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Evan A. Watson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Cumming, GA

Zeliff | Watson, LLC
351-A Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-887-3720
Fax: 770-887-3729
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Evan A. Watson is an attorney at Zeliff | Watson, LLC, in Cumming, Georgia, where he devotes his practice to criminal defense. Representing clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area, Mr. Watson handles cases involving DUI, drug charges, sex offenses, and other misdemeanors and felonies.

Mr. Watson has spent over a decade defending Georgia residents who are facing criminal charges. He is a knowledgeable and experienced advocate, and is committed to fighting for the rights of his clients. Recognizing his significant accomplishments, The National Trial Lawyers named him one of the “top 100” trial lawyers.

Mr. Watson possesses substantial training in various areas of criminal defense law. He is a graduate of the Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program through the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has taken several classes through the National College for DUI Defense. He is trained in forensic alcohol consulting and in the Intoxilyzer 9000 breath testing device. He has also taken part in the Defense of Drinking Drivers Institute through the State Bar of Georgia.

Engaged in the criminal defense legal community, Mr. Watson served as president of the Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association and on the Forsyth County Tripartite Committee. He is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Watson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. He received his law degree from Charleston School of Law. He is qualified to appear before all Georgia state courts.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Evan A. Watson

First Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.zwdefense.com/attorney-profiles/evan-watson/

Educational Background

  • Riverwood High School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL). In 2010
  • Criminal Defense Bar (2015) and past member of the Forsyth County Tripartite Committee.

Honors/Awards

  • Georgia “Super Lawyer”, 2019
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Office Location for Evan A. Watson

351-A Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040

Phone: 770-887-3720

Fax: 770-887-3729

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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