Criminal Defense

Criminal Law

We Are Your Athens GA Criminal Defense Lawyer

With a combined decade of experience providing criminal defense in municipal, state and federal courts, we know exactly what to do to protect your rights. Our lead criminal defense attorney, Al Fargione is an ethical, respected and aggressive Athens GA criminal lawyer who represents clients in state and federal criminal courts in felony, misdemeanor and juvenile matters.

When you choose Fargione, Thomas & McRae (Classic City Legal) to take your case, you can be confident that we will carefully maneuver you through the court system and work tirelessly to provide you with positive results. Our attorneys are able to represent people in Athens, Jefferson, Watkinsville and the surrounding parts of Georgia, as well as college students at the University of Georgia, the University of North Georgia, and Athens Tech. Contact the criminal defense lawyers at Fargione, Thomas & McRae (Classic City Legal) to schedule your free case consultation!

Defending Against All Misdemeanor And Felony Charges

Our Athens GA criminal defense lawyer is able to represent people in all cases involving state and federal charges, including those that involve:

  • Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges
  • Assault and domestic violence charges
  • Drug crimes
  • Drug possession and paraphernalia possession
  • Drug trafficking and manufacturing
  • Burglary and theft charges
  • Murder, manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter
  • Alcohol-related offenses
  • Rape and other sex crimes

No matter what you have been accused of, you can be confident that we can put forward an aggressive defense. Contact the Athens GA criminal defense lawyer at Fargione, Thomas & McRae (Classic City Legal) to schedule your free case consultation!

We Know The Options Available

Our experience means that we know every nuance of the court system. Not only do we know the tendencies of opposing attorneys, judges and juries, we also know about unique opportunities to protect your rights.

For example, we know about the possibility of pretrial diversion programs and other options that apply in certain cases. We know how to carefully examine all options and work with you to determine which one makes the most sense in your case. If you are a student at the University of Georgia, the University of North Georgia, or Athens Tech call our criminal defense lawyers today to see how we can help minimize the effect of your arrest on your future employment chances – we may even be able to make sure they disappear completely!  Contact the criminal defense lawyers at Fargione, Thomas & McRae (Classic City Legal) today for your free case consultation!

We Know How To Defend College Students

When college students are accused of a crime, they may face unique consequences that others may not have to deal with. A conviction will not only result in the standard consequences, it may impact their ability to continue their education and pursue the career of their choice.

If you are a student at the University of Georgia, the University of North Georgia, or Athens Tech, or the parent of a student, call our Athens GA criminal defense lawyer today to see how we can help minimize the effect of your arrest on your future employment chances – we may even be able to make sure they disappear completely!  Contact the criminal defense lawyers Fargione, Thomas & McRae (Classic City Legal) today for your free case consultation!

Free Consultation About Criminal Defense For All People

To find out exactly how our team of experienced Athens GA criminal defense lawyer can help protect your rights, contact the criminal defense lawyers at Classic City Legal today for your free case consultation! Our office is conveniently located just minutes out of downtown Athens, and the University of Georgia on Research Drive on the East Side of Athens.

Helpful Links to Learn About Your Criminal Defense Case

The Official Code of Georgia (State Laws) Available Online

Find Your Case in Athens Using the Clerk of Court Case Search

Letter to Appeal Administrative License Suspension for DUI

Criminal Defense Strategy