Charles Magarahan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Magarahan Villines & Honis
 | Park Ridge 85, 2900 Chamblee-Tucker Rd., Bldg. 1
Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: 770-455-1350
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Charles Magarahan is a highly experienced attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, who concentrates his practice on criminal defense, particularly for clients who have been accused of drunk driving offenses. He and his team of skilled associate attorneys defend clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Mr. Magarahan is a graduate of Loyola University and the University of Georgia School of Law. He has been licensed to practice in the state of Georgia since 1973.

In his long career, Mr. Magarahan has amassed a record of successfully defending clients, even in difficult cases. Relying on his superior legal skills and his knowledge of police methods for determining intoxication, he has helped hundreds of clients to be acquitted or minimize the damage a conviction can bring.

Recognized throughout the state as an authority on DUI/DWI defense, Mr. Magarahan has authored articles about the subject in a variety of legal and academic journals. He frequently meets with other defense attorneys and lectures at professional conferences and seminars.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Magarahan is a member of the DeKalb Bar Association, the Forsyth County Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also serves as chairman of the Judicial Recommendation Committee of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has served as chairman of the Atlanta Bar Association's Criminal Defense Section. He currently serves on the board of trustees for the Atlanta Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Section.

Mr. Magarahan was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award by the organization Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers in 2010. He received the organization's Lawyer of the Year award in 2008.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017

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About Charles Magarahan

Admitted 1973, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.charlesmagarahan.com/about/

Honors and Awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group, 2010
  • GACDL President's Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense lawyers, 2008
  • D.O.D.D, Member of the Year, Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairman, Judicial recommendations committee, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006
  • Past Chairman, Criminal Section, Atlanta Bar Association, 2003
  • Life member, Judicial recommendation committee, State Bar of Georgia
  • Life member, Judicial recommendation committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Chairman, Judicial recommendation committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Continuing Legal Education
  • Chairman, Judicial Recommendations Committee, State Bar of Georgia
  • Life Member, Judicial Recommendations Committee, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense lawyers, 2004

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker/Lecturer, Seminars relating to DUI Defense, Institute Of Continuing Legal Education, 1996

Educational Background:

  • B.A. Loyola University, New Orleans, 1970
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Office Location for Charles Magarahan

Park Ridge 85
2900 Chamblee-Tucker Rd., Bldg. 1
Atlanta, GA 30341

Phone: 770-455-1350

 

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Last Updated: 11/10/2016

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