Yeargan Barber & Kert, LLC

Yeargan Barber & Kert, LLC

Every member of our firm , from the receptionists to the attorneys, has served as prosecutors, law enforcement officers, or in the military. This allows us to provide you with the most professional and well trained staff, to defend your case.

Firm Overview

Winning Isn't Luck...
It's Knowing How To Fight.

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson. Our work philosophy echo's that of Mr. Jefferson, in that we work exceptionally hard for our clients, to ensure their case is always handled with the highest standard of care. Our numerous victories and winning track record aren't a matter of luck, it's a matter of hard work, research, and dedication. We pride ourselves on our efforts becoming YOUR good luck.
Main Office
Main Office
ATLANTA  GA  30309
  • (678) 595-6121
A former City of Atlanta prosecutor with years of DUI and trial experience applies her knowledge and advocacy to aggressively defend your case.
Yeargan, Barber & Kert is a partnership of former prosecutors who apply the training and experience they received to aggressively defend your case. Senior Partner Julie Kert is the most experienced trial attorney in the firm with a very successful track record with both jury trials and appeals. Juile Kert is known for a thorough knowledge of the law, the court personnel across metro Atlanta, and defenses that can put your case in a better position. Clients especially appreciate Ms. Kert's patience, understanding and guidance during this stressful time in their life. She takes each case individually and tailors a defense to the facts of the incident and the circumstances of the client.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

As former prosecutors in the City of Atlanta and Fulton County, the partners in the firm had an intimate understanding of the court, its personnel and procedures, and the law enforcement officers. Coupled with extensive trial experience it seemed natural to bring these skill to benefit our clients.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Julie Kert has 20 years of prosecution and criminal defense experience. With over 200 jury trials and thousands of bench trials, and many successful appeals, this is an invaluable asset to her clients. Julie Kert graduated from the University of Virginia and received her law degree from the University of Florida with Honors.

Julie Kert

A highly successful and effective criminal law attorney, Ms. Kert has handled more than 1,000 DUI cases, and served for eight years as a DUI Prosecutor and is intimately familiar with all the maneuvers and strategies prosecutors and police officers use in Georgia DUI cases. Ms. Kert is someone you can be confident will give you the best defense.

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