Matt Carlton is from Ohio and moved to Atlanta after graduating from Law School in 2003. For over 20 years, Matt is licensed to practice law in all Georgia Courts, State and Federal. Matt has 17 years of criminal jury trial experience. Matt also has multiple years of experience in high end civil litigation focusing on major medial malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death actions.
We will zealously work hard to represent YOUR interests to get you justice. Do not trust your case to someone with minor court experience. You need an attorney who will strongly advocate for you and your case. Carlton Legal Group will use all of its courtroom experience to go to battle for you!
As an Assistant District Attorney, Matt would ensure all evidence was accurate prior to presenting the case for Indictment. At trial, Matt is excellent at presenting all of the facts, evidence and witnesses to the jury. Matt works tirelessly to prepare all of his cases for trial. Matt has reviewed thousands of videos including; traffic stop videos, body camera videos, and surveillance camera videos. Matt has worked with hundreds of experts over the years, including Blood Spatter Analysis Experts, Forensic Ballistic Experts, Forensic Toxicologists, Forensic Chemists, Forensic Cellphone Experts, Medical Examiners, Accident Reconstruction Experts, and many others.
As a 16 year prosecutor Matt prosecuted over 10,000 Cases ranging from Murder to Driving Under the Influence. Matt has tried over 100 jury trials to verdict. Matt will use his experience to completely dissect your Civil or Criminal case and prepare that case for trial. Matt will bring his strong work ethic and all of this experience to work for you.
During his years as a prosecutor, Matt won numerous prosecution awards, Major Case Lawyer of the Year, Non-Complex Lawyer of the Year, and Crimes Against Women and Children Attorney of the Year!
Many of his cases were featured and reported in local news outlets.
As a Criminal Defense Attorney, Matt has handled hundreds of cases. Matt has tried multiple Felony and Misdemeanor trials with outstanding results. In addition to excellent trial work, Matt has been instrumental in helping clients obtain great results before trial. Matt has had multiple cases reduced from Seven Deadly Sin Crimes to parole-able offenses, even with several being released on time served when there was a minimum sentence of 25 years being a requirement. Matt has even ensured several clients were never arrested and avoided Rape Charges, Aggravated Offenses other serious offenses.
Prior being a Defense Attorney as a Senior Assistant District Attorney at the Cobb County District Attorney's Office Matt handled thousands of felony prosecutions, including Murder, Armed Robbery, Robbery, Drug Possession, and Theft charges. Matt conducted hundreds of hearings, including, Probation and Bond Revocation Hearings, Bond Hearings, Motions in Limine, and Motions to Suppress. In Cobb County, Matt tried multiple cases including, Rape, Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and Child Molestation.
In the Major Case Unit at the Fulton County District Attorney's Office Matt prosecuted Murders, Gang Murders, Child Murders, and Vehicular Homicides. In the Crimes Against Women and Children Unit he prosecuted Rapes, Child Molestations and Cruelty to Children cases. Matt also prosecuted serious felonies including but definitely not limited to: Armed Robbery, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, and Domestic Violence.
As a Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney Matt was in charge of investigating and indicting all of the Vehicular Homicides and Serious Injury by Vehicle Cases in Fulton County. In his investigation, Matt to would routinely observe crash sites and crime scenes. He would review accident reports, accident diagrams, and expert accident reconstruction reports, and at times request additional police investigation.
As an Assistant Solicitor at the Fulton County Solicitor General's Office Matt prosecuted misdemeanor crimes, including but not limited to Driving Under the Influence, Driving with Suspended License, Family Violence Battery, and Battery.
As a civil lawyer, Matt litigated wrongful death, medical malpractice, premises liability, and personal injury actions for car and truck accidents. Matt has drafted countless complaints regarding personal injuries, he conducted Motion Hearings, Discovery Documents and Responses, Discovery Violation Motions, Depositions, Motions for Summary Judgement, and multiple Mediations and Civil Jury Trials.
You can trust that Matt will use all of his past experience to attack your case to get you the best result possible!
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