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Saraliene Durrett

Saraliene Durrett

Top 100 trial lawyer on your side
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Georgia, Kansas, Nevada
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
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
Kevin R. Fisher
Kevin R. Fisher August 25, 2019
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Saraliene is well versed in the law. Has great client relations skills. Amazing writer and litigator. Wants the best for her clients.
Client Reviews
D. rosser March 24, 2023
Saraliene Durrett Ms. Durrett is Dedicated ,determine , & focus. When I Say Commitment & communication Is everything, She answer whenever no matter the time. She Get The Results I truly recommend someone who will care about your case. Ms. Durrett is creating better lives , and give people chances they didn’t see they had. Ms.Durrett get facts & present the evidences. I really enjoy having you in my corner. Not only Did Ms. Durrett Get my case Dismissed She Exposed the truth She has been only person to ask the right questions. Again I want to thank you for being an amazing person too . It was no judgements just results. I put out there what I want Ms. Durrett Delivered. Forever Greatful.
G. M. March 23, 2023
An Alpha Lawyer She was caring, empathetic, courteous, professional, kept me informed and up to date, and is extremely knowledgeable about the law. She is above and beyond, and I definitely refer her. My case was completed and solved with her consistent fighting for me. After a few years of my case, she will forward any questions, advice and paperwork, to assist me.
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Biography

Saraliene is a criminal defense attorney with over 15 years of experience fighting for her clients in state and federal court. She has argued many times before the federal and state appellate courts. She has appeared on Court TV as a criminal defense expert to discuss high profile cases.

Let her use her expertise to help you win your case.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes
    Appeals & Appellate
    Federal Appeals
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Call for a free consultation about your federal criminal case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Kansas
Kansas Supreme Court
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Nevada
State Bar of Nevada
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6th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Georgia Court of Appeals
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Georgia Supreme Court
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the District of Nevada
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Saraliene Smith Durrett, LLC
- Current
Federal and state trial and appellate lawyer. Saraliene has both trial and appellate expertise that she will put to use to help you win your case.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Chesnoff & Schonfeld
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Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Mahan
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
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Law Clerk to the Honorable Jerry G. Elliott
Kansas Court of Appeals
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Public Access Computing Trainer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Education
University of Kansas School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Coif
Activities: Moot Court Board; Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy
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Grinnell College
B.A. (1995)
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Activities: Nanjing Fellowship
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
(1994) Mandarin Chinese Immersion Course
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Awards
5.0/5.0 Client Reviewed
Martindale-Hubbell
Superb 10.0 Rating
Avvo
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as trial lawyers. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
2017, 2019-2021
Professional Associations
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Georgia  # 837897
Member
- Current
Activities: Criminal Law Section
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Federal Bar Association
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Bond in a Federal Criminal Case
Avvo
It Can Happen in an Instant: Rethinking Pattern Instructions for Kansas on Premeditated Murder
16-WTR Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 1
Chapter Nine: Proceedings Before Trial
Kansas Bar Association Criminal Law Handbook
Speaking Engagements
Federal Motions Practice for State Practitioners, GACDL Winter Seminar
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Overview of Federal Motions Practice
Certifications
Criminal Defense Trial Skills Certificate
National Criminal Defense Trial Practice Institute
DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Tests Training Course
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Saraliene Smith Durrett, LLC
1800 Peachtree street
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Telephone: (404) 433-0855
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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