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 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    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

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2018

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    About Evan Watson

    Admitted: 2008, Georgia

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

    Honors/Awards:

    • Georgia “Super Lawyer”, 2019

    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.

    Educational Background:

    • Riverwood High School
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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

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    Last Updated: 11/13/2020

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