As a member of the Georgia Bar and a 2013, 2014 & 2015 Avvo Clients’ Choice award winner for criminal defense, AJ Richman has handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases including child molestation, rape, domestic violence, DUI, BUI, underage drinking, drugs, and probation violations. Attorney Richman’s excellence as a Cumming criminal defense lawyer has gained him recognition as a Legal Elite Attorney for Criminal Law in Georgia Trend Magazine for 2014 & 2015, an accomplishment awarded to those who practice the highest level of legal excellence and are highly respected by their peers. Mr. Richman’s high courtroom success is attributed to his in-depth knowledge of the law and exhaustive approach to investigating cases. Respected by judges and opposing counsel both in and out of the courtroom, Mr. Richman’s main goal is to make his clients happy.
Prior to representing those individuals charged with committing a crime, Mr. Richman was a felony prosecutor in Lumpkin County and White County, and senior misdemeanor prosecutor in Forsyth County. With grant funding provided by the federal government, while working in Lumpkin and White counties Mr. Richman was tasked with prosecuting crimes involving domestic violence, as well as crimes concerning child physical and sexual abuse.
Mr. Richman holds a certification in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and DUI detection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and has also received extensive training on breathalyzer machines including the Preliminary Breath Test and the Intoxilyzer 5000 and 9000, which are used in Georgia’s DUI arrests. Due to Mr. Richman’s expertise with DUI law, he has been asked by both Forsyth County and Lumpkin County law enforcement to teach proper DUI detection protocol and courtroom testimony to Forsyth and Lumpkin County police officers.
Mr. Richman understands that hiring an attorney is an important decision, and believes that if a client is willing to invest in him, he needs to invest in the client. To that point, Mr. Richman goes above and beyond to be available for his clients, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He strives to work around your schedule and your needs, and provides all of his clients with his personal cell phone number and email address so they can always reach him at their convenience.
Our team at Richman Law Firm handles the following kinds of personal injury cases, including but not limited to the following: