Lisa Wells is a former Assistant District Attorney who defends those accused of criminal charges. As a former prosecutor, she gained insight into the prosecution's side. Her law training began at the DeKalb Solicitor's Office and later at the Cobb County District Attorney's Office, before becoming an Assistant District Attorney in the Special Victims Unit in Clayton County.
In these positions, she gained experience prosecuting the kind of cases she now defends including Domestic Violence, Assault, Battery, DUIs, Shoplifting, Burglary, sexual crimes, that were both felony, misdemeanors and juvenile cases. Along the way, Lisa realized she was called for a higher purpose; to defend those who are accused and need a voice. As a true advocate, Ms.Wells understands that each case has more to it than what initially meets the eye. She carefully listens and seeks to understand her client's situation. She grasps her client's need to fight for their future ensuring protection of her clients constitutional rights.
Lisa Wells understands the power and resources available to the government to build their case against you for a conviction. Ms.Wells provides you with an honest evaluation of the government's case and will defend your rights and future.
If retained early in the process, Ms. Wells will protect you from the investigative process and may prevent the arrest or charge. If an arrest is imminent, she can negotiate how it will be handled lessening the trauma and embarrassment and will help with negotiating a lower bond. All of this can significantly lessen the initial jail time. Her work ethic, compassion and devotion are recognized by clients and legal community.
Special Training For DUI Cases Ms. Wells has undergone the same DUI NHTSA "National Highway Traffic Safety Administration" training that officers certified in DUI detection have undergone making her a formidable DUI defense attorney. While not all DUIs can be reduced, Ms. Wells has prevented many clients from having DUIs and license suspensions. Her track record is impressive.
A guilty plea can lead to fines, jail time and a permanent record that can impact your job, your insurance rates and your driver's license. A record also can affect the outcome of future cases if you would ever be accused of a crime again.
Areas of Practice
Superior Courts of the State of Georgia Georgia Court of Appeals Supreme Court of Georgia
Professional Associations and Memberships
Lawyers Club of Atlanta Cobb County Bar Association, Member Sandy Springs Bar Association, Officer and Board Member Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
Past Employment Positions
Clayton County, Assistant District Attorney Cobb County District Attorney's Office, Intern DeKalb County Solicitor's Office, Extern Officer of Sandy Springs Bar Association