Elizabeth M. Grant Attorney at Law

Zealously fighting for the rights of her clients for 20 years

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Firm Overview

Elizabeth M. Grant has more twenty years of criminal litigation experience and formerly served as the Chief Assistant Solicitor-General prosecuting DUI and other misdemeanor crimes for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. Ms. Grant specializes in criminal defense and other cases in which the government is threatening your liberty. She has successfully represented hundreds of clients in all types of criminal matters ranging from murder and serious sex crimes all the way to DUI and speeding violations. Successful outcomes include acquittals following jury trials, reduction of charges following jury trials, suppression of illegally obtained evidence, and reduced plea bargains. Ms. Grant has specialized experience and training in juvenile cases as well as post-conviction appeals and petitions. With more than 100 jury trials and criminal appeals to her credit, Elizabeth M. Grant has the training and experience necessary to thoroughly investigate your case and fight for your legal rights.

An experienced attorney determined to get you justice:
Being charged in a criminal case can negatively affect your personal and professional life. Attorney Elizabeth M. Grant has the experience and mindset necessary to vigorously defend your rights. Ms. Grant offers you the experience of a former prosecutor as well as:

-An experienced legal mind - With more than 100 criminal jury trials and appeals to her credit, Ms.Grant is among the most experienced criminal attorneys in Athens. She knows how the system works and has a strong reputation within the courts of Northeast Georgia.
-A passionate defender - Ms.Grant is an avid crusader of the law, and she is fully invested in anyone who comes to her for help. She is known for compassion towards her clients while she aggressively defends their rights in the courtroom.
A unique focus on the law - As someone who focuses solely on criminal matters and quasi-criminal matters, Ms. Grant is able to stay current with regular changes to Georgia DUI law and other laws that may affect your case.
-Serving Northeast Georgia - Ms. Grant represents clients in Clarke, Oconee, Jackson, Barrow, Banks, Gwinnett, Hall, Madison, Oglethorpe, Franklin, Hart, Elbert, Walton, Newton, Morgan, Greene and other area counties.

Areas of Practice:
Attorney Elizabeth M. Grant is fully equipped to help clients in the following areas of the law:
-Criminal Defense
-DUI
-Drug Crimes
-Appellate Law
-Disciplinary Issues
-Juvenile Law
Main Office

Main Office
297 Prince Avenue
Suite 24
Athens  GA  30601

Phone
  • 706-353-8099
Criminal Defense
Compassionate assistance when you are charged with a crime
Getting arrested can be an embarrassing and horrifying experience. It may affect every aspect of your life, including your bank account, your job and even the relationships you have within your family. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Clarke County, Georgia, the office of Elizabeth M. Grant, LLC is here to protect your legal rights and to help you attain the best possible result for your case.

Committed to providing results for Georgia clients
For 20 years, Ms. Grant has provided guidance to her clients, helping them understand the charges and the best legal options available. She is proud to always be there to lend a compassionate ear and ease their concerns by providing the highest-quality legal representation available in Georgia.

How she can help you:
Ms. Grant has represented thousands of clients in charges ranging from traffic offenses to serious felonies, including assault and battery, murder, sexual offenses, theft, drug crimes, motor vehicle crimes, vehicular homicide, DUI, white-collar crime and more. Also, she can help you clear your criminal record and get previous criminal charges sealed or expunged. She has also assisted persons being investigated for crimes and in some cases has successfully prevented an arrest. Whatever your legal dilemma may be, she has the experience and ability to provide a helping hand and to extricate you from legal trouble.

Elizabeth M. Grant

Practice Areas:
Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Appeals

Admitted:
1994, Georgia
1994, Supreme Court of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals
2008, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

Law School:
University of Georgia, J.D.

Member:
Western Judicial Circuit Bar Association
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Biography:
B.A. (History) Northwestern University, 1991
Graduate of Cedar Shoals High School, Athens, GA, 1987

LAW SCHOOL: Lumpkin Inn of Court; Jessup International Law Moot Court Team;
Editorial Board, University of Georgia School of Law International and Comparative Law Journal;
Women Law Students Association; Legal Aid and Defender Clinic

OTHER LEGAL EXPERIENCE:
Externship Clinic Instructor, University of Georgia School of Law (2010-present);
Attorney Coach - Clarke Central High School National Championship Mock Trial Team (1997-2000)
Attorney Coach - Cedar Shoals High School Mock Trial Team (2010-present)
Attorney Coach - University of Georgia School of Law Mock Trial Team (1998-1999)
Judge, Georgia High School Mock Trial Program
Judge, National High School Mock Trial Tournament (2009)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Mayoral appointee to the Western Circuit Indigent Defense Committee (2012-present); Athens Justice Project (Board of Directors 2013-present); Junior League of Athens (Board of Directors 2005-2009); Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Athens;
Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation; Jeanette Rankin Foundation; Chi Omega Sorority Alumnae;
Athens Area Food Bank; St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church

Born:
Detroit, Michigan
Education
  • University of Georgia
    Juris Doctorate
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