Kim Keheley Frye

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Marietta, Georgia

Frye Law Group, LLC
Kim Keheley Frye
Frye Law Group, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1993

Education: Georgia State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024

Frye Law Group, LLC

170 Anderson St. SE
Marietta, GA 30060 Visit website


With experience conducting more than 50 jury trials, Kim Keheley Frye founded the Frye Law Group, LLC, and represents those in Cobb County and the Atlanta metropolitan area who have been charged with a crime, including drug offenses, sex offense and DUI. A former assistant district attorney who prosecuted cases in superior and juvenile court, Ms. Frye is a passionate defender of the rights of every citizen.

As a lifelong resident of Cobb County, Ms. Frye was honored to receive a degree in criminal justice from the University of Georgia before earning a Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University School of Law. During her time in law school, she completed internships at the Southern Center for Human Rights and the Fulton County Solicitor’s Office and was given a Governor’s Honor internship in the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit.

Kim Keheley Frye is a graduate and faulty member of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer's College completing the graduate course and Defense of the Damned. After passing a additional rigorous examination, Ms. Frye is now designated as a Lawyer-Scientist by the American Chemical Society-CHAL. With experience on both sides of the aisle, Ms. Frye is a passionate advocate for those facing criminal charges and is admitted to practice before the Georgia Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Superior Courts of Georgia.

She is a member of the Cobb County Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Georgia and a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

First Admitted: 1993, Georgia

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board Member for the non-profit The Center for Family Resources Unlike congregate shelters, the Center for Family Resources places families in their own apartments, providing safety and security away from a group shelter environment. CFR's housing programs provide affordable, independent living options that include supportive services like childcare assistance, transportation, budgeting workshops and other life-skills classes. CFR is able to provide these housing services to the community with the partnership and participation from various apartment complexes in Cobb County.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Cobb County Bar Association
  • Criminal Defense Section President of the Cobb County Bar Association, 2020
  • The Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Sustaining member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Student Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Charter member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • President of the Criminal Defense section and the Solo/Small Firm section of the Cobb County Bar Association
  • Recipient of the 2006 Ruth Northcutt Community Service award
Educational Background:
  • University of Georgia, Criminal Justice
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-ScientistThe ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation as recognized by the Chemistry and the Law Division of the ACSLike “poet-warrior” or “philosopher-king,” there are lawyers of a new breed known as the ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist. The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist is one who uses validated and legitimate science for the benefit of justice. These are lawyers who study the science and apply it legitimately in the courtroom. They expose invalid or non-validated science and use valid science in the courtroom. They eschew the smoke and mirrors techniques of old and embrace the science for the benefit of all. The official title is “The ACS Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation as recognized by the Chemistry and the Law Division of the ACS” but ACS-CHAL has approved a shorthand where the person who has earned the honor can say that he or she has earned “The ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist Designation” or the person as an “ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist.”, 2015
White Papers:
  • This publication helps the citizen understand the criminal process for sex crimes and domestic violence in Georgia. It shares their rights and responsibilities., Sex Crime & Domestic Violence, 2021
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Best of Cobb County for Criminal Defense Attorney, 2021
  • 2020 Best of Cobb Winner for Criminal Defense Attorney, 2020
  • Law Firm 500 fastest growing law firms, 2019
  • Law Firm 500- 99th fastest growing law firm in the United States, 2018
  • Law Firm 500 award winner- fastest growing law firms, 2017

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Kim is the woman to call in Cobb County if you are in trouble. She is a fearless advocate and is well respected, insightful and a pleasure to work with.”

“A relentless advocate for her clients, I highly endorse Kim for those needing representation in Cobb County.”

“Outstanding advocate for her clients!”

“Kim is a fighter in the truest sense of the word. She does not back down and she pulls out all the stops when it comes to defending her clients. She is methodical, smart, and always learning new skills for her work. It is exciting and inspiring to watch, and I have learned a great deal from her.”

“Excellent criminal defense lawyer.”

“This lady is truly a warrior. Kim knows the law and she is not one to ever be intimidated by the idea of going to trial, even when the stakes are high. Kim cares about her clients and will see the matter through. I am honored to consider her a friend as well as a colleague.”

“Phenomenal advocate for her clients. Strives for justice and fairness. ”

Office location for Kim Keheley Frye

170 Anderson St. SE
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 770-336-7638


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