The National Trial Lawyers Announces William M. Overend as One of Its Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Greater Georgia

Jan 06, 2016 – The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that William M. Overend of McArthur, McArthur & Overend, LLP in Athens has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in Greater Georgia, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field.  Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation only, and is limited to the top 100 attorneys in each state or region who have demonstrated excellence and have achieved outstanding results in their careers in either civil plaintiff or criminal defense law.

Mr. Overend has practiced law in Athens, Georgia since 2002.  A cum laude graduate of UGA School of Law, Mr. Overend was an Assistant District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit from 2002- 2005, handling numerous bench and jury trials, and eventually rising to the position of Special Felony Drug Prosecutor.

In 2005, William joined McArthur & McArthur, P.A.  In March 2008, they formed McArthur, McArthur & Overend, L.L.P.  

William’s practice focuses on Criminal Defense, Domestic and Family Law; Personal Injury, and Entertainment Law.

The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization comprised of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who have demonstrated exceptional qualifications in their area of the law, specifically criminal defense or civil plaintiff law. The National Trial Lawyers provides accreditation to these distinguished attorneys, and also provides essential legal news, information, and continuing education to trial lawyers across the United States.

With the selection of William M. Overend by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Mr. Overend has shown that he exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a trial lawyer. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research. As The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an essential source of networking and information for trial attorneys throughout the nation, the final result of the selection process is a credible and comprehensive list of the most outstanding  trial lawyers chosen to represent their state or region.    

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