E. Logan Butler
Logan Butler dedicates his practice to criminal defense, employment law and a highly specialized local government practice providing legal services to Sheriff’s Offices and other Law Enforcement Agencies. Mr. Butler has handled thousands of criminal cases and successfully defended drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, major felonies, family violence, juvenile offenses, misdemeanors, probation revocations and all other criminal matters. For the client charged with a crime, understanding the law and the variety of defenses available is of utmost importance. Mr. Butler recognizes the hardship criminal charges place on the client and he strongly believes in a client centered practice. Mr. Butler will investigate your case and zealously defend you.
Mr. Butler has previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit (Barrow, Jackson and Banks Counties) and in the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit (Forsyth County). He has also worked for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Council of Georgia and served as an Assistant Solicitor for the municipal Court of the City of Cumming. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Butler knows the angles and arguments the State will make in their prosecution against you. He uses that knowledge to prepare the best defense to your criminal charges.
Mr. Butler also represents Constitutional Officers such as Sheriffs and provides a variety of legal services to law enforcement agencies. The perspective of a prosecutor and defense attorney provides valuable insight into the many issues a law enforcement agency faces on a daily basis, especially 4th Amendment and 8th Amendment issues. Additionally, Mr. Butler recognizes that a law enforcement agency is a business that must make valid business decisions, especially in the area of employment issues. Mr. Butler can assist your agency in developing employment policies, handling employment issues, civil service and department of labor appeals hearings and reductions in force/restructuring.
Mr. Butler graduated from Mars Hill College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He worked as a biologist helping industry, land owners and land developers navigate the variety of rules and regulations imposed on them by the state and federal governments. His work as a biologist inspired him to change careers and he enrolled in law school at Georgia State University’s College of Law. Mr. Butler was a member of the College of Law’s Moot Court and served on the Moot Court Board as Vice President of Appellate Advocacy. Mr. Butler graduated cum laude and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 2005.
“Mr. Butler wanted to say thank you for what you’ve done with M, he has made it to rehab under his own will, not sure how you accomplished this but I wanted to say thank you from all of us, including M, for everything you’ve done. You are a fantastic attorney and also add a very good counselor. Thank you again” – Family member of a criminal defense client
“Logan I really could not have made it through this without you. You achieved a great result and I know it was a lot of work. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” – Former criminal defense client
Areas Of Practice
- Drug charges
- Sex Crimes
- Major Felonies
- Theft charges
- Family Violence
- Traffic Offenses
- Probation Violations
- Juvenile Offenses
- Child Molestation
- Vehicular Homicide
- TPO – Temporary Protective Orders
- Specialized Local Government Practice and Employment Law
Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia Juris Doctor – 2005 - Cum Laude Member of the Moot Court Board and Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, North Carolina Bachelor of Science – 1996 Major: Biology Grayson Scholar