Lynne Borsuk

Lynne Borsuk

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Decatur, GA

Lynne Borsuk, Esq.
 | 150 E. Ponce De Leon Avenue, Suite 250
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: SMS Text 470-314-020
Fax: 404-875-8757
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Lynne Borsuk is a highly respected and experienced white collar and criminal defense attorney. Widely recognized as one of the state's top attorneys, Borsuk earned her reputation by successfully and zealously representing her clients in Federal, Superior and State courts throughout Georgia and the southeast. Lawyers, physicians, executives, and many others seek Ms. Borsuk's guidance to help them handle complex legal matters and criminal investigations.

A highly sought-after speaker and leader in the criminal defense field she served as President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, taught the Advanced Criminal Litigation course at Emory Law School, and has been selected as a fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. 

Certificates and Credentials

About Lynne Borsuk

Admitted: 1987, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.lynneborsuklaw.com/experience.html

Honors/Awards:

  • 1991 "Indigent Defense Award", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 
  • 2018 Georgia Legal Elite: Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Legal Elite: Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Trend Magazine , 2018
  • Awarded the Indigent Defense Award by the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , 2013 Indigent Defense Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 2006
  • 1992 "Leadership Award", The Atlanta Bar Association.
  • Fellow; American College of Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • 1994 Georgia Senate and House of Representatives Resolution Commending the"1000 Lawyers for Justice Project".
  • Legal Elite: Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers; 2009, 2010, 2011,2012.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Florida Bar, 1986-present.
  • Georgia Bar, 1987-present.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; President
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Judicial Qualifications Committee 2005-present.Board member-Criminal Law Section, 1994
  • Anti-Defamation League, Chair-Southeastern Regional Board, 2004-2006.National Board of Directors;.Vice Chair for International Affairs Committee, 2006-Vice Chair for National Leadership Committee; 2004-2006Southeastern Chair for National Leadership 2000-Chaired 1999 National Board Meeting; 
  • Dekalb Bar Association, Executive Committee 2004-2005; Board 2005-2008.
  • Lawyer's Club, 1991-1997
  • Leadership Atlanta, Class of 1998.
  • Board of Governors, State Bar Of Georgia; 1994-1996; 2000-2006.Law Revision Committee.Formal Advisory Opinion Board, 1999-2000.
  • Barrister-Lamar Inn of Court, 1992-1994.
  • Emory University Alumni Board of Governors, 2005-2006.Emory University Women's Council, 1998 Emory University Assembly, 1991, 1992, 1993.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Georgia Legal Services Foundation, Board member; Treasurer 2007-present.  
  • Georgia Legal Services Foundation Board member
  • 1000 Lawyers for Justice; Co-founder.
  • Board of Counselors for Oxford College. Executive Committee member. Board Chair Elect, 2018-present. , 2010
  • Mentor-Legal Association for Women Students, Emory Law School 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Sentencing Issues", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, January, 2004.
  • Faculty Litigating Expert Testimony in Georgia Training  , Faculty Litigating Expert Testimony in Georgia Training  , Litigating Expert Testimony, 2019
  • "Organizing Your Trial Preparation", State Bar Younger Lawyers Division, Criminal Law Committee; October 11, 2002.
  • "Professionalism: Zealous Advocates vs. Congenial Associates at the Bar", ICLE , Oct. 2001.  
  • "Civility in the Courtroom" Administrative Law Judges Seminar, October 1999.
  • "How to conduct Preliminary Hearings and Bond Motions"; G.I.D.C. Seminar, 1999.
  • "Demanding Ethical Behavior at Trial", G.A.C.D.L., April 1997. 
  • "Use of Expert Witnesses and Similar Transaction Issues in Rape Prosecutions", Georgia Indigent Defense Council Seminar, 1997. 
  • "Ethics and the Criminal Defense Lawyer", Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; 11/ 7/92.
  • Georgia Encyclopedia of Law, Volumes 26 & 26A, authored the revised edition. Published by The Harrison Company,1987.
  • Attorney's Fees and Costs,The Law in Florida., authored the Supplement. Published by The Harrison Company, 1987.
  • Rights of Unsecured Creditors in Georgia, authored the revised edition. Published by The Harrison Company, March 1988. 
  • Indigent Defense: A Threat to Our Legal System, The Verdict - Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Assocication., March 1992.
  • Potential Client Perjury, Georgia State Bar Journal, Fall 1994. 
  • Georgia Jurisprudence, Authored a series of attorney practice tips on several subjects within the area of criminal law. Published by The Lawyer's Cooperative, 1996. 
  • “Mortgage Meltdown Crisis” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, August 2008.
  • Speaker, White Collar Crime, Institute of Continuing Legal Educaqtion Georgia, 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Adjunct Faculty at Emory School of Law, Advanced Criminal Litigation course, 1994-2003. 
  • Faculty Litigating Expert Testimony in Georgia Training  , 2019
  • Faculty, Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy, University of Georgia School of Law, May,1993.
  • Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy(NITA), Emory University School of Law

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. 1986.
  • Emory University, B.A., Political Science, 1983.

Industry Groups

  • American Board Of Criminal Lawyers
  • American College Of Trial Lawyers
  • Georgia Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Past President
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Office Location for Lynne Borsuk

150 E. Ponce De Leon Avenue
Suite 250
Decatur, GA 30030

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019

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