Novay, Kristen Wright

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

Updated: 01/14/2016

Overview

Kristen chose to practice criminal defense after her experience interning for the Georgia Innocence Project, working to free people who were wrongfully convicted and help them rebuild their lives. Normally, the interns are law school students, but Kristen was selected while she was still an undergraduate student at Auburn University.

I found I enjoyed helping people, especially in this project. It's an extra check on the justice system, which is needed because people's lives, their...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • Georgia, 2010
  • Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2010
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2012

Other Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar, Criminal Defense Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Richmond Criminal Bar Association

Honors

  • National and Regional Champion, 2008 American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition
  • National Semi-finalist, 2008 American Association for Justice Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Regional Champion, 2008 American Association for Justice National Mock Trial Competition
  • Finalist, 2007 Carrico Moot Court Competition; awarded membership to Moot Court Board
  • Finalist, 2007 Trial Advocacy Competition; awarded membership to Trial Advocacy Board
  • Semi-finalist, 2006 Negotiation Competition; awarded membership to Negotiation Board
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • Order of the Barristers

Past Positions

  • Stone & Cardwell Criminal Defense Law Firm, Associate

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, May, 2009
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, May, 2005
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude
  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge University
    Richmond Summer Program

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

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

Fax

  • 404-365-5041

Email

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