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Criminal Defense Attorney

Company: Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm
Location: Marietta
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

The GhanouniTeen & Young Adult Defense Firm, located in Woodstock, is seeking a lawyer that is eager to handle criminal and juvenile defense cases, ranging from traffic violations to felonies.This includes representing clients throughout the litigation process, including negotiations, pre-trial motions, trials, and pleas, as well as the occasional appeal. Juvenile delinquency experience and school tribunal experience are preferred, but not required.

The lawyer in this position will focus on helping clients achieve their goals, by providing representation throughout the legal process as well as advice on how the matter will appear on their official Georgia criminal history, and the potential options to have that information restricted.

Lawyers considering the position should also be aware that many of our clients prefer the certainty of a negotiated resolution over the uncertainty of litigation, which can lend itself to a greater amount of pre-trial resolutions to matters.With many of our clients being younger individuals, there is frequently family involved in the matter who will also have questions and want to understand the process.Ensuring their understanding is also part of the lawyers responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

Determine case strategies and solutions to serve clients needs after analysis
Counsel clients by assessing options and determining the best course of action for a successful outcome
Complete legal research and prepare motions, pleadings, and briefs
Argue motions in court on behalf of clients during legal proceedings
Comfortable delegating to and managing administrative assistants, and paralegals
Negotiating cases
Appearing in court on behalf of or with clients
Document all work completed on a case in a manner that any team member will be able to have a clear understanding of the current status of a case
Being willing to pick up any tasks necessary to help a client or complete a client's case
Tracking all time spent on cases in case management system
Being able to anticipate time that will be spent on matters and notifying clients of recommended courses of action as well as anticipated time to pursue this course of action

Qualifications:

Public speaking, decision-making, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills are necessary for this role
Ability to use Microsoft Office is required
Able to work independently while handling multiple files
Able to proactively manage cases in multiple courts with multiple clients
Active Member in Good Standing with State Bar of Georgia
Minimum 2-3 years criminal law experience as a prosecutor, defense attorney, or public defender
Motions and trial experience preferred
Experience with Mac computers preferred

About Company:
Our firm focuses exclusively on helping individuals who have been accused of a crime and school disciplinary hearings.We have very high customer service standards, and our clients always come first.Our firms mission is to do everything we can to make sure that a bad decision or bad situation does not define a persons life. Beyond just providing thorough criminal defense services, we strive to make the process as stress-free and easy as possible, while being compassionate to what our clients and their families are experiencing.Oftentimes, this is one of the most difficult experiences of a persons life, and our firm does everything we can to ease that difficulty.

Keywords: Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, Marietta , Criminal Defense Attorney, Legal , Marietta, Georgia

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