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 - 2021
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 has successfully and zealously represented 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 has served as President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, taught Advanced Criminal Litigation at Emory Law School, and has been selected as a fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers (less than 1% of attorneys) 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:

    • 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 , Indigent Defense Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
    • Fellow; American College of Trial Lawyers, Nominated and accepted as a Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2011
    • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, Nominated and accepted as a Fellow., American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 2006
    • Legal Elite: Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers, multiple years, Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine , 2012
    • Georgia Senate and House of Representatives Resolution Commending the 1000 Lawyers for Justice Project., Commendation for the 1000 Lawyers for Justice Project, Georgia Senate and House of Representatives Resolution, 1994
    • Indigent Defense Award from the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. , Indigent Defense Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1991
    • Leadership Award from the The Atlanta Bar Association., Leadership Award, Atlanta Bar Association, 1992

    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 Legal Services Foundation, Board member; Treasurer 2007-present.  .
    • Georgia Legal Services Foundation, Board member; Treasurer 2007-present.  .
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; President
    • Atlanta Bar Association. Board member-Criminal Law Section, 1994
    • Atlanta Bar Association, Judicial Qualifications Committee 2005-several years.
    • Anti-Defamation League, Chair-Southeastern Regional Board, 2004-2006. 2004-2006Southeastern Chair for National Leadership 2000-Chaired 1999 National Board Meeting; 
    • Anti-Defamation League, National Board of Directors;  Vice Chair for International Affairs Committee, 2006-Vice Chair for National Leadership Committee; National Executive Committee
    • 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:

    • Board of Counselors, Oxford College.  Board Chair 2019-present. , 2010
    • Georgia Legal Services Foundation, Board member; Treasurer 2007-present.  
    • Georgia Legal Services Foundation Board member
    • 1000 Lawyers for Justice; Co-founder.
    • Mentor-Legal Association for Women Students, Emory Law School 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

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

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. , 1986
    • Oxford College and Emory College, 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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