Clinton Teston

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Gainesville, Georgia

Teston & Burruss, PC
Clinton Teston
Teston & Burruss, PC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Personal injury, Workers' compensation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2010

Education: University of Georgia School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023

Teston & Burruss, PC

400 Brenau Ave NE
Gainesville, GA 30501 Visit website


With an unwavering commitment to protecting the rights of North Georgia residents, attorney Clinton Teston provides valuable and high-quality legal services from his law firm Teston & Burruss, PC, in Gainesville, Georgia. As a partner at the firm, his practice has touched a wide variety of legal matters ranging from criminal defense and family law to personal injury and workers’ compensation.

Prior to his outstanding legal career, Mr. Teston pursued his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration on finance at the University of North Georgia. He graduated in 2007 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia in 2010. He was authorized to practice in all the state courts of Georgia the same year.

Mr. Teston interned at the Athens-Clarke County Solicitor General's Office and then worked as an attorney at the Enotah Circuit Public Defender's Office and the Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office. He served as an attorney at two other Georgia law firms before forming Teston & Burruss, PC, in 2018.

A zealous trial attorney prepared to go to trial when the circumstances dictate, Mr. Teston has established a track record of success in securing favorable compensation and verdicts for his clients. He has appeared in the appellate and Superior Courts of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Mr. Teston ardently participates in pro bono and other legal activities. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association and the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. Moreover, he sits on the boards of a few local nonprofit organizations.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant, Family law

Focus areas

Criminal law, Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 30% Criminal defense
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 10% Family law

First Admitted: 2010, Georgia

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State and Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Northeastern Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member 
  • United States Federal Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
Educational Background:
  • North Georgia College

Office location for Clinton Teston

400 Brenau Ave NE
Gainesville, GA 30501

Phone: 470-892-2204


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023

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