Clayton County Criminal Defense Attorney


Powerful Criminal Defense.  Call the Law Offices of Vernon Smith at 770-471-4040 today for your free consultation.

If you are looking for an experienced, aggressive Clayton County Criminal Defense Attorney, you have come to the right place.  The Law Offices of Vernon Smith is a premier criminal defense firm located in Jonesboro, Georgia.   Our attorneys pride ourselves on providing our clients with the very best personalized and effective criminal defense representation in Jonesboro, Clayton County and the surrounding areas. 

Our criminal defense representation for Jonesboro includes:

  • Establishing creative courtroom strategies
  • Implementing the best possible defenses
  • Providing outstanding legal skills in and out of the courtroom. 

The lawyers at The Law Offices of Vernon Smith  are known as highly competent, experienced, and aggressive attorneys.   We have handled thousands of cases in our careers and, as a result, have no fear of the courtroom or the Government on the opposing side.

We represent individuals and corporations in various types of criminal cases in Jonesboro and Clayton County.  We have extensive experience in state and federal courts throughout the Clayton County area.  As a result, our firm is well-respected and known among the legal community, the local community, and especially, our former clients.  Our success record speaks for itself.

If you have been charged with a crime in Jonesboro, Clayton County or the surrounding area or are being investigated by law enforcement, allow us to represent you through what can otherwise be a difficult experience.  We will dedicate our time, resources, and courtroom skills to your Jonesboro criminal defense.

When arrested for a crime in Clayton County, it is imperative that you contact a Clayton County Criminal Defense Attorney immediately.  You can be certain that the prosecution is wasting no time in building their case against you.


The Solicitor’s Office in Clayton County is headed by Solicitor Tasha Mosely.  They are responsible for prosecuting most of the misdemeanors in the county.  (There are a large number of mostly traffic infractions that are handed by various municipal courts such as Jonesboro, Morrow and Forest Park in the county.)

The District Attorney’s office, headed by Tracy Graham Lawson, prosecutes all felony charges in the county.


Clayton County Criminal Defense AttorneyWhether you are charged with a Misdemeanor or a Felony offense in Clayton County, you need the help of a Clayton Criminal Defense Attorney immediately.  You need the help of the Law Offices of Vernon Smith – experienced Clayton County Criminal Defense Attorneys.

 These are a few of the criminal practice areas we offer for Clayton County:



If you are facing criminal charges in Clayton County Georgia, take control of the situation.  Contact an experienced Clayton County Criminal Defense Attorney.

Contact The Law Offices of Vernon Smith at (770) 471-4040, or send us a message.

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Vernon Smith provides criminal defense legal services to the Atlanta Metro area and all Georgia cities including including those from Clayton County, Coweta County, Fulton County, Cobb County, Gwinnett County, DeKalb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Henry County, Spalding County and from cities and communities such as Alpharetta, Atlanta, Buckhead, Canton, College Park, Conyers, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Point, Fayetteville, Griffin, Johns Creek , Jonesboro, Kennesaw, Lilburn, Marietta, McDonough, Midtown, Newnan, Norcross, Riverdale, Roswell, Peachtree City, Powder Springs, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Snellville, Stockbridge, Stone Mountain, Union City and Woodstock.