Attorney Profile

Patrick S. Ferris

Patrick Ferris

Patrick S. Ferris, LLC
212 North Madison Avenue
Douglas, GA 31533

Douglas

Georgia (GA)

Contact Contact Patrick S. Ferris
T: 912-384-1099
F: 912-384-1130

Visit: www.ferris-legal.com
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%), Criminal Defense (10%), Appellate (10%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense

Appellate

Industry Groups: DODD, GACDL, NCDD

Profile

Patrick Ferris began his career as a prosecutor, and now represents individuals throughout Georgia. He has been lead counsel in dozens of jury trials and hundreds of bench trials, and has been consistently recognized for his victories. Patrick is a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the elite Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers group (DODD). He has earned a "Superb" rating by Avvo and a "Preeminent" client rating by Martindale-Hubbell.


Years of Selection

• Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

No Rising Stars publication in 2008

About Patrick Ferris

Admitted: 2000, Georgia

Professional Webpage: www.ferris-legal.com/bio.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, IDS/NHTSA/IACP, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, 2008
  • President, Douglas Bar Association, 2008
  • Vice-President, Douglas Bar Association, 2006

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • 2013 Georgia DUI Update, Speaker, How The State & The Defense Can Ethically Do A Better Job, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2013
  • 2011 Georgia DUI Update, Speaker, Plea Negotiations, Trials, and Client Representation in DUI Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2011
  • Georgia Crisis Intervention Mental Health Training, Instructor, Legal Aspects of Mental Health Law Enforcement, Peace Officer Standards Council (POST), 2010
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2003
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2002
  • DUI Investigations, Instructor, Academy Graduate Advanced Training, Athens-Clarke County Police Department, 2001
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