Unwavering Dedication Boutique Law Firm with Personalized Solutions for Criminal, DUI Defense, Personal Injury and Traffic Ticket Defense

Attorney Houston Washburn is a multi-generational attorney who effectively fights to help you regain control of your future.

Gwinnett County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Providing Georgians with Superior Counsel Using Efficient & Effective Strategies

The Law Office of James Houston Washburn provides high-quality representation for our clients. Founding attorney Houston Washburn is a third-generation lawyer in his family, has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyers. Our firm practices in Gwinnett County and all Metro-Atlanta jurisdictions including federal jurisdictions. Whether you have been arrested, issued a traffic ticket, or suffered an injury caused by another person’s negligence, our boutique firm specializes in criminal law, DUI defense, traffic ticket defense, and personal injury. Our Gwinnett County lawyer offers compassionate and experienced legal services and knows how to fight for the underdog.

Our goals are to provide superior counsel and achieve the best possible results for our clients. When you schedule a free consultation, Attorney Houston Washburn will listen to you, thoroughly assess your case, and determine your available legal options in order to obtain a favorable outcome and the justice you deserve. He has strong relationships with local prosecutors and judges and understands how they approach each case to guide our clients through the complexities of the legal process. Do not hesitate to let us develop an effective and personalized legal strategy for your case immediately.

  • "Mr. Washburn was very kind and genuinely cared"
    He offered to handle my case for an amount that I considered very fair,given that I had run to another state violating my state probation.  I would honestly recommend Mr. Washburn to anybody wanting to be represented with positive results
    - Alex M.
  • "Attorney Washburn is a very stand-up guy."
    I had a 19 year old ticket outstanding, and I needed to get it settled. I live out of state, and figured it would be easier to find an attorney to handle it. I'm in the industry of providing a service to customers, too, and I often will simply do things ou
    - William M.

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Our Gwinnett County criminal defense lawyer is a third generation attorney. Houston Washburn grew up watching his parents fight for people's rights and best interests. Since opening our firm in 2015, Attorney Houston Washburn has helped countless clients facing a wide array of complex legal issues. He is empathetic toward his clients’ problems and candid about the legal options in each case.

What Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Do?

A defense attorney is a legal professional who plays a pivotal role in the criminal justice system by representing individuals accused of committing crimes. Their primary responsibility is to provide a vigorous defense for their clients and ensure that their legal rights are upheld.

Defense attorneys start by investigating the charges against their clients. They carefully examine the evidence presented by the prosecution, seeking any weaknesses or inconsistencies. They may conduct interviews, gather additional evidence, and formulate a tailored defense strategy to challenge the allegations.

During a trial, defense attorneys employ various strategies to protect their clients. They cross-examine witnesses, scrutinize the prosecution's evidence, and present their own evidence and arguments to cast doubt on the defendant's guilt. Their ultimate aim is to secure an acquittal or negotiate favorable plea agreements when appropriate.

Outside of the courtroom, defense attorneys offer legal counsel and guidance to their clients. They explain the legal process, potential consequences, and available legal options, ensuring that clients make informed decisions about their cases.

Moreover, defense attorneys are staunch defenders of their clients' constitutional rights, including the right to due process, the right to remain silent, and the right to legal representation.

In summary, a defense attorney's role is to be a zealous advocate for their clients, working tirelessly to protect their interests and ensure a fair and just legal process.

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Whether you have been arrested or injured in an accident in the Metro-Atlanta area, look no further than Houston Washburn Law to let us protect your rights and best interests throughout the legal process. Attorney Houston Washburn is a third-generation lawyer in his family, has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyers. Our firm provides caring and effective legal services to our clients facing a wide range of legal matters. Request a free initial consultation immediately!

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  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Associations
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers 2022
  • Super Lawyers 2021

Why Houston Washburn Law Is the Right Choice

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We take a personal approach to every case because we understand that each one has their own unique set of circumstances. No matter what questions you may have about your case, Attorney Houston Washburn is easily accessible and available after hours and on the weekend. Our firm is well-known throughout the county for being part of a family of attorneys. Get experienced and award-winning legal representation today!

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