Partner at Lawson & Berry:
For more than 16 years, Kimberly Berry has successfully represented individuals charged with DUI, misdemeanor and serious felony charges. She is a partner at Lawson and Berry.
She has experience conducting hearings and motions in courts throughout the state of Georgia and maintains an aggressive trial practice defending those wrongly accused. She has had incredible success defending those in cases ranging from DUI to vehicular homicide to rape and child molestation. She is know state-wide as a sex offense expert.
Ms. Berry is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she was a Dean's Scholar. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and is a graduate of Gwinnett County public schools. She began her legal career as a public defender and was selected into the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council Honors Program for outstanding law school graduates. Ms. Berry is admitted to practice in all juvenile, state, recorders, municipal, and superior courts of Georgia as well as the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.
In addition, Ms. Berry also handles criminal defense cases in federal prosecutions in the Northern District of Georgia. In 2012, Ms. Berry applied for acceptance at the national Trial Lawyers College and was selected from a pool of applicants nationwide to attend the prestigious program in advanced trial law techniques. She graduated from the college in August 2012.
Most recently, she has been honored by being independently rated as “Superb 10.0” by the Avvo rating service, joining a select and elite group of nationally recognized criminal defense lawyers. She has dedicated her practice to defending the rights of the accused.
Ms. Berry is committed to giving each of her clients' personal attention and fighting hard to ensure that they receive the best possible outcome in their case, whether that be through negotiating a favorable plea bargain or effectively presenting the case at a jury trial. While Ms. Berry is an accomplished trial lawyer, she is often able to negotiate a charge down to something that does not go on one's record, therefore, making a trial not necessary.
The best lawyers in Georgia recognize Ms. Berry's courtroom accomplishments, and her clients are in good hands as her office is recognized as one of the premier criminal defense law firms in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia.