Specializing in Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Traffic Violations, and Personal Injury in the Atlanta Metro-Area
BLAKE B. STURM, ESQ.
Blake B. Sturm founded The Sturm Law Firm in Atlanta, Georgia, where he specializes in criminal defense at both the trial and appellate level. Mr. Sturm works passionately and tirelessly to defend those accused of criminal misconduct, and realizes that each case is unique and requires an individualized and thorough approach.
Mr. Sturm has performed as lead counsel on hundreds of complex criminal defense cases, including, but not limited to: violent crimes, possession crimes, theft crimes, and DUI cases. He is a zealous and honest advocate for his clients, each of which he takes time to get to know personally. Mr. Sturm is often able to obtain reduced charges through effective negotiation strategies and exhaustive trial preparation. He has an exceptional command of the law, which has resulted in the securing of numerous pre-trial dismissals through the argument of creative, targeted, and ultimately successful motions. Mr. Sturm has been deemed “a natural in the courtroom,” and stands ready to take cases to trial, where appropriate. This year alone, Mr. Sturm has taken several criminal cases to jury trial and attained verdicts of not guilty on all counts.
Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Sturm worked for Georgia’s most successful criminal appellate attorney, as well as a top Georgia trial attorney. During this time, Mr. Sturm critically assisted in all aspects of trial, including independent discovery and case file analysis, the preparation and argument of various motions, the development of case strategies, jury selection, witness-examination preparation, and oral argument. Mr. Sturm was intimately involved in roughly one hundred state and federal cases spanning multiple areas of criminal law, including malice and felony murder, armed robbery, sex crimes, extortion, drug trafficking, and white-collar crimes. Additionally, Mr. Sturm researched and drafted numerous appellate briefs on a range of Constitutional issues for multiple State of Georgia courts, including the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is an expert at researching complex legal issues and crafting compelling arguments.
Mr. Sturm is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Emory University School of Law.