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Amanda R. Clark Palmer - Atlanta, GA

3151 Maple Drive, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30305

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Updated: 12/01/2021

Atlanta Criminal Trial Practice, State & Federal Lawyer


Amanda represents clients in both criminal and civil matters in state and federal court. Her practice primarily focuses on criminal defense and she has experience defending all types of cases from DUI, to violent felonies, to white collar crime. Most recently, Amanda obtained three acquittals in a row for clients charged with serious felonies...

About Amanda R. Clark Palmer

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Trial Practice, State & Federal
  • Criminal Appellate Practice, State & Federal

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Co-Editor of “The Defender”
  • GACDL representative on the State Bar’s Formal Advisory Opinion Board
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member of the Judicial Selection & Tenure Committee
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association
  • Board of Governors, Georgia Bar Association (Elected 2019, re-elected in 2021)
  • Member of the Magistrate Selection Panel for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Alumni of the State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Industrial Engineering

Past Positions

  • Garland, Samuel, & Loeb, P.C., Partner (2017), Associate (2008), Intern (2006)

Classes and Seminars

  • June 2021 – myLawCLE, “Cannabis Law 2021: Overview of current legalization, legal practice involved in Cannabis industry and federal criminal laws and penalties”
  • January 2020 – White Collar Crime Seminar, “Trial Tactics in White Collar Cases”
  • June 2019 – American Bar Association Webinar, “Cannabis: The Next Frontier That Could Impact Your Practice”
  • May, 2019 – Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Preserving and Obtaining Digital Evidence”
  • April 2019 – Georgia Bar YLD Litigation Committee, “War Stories”
  • August 2018 – Henry County Bar Association Fall CLE Conference “Jury Selection in the Complicated Case”
  • February 2018 – White Collar Crime Seminar, “Hot Topics in White Collar Crime”


Other Sources of Feedback About Amanda R. Clark Palmer

Included on the 2024 Georgia list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Amanda R. Clark Palmer on Super Lawyers


  • Daily Report “On the Rise”, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, 2019-2021
  • “Rising Star”, 2017-2018
  • Georgia Trend “Legal Elite”, 2018, 2020


Office Information


3151 Maple Drive, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30305


  • 404-365-5041

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Available During Regular Business Hours; By Appointment at other times


Representative Cases

  • United States of America v. Dr. Gary Arlan Moore – Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky – The United States Government alleged Dr. Moore illegally prescribed opioid medication, thereby violating the Controlled Substances Act. After weeks of trial, in this multi-defendant case, Dr. Moore was the only defendant acquitted of all charges
  • State of Georgia v. Candler – Client charged with Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer: he allegedly pointed an AR-15 rifle at police officers responding to a suicide threat at his house. Client acquitted of all charges after a one-week jury trial
  • United States of America v. Perry Green – Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The Government alleged Mr. Green was a member of the Gangster Disciples, and that he personally participated in the murder of a rival gang member. Mr. Green was facing a potential life sentence. After a 5-week trial, Mr. Green was the sole defendant acquitted of all charges by the jury
  • Kimbrough v. State of Georgia – Georgia Supreme Court, S16A1610 (The Georgia Supreme Court reversed the ruling of the trial court, agreeing with the defendant that the State had failed to sufficiently particularize their indictment, resulting in a dismissal of that indictment)
  • United States of America v. Frank Randolph – Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 13-5477 (The Sixth Circuit overturned Mr. Randolph’s conviction for drug conspiracy)
  • State of Georgia v. Vi Dimon – Clayton County State Court. Client charged with Trespass and Simple Battery. After a week-long trial, Client was acquitted of all charges after the jury deliberated for less than 10 minutes

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