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E. Jay Abt is a powerful “trial-oriented” criminal defense lawyer who is everything but stereotypical. Even before you retain his services, you will quickly understand that “business as usual” has no place with this lawyer. By using the most skilled, aggressive and successful lawyers, Mr. Abt is prepared to handle the most serious offenses with confidence and know-how.

Mr. Abt practices criminal law in Federal, State and Juvenile jurisdictions, defending those who been accused, or are under investigation for involvement in today’s complex crimes. Mr. Abt has over ten years of legal experience in defending clients who have been charged with nearly all known criminal offenses.

“It is my mission to achieve the best possible outcome for my valued clients. I do this by working closely with my clients, understanding their needs and special circumstances, and by applying the most resourceful and aggressive strategies with the most appropriate legal representation. All of this is accomplished while maintaining the highest degree of integrity. I simply do what I promise that I will do, and my clients benefit from the results.” — E. Jay Abt, Esquire

Mr. Abt received his college degree (B.A.) in Japanese history, summa cum laude (with highest honors), from Emory University in 1992. He also graduated from Emory Law School in 1995, and was a candidate for law review at the Washington College of Law, American University. He is a member of the Georgia and Illinois Bars, a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Abt is admitted to practice law before federal and state courts throughout Georgia and Illinois.