B.J. Bernstein is a dynamic trial lawyer with a solid success record. Her clients and colleagues know her for being strong, creative and confident. She has tried many jury trials and has won major appellate cases over her legal career. She’s been named to Georgia’s Super Lawyer list since 2008, Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite and received national and state awards for her client advocacy and commitment to justice.
“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.”
B.J. Bernstein embraces this spirit of justice in advocating for clients.
BJ was a prosecutor for over six years trying felony and misdemeanor cases and then continued in private practice with defense of felonies including white-collar defense, murder, vehicular homicide, theft cases, and drug offenses. Having been on both sides she believes gives the critical understand necessary to help you through the crisis of an arrest.
If you find yourself in a high profile media situation, B.J. Bernstein has experience from managing the difficulties brought about from finding your case in the public spotlight. She is very media savvy and has prevailed for her clients under the media glare. From a trial she defended in a shaken baby case when an innocent client was acquitted of charges that was televised on COURT TV, to adeptly handling the case of Genarlow Wilson that dominated the national press B.J. can advise.
Trial Work: Civil and Criminal Trials Along with Appellate Work
B.J. is very unique attorney in that she has represented clients both criminal and civil cases and trials.
Her civil work has included a variety of serious personal injury cases. The cases have included negligence cases from car accidents to medical malpractice. She has represented victims of sexual assault and clients injured by the police or from assaults from individuals.
The Bernstein Firm handles a variety of serious personal injury cases. It is a difficult time for anyone who suffers a severe injury or loss of a family member at the fault or negligence of another. So much emotional and financial stress can be placed on a family and B.J. Bernstein works to be sensitive to your needs.
The Bernstein Firm works to obtain fair compensation for medical care and pain and suffering. We can deal with insurance companies and if necessary file suit on your behalf. In the event of a death, the Bernstein Firm seeks to help you with this difficult time to determine if there are any legal avenues to pursue.
It is important to reach out to counsel because important legal deadlines and actions are necessary to protect you rights. Waiting too long can mean losing your rights to fair compensation.
B.J has handled a number of criminal appeals that have been successful for clients and changed the law in Georgia. She has argued in the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Her appellate work has been all in the area of criminal whether as a defense attorney or a prosecutor. For more information, reach out to B.J. and she can walk you through the appellate process in your case and see if your case fits her skills.