Elizabeth A. Brandenburg

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Decatur, Georgia

Shein, Brandenburg & Schrope
Elizabeth A. Brandenburg
Shein, Brandenburg & Schrope

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, White Collar Crimes; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2008

Education: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

Shein, Brandenburg & Schrope

2392 N Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033 Visit website


Elizabeth A. Brandenburg is an attorney and partner at the law firm of Shein, Brandenburg & Schrope. She assists clients who are accused with criminal offenses in Georgia and in federal court across the country.

Ms. Brandenburg obtained her license to practice in Georgia in 2008. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th, 6th and 11th Circuits.

A language and literature graduate of Georgia College & State University, Ms. Brandenburg obtained her Bachelor of Arts in 2005. She earned her Juris Doctor from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and graduated magna cum laude in 2008. While there, she was a part of the Mercer Law Review.

A knowledgeable and compassionate attorney, Ms. Brandenburg helps the accused navigate complex legal issues by clearly explaining their rights and working toward the most favorable outcome. She has handled dozens of contentious courtroom battles, including some complicated habeas corpus cases in the state, federal, juvenile and appellate courts of Georgia.

Certified in legal writing, Ms. Brandenburg has served as an adjunct professor at the Mercer University Law School. Prior to partnering with Shein, Brandenburg & Schrope, she worked for Honorable Judge Hugh Lawson at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and at the Macon Public Defender’s Office. 

Many organizations have counted Ms. Brandenburg among their members, including the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Bar Association. She won the Walker P. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award for demonstrating excellence in litigation.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Criminal Law - Federal, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, White Collar Crime

  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 50% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://federalcriminallawcenter.com/firm-overview/attorney-...

  • Moot Court team and on the board of Mercer Law Review and the Journal of Southern Legal History, Mercer University Law School
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal in the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits
  •  Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • Georgia trial and appellate courts
  • Volunteer, Habeas Project
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Juvenile Courts of Georgia, Member
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Northern District of Georgia, Member
  • Georgia Supreme Court, Member
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, Member
  • Superior Courts of Georgia, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Comment: School Bullies – They Aren’t Just Students: Examining School Interrogations and the Miranda Warning, 59 Mercer L. Rev. 731, 2008
  • Casenote: Kansas v. Marsh: A Thumb on the Scale of Death? 58 Mercer L. Rev. 1447, 2007
  • At the Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg, we help clients navigate the troubled waters of the criminal justice system. Our communication and dedication to each case is unparalleled. If you are looking for a team of attorneys for the price of one who will truly be dedicated to your best interest, give us a call today, Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg - Federal Appeals Attorneys

Office location for Elizabeth A. Brandenburg

2392 N Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

Phone: 678-973-4607


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024

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