Jeffery A. Rothman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Athens, GA

Daniels & Rothman, P.C.
 | 150 East Washington Street, Suite B
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-208-1169
Fax: 706-208-8462
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    At Daniels & Rothman, P.C., Jeffery A. Rothman represents clients in Georgia in criminal defense cases, focusing on DUI/DWI drug cases. Named by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group as the 2012 and 2014 DUI Lawyer of the Year, he also has an Avvo “Superb” rating and was given a Clients’ Choice award in DUI from Avvo in 2014.

    A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Rothman earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science in 1989. He then attended the University of Georgia School of Law and obtained a Juris Doctor in 1992. Since then, he has been admitted to practice in the state of Georgia and is also admitted before the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.

    Mr. Rothman is a member of the Western Judicial Bar Association, the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, the National College for DUI Defense and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. With over 25 years of experience, he is prepared to defend the rights of anyone convicted of a crime in the state of Georgia.

    A regular speaker for professional organizations, he has presented at the Georgia DUI Update conference, the Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute and the Handling Administrative License Suspension Hearings conference. Mr. Rothman advocates for his clients in matters concerning field sobriety, blood and breath testing, felony, repeat and underage DUI, and probation violation.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 20%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    DUI/DWI, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    About Jeffery Rothman

    Admitted: 1992, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.danielsrothman.com/About/Jeffrey-A-Rothman.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Awarded by the Defense of Drinking Drivers Group (DODD), DUI Lawyer of the Year, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Western Judicial Bar Association, Member
    • United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 2005
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • Supreme Court of Georgia  
    • DUI Defense Lawyers’ Association, Founding Member
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • National College for DUI Defense, Member
    • State Bar of Georgia, 1992
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Provided in-service to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office for training related to Courtroom Presentation and Recent Developments in Criminal Law., 2020
    • Georgia Public Defender and Standards Council:  Appointed by Governor Deal as council member.
    • Provided an in-service to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office to improve Deputy's Courtroom Presentation., 2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Invited to speak to ICLE attendees concerning the pitfalls of attacking blood tests through motions practice., Speaker, Attacking Blood Tests in DUI Cases, ICLEGA, 2019
    • Planned, and coordinated large scale, multi-day criminal defense seminar for lawyers related to DUI defense., Co-Chair, Speaker, DUI Bootcamp: Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, GACDL: Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Criminal Defense Lawyer Continuing Legal Education, 2020
    • Provided a legal update to attendees on a wide variety of legal developments in connection with the recent changes in Implied Consent law., Speaker, Implied Consent: DUI Refusal, Breath Tests, and Blood Warrants, Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute/ State Bar of Georgia, Criminal Defense Lawyer Continuing Legal Education, 2019
    • Speaker, Attacking DUI Blood Tests for Prescription Drugs, ICLEGA, 2017
    • Speaker, Fight a Breath Test Case at Trial: With or Without an Expert, ICLEGA, 2015
    • Speaker, Handling DUI Roadblock Cases, 4th Annual DUI Super Symposium, 2014
    • Speaker, DUI Cases and How to Handle Them, State Bar--New Lawyer Program, 2014
    • Speaker, Professionalism, Georgia DUI Update, 2014
    • Speaker, DUI Defense, Transition Into Law Practice Program, 2014
    • Speaker, Post-Conviction Considerations, Appeals, and Preservation of the Record, Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute, 2012
    • Speaker, Appealing an Adverse decision, Driver's License Suspension and Revocation, 2010
    • Speaker, Successfully Fighting a DUI Case at Trial When a Prior Act DUI is in Evidence, Georgia DUI Update, 2010
    • Speaker, How to Qualify an Expert Witness & Attack the Opposing Expert, Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute, 2009
    • Speaker, Appealing an adverse ALS ruling, Handling Administrative License Suspension hearings, 2009
    • Speaker, Post Hearing Remedies, Handling Administrative License Suspension Hearings, 2008
    • Speaker, The Art of Direct Examination: Preparing Your Client to Testify, Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute, 2007
    • Speaker, Winning Within The Scope of the Hearing, Handling Administrative License Suspension Hearings, 2006

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • State v. Richard D:   DUI Trial.  Defendant charged with having a BAC .141 and DUI Less Safe.  Not Guilty as to both counts., 2016

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Georgia DUI Lawyer of the Year:  Awarded by the Defense of Drinking Driver's Institute., 2014
    • Georgia DUI Lawyer of the Year:  Awarded by the Defense of Drinking Driver's Institute., 2012

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia School of Law Juris Doctorate, 1992
    • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1989
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    Office Location for Jeffery A. Rothman

    150 East Washington Street
    Suite B
    Athens, GA 30601

    Phone: 706-208-1169

    Fax: 706-208-8462

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    Last Updated: 8/31/2020

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