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Sean A. Black - Toccoa, GA

141 W. Savannah StreetSuite B Toccoa, GA 30577

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Updated: 11/19/2019

Toccoa Criminal Defense Lawyer


Background Information

Sean A. Black is the principal of Black Law Offices, LLC. Black Law Offices is a trial practice firm which now limits his practice to criminal, DUI and traffic defense, and a handful of select personal injury and wrongful death claims...

About Sean A. Black

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI Defense
  • Juvenile Court Delinquency Matters
  • Traffic Ticket Defense


  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner, 1996

Year Joined Firm

  • 1996

Representative Clients

  • The firm typically represents individuals and small businesses.


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Georgia D.O.D.D. Network, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, 1996 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Real Property and Probate Section, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Civil Rights Section, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia, General and Trial Practice Section, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1992 - Present (Supporting Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Association of Federal Defense Attorneys, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association, 1999 - Present (Member)
  • National College of DUI Defense, 1999 - Present (Regular Member)
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Professional Negligence Section (Member )
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Solo and Small Firms Section (Member)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Civil Rights Section, 1997 - 1998 (Member )
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Negligence Section, 1997 - 1998 (Member )
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Legal Technology Committee, 1997 - 1998 (Member)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Legal Technology Committee , 1997 - 1998 (Member)
  • Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, Mountain Circuit Peoples Law School , 1994 - 1996 (Director)
  • Georgia Innocence Project (Founding Member)
  • Mountain Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Stephens County Bar Association


  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992
  • Mercer University College of Liberal Arts, Macon, Georgia, 1989
    Honors: Chaired Committee to Revise Student Government Constitution
    Honors: Member of Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity
    Honors: Member of Sigma Tau Delta honorary English organization
    Honors: Member of dramatic honors society
    Major: English
    Minor: Political Science
    Minor: German

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Phi Delta Phi

Past Positions

  • Comwell Law Offices, Attorney, 1992 - 1996
  • Cathey & Strain, Law Clerk, 1991
  • Law Offices of James E. Cornwell, Jr., Law Clerk, 1990 - 1991
  • Cornwell, Church & Healy, Law Clerk, 1989 - 1990
  • Cornwell & Church, Law Clerk, 1985 - 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Toccoa Kiwanis Club, President, 1997 - 1998
  • Toccoa Kiwanis Club, Lt. Governor-Elect, 2001 - 2002
  • Toccoa Kiwanis Club, Lt. Governor, 2002 - 2003
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Community Theater, Board Member , 1995 - Present
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Community Theater, 1996 - 2001
  • Currahee Arts Council, Vice-President
  • Currahee Arts Council, Board Member
  • Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, Member, Chamber Accreditation Communications Committee, 1997
  • YMCA Fund-Raising Volunteer
  • United Way Fund-Raising Volunteer

Classes and Seminars

  • Peoples' Law School, Georgia Civil Justice Foundation, 1992 - 1996


Other Sources of Feedback About Sean A. Black

Included on the 2023 Georgia list

Past Lists

  • 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
  • 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Sean A. Black on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers - Criminal Defense, June 1, 2009 - Present

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Office Information


141 W. Savannah StreetSuite B Toccoa, GA 30577


  • 706-282-4694

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Mon-Thu 8:30 am - 5:30 pm / Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 noon

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