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Esther Dina F. Panitch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta, GA

The Panitch Law Group, P.C.
4243 Dunwoody Club Drive, Suite 201
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone: 770-373-7982
Fax: 678-865-8106
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

As a reputable and successful criminal defense and family law attorney, Ms. Esther Dina F. Panitch delivers favorable results for clients of The Panitch Law Group, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia. Over her career spanning more than 25 years, she has vivaciously lent hands to clients who are dealing with:

· Criminal charges: Domestic violence, murder, aggravated assault, white collar crimes, theft, fraud, drug offenses, traffic charges, probation violations and juvenile offenses

· Family law: Divorce, property division, spousal support, paternity, child custody and support, prenuptial agreements, parenting plans and more

A native of Miami, Florida, Ms. Panitch completed her Bachelor of Science in communications from the University of Miami in 1992. She then enrolled at the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, and obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude in 1995. As a law student, she served as a legal intern at the Miami Dade State Attorney's Office. She became authorized to practice in Florida in 1996.

At the beginning of her legal career, Ms. Panitch functioned as a domestic violence court coordinator at the Domestic Violence Criminal Court – Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. She also educated judges and her community on domestic violence issues.

Over the years, Ms. Panitch has handled a number of domestic violence cases and offered vital emotional and legal support to the victims of domestic violence, helping them make crucial decisions and move forward as survivors. She uses the Battered Woman Syndrome as an element of legal defense to help women accused of criminal charges.

After few years, Ms. Panitch worked as an assistant public defender in Miami-Dade County and tried multiple cases, ranging from minor charges to major crimes involving death penalties. Exerting her high criminal defense proficiency, she has defended her clients in the state, superior, magistrate and federal courts of Georgia.

As a result of her accomplishments and high professionalism, Ms. Panitch has earned the respect of her opposing counsel, peers, judges and former clients. She was awarded the Judith Epstein Memorial Leadership Award by Hadassah, an American Jewish volunteer women's organization. As a trusted national attorney, she is also frequently featured in print and national media and has made numerous radio and TV appearances, including in Fox News, CNN and HLN.

Ms. Panitch volunteers her time and services to those in need. She is a member of the Federal Defender Program, Inc., a nonprofit that offers the highest quality legal representation to low-income citizens accused of criminal charges. She is a founding member of Shalom Bayit, a center for women experiencing violent and abusive relationships.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Family Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Assault, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About Esther Dina F. Panitch

First Admitted: 1996

Professional Webpage:


  • Awarded the highest young leadership award
  • , Judith Epstein Memorial Leadership Award, Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member of the Federal Defender Program, Inc., in Atlanta, Georgia

Educational Background

  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Science in Communications, 1992
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Office Location for Esther Dina F. Panitch

4243 Dunwoody Club Drive
Suite 201
Atlanta, GA 30350

Phone: 770-373-7982

Fax: 678-865-8106

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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