As an attorney at The Abt Law Firm, LLC, E. Jay Abt provides dedicated legal representation to people living in the Atlanta, Georgia, area, and throughout Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Hall, Henry and Gwinnett counties. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, generally handling cases that involve drug charges, sex crimes, white collar crimes, federal crimes and felony offenses.
In 1992, Mr. Abt earned a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese history from Emory University, graduating summa cum laude. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law.
With two decades of experience, Mr. Abt understands the life-changing impact that a criminal offense charge can have on people and their families. For that reason, he aggressively advocates on behalf of his clients and their rights. Mr. Abt listens to his clients' needs and works closely with them to establish strategies that fit their circumstances and goals. His experience includes defending people against a range of serious criminal charges, and he has achieved high rates of success in helping his clients attain favorable resolutions to their legal issues.
Mr. Abt's commitment to maintaining high legal standards of ethics and providing quality representation has garnered him the respect of clients and peers alike. He has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and has an Avvo "Superb" rating. Mr. Abt also makes frequent appearances as a legal consultant on FOX News Network.
Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Abt. He is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the State Bar of Georgia and the Illinois State Bar Association.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Super Lawyers: 2011 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2010
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Atlanta, GA 30345
Last Updated: 8/4/2015