J. Pete Theodocion

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Augusta, GA

Attorney at Law
 | 507 Walker Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Phone: 706-722-3000
Fax: 706-722-3006
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    J. Pete Theodocion is a criminal defense attorney in Augusta, Georgia. The founder of J. Pete Theodocion, Attorney at Law, Mr. Theodocion handles criminal matters including drug crimes, DUI, murder and sex crimes on a state and federal basis. He represents clients throughout the Augusta region.

    Mr. Theodocion has over 25 years of experience and is a prominent Georgia criminal defense attorney. Over the course of his career, he has litigated many trials and appeals, successfully defending Georgia residents charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. He understands the devastating impact of a criminal charge or conviction and works tirelessly on behalf of his clients, fighting for reduced or eliminated charges.

    In recognition of his accomplishments, Georgia Trend magazine named Mr. Theodocion one of the “top lawyers.” Media outlets including CNN and the Wall Street Journal have recognized him, and he has spoken at legal seminars throughout his region.

    Along with running his law practice, Mr. Theodocion enjoys staying involved in the Georgia legal community. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is resource counsel for the the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia and serves on the court’s advisory committee.

    Mr. Theodocion earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Georgia and received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Georgia state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Focus Areas

    Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Murder, Sex Offenses, DUI/DWI, Criminal Law - Federal

    Selections

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    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Pete Theodocion

    Admitted: 1993, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.georgia-criminalattorney.com/Attorneys/Pete-Theo...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Gridiron Secret Society 
    • Georgia Trend Top Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys 
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1993
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2002 
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1993
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1993
    • Georgia, 1993

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • State of Georgia v. Sears, Richmond County, 2016.  Client acquitted on all counts after being arrested in a GBI sex sting operation and charged with Attempted Child Molestation.  
    • State of Georgia v. Osei, Richmond County, 2016.  Client found not guilty of Murder and all other counts arising out of the death of a small child believed to have been victim of an intentional overdose of morphine.
    • State of Georgia v. Hall, Warren County, 2017.  Client found not guilty of murder and all related charges arising out of a shooting in front of his home.
    • State of Georgia v. Walden, Jefferson County, 2017.  Client found not guilty of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

    Representative Clients:

    • I have represented two sitting State of Georgia Sheriffs facing federal criminal charges and countless other law enforcement personnel and politicians.  I have represented doctors, lawyers and persons from all walks of life.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, J.D.
    • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, B.A. - 1989, Major: Accounting 
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    Office Location for J. Pete Theodocion

    507 Walker Street
    Augusta, GA 30901

    Phone: 706-722-3000

    Fax: 706-722-3006

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    Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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