Jill G. Polster

Jill G. Polster

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense
 | 2300 Henderson Mill Road, Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: 404-919-6910
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Licensed in Georgia and Maine. 

Known as a fierce advocate, what distinguishes Jill G. Polster from other criminal defense attorneys is her passion for fighting for the underdog along with her extensive experience handling criminal cases.

**Polster has experience on both sides of the courtroom as a prosecutor and a defense attorney giving her a 360-degree view of your case.

**Polster has handled literally thousands of criminal cases from misdemeanors to murders.

**She has Extensive jury trial experience with a proven track record of success both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney.

**Polster thinks outside-the-box when it comes to crafting the most favorable resolution possible on even the most serious of criminal cases.

**She is well-versed in the ever-changing Georgia Criminal Code and Georgia caselaw.
Throughout her career, Polster has sharpened her skills through her commitment to recruiting, teaching and training young lawyers.

**Polster strives to nurture her relationships with her clients. She feels she can best advocate for her clients through getting to know them as a person rather than just a name on a file.

**Polster's credential are impeccable. She brings a wide array of experience to every criminal case she handles.

**Polster is well-known and respected by Judges, Prosecutors, Clerks, Court Personnel, Law Enforcement and her colleagues.

About Jill Polster

Admitted: 2001, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/Who-We-Are/Jill-G-Polster.sh...

Honors and Awards:

  • Certificate commending my service to the International Criminal Court as a Visiting Professional. , Certificate Commending Service as Visiting Professional, International Criminal Court, 2009
  • Received a Special Recognition Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar for my efforts in founding the Georgia Innocence Project. , Special Recognition Award, State Bar of Georgia - Young Lawyers Division, 2002
  • Received a tuition grant as a law student committed to working in public interest law. , Public Interest Law Grant, National Public Interest Law Association, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1999
  • Chairperson: State Bar of Georgia, District 4, Unauthorized Practice of Law committee
  • DeKalb Bar Association, Member
  • National Cannabis Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Instructor, Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program at Emory University College of Law, 2009
  • Peachtree NORML Legal Committee
  • Georgia C.A.R.E. - Legal Advisory Board Member

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-founded The Georgia Innocence Project. , 2001

Educational Background:

  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D. , 2001
  • Completed the GACDL Bill Daniels Trial Advocacy Seminar, 2001
  • Undergraduate Degree - Ithaca College, B.A. , 1988
Office Location for Jill G. Polster

2300 Henderson Mill Road
Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345


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Last Updated: 1/12/2018

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