Your Woodstock Criminal Defense Lawyer:
Cobb County & Cherokee County

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Georgia, the criminal defense attorneys at Fennell, Briasco & Associates™ are ready to prepare your legal defense. With over 85 years of combined industry experience, our team of aggressive criminal defense lawyers provides representation across the North Metro Atlanta area. Don’t face your criminal charges alone. Get a FREE legal consultation.

Elite Trial Representation
We understand how challenging it is to face criminal charges. For those in the criminal justice system, it feels like your future is on the line. Because the stakes in a criminal case are always high, you need a legal adviser that’s prepared to fight for your rights. At Fennell, Briasco & Associates™, our job is to build your defense and help you get back on your feet. From DUI charges to property crimes and drug offenses, we represent clients through every stage of criminal proceedings. Our criminal defense practice has been trusted by thousands of clients across Georgia. If you are looking for an affordable criminal defense attorney in Atlanta. Call us today at (770) 956-4030.

Practice Areas


Criminal Defense / DUI Attorney

Every year, there are over 30,000 convictions and administrative actions for DUI offenses in Georgia that require a top rated DUI lawyer nearby. The vast majority of these cases involve first-time DUI offenders. A poor decision shouldn’t cost your freedom.

Criminal Defense / Traffic Violations
Been caught speeding or running a red light?  Were you issued a traffic citation in an auto accident?  Our office can help you fight traffic tickets and work to reduce your fines.
GA Criminal Defense Lawyer

To exercise your constitutional rights and maximize your chances of success, you need a legal team with real trial experience. From pharmaceuticals to Schedule I and Schedule II drugs, we can help you present your best case for freedom.

Criminal Defense / Marijuana Attorney

Facing charges of possession, paraphernalia or distribution is never easy. To help build your case, our team of criminal defense attorneys understands the strongest defenses under Georgia marijuana laws, which can often vary by city or county.

Criminal Defense / Theft

Under Georgia law, these crimes may be punishable by fines or up to one year in jail. Our criminal defense attorneys are ready to start preparing your legal defense. We assess all of your legal options for acquittal, dismissal, and reduced sentencing.

Probation Violations

Criminal Defense / Probation

A probation violation can lead to serious criminal consequences like increased restrictions, drug testing, criminal hearings, probation revocation, or even incarceration. If you have been accused of violating your probation, you need to respond quickly.

Misdemeanor Crimes

Criminal Defense / Violent Crimes

Crimes involving the use or threat of force against another can have serious consequences in the criminal justice system. At the same time, you need a criminal defense attorney that you can count on.


Criminal Defense Atty

Did you receive an unfair sentence or legal result at your criminal trial? Appealing a criminal case is no easy task, but there are ways to seek a reversal of the court’s decision.

Top rated Criminal Lawyers!


(770) 956-4030

Client Success Stories

The criminal defense attorneys of Fennell, Briasco & Associates™ are some of the most trusted names in the North Metro Atlanta area.

Our mission is to help you minimize your liabilities, protect your finances and reputation, and assist in obtaining the best possible outcome to safeguard your future. Our approach is built on client communication. We take the time to work with every client by listening to their situation, discussing their options, and creating a customized plan for their case. When it comes to evaluating your criminal defense options, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach. Despite what you see on some legal websites, every Georgia resident should consult an attorney before trying to handle their criminal defense on their own. To help you understand this complex area of law, the team at Fennell, Briasco & Associates™ promises to deliver honest and trusted legal options for you. Read some of the client success stories below to see how we have represented other GA clients. 

Atlanta Law Office locations

We proudly serve clients throughout metro Atlanta. If you are searching for a Georgia criminal defense attorney, our team is available around the clock to respond to urgent needs or inquiries. With three convenient office locations across the North Metro Atlanta area, we strive to deliver an experience that is both responsive and accessible. Call ahead to schedule a consultation with our staff. You can schedule a meeting or criminal defense consultation at one of the office locations below.

Woodstock Courthouse


2230 Towne Lake Parkway
Building 600 Suite 140
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 956-4030

Marietta Courthouse


109 Anderson St.
Suite 140
Marietta, GA 30060
(678) 430-3901

Alpharetta Courthouse


13010 Morris Road
Suite 650
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(770) 766-5105

Meet Our Legal Team

With four licensed GA attorneys and a staff of experienced paralegals and legal assistants, the team at Fennell, Briasco & Associates™ can help you with a wide range of issues. Our lawyers are recognized by peers and clients as some of the strongest voices for criminal law as well as family and probate law.  We have published articles in Georgia legal publications, hosted seminars, and clerked in Georgia courts. Our team also includes military veterans, who understand the attention to detail and empathy required to deal with issues in probate law and other legal services for military personnel. 

From family finances to the death of a loved one, our team can help you navigate Georgia criminal law. Consult one of our attorneys today by contacting our firm at (770) 956-4030.


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Georgia only has DUI per se, DUI less safe, and DUI drugs. DUI per se happens when a blood alcohol level is .08 or above. DUI less safe is when no proof of blood alcohol level is available. DUI drugs is when an individual is under the influece of some kind of drug that affects the ability to drive.

Any felony that involves the use or threat of physical force or violence against another person.

A 1st or 2nd DUI conviction is a misdemeanor. A 3rd DUI conviction is high and aggravated misdemeanor.

Commercial sale and/or recreational use of cannabinoid products containing THC is not currently legal in GA.

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