As a former Assistant District Attorney prosecuting felony cases, Lisa gained valuable insight into the strengths and weaknesses of prosecution cases. Her criminal law training began when she interned at DeKalb County Solicitor’s office. At the DeKalb Solicitor’s Office Lisa focused on DUI cases. She is a formidable DUI defense attorney who has undergone the same training as Police Officers who are NHTSA Certified in DUI detection. Lisa also interned at Cobb County District Attorney’s Office where she focused on felony cases. As an Assistant District Attorney in Clayton County, Lisa gained valuable knowledge in Juvenile Law in Juvenile court. Additionally Lisa was assigned to the special victim’s unit in Clayton County where she dealt specifically with crimes against women. These experiences gave her valuable knowledge and insight into the prosecution side. Lisa is keenly aware of the power the government has when they accuse of you of a crime and the tremendous need for an attorney. You need an attorney that can honestly assess the prosecution’s case against you.

Lisa’s true calling is defending the accused. She zealously fights for her clients constitutional rights. A true advocate understands that in every case there is more than initially meets the eye. Lisa spends time carefully listening and understanding her client’s situation. She fights to protect her client’s constitutional rights, specifically the Fourth Amendment protection against unlawful searches and seizures and the Fifth and Sixth Amendment right to remain silent.

If retained early in the process, she is able to represent her client in dealing with investigators and can prevent or at least ease the arrest process. Lisa can help to obtain a bond and avoid having her client’s sit in jail until the preliminary hearing. Atlanta criminal defense attorney, Lisa Wells, carefully reviews the charges and facts, and analyzes potential constitutional violations. She evaluates the prosecution’s burden, defenses, and potential sentencing issues. Her work ethic, compassion and devotion is recognized and appreciated by clients and colleagues alike.

Lisa is a member of the Cobb County and Sandy Springs Bar Associations. She is also a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and is admitted to the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court.

Past Positions: Clayton County Georgia Office of the District Attorney
Bar Admissions: State Bar of Georgia, 2009
Areas of Practice:
Criminal Defense
Drug Charges
Traffic Offenses