LeeAnne Lynch

LeeAnne Lynch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Decatur, GA

The Lynch Law Group
 | 125 Clairemont Ave, Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-373-7735
Fax: 404-377-0106
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Ms. Lynch is a criminal defense attorney specializing in defending complex felonies and cases involving women and children.  Her office is in Decatur and she has been practicing in the Atlanta Metro area for over a decade.

 

About LeeAnne Lynch

Admitted: 2007, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://atlnotguilty.com/meet-leeanne/

Honors/Awards:

  • Ranked by her peers as having the highest possible rating in both ethical standards and legal ability.  , Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, 2018
  • Nominated and chosen as the an oustanding lawstudent in her class at Georgia State University, Outstanding Law Student , Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to court with all privileges of an attorney to practice before the Superior Courts of Gegorgia.  , 2007
  • Admitted to plead and practice in the Georgia Court of Appeals., 2008
  • Admitted to plead and practice in the Supreme Court of Georgia., 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • DeKalb Bar Board Member, 2019
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers Board Member, 2019
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Women's Community Leadership Board, 2018
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorney's Indigent Defense Committee Chair , 2017
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Representing victim of domestic abuse pro bono for the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyer's Foundation.  The criminal charges pending against this client resulted from client defending herself against her abuser.  , 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Ms. Lynch was asked to speak as an expert on the topic of cross examining alleged child victims in child sex cases.  She spoke on the topic at a seminar for attorneys seeking continued legal education (CLE) credits.     , Speaker, From the Mouths of Babes: Cross Examination of an Alleged Child Victim, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Criminal Defense Bar, 2017
  • Ms. Lynch was invited to speak at the DeKalb Public Defender's Office to a group of attorney that wished to learn more bout cross examining child witnesses in alleged child sex cases.  , Speaker , From the Mouths of Babes: Cross Examining Alleged Child Victims, DeKalb Public Defender's Office, Indigent Defense Lawyers, 2017
  • Ms. Lynch was interviewed for and quoted in an article in The New York Times after chalenging the constitutionality of the Georgia Street Gang Act., Quoted as an expert on the Georgia Street Gang Act, Confrontation with Black Partygoers Leads to Gang Charges for White Group, The New York Times , 2015
  • Ms. Lynch organized and presided over GACDL's annual Fall Seminar., Organizer and Presenter , Race and the Law: Let's have a Conversation , Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys , Criminal Defense Bar, 2015
  • As student bar association president for two consecutive years, Ms. Lynch was invited to speak at the graduation ceremony as a represntative of her class., Speaker , Being a New Lawyer , Georgia State University College of Law , 2007

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Client given first offender probation after shooting her husband. Attorney Lynch was able to show that client was the victim of domestic abuse leading up to the shooting.  , 2018
  • Child molestation charges dismissed after Attorney Lynch was able to demonstrate to detectives that the false allegations stemmed from a custody battle.  , 2018
  • Rape, incest and child molestation charges dismissed after client accused by his wife of molesting their three year old grand daughter.  , 2016
  • Murder charges dismissed at preliminary hearing after client accused in the death of her child., 2016
  • Not guilty of child molestation and aggravated child molestation.  Client was accused of molesting two young girls.  Their sister testified that she winessed the molestation.  After a thorough investigation and strong defense presented by Ms. Lynch, the jury acquitted the client of child molestation and aggravated child molestation.  , 2016
  • Not guilty of armed robbery.  Even though the client was ID'ed durring trial by the alleged victim and the client's own girlfriend, Ms. Lynch was able to convicne a jury that there was resonable doubt and client was found not guilty of armed robbery.  , 2015
  • Not guilty on seven counts of rape and child molestation.  After a week long jury trial, the jury found Ms. Lynch's client not guilty of all counts alledging that she has sexually abused her children.    , 2013

Representative Clients:

  • Ms. Lynch was able to get rape charges dropped.  Client was accused of rape by his ex-wife.  After meeting with law enfrocement, Ms. Lync was able to get the case dropped. , 2019
  • Client granted removal from the Georgia sex offender registry after being denied removal two years prior with different counsel.  , 2019
  • Ms. Lynch was able to get child molestation charges dropped at the preliminary hearing after extensive follow up with law enforcement and the family of the alleged victim.    , 2018
  • Not guilty of burglary.  Although Ms. Lynch's client was found at the scene of the crime, she was able to convince a jury to find him not guilty.  , 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Award for ten years of distinguished service.  Ms. Lynch was awarded a certificate honoring her ten years of distinguished service and dedication to DeKalb County.  , 2017

Educational Background:

  • Georgia State Universtiy College of Law, 2007
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Office Location for LeeAnne Lynch

125 Clairemont Ave
Suite 470
Decatur, GA 30030

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Last Updated: 12/23/2019

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