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We Provide the Experience Your Case Requires. No Criminal Record. No Jail Time. 

The Abt Law Firm, LLC has successfully handled thousands of cases.

  • America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Client Champion Gold 2020
  • GADL
  • Georgia Trend


Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers with 1000's of Cases Handled

Facing criminal charges is a serious situation for anyone. Whether a person is being accused of a felony or a misdemeanor, the penalties that result from a criminal trial often impact the rest of their life. Jail time, fines, and a damaged reputation are the repercussions that Abt Law Firm, LLC fights to prevent our clients from unfairly facing. Those in the Atlanta area need the representation of Abt Law Firm.

With over 24 years of experience, Mr. Abt and his team have the tools needed to protect your rights aggressively. We know that every story has two sides and will make sure your version of events is heard by the court. After over 2,500 cases, we are proud to be the positive force of change that each of our clients needed—we find results where other firms say there is no hope.

Mr. Abt and his team have in-depth experience with almost every criminal court throughout the entire State of Georgia. He is ready to use his established reputation to build a strong case that seeks charges to be dropped, acquitted, or even dismissed!

Abt Law Firm handles nearly every aspect of criminal defense including simple misdemeanors and complex felonies. Mr. Abt is also qualified to handle federal cases and will represent you in federal court if needed.

You can’t afford to place your future in the hands of another attorney, contact our Atlanta criminal defense firm today at (678) 582-2272. Consultation is free, and we are ready to start building a strong case for you today.


We believe that every client is innocent until proven guilty. The Abt Law Firm, LLC will fight for you and protect your constitutional rights.

Hear What Clients Are Saying

Listen to the story of a man facing life in prison and how Attorney Abt and The Abt Law Firm helped him get his life back. This is one of the over 2500 cases Mr. Abt has successfully handled. Call today for your free initial consultation to see how Mr. Abt can help you.

Meet Attorney Abt

The Criminal Defense Lawyer You Need On Your Side
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    E. Jay Abt


    “It is my mission to achieve the best possible outcome for my valued clients. I do this by working closely with my clients, understanding their needs and special circumstances, and by applying the most resourceful and aggressive strategies with the most appropriate legal representation. All of this is accomplished while maintaining the highest degree of integrity. I simply do what I promise that I will do, and my clients benefit from the results.” — E. Jay Abt, Esquire
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    Katie Hingerty


    Katie Hingerty is a “double Dawg” having graduated from UGA for both undergrad and law school. She graduated first in her class from UGA as the valedictorian. She has over a decade of extensive legal expertise defending criminal cases, and has assisted Mr. Abt as of counsel, in the acquittal and dismissal of countless felony cases, including charges of rape, murder, armed robbery, and child molestation.
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    David Schnipper


    David Schnipper is of counsel with the Abt Law Firm, LLC and is an outstanding attorney who defends criminal felony and misdemeanor cases. He is graduate of the University of North Florida, and Barry University law school. He is an accomplished attorney in his practice and has successfully defended hundreds of criminal cases.
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    Roge't Ware

    Chief Paralegal

    Roge’t Ware is the law firm’s chief paralegal. Mr. Ware graduated from Central State University in Ohio, and has been working in the criminal justice and criminal defense industry for over two decades. He has extensive experience in helping to defend people charged with serious felonies, and has been the “right hand” of Jay Abt for a dozen years. Mr. Ware is also the record holder for the State of Michigan in 110 meter hurdles.
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    Courtney Weller


    Courtney Weller is a paralegal with the Abt Law Firm, LLC. She has both undergraduate and masters degrees in business administration from Georgia Southwestern University. She is dedicated to assisting the clients of the firm and their family members in dealing with difficult legal matters.
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    Allison Goldberg

    Executive Assistant

    Allison Goldberg is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia. She is the executive assistant to Mr. Abt and the office manager for the Abt Law Firm, LLC. She is dedicated to helping the clients of our law firm and defending people charged with criminal conduct.

Giving Our Clients 
A Future

Our Successful Case Results
  • Bank Manager Allegedly Stole Diamonds & Cash All Charges Dismissed
  • Basketball Coach Charged with Child Molestation Not Guilty On All Charges
  • Vehicular Homicide All Charges Dismissed
  • Police Officer Falsely Accused of Computer Fraud & Theft Not Guilty On All Charges
  • Serious Sexual Assault Charges All Charges Dismissed & Life In Prison Avoided
  • Gang Member Charged with Murder Acquittal After Two Week Jury Trial
  • Client Accused of Murdering His Partner All Charges Dismissed Prior to Trial
  • Client Charged with Murder, Kidnapping & Aggravated Assault Not Guilty On All Charges
  • Drug Trafficking Charges Not Guilty & 25 Year Prison Sentence Avoided
  • Client Charged with Rape of a Family Member All Charges Dropped & Client Proved Innocent

A Distinguished Criminal Practice

  • Free Initial Consultations for Every Client 

  • Attorney Abt Has Won 5 Out of His Last 6 Murder Trials 

  • Over 2500 Cases Successfully Handled

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