Adam Kemmerick

Recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorney by The National Trial Lawyers association, Adam Kemmerick joins Daniels & Taylor as a criminal law attorney with extensive jury trial results.

Adam understands that a criminal charge can have a devastating impact on clients and their families and has real experience minimizing these set-backs. Whether it is fighting the state tooth and nail at trial or negotiating a settlement with prosecutors, Adam always works for the best possible resolution for any individual’s unique situation. When you are facing jail time, fines, license consequences, and a possible criminal record, you need an attorney who understands the law and how to attack the state’s case; Adam is an expert in Georgia law and procedure, and will always give you competent, professional, accurate advice.

Allison Sears
Paralegal to Adam Kemmerick

Adam’s areas of litigation include all types of Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Defense (DUI, Drug Possession/Sale, Domestic Violence, Thefts, etc.), Traffic Citations (Speeding, Failure to Maintain Lane, Following Too Closely, Red Light Violations, etc.) as well as Criminal Juvenile Defense (Deprivations and Delinquencies.)

If your Criminal or Traffic case requires focused negotiation or trial in the state of Georgia, Adam has the legal knowledge and extensive courtroom experience with Judge and Jury trials to protect your interests.

E-mail Me Adam Kemmerick

Associate Attorney
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Criminal Defense/Traffic Defense/Juvenile Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2011
  • Court of Appeals, 2015


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Juris Doctorate - 2010
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • Bachelor of Science, Consumer Journalism - 2005

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Regional Champion, American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • 2010 National Quarter-Finalist, American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award; Advanced Evidence
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award; Criminal Procedure II

Past Employment Positions

  • The Kemmerick Firm, LLC, Owner/Manager, 2015-2017
  • Lester & Holt, LLC, Lead Attorney, 2011-2015
  • Athens Regional Conflict Defender Office, Intern, 2010
  • Dekalb County Public Defender Office, Intern, 2009
  • Georgia Innocence Project, Extern, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia: Criminal Law Section
  • State Bar of Georgia: General Practice and Trial Law Section
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia Trial Lawyer's Association
  • The National Trial Lawyer's association
  • Atlanta Bar Association: Criminal Law Section

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