Brian A. Hansford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Cumming, GA

Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC
 | 202 Tribble Gap Rd, Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-744-1111
Fax: 770-781-9191
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brian A. Hansford is a founding partner with the law firm of Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC, in Cumming, Georgia. A top-rated trial lawyer with almost 20 years of successful experience, Mr. Hansford devotes 100 percent of his practice to criminal litigation and defending the rights and liberties of those accused of DUI, drug violations and other serious felony and misdemeanor offenses.

A 1995 graduate of North Georgia College & State University with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice, Mr. Hansford served with the U.S. Army's XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as a paratrooper and received an honorable discharge for his service. He then attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. The State Bar of Georgia admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Upon receiving his license to practice, Mr. Hansford worked as Forsyth County's assistant solicitor general, where he gained invaluable insight into the state's criminal justice system, and he also served as public defender in Lumpkin County's probate and magistrate courts. These experiences helped hone his trial skills, enabling him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for his clients.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Hansford is a member of both the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as the Council of Municipal Court Judges. He also served as president of the Forsyth County Bar Association from 2003 to 2004, and he is heavily involved with the U.S. Department of Justice Heroin Working Group and the North Fulton Rotary Opioid Awareness Group.

Along with holding high peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Hansford has earned numerous positive reviews from his clients, as evidenced by his Superb rating from Avvo as well as winning the site's Clients' Choice Award for Criminal Defense in 2018. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the country's Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2018.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

State, Local & Municipal (10%): State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI, State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Brian Hansford

Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.mhtlegal.com/Attorneys/Brian-A-Hansford.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Heroin Working Group, Member
  • Georgia, 1999
  • Council of Municipal Court Judges, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Serving as Roswell's Chief elected Judge, as well as the City of Milton, 2017
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2002 - Present

Representative Clients:

  • State v. William Bierbower, Hall County State Court, 2015
  • State v. Rick Fisher, Hall County State Court, 2013
  • State v. Eddie Salyers, Forsyth Superior Court, 2002

Educational Background:

  • North Georgia College and State University, B.S., Major: Criminal Justice
Office Location for Brian A. Hansford

202 Tribble Gap Rd
Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040

Phone: 770-744-1111

Fax: 770-781-9191

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Last Updated: 3/22/2019

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