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Thurston Lopes

For over 20 years, Thurston Lopes has served the Metro Atlanta area. He has a passion for what he does, and works to ensure that all clients receive approachable, responsive representation.


Mr. Lopes received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Hampton University in 1989, and received a Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School in 1993. He is admitted to the practice of law in all courts in the state of Georgia and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Personal Injury Attorneys and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Professionally, Mr. Lopes has been active with the State Bar of Georgia. He is the three-time past chairman of the YLD Criminal Law Committee, a member of the General Practice and Trial Practice Section, and is a mentor for lawyers entering practice.

Born in New York, Mr. Lopes attended high school in Dallas, Texas. He has also lived in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. Prior to attending law school, he had the distinction of working in the United States Senate with the Commerce Committee, sub-committee on the consumer, under the direct supervision of the honorable former vice president, Albert R. Gore Jr.

Mr. Lopes has a solid reputation as an experienced litigator who effectively advances the interest of our clients in a thorough, interesting, and enlightening manner. He is also certified mediator. In the community, he has enjoyed membership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., for more than 25 years, and volunteers with several charitable organizations and churches throughout the Marietta and Metro Atlanta area. Contact Attorney Lopes at (404) 589-9000 or request a consultation. I am here to help you on your CriminalDUI/Drug, or Civil Rights cases!

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  • Tim Morris Recommends Thurston Lopes

    Attorney Thurston Lopes is the best attorney in Atlanta. His level of service is unmatched. He is available and beyond helpful. Even more than that, he is a great man. He not only helped me with a legal case, but he also was there for me and continues to be after the loss of my wife. There are pe...
  • Desmond Vallean Recommends Thurston Lopes

    Attorney Lopes is by far one of the best lawyers and I am happy that he represented my case. I was arrested unlawfully and Attorney Lopes helped me get out of a situation that could turn my life upside down. He gave me the justice I deserved. I couldn't have hired anyone better. Thank you Attorne...