Elizabeth Brandenburg

Shein & Brandenburg

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Shein & Brandenburg
Decatur, GA
Phone 1: 404.633.3797




Attorney Elizabeth Brandenburg has a unique perspective in defending her clients. For over six years, she has worked with a variety of clients from juveniles to adults accused of a variety of crimes from property crimes to violent offenses. Thanks to her extensive preparation and negotiations with district attorneys she has been successful in getting felony charges for both adults and juveniles charges dismissed.

Elizabeth has also successfully appealed cases in both state and federal courts from sentencing and trial issues to forfeitures. She has also been successful in habeas corpus, a unique kind of law where success is sometimes rare.

Due to her exceptional writing advocacy skills, Elizabeth was asked to serve as the Chairperson of the Amicus Committee for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers that assists lawyers and individuals in cases by submitting briefs to the appellate courts concerning widespread or common problems in criminal cases.

Elizabeth was also invited to serve as an adjunct faculty member at Mercer University Law School, teaching the next generation of lawyers in Mercer’s Advanced Legal Writing Certificate Program.

Elizabeth A. Brandenburg graduated magna cum laude from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia with a certificate in legal writing. She was a member of the law review and published articles in the Mercer Law Review: Kansas v. Marsh: A Thumb on the Scale of Death And School Bullies’ They Aren’t Just Students: Examining School Interrogations and the Miranda Warning. In 2008, she received the Walker P. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award for litigation skills and professionalism. Ms. Brandenburg contributed to articles on PTSD and Child Pornography cases. She is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where she currently serves on the Executive Board and as Treasurer. Ms. Brandenburg is admitted to practice in all Georgia trial and appellate courts including juvenile court, as well as the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal in the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits.

Practice Areas

  • Appeals
  • White Collar Crime