Bobby Lee Cook

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Summerville, GA

Cook & Connelly
 | 9899 Commerce Street, Summerville, GA 30747
Phone: (706) 933-0035
Fax: 706-857-1520
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1949
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Bobby Lee Cook founded Cook & Connelly law firm in Summerville, Georgia, in 1959. Since then, he has gained a stellar reputation for providing legal counsel of the highest quality throughout northwest Georgia and the Atlanta metro area. Focusing on personal injury claims, Mr. Cook has successfully sought compensation for countless victims of motor vehicle collisions, truck accidents, premises liability mishaps and catastrophic injuries.

    After completing his undergraduate work at The University of Alabama, Mr. Cook went on to attend Vanderbilt University Law School. Since then, he has worked tirelessly to share his legal knowledge and experience with many by his participation in various associations. Mr. Cook was a founding member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, and he currently holds membership in the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, the Georgia Association of Plaintiffs Attorneys, the American Bar Association and numerous others.

    Mr. Cook has lectured at over 50 colleges nationwide, including the National Criminal Defense College. Along with his admission to the State Bar of Georgia, he has been admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia. Additionally, Mr. Cook is admitted to the bar in an impressive five circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. He has also been accepted to practice in front of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1979, and has represented clients in 37 different states.

    Mr. Cook has received numerous honors for his more than 50 years of outstanding legal practice, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He is known for offering compassionate, individualized attention to his clients while providing them with impeccable representation by utilizing his vast legal knowledge and the extensive resources available to him.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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    About Bobby Cook

    Admitted: 1949, Georgia

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Georgia, Criminal Law Advisory Committee, 1979-1980
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1979
    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1950
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1955
    • State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Criminal Justice Committee, Chairperson, 1979-1980
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1979
    • Georgia Association of Plaintiffs Attorneys, Member
    • The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member
    • Georgia, 1949
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1950
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1979
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Vice President, 1979 - Present
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
    • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Founding Member
    • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1950
    • Lookout Mountain Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1979

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Roscoe Pound Foundation, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Professor of Criminal Law, National College of Criminal Defense, 1979 - 1980

    Educational Background:

    • University of Alabama
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    Office Location for Bobby Lee Cook

    9899 Commerce Street
    Summerville, GA 30747

    Phone: (706) 933-0035

    Fax: 706-857-1520

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    Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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