Benjamin Bradley Reed
Canton & Marietta Criminal Defense Lawyer
Before Benjamin Bradley Reed began his career as an attorney, he worked
in the business community with IBM. He was successful with IBM, making
the 100% club both years he was eligible. After IBM went through changes
in the 1990s, Mr. Reed decided at that time to pursue his childhood dream
as a trial lawyer.
When he graduated from Georgia State University’s College of Law
in 1997, he began work for the District Attorney’s Office in Savannah,
Georgia. Mr. Reed grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, so he thought he would
work in Savannah for a couple of years before moving back to the Atlanta
area. He fell in love with the city and the people and stayed for more
than five years.
As a prosecutor, Mr. Reed tried all types of cases, from
Domestic Violence; from
Drug Possession to
Robbery; from Armed Robbery to Murder. Mr. Reed developed a positive name for
himself within the legal community in Savannah. He, however, decided to
focus his experience and expertise representing people who had been charged
with crimes by the State of Georgia and the United States of America.
With his background in business, he initially thought he would represent
businesses, but during law school, he decided to represent people who
had been charged with crimes.
Starting His Own Firm
In 2003, Mr. Reed researched different areas across the State of Georgia
for communities that were growing and chose Cherokee County as his primary
office location. When he moved to Canton, Georgia, he opened his practice
and he diligently has represented people since.
Mr. Reed utilizes his passion for right when defending his clients against
the Government. His philosophy is not whether an individual committed
a crime, but whether the Government is following the law and complying
with the laws and rules that it has set forth for its own agents to follow.
For example, the Government charged Mr. Reed’s client with aggravated
assault and aggravated battery, two of the most serious crimes in Georgia,
short of Murder. Mr. Reed’s client, from the very beginning, said
she was acting in self-defense. No one would listen, except Mr. Reed.
After a six day jury trial, the jury also listened. The jury, as a compromise,
found her guilty of misdemeanors. The case was very emotional and difficult
for Mr. Reed’s client and for the jury. One juror cried in the back
of the courtroom, wanting to acquit Mr. Reed’s client; another juror
came up to Mr. Reed in the courtroom, before he could leave, and said
he would hire Mr. Reed if he had been charged with a crime. The only offer
to Mr. Reed’s client was 20 years with 10 years to serve in prison.
Canton criminal defense attorney must be ready to go to trial; he must not be afraid of who or what he
represents. When deciding to hire an attorney, make sure you hire someone
who is willing to take the case to trial and present your case to a fair
and impartial jury.
In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Reed is also an active member
in several organizations, including:
- Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Georgia Bar Association
Further, Mr. Reed has been admitted to practice before the:
- Supreme Court of the State of Georgia
- Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Mr. Reed has argued before the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia and
the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia. Mr. Reed understands all
aspects of the legal system, especially the criminal justice system. Moreover,
Mr. Reed believes that technology is an equalizer when it comes to representing
people. He utilizes online research and technology to assist in preparation
Always Improving His Trial Skills
As early as law school, Mr. Reed began honing his skills in the courtroom
by participating in mock trial competitions, where he traveled to Las
Vegas, Nevada, San Antonio, Texas, and Orlando, Florida. Police agencies
recognized Mr. Reed’s efforts as a prosecutor; he taught many police
officers in Savannah and Forsyth, Georgia at the State training center.
Mr. Reed has attended additional training sessions himself in South Carolina
at the National District Attorneys Association at the National Advocacy
Center where he was asked to return as a teacher.
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Attorney Benjamin Bradley Reed will utilize his training, experience and
passion for you or your loved one.It is important to
contact a Canton criminal attorney when you or your loved one has been charged with a crime; choose an attorney
with experience, training, and passion to protect your rights, liberty