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Jill Polster

Jill Polster

Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense -- Experience When You Need It
  • 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

Licensed in Georgia and Maine

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
Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense
- Current
Senior Assistant District Attorney
DeKalb District Attorney's Office, Decatur, Georgia
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Visiting Professional
Office of the Prosecutor - International Criminal Court
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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
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Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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National Cannabis Bar Association
Member
- Current
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NORML
Member
- Current
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Peachtree NORML
Legal Advisor
- Current
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Georgia C.A.R.E. Project
Legal Advisor
- Current
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Georgia Innocence Project
Co-Founder and Emeritus Board Member
- Current
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Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program at Emory University College of Law
Instructor
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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Maine
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11th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Constitutional Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
DeKalb County Criminal Law Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
Cohen & Hirsch Criminal Defense
2300 Henderson Mill Road
Suite 412
Atlanta, GA 30345
USA
Telephone: (404) 919-6910
Fax: (888) 415-6392