Andrew R. Lynch

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Decatur, Georgia

The Lynch Law Group
Andrew R. Lynch
The Lynch Law Group

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2007

Education: Georgia State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
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The Lynch Law Group

125 Clairemont Ave
Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030 Visit website


Andrew R. Lynch is an attorney at The Lynch Law Group in Decatur, Georgia. He has over 13 years of legal experience serving clients with criminal defense matters and personal injury matters. Serving clients throughout the state of Georgia, he has taken on cases such as felony and misdemeanor crimes, DUI, drug trafficking, felony drug charges, theft, burglary, domestic violence and so on. 

With a genuine concern for his clients who are criminally accused, Mr. Lynch is a tenacious and fierce litigator. He provides top-notch representation and has an unwavering commitment to his clients’ needs. He understands the negative impacts of being charged with a crime and he fights fiercely for his clients’ rights. 

With a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Mr. Lynch earned his Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school, he graduated with honors in advanced criminal procedure and litigation. He was also the recipient of the Pro Bono Award with the highest distinction. 

Mr. Lynch served as a clerk at the Federal Defender Program, Inc., in Atlanta, the Center for Capital Litigation in Columbia, South Carolina, and the Dekalb County Public Defender’s Office. After graduating from law school, he worked as a criminal defense attorney at the Dekalb County Public Defender’s Office, where he gained invaluable experience with felony and misdemeanor cases.

Mr. Lynch graduated from the Bill Daniel’s Trial Advocacy Program, an intensive training program for criminal defense attorneys. Mr. Lynch his admitted to practice in all Georgia courts including the Georgia Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Federal District Court, Superior Court, State Court, Magistrate Court, Recorder’s Court and Municipal Court.

Actively affiliated with the legal community, Mr. Lynch is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, The National College of DUI Defense, Inc. and the GACDL’s Educational Services Committee. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and its Young Lawyers Division’s executive counsel.

For his exceptional work in the legal field, Mr. Lynch has an AV Preeminent* Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is named to the “Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Georgia” list by The National Trial Lawyers.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Criminal Law, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2007, Georgia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • South Carolina Equal Justice Alliance Update, 2005
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Georgia State Law School: Recognized with Pro Bono Award with Highest Distinction., 2007
  • GACDL’s Educational Services Committee
Educational Background:
  • Georgia State College of Law, 2007
  • The University of Georgia-Terry College of Business, 2004
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • DUI NHTSA Certification: Completed accredited DUI Police Officer training program and passed certification test., 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015 and 2016
  •  AV Preeminent, Status of
  • Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  • DeKalb Bar Association, Outstanding Leadership, 2019
  • Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2013
  • 10.0 Rating,, 2011
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys., The National Trial Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • DeKalb Bar Association President, 2019
  •  State Bar of Georgia’s YLD Executive Counsel
  • State Bar of Georgia, Active
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
  •  National College of DUI Defense, Inc
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Magistrate Court, Recorder’s Court and Municipal Court
  • Superior Court
  • Federal District Court
  • Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia’s Federal and State courts
  • DeKalb Bar Association Board of Directors, 2020
  • DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors, 2020
  • DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors, 2019
  • Vice President for DeKalb County of Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2018
  • Board member DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, 2019
  • President of the Dekalb County Bar Association's Young Lawyer Division, 2012
  • President of DeKalb County Bar Association, 2019
  • Vice President of Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017
  • Current Vice President and President elect for Dekalb County Bar Association., 2017
  • Georgia Bar Leadership Academy Graduate, Georgia Bar Association, 2010
  • H.K. as father of J.K- $10,146,515.24 Judgment- Car Wreck, DUI, Traumatic Brain Injury, DeKalb State Court, Georgia (Civil Action Number 18A68967-7) H.K.’s family moved to DeKalb County from Syria. His nine-year-old son was getting onto a school bus when a drunk driver fleeing other accidents jumped the curb and struck J.K.  J.K. suffered numerous broken bones and a traumatic brain injury. H.K. hired Andrew to help his family. It took years, but Andrew was able to get a DeKalb County court to award H.K. $8,146,515.24 for J.K.'s past and future legal damages. The Court also added $2,000,000 in punitive damages to punish the Defendant for his drunk driving. The total judgment of the court was $10,146,515.24. A second lawsuit has been filed to recover the entire judgment against the insurance company that insured Defendant on the date of the wreck., 2021
  • Estate of MG v. Driver:  A mother of four was struck and killed.  Andrew represented her four minor children and recovered $150,000, significantly more than the insurance covering the claim., 2020
  • Margie T v. Confidential Business:  Margie T's son was killed while at a gas station. Across the street there was a known poorly run gas station.  This business settled Margie T's wrongful death claim for $870,000., 2020
  • DA v. Confidential Business:  DA was shot on the grounds of a shopping center.  The case was resolved for over $500,000., 2020
  • MA v. Confidential business: MA was shot on the grounds of a shopping center.  The case was resolved for over $700,000., 2020
  • State v. DS. was prosecuted for multiple counts of drug trafficking. Through pretrial motions to suppress all charges were dismissed by the State.  DS was potentially facing decades of incarceration., 2018
  • KG v. Major Car Rental Company.  KG returned a vehicle in time and the vehicle was not properly accounted for by the car rental company. Twenty-six days later the company requested KG be arrested for stealing their rental car.  The Company, prior to KG's arrest, received actual knowledge the vehicle was returned and failed to warn KG of the warrant's existence or withdraw the warrant.  KG was arrested.  Andrew was able to have the criminal case dismissed within hours and then sued all parties to KG arrest. The case was resolved in a settlement for $235,000, 2019
  • $3,400,000.00 settlement; Premises liability crime victim litigation. Additional information confidential, 2017
  • $5,200,000.  Largest personal injury trial verdict in the Federal Court of Georgia in 2017. Mr. Rinehart suffered a spinal injury from a third-floor balcony fall.  Mr. Rinehart's injuries were permanent and catastrophic. The trial verdict reflected the jury holding Defendant liable for their negligence, 2016
Industry Groups:
  • DeKalb County Bar Association
  • GACDL Educational Committee
  • Georgia Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers
  • Inc.
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College For DUI Defense

Office location for Andrew R. Lynch

125 Clairemont Ave
Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-373-7735


2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

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