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Kim T. Stephens

Kim T. Stephens

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  • Georgia
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Kim T. Stephens ranks as one of the most accomplished trial lawyers and attorneys in the state of Georgia. With more than twenty-five years of experience in litigation, he has won numerous awards for litigation and has successfully resolved high profile cases, defending professional and college athletes, doctors, police officers, and teachers charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors to serious felony crimes. Kim has extensive experience in the areas of criminal law, personal injury, business and contract litigation, and probate law. He practices in all courts including federal courts and appellate courts, representing individuals charged with misdemeanor crimes, including DUI; felony crimes, including drug charges, sexual offenses, family violence crimes, burglary, theft, and murder; and federal crimes throughout Georgia. Kim is known for providing an aggressive defense for his clients and consistently achieving optimal results for the people he represents.

Kim is recognized both locally and nationally for his professionalism and skills as a litigator. He has earned the rank of superb on AVVO, achieving the highest possible score on the ten point scale that AVVO uses to grade attorneys.

Kim grew up in Newnan, Georgia and attended the University of Georgia where he started 46 games (a Bulldog record at the time) and lettered for four years on the Bulldogs’ football team receiving numerous academic and athletic honors. He scored in the ninety-ninth percentile on the LSAT, allowing him to attend any law school of his choosing. Kim earned his law degree from the Georgia State University College of Law, choosing this program because it allowed him to work full time to pay his way through law school.

Kim was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1993. He opened his own law office in 1998 and honed his craft as a trial lawyer becoming by reputation and performance one of the top criminal and civil trial attorneys in Athens and Northeast Georgia.

Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. (1993) | Law
Honors: President of Student Trial Lawyer Association Finalist in National Mock Trial Competition
Activities: Mock Trial President of Student Trial Lawyer Association
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
M.S. (1988) | Sport Managment
Honors: NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship
Activities: Graduate assistant coach for UGA football team
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Articles & Publications
UGA Denies Due Process
Red and Black
State Vs. McCrary
Athens Banner Herald
UGA Player Aquitted in Assault Trial
Speaking Engagements
High Profile Cases, Georgia State Bar Carribean Seminar, Cancun Mexico
Georgia State Bar
Top Attorney DUI
Top Attorney Criminal Defense
Pro Rating for Criminal Defense and DUI
Top Ten Attorney Award
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Nationally ranked-- top ten for criminal attorneys.
Top 100 Trial Attorneys
The National Trial Lawyers
Ranked as one of the top 100 trial attorneys.
Client's Choice Award
Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of Kim Stephens
1143 Prince Ave
Athens, GA 30606
Telephone: (706) 548-3933
Fax: (706) 548-6229