Zachary Burkhalter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Rome, GA

The Law Offices of Zachary J Burkhalter, PC
 | 334 Broad St, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-780-5977
Fax: 706-584-7001
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Zachary Burkhalter is the founder and owner of The Law Offices of Zachary J Burkhalter, PC. Located in Rome, Georgia. He furnishes a variety of services for his clients throughout the state. These services include DUI defense, criminal defense, drug and marijuana law, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, criminal appellate practice, real estate, complex civil litigation, divorce, custody, and business law. Mr. Burkhalter has an extreme passion for DUI cases and is a member of the National College for DUI Defense. He completed the The National College of DUI Defense's Intensive Summer Session Curriculum in DUI Defense conducted at Harvard Law School in 2018, and Completed The National College of DUI Defense's Serious Science for Lawyers in Arlington, Texas in June of 2019 focusing on the science behind chemical blood analysis and received instruction on the proper use of Gas Headspace Chromatographs and Mass Spectometry as well as instruction on the detection of errors in that process. 

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Burkhalter assists people who have been charged by the state with misdemeanor or felony offenses. His experience in this regard has encompassed driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, assault and battery, drug possession and trafficking, arson, burglary, shoplifting and homicide. He has often been able to obtain acquittals after jury or bench trials, and in other instances, he has negotiated favorable plea agreements with prosecutors. Mr. Burkhalter's family law experience includes the representation of people who are going through a divorce and who need to deal with issues such as property division, child custody and visitation, and alimony and child support. Mr. Burkhalter's criminal appellate practice has been focused on the constitutionality of laws and issues as they pertain to the Georgia and United States Constitutions. 

Mr. Burkhalter also represents people who have been harmed by the negligence of others in incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products and premises liability. He prepares wills, trusts, powers of attorney and other estate planning documents, and he has handled probate and other estate litigation included contested estate matters. 

A native of Georgia, Mr. Burkhalter attended the University of Georgia, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2007. He received his legal education at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. Mr. Burkhalter is admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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

Family Law (10%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills

Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Wills

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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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334 Broad St
Rome, GA 30161

Phone: 706-780-5977

Fax: 706-584-7001

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