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Jill Polster

Jill Polster

The Cohen Law Firm, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Appeals & Appellate...
  • Georgia, Maine
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Summary

Known as a fierce advocate, what distinguishes Jill G. Polster from other criminal defense attorneys is her passion for fighting for the underdog along with her extensive experience handling criminal cases.

-Polster has experience on both sides of the courtroom as a prosecutor and a defense attorney giving her a 360-degree view of your case.

-Polster has handled literally thousands of criminal cases from misdemeanors to murders.

-She has extensive jury trial experience with a proven track record of success both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney.

-Polster thinks outside-the-box when it comes to crafting the most favorable resolution possible on even the most serious of criminal cases.

-She is well-versed in the ever-changing Georgia Criminal Code and Georgia caselaw.

-Throughout her career, Polster has sharpened her skills through her commitment to recruiting, teaching and training young lawyers.

-Polster strives to nurture her relationships with her clients. She feels she can best advocate for her clients through getting to know them as a person rather than just a name on a file.

-Polster's credential are impeccable. She brings a wide array of experience to every criminal case she handles.

-Polster is well-known and respected by Judges, Prosecutors, Clerks, Court Personnel, Law Enforcement and her colleagues

Education
Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. (2001)
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Ithaca College
B.A. | Sociology
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
The Cohen Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Senior Assistant District Attorney
DeKalb District Attorney's Office, Decatur, Georgia
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Senior Staff Attorney
Metro Conflict Defender
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Staff Attorney
Fulton County Public Defender
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Law Clerk
The Steel Law Firm, P.C.
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Awards
Special Recognition Award
State Bar YLD
Award given to recognize our efforts in founding the Georgia Innocence Project
Professional Associations
DeKalb Bar Association
Member
Current
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
National Cannabis Bar Association
Member
- Current
Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
NORML
Member
- Current
Peachtree NORML
Legal Advisor
- Current
Georgia C.A.R.E. Project
Legal Advisor
- Current
Georgia Innocence Project
Co-Founder and Emeritus Board Member
- Current
Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program at Emory University College of Law
Instructor
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Maine
11th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
DeKalb County Criminal Law Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
The Cohen Law Firm
2300 Henderson Mill Road
Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
USA
Telephone: (404) 919-6910
Fax: (888) 415-6392