HARRIS & HARRIS, LLC LAW FIRM
Trial Attorneys Specializing in Family Law and Criminal Law - Serving the Southern Crescent and Greater Atlanta Areas
Our priority at Harris & Harris, LLC is to serve the legal needs of our community with quality and compassion. We understand that there is nothing more important to you than your family, freedom and health. Because of that, we are dedicated to the practice of family law, criminal law and personal injury law. Whether you are facing a life-altering event such as a divorce or a custody battle, whether you or a loved one has been accused of a crime, or whether you have been hurt in an accident, we are here to help.
The consequences of trying to handle legal matters without the assistance of effective counsel can be disastrous and have a significant impact on your life.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need legal help. With Harris & Harris, LLC on your side, you can stop worrying and trust us to work diligently with you to get the best outcome on your case.
• Family Law
• Criminal Law
• Personal Injury Law
• Full-service Law Firm
• Client Focused
• Dynamic Representation
• Aggressive Advocacy
Steven L. Harris has been a practicing trial attorney in the area of Criminal Law for over 30 years as both a public prosecutor and private defense counsel. An Atlanta native, he attended The Georgia Institute of Technology and received his Bachelors of Science degree. After graduating, Steven followed in his father's footsteps, pursuing work in law enforcement with the City of Atlanta Police Department as both mounted patrol and an undercover narcotics agent . With a young family to support, he chose to attend John Marshall Law School where he graduated at the top of his class. His background in law enforcement proved to be a valuable asset when he began his criminal defense practice. In a change of rolls, Steven later ran for office as Fayette County's first State Court Solicitor General. From 1998 through 2006, he served the citizens of Fayette County in that role.
Steven ultimately returned to private practice in 2006 and started Harris & Harris, LLC upon the graduation of his son from law school that following year. He has successfully handled and tried hundreds, if not thousands of cases, and now retired, serves the firm in an "of counsel" capacity.
Christopher S. Harris represents individuals in all of the current practice areas handled by the firm. Having personally dealt with family law issues while serving in the United States Marine Corps and in college, Christopher felt the calling of the law and committed himself to becoming an attorney. After graduating Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, Georgia, he served on active duty as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps and received an honorable discharge before attending college. Christopher attended The University of West Georgia before taking leave to work for Delta Airlines and ultimately transferred and received his Bachelors degree in Economics from Emory University in 2004. Christopher then earned his juris doctorate at The University of Michigan Law School and has been in practice since 2007. In the limited years he has practiced, Christopher has successfully tried felony and misdemeanor criminal cases involving a wide variety of charges, including rape, aggravated child molestation, and D.U.I., among others. He has also successfully represented individuals charged with burglary, armed robbery, aggravated assault, kidnapping and drug trafficking. Having grown up around the law and by having his own life affected by it, Christopher genuinely understands the importance of your case to you.
Christopher lives in Atlanta with his wife, Thao, and boys, Noah and Ash. He is a rabid Michigan Wolverines fan.
Office Director / Case Director
Tram received her bachelor of arts from Georgia State University in 2006 and her juris doctorate from the University of Massachusetts School of Law in 2010. Tram has legal experience in personal injury law, workman’s compensation and immigration law. She joined the Law Firm of Harris and Harris, LLC in 2011 as a case manager wherein she utilizes her legal background to offer invaluable support to our attorneys.
Tram’s family immigrated from Vietnam in 1985 and has been rooted in suburban Atlanta since. During her free time, Tram enjoys traveling with her husband and playing with her pup, Ramona.
Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related matters and domestic relations, including: marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships;adoption and surrogacy, child abuse and child abduction, the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards, juvenile adjudication, paternity testing and paternity fraud.
Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. It regulates social conduct and prescribes threatening, harming, or otherwise endangering the health, safety, and moral welfare of people. It includes the punishment of people who violate these laws. Criminal law differs from civil law, whose emphasis is more on dispute resolution and victim compensation than on punishment.
Harris & Harris, LLC, represents clients in Southern Crescent and Greater Atlanta Areas. For a free initial consultation, get in touch with us.
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Appointments are available upon request and will be held within the metro Atlanta area.