George Chadwell Creal Jr.



George Creal is a trial lawyer who has been practicing law in the Metro-Atlanta area for over 15 years.  George brings a broad range of experience to the court room.  He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from Druid Hills High School, has attended North Avenue Presbyterian Church for over 40 years, and received both his college degree and legal degree from the University of Georgia.

Upon graduation from Law School in 1993, he served as staff attorney for a State Superior Court Judge in Clayton County and interned for Judge at the United State District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  He worked for two years as a litigation associate for a mid-sized insurance defense firm.

George has taken numerous personal injury cases, employment law cases and workers compensation cases to trial in both State and Federal Court.  Further, George has tried close to one hundred criminal jury trials in both State and Superior Courts.  He enjoys cycling, tennis and spending time with family and friends when not in the courtroom.

Payment
Fees: Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
George Creal Jr., P.C.720 Main Street
Forest Park, GA, 30297

Office (770) 961-5511

License
State Status Acquired Updated
GA Active Member in Good Standing 1993 05/20/2016

Awards
Top 100 Lawyers American Society of Legal Advocates 2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2014
AV Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2013
Top Attorneys National Law Journal 2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2012
AV Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2012
Superb Rating Avvo 2011
Sustaining Member Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2011
A+ Rating Better Business Bureau 2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client Rating Martindale-Hubbell 2011
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2011
City’s Top Law Firms Atlanta Business Chronicle 2011
Referral Attorney Atlanta Bar Association 2011
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2010
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2009
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2008
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2007
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2006
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2005
Insurance Defense Contract for Government Entity Defense Coregis Insurance Company 1999
Indigent Defense Panel Attorney Clayton County Court Administrator 1999
Insurance Defense Contract for Government Entity Defense Coregis Insurance Company 1998
Indigent Defense Panel Attorney Clayton County Court Administrator 1998
Indigent Defense Panel Attorney Clayton County Court Administrator 1997
Attorney Admission United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 1996
Member Who’s Who In American Law 1996
Indigent Defense Panel Attorney Clayton County Court Administrator 1996
Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law University of Georgia School of Law 1993
Attorney Admission Georgia Court of Appeals 1993
Attorney Admission United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 1993
Attorney Admission Supreme Court of Georgia 1993
Attorney Admission United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit 1993
Summer Intern Law Clerk United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Judge J. Owen Forrester 1991
Dean and Virginia Rusk Fellowship to the Brussels Seminar University of Georgia School of Law 1991
Admission Who’s Who Among Students in American Univerisities 1990
Pledge Academian Sigma Phi Epsilon 1987
Alumni Scholarship University of Georgia Alumni Association 1986

Work experience
Associate Bentley, Seacrest & Karesh 1995 – 1996
Staff Attorney Clayton County Superior Court 1993 – 1995
Summer Law Clerk for Judge Owen Forrester United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 1992 – 1992

Education
University of Georgia School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 1993
Brussels Seminar on the Law and Institutions of the European Communities held in Brussels, Belgium, Summer 1991 European Community Law Certificate 1991
Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands Public International Law Certificate 1991
University of Georgia, Athens Economics BS – Bachelor of Science 1990
University of Georgia, Athens Political Science BS – Bachelor of Science 1990

Speaking engagements
Georgia DUI Update Other Acts Evidence in Georgia DUI 2015
2015 Lister and Holt Public Defender CLE Conference 2015 DUI Update 2015
3rd Annual DUI Super Symposium Boating Under the Influence 2013
Lister and Holt Criminal Defense Seminar Foundations of the Intoxilyzer 5000 2012
Study of Romans Romans 14 and judging others: A Lawyers Perspective 2011
Lister & Holt Criminal Law Seminar Defending a DUI on a Budget 2011
Criminal Law Seminar Defending a DUI by the Book and on a Budget 2011
Georgia State University College of Law: Forensic Evidence -7453 Forensic Evidence: How to attack the Intoxilzyer 5000 in Court 2010
How to be a Christian and a Criminal Defense Attorney Christian Ethics and the Practice of Criminal Law 2006

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