Criminal Defense

Represented clients charged with juvenile mismedeanors and felonies, adult misdemeanor and felonies, homicide offenses and white collar crime.

Personal Injury

Represented clients with injuries from auto accidents, slip and falls. pharmacy misfills, recreational activites and unlawful detention in retail stores.

Entertainment Law

Represented and assisted clients for independent label submission packets, product endorsement contract review.


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Meet Melanie

  • Melanie Snipes LL.M. J.D.

    Melanie Snipes has a passion for practicing law and has been doing so for over 18 years. She began her legal career as an associate in a small firm with a general practice. She then became a legal advisor for a metropolitan police department and later an assistant district attorney. She currently has a general practice of law that over the years has provided her with experience and skill in a wide-range of legal matters.

Significant Cases

Melanie Snipes obtains acquittal of man charged with murder. Client accused of shooting his best friend on the side of a darkened street. There was an eyewitness to the incident.

Melanie Snipes obtains dismissal of charge against substitute teacher involved in fight with student.

Client charged with major felonies in multiple-count indictment. Through pretrial motions and hearings, Melanie Snipes argues to court for exclusion of state’s primary evidence. Court excludes evidence and instead of lengthy prison sentence sought by prosecution, client receives probation.

Melanie Snipes obtained acquittal of man charged with sexual assault of fellow inmate. Despite client’s "confession" to GBI agent implicating himself and two other inmates, jury returns not-guilty verdict.