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Dunwoody Violent Crime Defense Attorney

Let a Former Prosecutor Protect Your Rights & Freedom

Violent crimes are some of the most serious crimes in Georgia and in other states across the country. Since these criminal offenses involve injury or death – or fear of such imminent danger – many of them are charged as felonies, which carry harsh penalties like imprisonment. In order to either avoid a conviction or avoid serving any time behind bars, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side to get the most favorable outcome in your case.

Schwartz Trial Law provides attentive and personalized legal representation to residents in Dunwoody and throughout Dekalb County and beyond. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Attorney Ryan Schwartz has extensive knowledge of both sides of the courtroom to guide his clients through the complexities of the criminal justice system, while protecting their rights and freedom. His individualized legal strategies have helped many clients either get their case dismissed or their charges or sentence reduced.

If you or a loved one is being accused of a violent crime in Dunwoody or within Dekalb County, contact the firm today at (678) 325-5544 for a free initial consultation.

Georgia Violent Crimes

Violent crimes entail some form of harm against someone else. Additionally, such harm includes threats of imminent force that makes another person fear for their life and safety. In other words, you can commit a violent crime for attacking someone or threatening to attack.

Common types of violent crimes in Georgia include:

  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson
  • Robbery
  • Gun charges
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder

Violent crimes, particularly violent felonies, are associated with the harshest penalties. A conviction can result in fines worth tens of thousands of dollars, victim restitution, a prison sentence for at least one year or up to life, and even the death penalty.

Request a Free Consultation Today

Attorney Ryan Schwartz can investigate your arrest, gather and examine evidence, and determine if law enforcement officials violated your constitutional rights or if there are any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you. He has built strong relationships with judges and prosecutors in the local courts to help his clients obtain the best possible results.

Contactus today to let a Dunwoody violent crime defense lawyer help you get your life back on track.

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • 2020 Avvo Client's Choice Award For Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers Selected in 2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • 2016 Legal Elite Award
  • GA Trial Lawyers Association
  • GA Association of Criminal Defense
  • Rated by Super Lawyers
  • Rising Star Super Lawyer 2021

Read Our Clients' Stories

  • “Kept My License and Internship”


  • “A pragmatic and caring man, Ryan knew what to do and chose to do it with compassion and respect.”


  • “Ryan is very easy to work with.”


  • “I would recommend anyone needing a lawyer to go with Ryan Schwartz.”

    Former Client

  • “Very talented at his job and knows what hes doing. Highly recommend!”

    Former Client

  • “Ryan made sure to respond to every correspondence immediately. I appreciated his attentiveness and care.”

    Former Client

  • “Traffic, Injury, Defense? Ryan Schwartz comes highly recommended.”


  • “He was able to negotiate a plea and even answer questions after the case was over. Thanks Ryan”


  • “Put me at ease from day one.”


  • “I would refer a client to him because I know they would be in great hands with him.”

    Kevin P.

  • “He went above and beyond my full expectations of a lawyer!”


  • “What every attorney SHOULD be.”
  • “Ryan was effective and efficient in handling my recent traffic violation.”


  • “Overall impressed and happy with the service and would highly recommend working with Ryan.”


  • “Ryan is results driven. Hands down! I’m super satisfied!”


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