Criminal Defense Law

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Serving Athens & Surrounding Areas

Being convicted of a crime, no matter the nature of it, has the potential to change the course of your life.  

The criminal defense lawyers at The Green Law Firm - Attorney at Law can help. We serve the Lawrenceville & Athens, GA areas and we bring a wealth of legal experience and dedication to each case. We’ll make sure your rights are always protected throughout the criminal proceedings, and we will do our best to gain the most favorable results for you.

The Legal Defense You Deserve

Criminal convictions can have a significant and lasting impact on the rest of your life, as well as the life of your family. For example, once you have a conviction on your record (regardless of the nature of the crime) it can become significantly more difficult to find work, which makes rebuilding your life post-conviction all the more difficult to do. Things do not always have to be this way, however, and the first step to mitigating the damage after you have been accused of a crime is hiring a qualified criminal defense team. If you are in Athens or a surrounding area the attorneys at The Green Law Firm - Attorney at Law are the team for you! If you choose us to represent you, you can rest assured that we bring our years of criminal law experience to the table, and fight for your rights and best interests through the entire process.

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You

Criminal defense has many layers, and your lawyer will have a variety of jobs they need to perform in order to prepare and execute your defense.


Negotiating on your behalf
Your defense lawyer will work with you and the prosecution to secure the best result possible for you in your case. This sometimes means negotiating a plea bargain, which can reduce your potential sentence and/or drop some of the charges levied against you.

Provide realistic expectations based on the facts of the case
Criminal defense lawyers will have extensive insight into the goings-on of the case and will be able to give you information or a prediction of the outcome with more accuracy than you would if you were representing yourself. This information is usually crucial in deciding whether or not to accept plea bargains offered by the prosecution.

Navigate the legal system and paperwork
The trial process can often be incredibly lengthy and involve massive amounts of paperwork, all of which are crucial to your case. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to keep everything organized and in order, which will help make the process as smooth as possible.

Gather evidence and talk with witnesses
Defense attorneys can gather evidence for your case and even get statements from witnesses who the prosecution is planning to have testify. They can also hire private investigators to collect evidence about the case, which can help in the delivery of your defense.


Charged With DUI? Let Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Help!

Contact us today to get started with a free consultation and we can discuss your specific case and its possible outcomes. No matter how bad things may seem, our criminal defense lawyers will always be on your side. 

We Serve Athens & Surrounding Areas

Since 1999, brothers Donarell R. Green IV and Freddrell R. Green have been helping clients in the Athens area with everything from criminal defense cases to personal injury claims and family law matters. Over 40 years of combined experience and a drive to get the best possible outcome for clients has made The Green Law Firm - Attorney at Law one of the premier law firms in the Athens area, and has led to numerous cases being featured in prominent news publications.


When you are facing criminal charges, the team at The Green Law Firm will fight relentlessly for your rights and strive to get the best possible outcome for you no matter what. Give us a call at 706-227-4294 and discuss your case with Athens’ premier criminal defense attorney today!