Jason McLendon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta, GA

McLendon Law Firm
 | 1800 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 678-988-1199
Fax: 404-352-5636
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Appellate (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Jason McLendon is an attorney and the founder of McLendon Law Firm, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. McLendon practices exclusively in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury, serving clients in the Atlanta metropolitan region and throughout North Georgia. He has successfully defended serious cases such as drug possession, firearm charges, sex violations, vehicular homicide and other misdemeanors and felonies. He is also a skilled appellate attorney who has successfuly reversed convictions for clients who were convicted at trial. 

Mr. McLendon has been a licensed attorney since 2014. Over the course of his time in practice, he has litigated cases in Georgia State and Superior Courts - as well as various federal courts around the country. He is committed to providing high-quality service to his clients. He has developed extensive knowledge of the Atlanta-area court system and procedures and uses this to his advantage when assisting clients.

Mr. McLendon understands the significant toll a criminal charge can take on an individual and is committed to helping those who have been charged with a crime achieve the best possible result. He provides personalized service to each client in order to help craft a strategy uniquely tailored to their situation.

After graduating from Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Mr. McLendon received his law degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Before opening his own firm, he gained legal experience by serving as a law clerk for a private Atlanta-based firm.

In addition to running his law firm, Mr. McLendon enjoys being an active member of the Georgia legal community. He is an active member of the Cobb County Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Appellate
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Appeals


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Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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About Jason McLendon

Admitted: 2014, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://themclendonfirm.com/index.php/about-us/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia


  • The Federal Government charged D.J. with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon despite the fact that my client had already, previously plead guilty to this charge in Henry County in the same transaction of events as indicted in Federal Court. I successfully argued a Motion to Suppress before the Magistrate Court arguing that law enforcement unlawfully searched the area where the firearm at issue was located. The District Court adopted the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Court. The Government initially appealed this ruling to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. However, on Friday, July 29, 2016, the Government filed a motion to dismiss their appeal
  • N. R. was charged with Vehicular Homicide in Cobb County. Prior to trial, the District Attorney’s Office would only accept a plea to Vehicular Homicide to resolve this case short of a trial. However, soon after the trial began, the Assistant District Attorney approached me to inquire if my client would resolve the case with a plea to traffic offenses that would not impact N.R.’s driver’s license nor require time in custody
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Office Location for Jason McLendon

1800 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 678-988-1199

Fax: 404-352-5636

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Last Updated: 10/20/2020

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