Stewart D. Bratcher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Rome, GA

The Bratcher Firm, LLC
 | 415 East 2nd avenue, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-509-0353
Fax: 706-243-6437
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Stewart D. Bratcher is the founder and owner of The Bratcher Firm, LLC, in Rome, Georgia. A highly rated and versatile trial attorney with more than 14 years of successful legal experience, Mr. Bratcher represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout west Georgia, including Floyd, Bartow, Polk and Chattooga counties, who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

·        Criminal and DUI defense

·        Personal injury

·        Workers' compensation

·        Business law

·        Property rights and eminent domain issues

·        Appeals

Completely focused on his clients' needs and goals, Mr. Bratcher provides aggressive advocacy and personalized support to all he serves in order to help increase their chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. Before entering private practice, Mr. Bratcher served as an assistant district attorney in the Cherokee Judicial Circuit, where he handled thousands of criminal cases and gained invaluable insight into the criminal justice system.

This experience helped hone his trial skills and provided him with the tools necessary to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for those facing DUI and other criminal charges. Throughout his career, he has helped secure positive results for those facing a wide range of criminal matters, from traffic violations all the way up to capital murder.

In addition to maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Bratcher has also successfully handled more than 20 appellate cases, including arguments before the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

A 2002 magna cum laude graduate of Kennesaw State University, Mr. Bratcher attended Georgia State University College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005. While in law school, he served as the first president of the school's chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, and he was also highly active with the Public Interest Law Association.

Mr. Bratcher maintains an active membership with the State Bar of Georgia, and he serves as mentor for the organization's Transition Into Law Practice Program. Mr. Bratcher also instructs law enforcement in search and seizure laws for the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, and he is the CEO of Pine Ridge Land Conservancy, Inc., which focuses on environmental preservation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (30%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Traffic Violations

Personal Injury - General (10%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Civil Litigation (10%)

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Traffic Violations, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2019

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About Stewart Bratcher

Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.bratcherfirm.com/about.html

Honors/Awards:

  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, Georgia 10 Best Attorneys, Client Service, 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Bar
  • First President, Georgia State University chapter of the American Constitution Society, Law and Policy
  • Public Interest Law Association, Georgia State University College of law
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2018
  • Member, National College of DUI Defense, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Pine Ridge Land Conservancy, Inc., 2018
  • CEO, Pine Ridge Land Conservancy, Inc.,
  • Advisory Counsel, Living Proof Recovery, Rome, Ga. Provide pro bono legal advice and volunteer services to a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of helping people overcome drug and alcohol addiction., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Requiring Notice: Georgia Probationers' Fourth Amendment Rights After Jones v. State" John Marshall Law Journal (2008).
  • Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Guest Instructor
  • State Bar of Georgia Transition Into Law Practice Program, Mentor
  • University of Georgia's Child and Family Policy Initiative, Presenter
  • Southern Political Science Association, Conferences, Presenter
  • "False Confessions and Juvenile Interrogations." Prison Pipeline Symposium, University of Georgia (2008).
  • "The Georgia Bill of Rights." New Georgia Encyclopedia (2006).
  • "The History of the Georgia Constitution." Bartow History Museum (2008).

Educational Background:

  • Kennesaw State University, magna cum laude, Major: Psychology, B.S., 2002
  • Pepperell High School, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Franchisees
  • Lenders
  • Property Management
  • Small Business
  • Timber Management
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Office Location for Stewart D. Bratcher

415 East 2nd avenue
Rome, GA 30161

Phone: 706-509-0353

Fax: 706-243-6437

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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