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Location: Decatur, Georgia. Email: leigh msheinlaw. Attorney Leigh Schrope has dedicated her career to criminal defense and has worked with a variety of clients, juvenile and adult, in Georgia state courts and federal courts around the country.
Thanks to her preparation and persistence, she has been able to negotiate favorable pleas. Further, her exceptional research and writing advocacy skills has led to success at the appellate and habeas level.
During law school she had internships in the Appellate Division of the Georgia Indigent Defense Counsel, where she honed her appellate research and writing skills, the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston, Massachusetts, where she represented clients from the date of their arrest, including at arraignments and bond reduction hearings, and as a research assistant for a criminal law professor.
She also was a founding member of the Emory Criminal Law Society. Awards and Selection of Publications. Selected Presentations. Professional Activities. Leigh Schrope. Location: Decatur, Georgia Phone: State , Ga. Terry , Ga. James C. Bonner, Jr. July Faculty , Fundamentals of Public Defense Workshop. January Faculty, Appellate Defender Training. October Faculty, Honors Program Training. September May March The best thing to do is have a conversation with us This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.