Gregory K. Schwarz, Attorney at Law

Named “One of Georgia’s Top Lawyers” by Georgia Trend Magazine.

Trial Attorney of the Year” in DeKalb County

Featured in the Fulton County Daily Report, Television, and Radio Shows on numerous occasions. 

He began his career and mastered his craft as a prosecutor:

  • Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney in DeKalb County
  • Solicitor of Juvenile Court in DeKalb County
  • Assistant District Attorney in Clarke and Oconee Counties
  • City Solicitor in the cities of Brookhaven, Alpharetta, Milton, Roswell, and Chamblee

Greg was was born and raised in Atlanta. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1990 and his law degree from the University of Georgia in 1993. While in law school, Greg clerked for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office, and an United States District Court Judge. Upon graduation, Greg immediately went to work for the Clarke and Oconee Counties District Attorney’s Office in Athens, Georgia. He handled and tried all types of felony jury trials, while managing the Asset Forfeiture Division of the office. Greg was then asked to take over the “High Priority” caseload, which included high profile cases, such as murder and rape, and especially difficult cases, such as arson and child molestation.

In 1996, Greg joined the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office. He continued to handle every type of felony case, including drug cases, robberies, assaults, child molestations, and murders. In 1999, DeKalb District Attorney J. Tom Morgan named Greg as the Trial Attorney of the Year for his outstanding advocacy. In 2001, District Attorney Morgan again honored Greg by promoting him to Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney and naming him the Solicitor of the DeKalb County Juvenile Court.

In these dual roles, Greg handled all cases of juveniles being tried as adults in DeKalb County for the crimes of murder, rape, armed robbery, and voluntary manslaughter, and he managed an office of twenty-one people, comprised of prosecutors, investigators, and staff, who handled thousands of cases a year in juvenile court.

Throughout his career, Greg has been asked to speak at schools, at universities, on radio programs, on television programs, on the local news, to prosecutor training groups, and to police agencies as an expert in the field of Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

In January of 2006, Greg was hand picked to join the firm of Ross and Pines, LLC. Greg has routinely handled all types of criminal cases. Greg is a knowledgeable and effective trial lawyer. Having handled thousands of criminal cases and having conducted well over 180 jury trials, Greg’s trial experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system makes him an invaluable asset to his clients.