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Annette Black

William C. Head

  • Serving all of Sandy Springs
  • 51 years of experience
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Sandy Springs, GA

Biography

UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Georgia DUI legal book co-author & DUI defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings. Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers-Best Law Firms in America. Chaired or co-chaired over 40 legal seminars for ICLE-GA beginning in 1978 In 1991, wrote 101 Ways to Avoid a Drunk Driving Conviction with co-author Reese I. Joye, Jr.Started the annual 2-day seminar, Defense of Drinking Drivers handled by ICLE-GASpeaker at the 1992 ATLA DC convention & the 1993 ATLA national conventionSponsored the first NHTSA training seminar for criminal defense lawyers in Atlanta GA in July 1994. 32 DUI attorneys and expert witnesses were then certified as "students" (now called practitioners).In October 1994, promoted and sponsored "Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI-DWI Cases," a 3-day seminar that included a mock trial with real jurors. This annual seminar is now handled by the Texas (TCDLA) Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association.In 1995, organized and helped launch the National College for DUI Defense. Was a Regent for several years.This same year, wrote and self-published the definitive book on Georgia DUI laws, The Georgia DUI Trial Practice Manual. The 2023 book is now published by Thomson-Reuters and law partners Larry Kohn and Cory Yager co-author the annually updated books.In 1996, built his first website, which later became the first successful national DWI-DUI lawyer Internet Directory, DrunkDrivingDefense.com.In 1997, sponsored the first 4-day NHTSA training seminar for NHTSA instructors so that criminal defense attorneys could know the full training that police instructors receive.Helped organize a 20-hour training course for DUI lawyers that showed the flaws and shortcomings of the Police DRE Program. Taught by Dr. Lance Platt, from Texas.At NCDD Harvard program 2003, voted to DUI lawyer in America. Our law office offers free lawyer consultations.

Practice Areas

  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Medical Malpractice

Education

  • University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
    1976
  • University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
    1973

Professional Experience

  • Kohn & Yager LLC
    Of Counsel
    2017
  • Private Practice Law Firm since 1976
    Senior Partner
    1976
  • US News & World Report, Best Laws Firms in America
    Best Law Firms Honoree
    2019
  • Best Lawyers in America
    Tier 1 Top-Rated Attorney
    2018
  • Best Lawyers in America
    Best Lawyers Honoree
    2009
  • AVVO
    AVVO 10.0 rated attorney
    2008
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyer
    2008

Awards

  • Best Lawyers in Georgia
    Best Lawyers in America
    2019
  • Super Lawyer in Atlanta GA
    Super Lawyers
    2019
  • Best lawyers in Georgia
    Best Lawyers in America
    2018
  • Super Lawyer in Atlanta GA
    Super Lawyers
    2018
  • Best lawyers in Georgia
    Best Lawyers in America
    2017
  • Super Lawyer in Atlanta GA
    Super Lawyers
    2017
  • DUI Lawyer of the Year 2017
    Best Lawyers in America
    2017
  • Georgia Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers
    2016
  • Best Lawyers in Georgia
    Best Lawyers in America
    2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers
    2015
  • Best Lawyers in Georgia
    Best Lawyers in America
    2015
  • Super Lawyers
    Superlawyers
    2014
  • Best Lawyer's Category, DUI Defense
    Best Lawyers in America
    2014
  • Super Lawyers for 2013
    Superlawyers
    2013
  • Best Lawyer's Category, DUI Defense
    Best Lawyers in America
    2013
  • Super Lawyers for 2012
    Superlawyers
    2012
  • Atlanta DUI Lawyer of the Year for 2012
    Best Lawyers in America
    2012
  • Best Lawyer's Category, DUI Defense
    Best Lawyers in America
    2011
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2011
  • Georgia SuperLawyer
    Superlawyers
    2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell National Attorney Rating Service-Eminent Law Firm Award
    Martindale-Hubbell National Attorney Rating Service - Pre-Eminent
    2010
  • Highest Rated Attorney in Georgia, All Practice Areas, by Client Ratings
    AVVO National Attorney Ratings
    2010
  • Highest Rated Attorney in America, Litigation, by Client Ratings
    AVVO National Attorney Rating Service
    2010
  • Best Lawyer's Category, DUI Defense
    Best Lawyers in America
    2010
  • Top 100 List
    ATLA - The American Trial Lawyers Association
    2010
  • Georgia's Legal Elite
    Georgia Trend Magazine
    2009
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2009
  • Best Lawyer's Category, DUI Defense
    Best Lawyers in America
    2009
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2008
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2007
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2006
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2005
  • Georgia Superlawyer
    Superlawyers
    2004
  • Board Certification in DUI Defense
    National College for DUI Defense
    2003
  • Best Attorney in America
    NCDD - National College for DUI Defense
    2003

Associations

  • DUIDLA
  • NACDL - National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • www.NCDD.com - National College for DUI Defense
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Martindale-Hubbell National Attorney Rating Service
  • GACDL - Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia State Bar
  • GTLA - Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • GACDL.org
  • www.NCDD.com
  • Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • ABA - American Bar Association
  • SCACDL - South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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