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115 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States

404-590-7967

Strickland Webster, LLC is a law firm that represents people that are charged with crimes or that have already been convicted, people that need help obtaining legal immigration status in the United States, and people who want to challenge a bad decision by a lower court or administrative body, such as the Board of Immigration Appeals.  We also offer services to other attorneys who need help with legal research and writing.

Lynn Fant Merritt

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  • University of West Georgia, B.A., 1985
    • Cum laude
  • Georgia State University, College of Law, J.D., 1989
    • Cum laude
    • Law Office of Lynn Fant Merritt, LLC
      • 2002-Present
    • Federal Defender Program
      • 1989-1994, 1997-2002

    Lynn has spent nearly three decades committed to defending those accused of crimes.  Lynn started her career at the Federal Defender Program in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was lead counsel in approximately 20 trials.  She has spent over 17 years in private practice, primarily representing clients as they appealed their convictions or sentences in federal court.  She has won numerous reversals for her clients in front of the Eleventh Circuit.  Well known for her post-conviction advocacy, Lynn has consulted with attorneys all over the country regarding all aspects of representation in federal court, especially sentencing and appeals.  Lynn joined Strickland Webster as Of Counsel in November 2017.

    Lynn graduated cum laude from Georgia State University’s College of Law in 1989.  She obtained her B.A. from the University of West Georgia, where she majored in political science. 

    Lynn lives in Temple, Georgia, with her husband, Gene.  They are avid gardeners, and have somehow become responsible for four bossy cats: Ella, Divo, Nora, and Dora.