Melaney LaGrone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Lawrenceville, GA

LaGrone Law, LLC
 | 295 Culver St S, Suite D
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 678-250-5449
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (10%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

The managing attorney at LaGrone Law, Melaney LaGrone focuses her practice on criminal defense matters. From the firm's office in Lawrenceville, Georgia, she provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts since 2014, Ms. LaGrone is also admitted to practice in Michigan, and her legal experience extends to family law and immigration as well.

Ms. LaGrone's criminal defense client base comprises people who have been charged by the state with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that she has handled in this regard have included driving under the influence of alcohol, drug possession and distribution, theft, and assault and other violent crimes. During her career, Ms. LaGrone has been able to obtain positive results for her clients through dismissals, acquittals and the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution. Her fellow professionals have taken note of her successful track record as well as of her high degree of ethics, and they have awarded her an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

As an undergraduate, Ms. LaGrone attended the University of Detroit Mercy, where she majored in criminal justice studies and received a Bachelor of Science in 1993. She then spent several years as an officer with the Detroit Police Department before deciding to pursue a legal education at what was then known as the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While she was there, Ms. LaGrone served an internship with the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2011. Active in her community, Ms. LaGrone provides pro bono legal services to immigrants through the Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative and Kids in Need of Defense.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Immigration
  • 10%Family Law
Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Custody & Visitation, Paternity, Father's Rights


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Rising Stars: 2020

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About Melaney LaGrone

Admitted: 2014, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  
  • Michigan
  • Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • KIND (Kids in Need of Defense)
  • Southeastern Freedom Initiative

Educational Background:

  • Central Michigan University, M.S. in Public Administration
  • University of Detroit Mercy, B.S. in Criminal Justice Studies
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Office Location for Melaney LaGrone

295 Culver St S
Suite D
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Phone: 678-250-5449

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Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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