After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese history from Emory University, E. Jay Abt went on to attend the Emory University School of Law. From there, he received a Juris Doctor in 1995. As the owner of The Abt Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Abt is dedicated to serving people throughout the state of Georgia. Staying active in the legal community, he is involved with a number of professional associations including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Illinois State Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia.
Focusing his practice on criminal defense, Mr. Abt handles cases that include DUI, drug-related offenses, violent crimes, sex offenses, theft or robbery, weapons possession and domestic violence. For over 10 years, he has aggressively advocated on behalf of people's constitutional rights and helped them navigate the criminal justice system. To this end, Mr. Abt works closely with his clients and applies customized strategies aimed at minimizing the effects of their arrest, lowering the number of charges, obtaining dismissals and winning verdicts of not guilty.
Mr. Abt is sensitive to the uncertainty, fear and stress that may result from facing criminal charges or being the subject of an investigation. He explains the laws as they relate to his clients' situations in a way that they can understand, and helps them determine the best course of action, given their unique circumstances. Mr. Abt works with outside investigators and experts, takes depositions and argues before the court on his clients' behalf. His commitment to providing quality representation, while maintaining the highest level of integrity, has earned him the respect of his clients and peers alike. He has an Avvo "Superb" rating.
Super Lawyers: 2011 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2010
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Admitted 1995, Georgia
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2300 Henderson Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30345
Last Updated: 9/21/2016