Attorney Courtney Reynolds Lerch

Representation in State & Federal Courts

Courtney Lerch practices in Georgia state and federal courts. She has assisted clients in criminal matters involving DUI, drug offenses, theft charges, boating/fishing regulations, firearm charges, and probation violations. Ms. Lerch focuses primarily on criminal matters. She also serves as a pro tem judge in Chatham County Recorder's Court.

Contact us today for your free consultation. We are available online, by email: or by fax: (912) 233-0666.

    Areas of Practice

    • Exclusive Focus on Criminal Law

    Litigation Percentage

    • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

    Bar Admissions

    • Georgia, 2009
    • Colorado, 2011
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 2010
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2014


    • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
      • J.D. - 2007
      • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award - Legal Research and Writing
    • University of Georgia
      • B.A. - 1999
      • Major: Journalism

    Honors and Awards

    • Best of Savannah- Criminal Defense Attorney 2018
    • Bill Daniel's Trial Advocacy Program, 2014 - Present
    • Am Jur - Legal Writing/Advanced Legal Writing, 2006 - Present
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Savannah Bar Association, 2008 - Present
    • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
    • State Bars of Georgia
    • State Bars of Colorado
    • Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014 - Present
    • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2011 - Present
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2019 10 Best Criminal Law Attorney

    Past Employment Positions

    • Grenfell, Sledge & Stevens, Law Clerk, 2008 - 2009
    • Mississippi Court of Appeals, Intern, 2008 - Present
    • MS Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Appeals Division, Extern, 2007 - Present
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, Judicial Intern, 2006 - Present
    • The Wade Law Firm, Attorney, 2010 - 2016

    Pro Bono Activities

    • Mississippi Center for Justice, 2006 - Present


    • Delta Gamma

    Our Reviews

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


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

      Anna Bella

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


    • “Strong court presence and practical approach”

      Former Client

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