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About Attorney AJ Richman

Former Prosecutor Waiting to Defend Your Rights

Attorney AJ Richman’s high courtroom success is attributed to his in-depth knowledge of the law and exhaustive approach to investigating cases. Respected by judges and opposing counsel both in and out of the courtroom, Mr. Richman’s main goal is to make his clients happy.

Over the years, he has handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases, including:

Former Experience as a Prosecutor

Prior to representing those individuals charged with committing a crime, Mr. Richman was a felony prosecutor in Lumpkin County and White County and senior misdemeanor prosecutor in Forsyth County. With grant funding provided by the federal government while working in Lumpkin and White counties, Mr. Richman was tasked with prosecuting crimes involving domestic violence, child physical, and sexual abuse.

Specializing in DUI Defense Cases

Mr. Richman holds a certification in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and DUI detection from the NHTSA and has also received extensive training on breathalyzer machines including the Preliminary Breath Test and the Intoxilyzer 5000 and 9000, which are used in Georgia’s DUI arrests.

Due to Mr. Richman’s expertise with DUI law, he has been asked by both Forsyth County and Lumpkin County law enforcement to teach proper DUI detection protocol and courtroom testimony to police officers in both counties.

Licensed to Practice in Various Courts

Mr. Richman is licensed to practice in a variety of courts, including:

  • Magistrate courts
  • Probate courts
  • Municipal courts
  • State courts
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Federal Court - Northern District of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of Georgia

Awards and Recognition

  • Legal Elite Attorney for Criminal Law in Georgia Trend Magazine (2014, 2015)
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award Winner for Criminal Defense (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers
  • Georgia Legal Elite


  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Co-Chair, Legislative Committee
  • President, Forsyth County Criminal Defense Bar Association, 2018
  • Vice President, Forsyth County Criminal Defense Bar Association, 2017
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association


  • Florida State University College of Law
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Florida State University
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

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Richman Law Firm - Georgia Criminal Defense Attorney
6474 Georgia Highway 400
Cumming, GA 30028.
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81 Crown Mountain Place, 300E
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (678) 935-6268
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213 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Cumming, GA 30040
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Phone: (678) 829-2826
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