Guy J Notte
Guy J Notte
Guy J. Notte & Associates
271 W Washington St Ste 110
Madison, GA 30650
Licensed for 52 years, Guy J Notte is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Chicago)... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Guy J Notte
Sustaining Member

Steven Beauvais

Steven Beauvais
Steven Beauvais
Zipperer Lorberbaum & Beauvais PC
PO Box 9147 301 W York St
Savannah, GA 31401
Licensed for 27 years, Steven Beauvais is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Steven Beauvais
Contributing Member

Jeffrey H Brickman

Jeffrey H Brickman
Jeffrey H Brickman
Jeffrey H Brickman LLC
511 East Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 33 years, Jeffrey H Brickman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jeffrey H Brickman
Contributing Member

Bernard Stephen Brody

Bernard Stephen Brody
Bernard Stephen Brody
Brody Law Firm
1180 West Peachtree Street Northwest Ste 2075
Atlanta, GA 30309
Licensed for 24 years, Bernard Stephen Brody is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Hofstra University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Bernard Stephen Brody
Contributing Member

Nicholas A Lotito

Nicholas A Lotito
Nicholas A Lotito
Davis Zipperman Kirschenbaum & Lotito LLP
918 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
Licensed for 45 years, Nicholas A Lotito is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Nicholas A Lotito
Sustaining Member

William A Morrison

William A Morrison
William A Morrison
The Morrison Firm
50 Hurt Plaza SE Ste 1110
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 40 years, William A Morrison is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
William A Morrison
Sustaining Member

Rudjard Melvin Hayes

Rudjard Melvin Hayes
Rudjard Melvin Hayes
Sanchez Hayes & Associates LLC
1015 Tyrone Rd Ste 620
Tyrone, GA 30290
Licensed for 24 years, Rudjard Melvin Hayes is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgia State University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Rudjard Melvin Hayes
Contributing Member

Adam J. Klein

Adam J. Klein
Adam J. Klein
Law Offices of Adam J. Klein
5 Concourse Parkway Suite 1425
Atlanta, GA 30328
Licensed for 15 years, Adam J. Klein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Brian Hobbs

Brian Hobbs
Brian Hobbs
Elwart & Hobbs, LLC
301 Washington Avenue NE
Marietta, GA 30068
Licensed for 18 years, Brian Hobbs is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Arizona School of Law... read more >

Steven H Sadow

Steven H Sadow
Steven H Sadow
260 Peachtree Street Northwest Ste 2502
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 41 years, Steven H Sadow is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Steven H Sadow
Sustaining Member

J. Converse Bright

J. Converse Bright
J. Converse Bright
Coleman Talley LLP
109 S Ashley St
Valdosta, GA 31601
Licensed for 56 years, J. Converse Bright is a Legal Malpractice and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia Schoo... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
J. Converse Bright
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Robert James

Robert James
Robert James
Daniels & James Law Office
233 Peachtree Road NE Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Licensed for 21 years, Robert James is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Karl Hube

Matthew Karl Hube
Matthew Karl Hube
The Hube Law Firm PC
14 Oak St
Statesboro, GA 30458
Licensed for 20 years, Matthew Karl Hube is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer Uni... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Matthew Karl Hube
Lifetime Member

Donn Peevy

Donn Peevy
Donn Peevy
The Peevy Firm, P.C
572 Buford Drive NE
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Licensed for 40 years, Donn Peevy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Atlanta Law School... read more >

Jason Randall Clark

Jason Randall Clark
Jason Randall Clark
Jason Clark, P.C.
2225 Gloucester St
Brunswick, GA 31520
Licensed for 16 years, Jason Randall Clark is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jason Randall Clark
Lifetime Member

Robert Warren Attridge Jr

Robert Warren Attridge Jr
Robert Warren Attridge Jr
Law Offices of Robert W. Attridge Jr. PA
PO Box 1908
Tybee Island, GA 31328
Licensed for 11 years, Robert Warren Attridge Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Stetson University College of Law... read more >
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The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Robert Warren Attridge Jr
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law

Robert Alan Glickman

Robert Alan Glickman
Robert Alan Glickman
Robert Alan Glickman, Attorney at Law
3151 Maple Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Licensed for 18 years, Robert Alan Glickman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fordham University NY... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Robert Alan Glickman
Contributing Member

Richard C Hagler

Richard C Hagler
Richard C Hagler
Hagler & Hyles
PO Box 2055
Columbus, GA 31902
Licensed for 43 years, Richard C Hagler is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Richard C Hagler
Contributing Member

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