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Savannah Criminal Defense Lawyer

An Attorney Who Aggressively Fights For Her Clients

At The Lerch Law Firm, we are committed to fighting for the rights of people who have been accused of or charged with criminal offenses. Our firm was founded with this purpose in mind, and our founding criminal defense attorney has represented several defendants in a wide variety of cases in courts throughout Savannah and the surrounding area.

Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you can prepare for what’s ahead with confidence with our capable team by your side. Our attorney has a reputation for being an aggressive trial attorney; if an agreement cannot be reached beforehand, you can rest assured that we will be prepared to vigorously defend you in court, should you hire our firm.

  • Free Initial Case Review
  • Many Trial Victories
  • Nearly a Decade of Experience
  • 9.0 Avvo Rating

Remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. As difficult as things may seem at the time of your arrest, nothing is set in stone. Contact The Lerch Law Firm today at (912) 417-5008 and put a highly skilled and reputable attorney in your corner.

Recent Victories

When so Much is at Stake, Results Matter
  • Dismissed 16 Counts Including Forgery Charges
  • Dismissed DUI
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving DUI
  • Dismissed Illegal Gun Possession
  • Dismissed Possession with Intent to Distribute

Personalized Service, Aggressive Representation

Being charged with a crime can be a stressful and confusing time for you and your family. At The Lerch Law Firm, our Savannah criminal defense attorney has developed a reputation for being a passionate and focused legal advocate for the accused. By focusing on the needs of our clients, she has earned a 9.0 Superb Avvo Rating.

Courtney Lerch

Defense for Any Drug or DUI Charge

Founding attorney Courtney Lerch has been fighting drug charges since the beginning of her career. These include both misdemeanor and felony charges, such as simple possession, trafficking, and manufacture.

From marijuana to heroin, it doesn’t matter what drug is involved in the charge, Attorney Lerch can provide you with the experience and counsel you need when facing these serious charges.

Drug charges are not the only offenses our firm will take on. We have represented clients facing charges of fraud, theft, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. Of course, one of the most common reasons people contact our firm is for DUI defense.

Despite what you may think, a DUI charge is far from a cut and dry case even if you were caught “red-handed.” There are many factors that can influence the outcome of these cases, and it is always in your best interests to speak with a Savannah criminal defense lawyer who can fight to protect your rights. Contact us today.

Former Client Reviews

Helping People Get a Second Chance
  • “My name was cleared!”


  • “The Best!”

    Latisha Eisenberg

  • “She ALWAYS made sure she was doing what was best for me”


  • “If you need an attorney, Courtney is your girl! She’s great!”


  • “Great personality and very professional, I would recommend her to my family and friends.”

    Former Client

  • “Amazing Representation”

    Cohlmeyer Family

  • “Outstanding!”
  • “Courtney is an excellent attorney! ”


  • “Top notch representation at a fair rate”


  • ““The BEST lawyer ever””

    Bria Stevenson

  • “I would not only recommend Courtney, but I would not use anyone else for my defense needs.”


  • “She really helped me out when I was facing serious charges. ”

    Anna Bella

  • “Without Courtney I May Have Lost Everything!”

    Van W.

  • “With her continuous persistence we were able to get the desired results”


  • “DUI Representation”

    Ron Mueller

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