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Adam M. Hames Esq. - Atlanta, GA

511 East Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, GA 30305

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Updated: 04/11/2024

Atlanta Appeals and Complex Criminal Defense Lawyer

About Adam M. Hames Esq.

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Appeals and Complex Criminal Defense


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia

Other Affiliations

  • Former Chair, Appellate Practice Section of State Bar of Georgia
  • Chair, Georgia Appellate Practice Seminar 2002, 2003
  • Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute, (ECAPI), Organizing Committee
  • American Bar Association, White Collar Criminal Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Council of Appellate Lawyers
  • Atlanta Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, President Elect
  • Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
  • Former Coach, High School Mock Trial Team, The Paideia School
  • Former Alumni Advisory Committee, The Paideia School

Past Positions

  • Georgia Department of Law, Criminal Division, Assistant Attorney General


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, May, 1998
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Awarded Certificate of Advance Study of Arbitration
    Honors: Appointed to Dean’s Advisory Committee and ADR Academic Advisory Committee
    Honors: Chief Administrator of the Honor Board
    Honors: Awarded the Gary Lawton Fretwell Award
  • Universita Di Siena, Siena, Italy, 1997
  • The American University, Washington, District of Columbia, May, 1991
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Literature


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Professionalism on Appeal as Reflected in the Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Written Materials for ECAPI, October 2008
  • Raising Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel on Appeal in Georgia, The Appellate Review, Vol. 4, Number 1 (November 2004)
  • Review of the Georgia Supreme Court’s Appellate Practice Decisions for 2002 through 2003Article for ICLE’s Georgia Appellate Practice Seminar 2003

Office Information


511 East Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, GA 30305


Other Sources of Feedback About Adam M. Hames

Included on the 2024 Georgia list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 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

View the profile for Adam M. Hames on Super Lawyers


  • Georgia Super Lawyer
  • Volunteer Lawyer of the Year for AVLF's Safe Families Office, 2023 - Present

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