Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney


It is critical to select the right Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney if you have been convicted of a crime in Georgia.   Georgia Criminal Statutes set strict time limitations on Criminal Appeals in Georgia. An experienced Georgia Appeal Attorney will help you avoid these time limits and create an appeal of your criminal conviction with the best chance for success.   CALL our 24 hour hotline at (770) 471-4040 today for your free consultation with a Criminal Appeal Attorney.

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Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney

A criminal conviction in Georgia can be a devastating situation.  Worse, there are tough sentencing laws in Georgia that can lead to lengthy prison sentences.  A Georgia Criminal Appeal Lawyer can assist you in the defense of your case.

The Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorneys at the Law Offices of Vernon Smith take an aggressive approach to criminal appeal cases. 

Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney

If an individual has a prior conviction on their record, the potential penalties increase. The law comes down hard on those that are considered to be repeat offenders. The Law Offices of Vernon Smith are Georgia criminal Appeal lawyers that can assist clients facing any of the following types of Appeal issues:

Motion for New Trial



Habeas Corpus Motion

Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney

Losing at trial does not have to mean the case is over.  At the Law offices of Vernon Smith, the fight is just beginning. There are often strong options for a Georgia Criminal appeal, and, with a thorough review of the evidence against you, we can advise you regarding what strategies can and will be implemented.

When our office appeals to overturn a criminal conviction on any grounds, we undertake a comprehensive review of the entire court record on the matter. Whether the appeal is to a state appellate court, a federal court, or the U.S. Supreme Court, the Law Offices of Vernon Smith applies the same high standard of professional practice.


Our firm develops a comprehensive appellate strategy only after coming to a thorough understanding of the findings of fact, identifying all legal issues, standards, and burdens, determining whether appellate issues were preserved, and the research necessary to prepare briefs and present oral argument. We also represent clients on state and federal post-conviction/judgment motions.

For assistance with appealing state or federal convictions, contact the Law Offices of Vernon Smith today to schedule a consultation with an experienced criminal appellate lawyer.

Habeas Corpus • Writs of Certiorari • Pre-Sentence Memoranda

The appellate lawyers of the Law Offices of Vernon Smith have wide-ranging experience working to overturn convictions via post-conviction/judgment motions and appeals of federal or state convictions in an array of criminal areas, including:

  • Criminal contempt or perjury
  • Traffic, manufacture, importation, or distribution of narcotics and weapons
  • Commercial fraud
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Property Crimes
  • Enterprise corruption or RICO
  • Hobbs Act violations
  • Homicide, and other crimes of Violence
  • Conspiracy

Detailed Review of Potential Appeals

Criminal appellate attorney Vernon Smith welcomes inquiries from clients or their representatives (family, friends, or trial lawyers). Our firm is prepared to review any criminal conviction or post-conviction/judgment motion and advise clients as to the viability of an appeal on any issue. If we accept your case, we will skillfully and zealously argue the appeal or motion at every level.

To schedule a consultation with an experienced criminal appeals attorney, contact our office today.

It is vital that you act quickly, as strict time limitations may bar some critical options.  Take control of your Georgia criminal conviction appeal. Contact a Georgia Criminal Appeal Attorney from the Law Offices of Vernon Smith.

Call (770) 471-4040 today.


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Vernon Smith provides criminal defense services to the Atlanta Metro area and all Georgia cities 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.