Lawrence Zimmerman has been representing those accused of serious crimes for 21 years both in the state and federal courts. He has acquitted people of crimes ranging from murder to rape and reversed convictions in the appellate courts.
Mr. Zimmerman is aggressive when it comes to defending the accused. He also has also been involved in high profile cases. Regardless of publicity, he considers each and every single client the most important client. This year Mr. Zimmerman won an acquittal in Douglas County Superior Court for a man falsely accused of child molestation.
In addition to his work as a lawyer, he is a trusted legal analyst for several Atlanta news stations and a regular on the newly minted CourtTV. He has been quoted in many newspapers including the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution, and the Miami Herald to name just a few. He has been on the AJCâs âBreakdownâ Series podcast several times. He has been featured on the front page of the Daily Report, which is Georgiaâs only legal newspaper for lawyers, six times. He has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Anderson Cooper, CBS Morning News, CNN, HLN and he is mentioned in ABC news anchor Amy Robachâs book âBetter.â He is a Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) Life Member and their President-Elect; he is also past chair for both the GACDL Lawyer Assistance and Media Relations committees. He also worked as a legal consultant with the Atlanta Falcons security team for the 2015, 2016, 2017 seasons. In 2017, he was one of several lawyers, along with the news anchors, who received a Southeastern Region Emmy Award for their Dream Team segments on NBC's 11 Alive. Also, in June 2017 the Georgia Bar Journal published his article "How Not to Get Thrown In Jail," which discussed contempt of court issues. In 2018, he received the prestigious Gideon's Promise Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights for his pro bono work for the man accused of setting the I-85 fire. He is also a Georgia Super Lawyer for 2019 and 2020.
1800 Peachtree Street, NW Suite 300
Atlanta GA 30309
English and some spanish
The Law Office of Lawrence J. Zimmerman, P.C.
269 Roswell Street, NE
We only handle criminal cases and only serious felony charges in both state and federal court all across the country. Furthermore, we also have more experience then most other lawyers in handling sex offenses.
Our firm is dedicated to defending those accused of serious crimes.
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