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Jim  Yeargan

Jim Yeargan

Former Atlanta DUI Prosecutor and Former Police Academy DUI Instructor
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets
  • Georgia
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Michelle Cross
Michelle Cross July 10, 2022
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Jim is the most sought after criminal defense attorney in the State. He is the absolute best. You will not find a lawyer who cares more, works harder, or has more skill and knowledge than Jim Yeargan. Knowing him is an honor.
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Biography

James Yeargan is one of the most respected, and sought after DUI attorneys in the state. His successful defense record, and unprecedented devotion to his clients, has earned him this honor. Mr. Yeargan’s reputation as a tenacious DUI practitioner, coupled with his remarkable trial strategy and indomitable presence in the courtroom, have earned him the moniker “DUI Jim” throughout the Atlanta community, and Georgia at large. It is his dedication to his clients that makes Mr. Yeargan’s DUI practice so unique and sought after.

Practice Areas
DUI & DWI
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Video Conferencing
  • Virtual Consultation Available
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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11th Circuit
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Georgia Court of Appeals
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Supreme Court of Georgia
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Yeargan & Kert, LLC
- Current
Assistant Solicitor
Solicitor General's Office, Municipal Court of Atlanta
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Assistant Solicitor
Solicitor General's Office, City Court of Atlanta
Education
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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Emory University
B.A. (2000) | English & Political Science
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Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2021
Client Champion - GOLD
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Services
2021
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Premier DUI Attorney Attorney
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Best DUI Lawyers in Atlanta
Expertise.com
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Atlanta
Expertise.com
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2013 - 2018
10 Best Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40 In Georgia
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 DUI Lawyers in Georgia
The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia
The National Trial Lawyers
Trial Lawyer of the Month
Attorney at Law Magazine
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Atlanta Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
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Gate City Bar Association
Member
Current
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DUI Advisory Task Force, Municipal Court of Atlanta
Committee Chair
Current
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National College for DUI Defense
Member
Current
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Atlanta Lawyer's Club
Member
Current
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Atlanta Council of Young Lawyers
Executive Board Member
Current
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Cobb County Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Academy of Forensic Sciences
Jurisprudential Member
Current
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Georgia State Bar  # 780720
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
How To Handle the Emergency Phone Call When Your Client Is Arrested for DUI
Attorney at Law Magazine
Stopping the License Suspension for Drivers Under the Age of 21
Attorney at Law Magazine
Speaking Engagements
What To Do If You Get Pulled Over For DUI, The Trust Factor Radio
How To Handle the Emergency Phone Call When Your Client Is Arrested for DUI, The Buckhead Club
Handling DUI Cases, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers
DUI Evidence and Courtroom Presentation
Certifications
Certified NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Certified NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Instructor
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Intoxilyzer 5000
GBI
Laser Operator, LIDAR/Laser Speed Detection
State of Georgia
Radar Operator, RADAR Speed Detection
State of Georgia
Certified Visual Estimation of Speed
State of Georgia
Websites & Blogs
Website
Atlanta DUI Lawyer
Website
About DUI Jim
Blog
Blogs – Yeargan & Kert LLC
Videos
AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI Lawyer Atlanta, GA

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Suspended Registration Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Suspended Registration - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Suspended Registration Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Suspended License Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Suspended License - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Suspended License Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Speeding Tickets For Drivers Under The Age Of 21 In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Speeding Under 21 - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Speeding Tickets For Drivers Under The Age Of 21 In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

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Georgia Super Speeder Law. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Record Restriction In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Record Restriction - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Record Restriction In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Probation Revocations in Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Probation Revocation - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Probation Revocations in Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Minor In Possession Of Alcohol In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Minor in Possession (MIP) - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Minor In Possession Of Alcohol In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

No Proof Of Insurance Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com No Proof of Insurance - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

No Proof Of Insurance Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Hit and Run Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Hit and Run - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Hit and Run Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Diversion Programs In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com Diversion Program - DUI JIM - Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Diversion Programs In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

DUI Test Result Numbers In Georgia Explained. AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI JIM - DUI Test Numbers

DUI Test Result Numbers In Georgia Explained. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Speeding Tickets In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI JIM - Police Using Radar and/or Laser

Speeding Tickets In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

Marijuana Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI JIM - Marijuana Charges

Marijuana Charges In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

DUI Driving Manifestations In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI JIM - Driving Manifestations

DUI Driving Manifestations In Georgia. AtlantaDUILawyer.com

AtlantaDUILawyer.com DUI JIM - Georgia's DUI Expert

AtlantaDUILawyer.com

In this episode, host Neil Howe talks with Jim Yeargan an Atlanta DUI Lawyer at Yeargan & Kert, LLC. Jim helps business owners, executives, and other licensed professionals stop criminal... Jim Yeargan- Atlanta DUI Lawyer On What To Do If You Get Pulled Over For DUI

In this episode, host Neil Howe talks with Jim Yeargan an Atlanta DUI Lawyer at Yeargan & Kert, LLC. Jim helps business owners, executives, and other licensed professionals stop criminal...

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Yeargan & Kert, LLC
3715 Northside Parkway
Building 100, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30327
Telephone: (404) 467-1747
Cell: (678) 358-6141
Fax: (404) 920-3244
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