Passionate Defense Attorney
Holly’s passion for litigation is evident in her proven track record of success. Holly was raised in Atlanta and calls Georgia home. Holly is licensed to practice law in all 159 counties of Georgia on both the State and Superior Court levels. She is sworn into the Court of Appeals as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia. She is a diverse litigator with thousands of hearings under her belt. Holly is our household 4th Amendment expert with substantial expertise in criminal drug cases, federal civil asset forfeitures, as well as major felony cases.
Phone: 1-833-L-LADIES (5-523437)
Holly is considered to be one of the top 40 attorneys under 40 in the State of Georgia by The National Trial Lawyers Association, where membership is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications. Additionally, Holly is a Georgia Rising Star, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Georgia receive this distinction. In addition, Attorney and Practice Magazine selected Holly as one of Georgia’s top 10 Attorneys in criminal defense. She is a graduate of the GACDL-(Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) – Bill Daniels Trial Advocacy Program where she was trained by 25 of the nations top trial attorneys.
Holly worked along side the highly=prestigious attorneys of Arora & LaScala LLC while also serving as a peer mentor to younger students at John Marshall.
During her last year of law school, Holly transitioned to prosecution and worked under The Third Year Practice Act at The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office.
Holly argued numerous motions and was afforded the opportunity to try her first felony jury trials before sitting for the bar exam. At graduation, Holly was recognized with The Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears award for highest overall pro bono hours.
State Court Public Defender
After graduation, Holly worked in the State Court of Henry County in Chief Judge Ben Studdard’s courtroom, providing defense for indigent clients charged with misdemeanor offenses such as marijuana possession, DUI, and domestic violence charges.
Extensive Felony Trial Experience
Most recently, Holly was employed by the State of Georgia as an Assistant Conflict Defender for the Stone Mountain Circuit.
Holly’s responsibilities included two Superior courtrooms where she continued to specialize in criminal defense for complex felony cases.
Holly has tried countless jury trials for clients charged with complex felony charges such as sex crimes, armed robbery, murder and drug trafficking.
She also developed and managed the intern program at the Conflict Defenders office and finds training younger attorneys very rewarding.
When Holly is not in the courtroom zealously fighting for justice, she enjoys scuba diving and traveling.
Holly also volunteers her time with local animal shelters.