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Mr. Eric Andrew Coffelt Esq.

Mr. Eric Andrew Coffelt Esq.

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Georgia
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Eric Coffelt earned his Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law. Prior to that, Eric attended Mercer University, where he studied criminal justice and graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Eric competed in national mock trial competitions as part of Georgia State's distinguished Student Trial Lawyer's Association, was the Vice President of the Criminal Law Association, and was awarded the prestigious Georgia Civil Justice Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Virtually all of Eric's litigation experience has been in the area of criminal defense. His passion for helping those accused of criminal offenses began during law school, where he focused on Trial Advocacy, Advanced Criminal Litigation, and Forensic Evidence. While completing his education, Eric also worked on: death penalty cases in both the trial and appellate divisions of the Office of the Georgia Capital Defender in Atlanta; high profile murder cases with the Maricopa County Public Defender's Office in Phoenix, Arizona; and also worked for the Dekalb County Public Defender's Office in Decatur - where he won his first DUI jury trial before even graduating from law school. Today, in addition to fighting on behalf of his clients in the courtroom, Eric dedicates much of his time to helping educate the general public about how to preserve and protect their rights when confronted by law enforcement, and has been a vocal critic of the unscientific and unreliable procedures used in most forms of forensic evidence. For example, in October of 2010 Eric was a presenter at BIT's First Annual World Congress of Forensics in Dalian, China. At that historic gathering, which was attended by leading experts from all over the world, Eric drew their attention to the ever-growing evidence that fingerprint identification is unreliable, unscientific, and (like most other forms of forensic "science,") has been responsible for many false accusations and wrongful convictions.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Subject to a 3% processing fee, we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I handle most criminal and DUI cases for a flat fee, which is sometimes broken into two payments - one for all pre-trial work, and the second if my client elects to proceed to trial. Traffic cases are handles for a low, one-time flat fee.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. (2010) | Criminal Litigation, Trial Advocacy, Forensic Evidence and the Law
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Honors: Awarded the Georgia Civil Justice Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Activities: Student Trial Lawyer's Association Criminal Law Society
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Mercer University
B.S. (2006) | Criminal Justice
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Honors: Graduated magna cum laude Alpha Phi Sigma Academic Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society
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Professional Associations
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Atlanta Area Criminal Defense Attorney
Contact & Map
Hillis, Robison & Coffelt
2030 Main Street NW
Suite 303
Atlanta, GA 30318
USA
Telephone: (404) 800-5742
Fax: (404) 602-0144