Sara BeckerTrial Counsel
Sara Becker is a leading criminal defense attorney with close to 20 years of trial experience, handling both civil and criminal cases, and is licensed in both GA and FL. She has represented athletes and entertainers in high profile cases and excels at assisting her clients with not only the legal issues related to their cases but also with managing the negative publicity and other collateral consequences that come with criminal allegations. Sara has a track record of successfully investigating pre-arrest allegations and even preventing arrest in many instances. She is passionate about ensuring her clients get the best possible defense and has a reputation for aggressively defending complex, serious felonies including murder, vehicular homicide, sexual offenses, and drug offenses.
Sara is also an experienced appellate attorney, skilled at oral argument and advocacy, representing defendants in complex criminal matters at both the state and federal level.
She is regularly featured in local television and radio programming as well as national media outlets, such as Court TV and Law and Order Network, providing commentary on and analysis of newsworthy cases and current legal issues.
Sara has worked as a volunteer lawyer with the Georgia Innocence Project assisting in the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and has guest lectured at Georgia State University offering her insights as to the practice of criminal defense.
J.D., cum laude, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 2002
B.S., University of Florida, 1999
U.S. District Court, Northern District, Georgia
U.S. District Court, Middle District, Georgia
U.S. District Court, Southern District, Georgia
Court of Appeals, Georgia
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
State Bar of Georgia
American Bar Association
Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers