Jacob Stidham
Cumming, GA
(770) 887-1209
(770) 889-5898
Best of Forsyth 2023 Award Best of Forsyth 2024 Award

Voted Best Criminal Law Attorney

Jacob Stidham

-Voted "BEST PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY" - Forsyth County News (2024)

-Voted "BEST PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY" - Forsyth County News (2022)

Jacob Stidham represents individuals in Lawrenceville, Cumming, and surrounding areas in north Atlanta metro Georgia, who are facing a wide range of criminal charges.

He defends individuals charged with a variety of serious traffic offenses, such as DUI or driving without vehicle registration or insurance. He also represents individuals facing criminal offenses, including drug offenses involving marijuana, assault and battery, armed robbery, sex crimes and offenses involving minors.

Jacob has widespread experience in the realm of criminal law — it is all he handles. Along with a thorough knowledge of the criminal laws, Jacob has extensive trial experience, having handled many jury trials in courts across the state of Georgia. Jacob represents defendants at the state and federal level and also handles criminal appeals.

His expertise in the area of Georgia DUI is also unmatched by many of his competitors. He is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, a well-known and respected organization that consists of only the most experienced DUI defense lawyers in the nation.

Areas of Practice

  • All Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Bond Hearings
  • Criminal Defense
  • Computer and Internet Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI Defense
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Bad Checks
  • Weapon Offenses
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Non-Violent Crimes
  • Probation Violation Hearings
  • Parole Violation Hearings
  • Warrant Application Hearings
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Appeals
  • Federal Crime

Bar Admissions

  • State of Georgia: 2010
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia: 2015
  • Supreme Court of Georgia: 2017
  • Federal Northern District of Georgia: 2010
  • Federal Middle District of Georgia: 2013
  • Federal Southern District of Georgia: 2018
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals: 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2010-Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2015-Present
  • National College of DUI Defense, 2015-Present
  • Forsyth County Criminal Defense Bar, 2015-Present
  • Federal Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • President of the Forsyth County Criminal Defense Bar, 2021 - Present


  • Texas Tech University School of Law: Doctor of Jurisprudence, Dec. 2009
  • Birmingham Southern College: Bachelor of Science, May 2006

Pro Bono

  • Forsyth County Community Connection: Board of Directors: 2013-2018; President 2016-2017