Since 1991, W. Henry Clerke IV has been successfully representing clients from the greater Atlanta area. His aggressive strategies and focus on protecting his clients’ rights have earned him the reputation as Marietta’s best criminal attorney. With a comprehensive understanding of Georgia criminal law, Mr. Clerke has the experience to analyze and represent even the most complex cases. Mr. Clerke also has extensive experience in practicing domestic and personal injury law. He is currently a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, Gwinnett County Bar Association, and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is licensed to practice in all Georgia State and Federal Courts.
Mr. Clerke focuses on representing clients in the following areas:
Mr. Clerke has extensive trial experience in civil and criminal cases. His ability to examine and successfully present such cases has enabled him to become one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Marietta. His unwavering determination to protect his clients’ rights has recently led to the reversal in two murder convictions. Mr. Clerke also has experience in civil and criminal appellate work.
Mr. Clerke’s expertise in the area of domestic law includes, but is not limited to: divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support and juvenile matters. Mr. Clerke understands the emotional toll that such circumstances can have on his clients and he vigorously pursues every avenue at his disposal to reach a decision that is in the best interest of his clients’ well being. You can rest assured that his experience and understanding of Georgia domestic law is second to none.
Mr. Clerke is also proficient in the successful resolution of numerous types of personal injury cases. These include, but are not limited to: medical malpractice, medical negligence, slip and fall accidents as well as car, boat, motorcycle and truck accidents. Since this area of law is plagued with many fraudulent cases, it is more imperative than ever to hire an experienced attorney who knows the personal injury landscape.Mr. Clerke’s years of experience with medical malpractice and personal injury enable him to cut through the red tape and present the facts to acquire the decision that you are legally entitled to.
In addition to the areas of focus listed above, Mr. Clerke has successfully obtained numerous “not guilty” verdicts on behalf of his clients in the Georgia State and Superior courts. He has also received favorable verdicts for his clients in the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals.
Mr. Clerke graduated from Georgia’s senior military school, North Georgia College and State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1991 Mr. Clerke received the degree of Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law located in Atlanta, Georgia. While in law school, he participated in an externship that introduced Mr. Clerke to trial work with the Federal Public Defender Program which involved federal criminal trials and appeals. Mr. Clerke has also appeared as a guest on the Layman’s Lawyer.
Since graduating from law school, Mr. Clerke has become a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is licensed to practice in all Georgia State and Federal Courts.