Lynne Borsuk

Lynne Borsuk

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Decatur, GA

Lynne Y. Borsuk, P.C.
 | 150 East Ponce DeLeon Avenue, Suite 250
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-872-0100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Lynne Borsuk is a highly respected criminal defense and white collar criminal defense attorney. Widely recognized as one of the state's top attorneys, Borsuk earned her reputation by successfully representing her clients in Federal, Superior and State courts throughout Georgia and the southeast. Lawyers, physicians, executives, and many others seek Ms. Borsuk's guidance to help them handle complex legal matters and criminal investigations. A highly sought-after speaker and leader in the criminal defense field, she taught Advanced Criminal Litigation at Emory Law School, served as President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and has been selected as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. 

Certificates and Credentials

About Lynne Borsuk

Admitted: 1987, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.lynneborsuklaw.com/experience.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow; American College of Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 2006
  • Legal Elite: Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers; 2009, 2010, 2011,2012.
  • 1994 Georgia Senate and House of Representatives Resolution Commending the"1000 Lawyers for Justice Project".
  • 1992 "Leadership Award", The Atlanta Bar Association.
  • 1991 "Indigent Defense Award", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Bar, 1986-present.
  • Georgia Bar, 1987-present.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Anti-Defamation League, Chair-Southeastern Regional Board, 2004-2006.National Board of Directors;.Vice Chair for International Affairs Committee, 2006-Vice Chair for National Leadership Committee; 2004-2006Southeastern Chair for National Leadership 2000-Chaired 1999 National Board Meeting; 
  • Leadership Atlanta, Class of 1998.
  • Emory University Alumni Board of Governors, 2005-2006.Emory University Women's Council, 1998 Emory University Assembly, 1991, 1992, 1993.
  • Lawyer's Club, 1991-1997
  • Barrister-Lamar Inn of Court, 1992-1994.
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Judicial Qualifications Committee 2005-present.Board member-Criminal Law Section, 1994
  • Dekalb Bar Association, Executive Committee 2004-2005; Board 2005-2008.
  • Board of Governors, State Bar Of Georgia; 1994-1996; 2000-2006.Law Revision Committee.Formal Advisory Opinion Board, 1999-2000.
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Counselors for Oxford College, 2010
  • Mentor-Legal Association for Women Students, Emory Law School 
  • Georgia Legal Services Foundation, Board member; Treasurer 2007-present.  
  • 1000 Lawyers for Justice; Co-founder.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, White Collar Crime, Institute of Continuing Legal Educaqtion Georgia, 2013
  • “Mortgage Meltdown Crisis” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, August 2008.
  • Georgia Jurisprudence, Authored a series of attorney practice tips on several subjects within the area of criminal law. Published by The Lawyer's Cooperative, 1996. 
  • Potential Client Perjury, Georgia State Bar Journal, Fall 1994. 
  • Indigent Defense: A Threat to Our Legal System, The Verdict - Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Assocication., March 1992.
  • Rights of Unsecured Creditors in Georgia, authored the revised edition. Published by The Harrison Company, March 1988. 
  • Attorney's Fees and Costs,The Law in Florida., authored the Supplement. Published by The Harrison Company, 1987.
  • Georgia Encyclopedia of Law, Volumes 26 & 26A, authored the revised edition. Published by The Harrison Company,1987.
  • "Ethics and the Criminal Defense Lawyer", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; 11/ 7/92.
  • "Use of Expert Witnesses and Similar Transaction Issues in Rape Prosecutions", Georgia Indigent Defense Council Seminar, 1997. 
  • "Demanding Ethical Behavior at Trial", G.A.C.D.L., April 1997. 
  • "How to conduct Preliminary Hearings and Bond Motions"; G.I.D.C. Seminar, 1999.
  • "Civility in the Courtroom" Administrative Law Judges Seminar, October 1999.
  • "Professionalism: Zealous Advocates vs. Congenial Associates at the Bar", ICLE , Oct. 2001.  
  • "Organizing Your Trial Preparation", State Bar Younger Lawyers Division, Criminal Law Committee; October 11, 2002.
  • "Sentencing Issues", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, January, 2004.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Faculty, Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy, University of Georgia School of Law, May,1993.
  • Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy(NITA), Emory University School of Law
  • Adjunct Faculty at Emory School of Law, Advanced Criminal Litigation course, 1994-2003. 

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. 1986.
  • Emory University, B.A., Political Science, 1983.

Industry Groups

  • American Board Of Criminal Lawyers
  • American College Of Trial Lawyers
  • Georgia Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Past President
  • Office Location for Lynne Borsuk

    150 East Ponce DeLeon Avenue
    Suite 250
    Decatur, GA 30030

     

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    Last Updated: 3/22/2017

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