Jim Yeargan

Yeargan & Kert, LLC
Atlanta Georgia 30309

1170 Peachtree St NE #1200
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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Address: 1170 Peachtree St NE
City: Atlanta, GA

"Georgia's Defense Expert"

James Yeargan is one of the most respected, and sought after Atlanta DUI Lawyers. His successful defense record, and unprecedented devotion to his clients, has earned him this honor. Mr. Yeargan ’s reputation as a tenacious DUI practitioner,...



State Bar License Status Year Acquired
Georgia Active2007

Languages Spoken



Title Publication Year
Next Generation Issue Attorney at Law Magazine2015
Stopping the License Suspension for Drivers Under the Age of 21 Attorney At Law Magazine2015
Attorneys of Influence Attorney at Law Magazine2015
How To Handle the Emergency Phone Call When Your Client Is Arrested for DUI Attorney at Law Magazine2015
Trial Lawyer of the Month Attorney at Law Magazine2013
Rising Stars 2013 Super Lawyers2013


School Name Degree Graduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S. JD - Juris Doctor2003
Emory University BA - Bachelor of Arts2000


Title Company Duration
Attorney Yeargan & Kert, LLC2007-
Assistant Solicitor/Prosecutor Municipal Court of Atlanta2005-2006
Assistant Solicitor/Prosecutor City Court of Atlanta2004-2005


Grantor Award Name Obtained
Super Lawyer Super Lawyer2016
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys Premier DUI Attorney2015
Super Lawyer Super Lawyer 20152015
Super Lawyers Super Lawyer2014
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Preeminent2014
Super Lawyers Super Lawyers2013
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best Client Satisfaction2015
The National Advocacy for DUI Defense Top 100 DUI Lawyers in Georgia2014
National College for DUI Defense Harvard Law Summer Session2014
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Georgia2014
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 In Georgia2014
National College for DUI Defense Harvard Law Summer Session2012
Fulton County Police Academy LIDAR/Laser Speed Detection2011
NHTSA Drugs That Impair Driving2011
NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Instructor2010
NHTSA DRE Course2010
NHTSA DRE Pre-School2010
State of Georgia Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator Certified2009
NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Certified2009


Association name Position held Duration
DUI Advisory Task Force, Municipal Court of Atlanta Committee Chair2011-
National College for DUI Defense Member2011-
Atlanta Lawyer's Club Member2010-
Cobb County Bar Association Member2008-
Atlanta Council of Young Lawyers Executive Board Member2008-
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member2007-
American Academy of Forensic Sciences Jurisprudential Member2007-
Atlanta Bar Association Member2007-
United States Supreme Court Member2006-
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Member2006-
Supreme Court of Georgia Member2003-
Georgia Court of Appeals Member2003-

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