Criminal Defense Attorney
Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm
Marietta, GA US
Posted ago
Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm

The Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, located in Woodstock, is seeking an attorney 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 attorney in this position will focus on helping our 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.

While bringing in new clients is incentivized, it is not an expectation of this role. This position is perfect for you if you love being an attorney and don't like having to worry about bringing in business or managing the day-to-day operations of a law firm. We want you to be the best attorney you can be so that you can get the best possible results for our clients given their situations.

Responsibilities
  • Provide legal counsel to clients by analyzing their needs and determining a proper course of action
  • Analyze client needs, identify solutions, and determine case strategies
  • Argue motions in court on behalf of clients during legal proceedings
  • Perform research, draft briefs, pleadings, and motions

  • 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

Qualifications
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and public speaking skills required
  • Able to work independently while handling multiple files
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is needed

  • 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

Compensation
$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
About Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm

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 firm’s mission is to do everything we can to make sure that a bad decision or bad situation does not define a person’s 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 person’s life, and our firm does everything we can to ease that difficulty.

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