Samuel, Donald F.

3151 Maple Drive, N.E.Atlanta, GA 30305

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Updated: 08/25/2016

Overview

Donald F. Samuel graduated from Oberlin College in 1975 and the University Of Georgia School Of Law in 1980 (cum laude), where he was an editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. He served as law clerk to United States District Court Judge Harold L. Murphy (N.D.Ga.) following his graduation from law school and then joined what is now known as GARLAND, SAMUEL & LOEB, P.C. He is past-President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) and a...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Trial Practice State & Federal
  • Criminal Appellate Practice State & Federal

Representative Cases

  • US v. Sullivan , (United States District Court)
  • State v. Dorsey

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1994
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) (Past-President)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) (Member)
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1999 - Present (Member)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2000 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference, 1999
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education Seminars in Georgia
  • Speaker, American Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Speaker, National Conference of Federal Public Defenders
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University, School of Law
  • Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Alabama (December 2008): "Overview of United States Supreme Court Term, 2008-2009"
  • Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute (October 2008): "Rehearings and Rehearings En Banc in the Eleventh Circuit"
  • Advanced Criminal Law Seminar, State Bar Of Florida (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015): "Recent Developments in the Eleventh Circuit and the United States Supreme Court"
  • Featured Speaker at the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at the September, 2009
  • Conference of Arizona Public Defenders, Keynote Speaker, August, 2012
  • Mississippi Public Defenders (October 2012)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New Orleans conference on Defending Sexual Assault Cases (2012)
  • Northern District of Georgia Federal Public Defenders and CJA counsel annual St. Crispin's Day seminar (2010 - 2014)

Past Positions

  • United States Court Judge Harold L. Murphy (N.D. Ga.), Law Clerk

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia, 1980
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Journal: Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Editor
  • Oberlin College, 1975

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Geogria Criminal Law Case Finder, Lexis Law Publishing
  • Eleventh Circuit Criminal Handbook, Lexis Law Publishing
  • Federal Criminal Law Digest, James Publishing Company, 1999
  • Georgia RICO, Georgia Bar Journal, Winter, 1984
  • The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986: Will Attorneys Be Taken to the Cleaners?, Georgia Bar Journal, Spring, 1988
  • The 1994 Georgia Criminal Procedure Discovery Bill, Georgia Bar Journal, January, 1995
  • Abolishing the Forfeiture Laws, Georgia Bar Journal, Spring, 1995

Office Information

Address

3151 Maple Drive, N.E.Atlanta, GA 30305

Fax

  • 404-365-5041

Email

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