Jessica R. Towne is a respected attorney and former Gwinnett County prosecutor. She is the author of the books How to Choose a Georgia DUI Lawyer and What You Should Know About Georgia DUI Laws. During her twenty-five-year legal career, she has given dozens of lectures on constitutional law, trial practice, and the admissibility of scientific evidence in court. She is a member of many legal societies, and has served as President of both the Gwinnett County Bar Association and the Criminal Defense Section of Gwinnett County Bar Association, and as Vice President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She is a founding member of the national DUI Bar Association/ DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA). You can keep up with her on facebook and twitter. She has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer six years in a row: 2012-2017!
Ms. Towne’s DUI courtroom expertise was firmly established in 1999, when she won Love v. State, which struck down Georgia’s DUI-marijuana law as unconstitutional. That same year, she kept laser speeding guns from being used in Georgia in Izer v. Georgia. (The short-lived victory was hastily undone by the Georgia Legislature, which feared loss of revenue and passed a law stating that any police anywhere can use any laser gun.) Ms. Towne has won numerous key cases while continuing to bring justice to her clients in the areas of DUI, traffic law, drug law and in pursuing appeals.
In 2016, Ms. Towne continues helping clients as Jessica R. Towne, PC. She limits her practice to criminal appeals and defending those charged with DUI or drug offenses. Her office is located in Lawrenceville, just outside Atlanta, GA.
Attorney, Jessica R. Towne PC– 2016-current
Founding Partner, Clark & Towne, PC — 1995 to 2016
Assistant Solicitor, State Court of Gwinnett County, DUI Prosecutor, November 1989 – March 1995
University of Georgia School of Law – Juris Doctor, 1989