James K. (Skip) Sullivan

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Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Chestney & Sullivan Law Firm
 | 3110 Maple Drive, Suite 103
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-816-8777
Fax: 404-816-6777
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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    Attorney James K. (Skip) Sullivan of Chestney & Sullivan in Atlanta, Georgia, dedicates his practice to criminal defense. Mr. Sullivan represents clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area as well as Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties in matters involving DUI, drug violations, traffic violations and more.

    Mr. Sullivan graduated from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and earned his law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law. He has also completed a drug recognition expert course, is certified in standardized field sobriety testing and continues to receive training in the area of law enforcement at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

    Following law school, Mr. Sullivan worked as a prosecutor in Rockdale County, Georgia, before deciding to focus on criminal defense. He regularly speaks on DUI law at continuing legal education programs and has been recognized for his accomplishments in the legal profession. He is rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.”

    Admitted to practice law in Georgia since 2001, Mr. Sullivan also appears before the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is a member of numerous organizations, including the Cobb County Bar Association, the DeKalb Bar Association, the Rockdale County Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association.

    Mr. Sullivan also belongs to criminal defense organizations, including the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense and Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute, a group of Georgia-based attorneys working together to strategize on DUI defenses.


    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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    Rising Stars: 2010

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    About James Sullivan

    Admitted: 2001, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dui-lawyer.com/james-k-sullivan/


    • "Rising Star", Georgia Super Lawyers
    • 10.0 Rating, Avvo
    • Commitment to Justice Award, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2005

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers (D.O.D.D.)
    • Cobb County Bar Association
    • Georgia Bar, 2001
    • National College for DUI Defense, Member
    • Dekalb County Bar Association
    • Rockdale County Bar Association
    • Georgia Supreme Court
    • Atlanta Bar Association
    • Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, Drivers License Suspensions and Revocations. Topic: ALS, From A to Z, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2008
    • Speaker, Drivers License Suspensions and Revocations. Topic: ALS, From A-Z, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2009

    Educational Background:

    • Two time graduate of the Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases course
    • National College for DUI Defense, Summer Session Graduate, 2009
    • State University College of New York at Plattsburgh, B.A., 1992
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    Office Location for James K. (Skip) Sullivan

    3110 Maple Drive
    Suite 103
    Atlanta, GA 30305

    Phone: 404-816-8777

    Fax: 404-816-6777

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