Strickland Webster, LLC

We Are Dedicated To Providing Quality Legal Representation To Each Of Our Clients.

Our team consists of two attorneys, Sydney Strickland and Leigh Ann Webster. We collaborate on all of our cases, ensuring that our clients get the benefit of all of our education and experience. We are passionate about representing those who have been charged with or convicted of committing crimes.

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If you or someone you know needs assistance, please contact us at: 404-282-4438

Our Results

Strong V. State, Supreme Court Of Georgia

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At trial, A.S. presented a self-defense theory, and in response, the State introduced evidence of basically every bad thing he’d done in his life. As a result, the jury convicted him of felony murder and other associated crimes. We represented A.S. on appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court, which held that the other evidence was improperly introduced at trial. Therefore, the Court vacated our client’s convictions.


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M.W. petitioned the trial court for retroactive first offender status, so that he could remove his sole felony conviction from his record. We represented him on appeal, and argued that the trial court failed to conduct the correct analysis to determine if he was eligible for retroactive first offender status. The Court of Appeals vacated the order denying his petition and remanded for further proceedings. Read the opinion here.

United States V. Annamalai, Eleventh Circuit

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A.A. was convicted of various crimes associated with his operation of the Hindu Temple of Georgia and sentenced to 327 months in custody. On appeal, we successfully argued that the government had failed to prove most of the crimes with which he was charged and that the district court had improperly calculated his sentence on the remaining counts. Read the opinion by clicking here, and check out an article from the Atlanta Journal Constitution here.

Portillo V. State, Georgia Court Of Appeals

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R.P. was convicted of trafficking methamphetamine, despite a startling lack of evidence against him, and sentenced to 30 years in prison. On appeal, the Court of Appeals agreed that there was insufficient evidence to convict him, and we were able to get him released from custody within days of receiving the opinion. Read the opinion here.

Jackson V. Crickmar, Supreme Court Of Georgia

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B.J. was convicted and sentenced to 55 years in prison. His convictions were affirmed on direct appeal, and his habeas petition was denied. We represented B.J. on appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court, which vacated two of his convictions. Read the opinion here. We represented B.J. on remand to the trial court, which reduced his sentence from 55 years to 15 years. B.J. is now home with his family.

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Who We Are

With a demonstrated record of success, the attorneys at Strickland Webster, LLC are well-equipped to represent you if you are facing federal criminal charges or if you have already been convicted in federal court or in the state of Georgia.

We want what’s best for each of our clients. Our team is accessible and prepared. This means that we will talk with you about your concerns, expectations, and objectives.  We will dedicate time to explain to you the possible scenarios you might face.

Our goal is to help you achieve the results that you want, and we will do everything within our power to help you get there. 

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We work together on each of our cases, ensuring that you always have a team of experienced professionals working on your case.


If you need an attorney to represent you or a loved one who has been charged or convicted of a crime, please contact us for a free consultation to determine if we can help.
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Criminal Defense

When you are charged with a crime, you need someone with experience, intelligence, and passion to represent you. We are committed to providing a robust defense to each of our clients charged with a crime. We have significant experience in complex and serious cases in federal court.

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Being convicted of a crime after a trial may seem daunting. However, we have represented clients through every stage of the appellate process, often resulting in significant appellate decisions. If you have been convicted of a crime in Georgia or in federal court, please contact us.

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Post-Conviction Relief

There are a variety of motions that may be appropriate to file, even if you have lost your direct appeal. We can file habeas petitions in state or federal court, and we can represent you in other motions as appropriate.

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Our Team

The attorneys at Strickland Wester, LLC are well-equipped to represent you.

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Sydney Strickland

  • Ole Miss, B.A., 2008

    • Cum laude

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2011

    • Magna cum laude

  • Admitted to practice law in

    • Alabama, 2011

    • Georgia, 2015

  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Staff Attorney’s Office, 2012-2015

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Leigh Ann Webster

  • Emory University, B.A., 2007

    • Summa cum laude

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2010

  • Admitted to practice law in

    • Georgia, 2010

  • Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project, 2010-2011

  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Staff Attorney’s Office, 2012-2015

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