Ben Sessions

Ben Sessions

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Sessions Law Firm, LLC
 | 715 Peachtree St NE, Suite 2061
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 470-225-7710
Fax: 470-745-0734
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Ben Sessions is 1 of only 4 lawyers in Georgia to be Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense. Ben's practice is focused on the defense of DUI and other serious driving offenses. Ben has been a speaker at seminars before the National College for DUI Defense, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, New York State Bar Association, and Georgia ICLE. His practice is based in Atlanta, but Ben has been invited by other attorneys to assist in the defense of DUI and Vehicular Homicide cases as far south as Thomasville to as far north as Dawsonville. 

In 2010, he was recognized for the Greatest Trial Victory of the Year by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group. In 2011, Ben was recognized as the DUI Lawyer of the Year by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group. In 2013 and 2014, he was recognized as a "Legal Elite" within the practice area of DUI Defense by Georgia Trend Magazine.

From 2014 - 2016, Ben has served as the Co-Chair of the Annual Georgia Public Defenders Council DUI seminar.

He has been invited to speak on the following subjects:

  • "A Practical Guide to DUI Motions Practice," Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: DUI Boot Camp (Atlanta, GA, March 2019).
  • "Crimmigration for the Business Practitioner," Georgia-Alabama American Immigration Lawyers Association (Atlanta, GA, February 2019).
  • "Cross Examining the FST Officer," Georgia Public Defenders Council (Savannah, GA, July 2017).
  • "Effective Ways To Undermine The State's Breath Test," Georgia DUI Update, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) (May 2017).
  • "Winning the Unwinnable DUI Case," Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Spring 2016). 
  • Panel Moderator, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Bring Your Files and Ask Questions to Our Panel." Georgia DUI Update, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) (May 2015).
  • "Williams v. State: Where do we go from here?" Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council (April 2015). 
  • "How to Win a Breath Test Case: With or Without an Expert," Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) (December 2014).
  • "It's not the size of the brief. It's the merits of the motion." Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, DUI Defense Trial Strategies for Public Defenders (October 2014).
  • “Defending the Under-21 DUI Breath Test Case: The “Gap” Case,” 4th Annual DUI Super Symposium, Impaired Driving Specialists, LLC and Ron Lloyd Enterprises, LLC (October 2014).
  • "Maximizing Mouth Alcohol," National College for DUI Defense, Winter Sessions (January 2014).
  • “Using Mouth Alcohol to Impeach the Test,” New York State Bar Association, (May 2013).
  • “Demystifying Breath Test Cases: How to Win Your Test Case,” Georgia ICLE, Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute (2012).
  • “Defending the Under-21 DUI Breath Test Case: The “Gap” Case,” Impaired Driving 1-Day Seminar for Legal Professional (2011).
  • “Your Expert Witness “On a Budget”: The Importance of Using an Expert,” Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute (2011).
  • “Effective Cross-Examination in a DUI Case,” Georgia Public Defenders DUI Seminar (2010).
  • “Effective Use of Motions to Attack the Admissibility of State-Administered Tests,” 1st Annual DUI Super Symposium (2010).

The Sessions Law Firm represents client facing serious criminal offense and people that have been seriously injured in accidents such as car wrecks

The Sessions Law Firm maintains offices in Atlanta and Macon. Our Macon office is located at: 

The Sessions Law Firm, LLC
544 Mulberry St., Ste. 319
Macon, Georgia 31201
(478) 254-2665

Our Atlanta office is located at: 

The Sessions Law Firm, LLC
715 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 2061
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
(470) 225-7710

 

About Ben Sessions

Admitted: 2004, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.thesessionslawfirm.com/ben-sessions/

Honors/Awards:

  • Greatest Trial Victory of the Year by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group, 2010
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
  • Legal Elite (DUI Defense), Georgia Trend Magazine, 2013
  • DUI Lawyer of the Year by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers (DODD) Group, 2011
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Legislative Committee, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer (Beginning 2015) State Delegate, National College for DUI Defense

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Your Expert Witness “On a Budget”: The Importance of Using an Expert, Defense Of Drinking Drivers Institute (2011), Sponsored By ICLE Georgia, 2011
  • Effective Cross-Examination in a DUI Case, Georgia Public Defenders DUI Seminar, Spored By The National College For DUI Defense, 2010
  • "Maximizing Mouth Alcohol," National College for DUI Defense, Winter Session (San Diego, California)(January, 2014), National College For DUI Defense

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715 Peachtree St NE
Suite 2061
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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