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John Wetzler

John WetzlerOver the past 24 years, John Wetzler has served as a prosecutor, defense attorney, investigator, and judicial law clerk.  This well-rounded experience, along with his unwavering commitment to client goals, has made him one of the preeminent criminal defense and family law attorneys in Northwest Georgia.

John earned his Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta after completing studies for his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Georgia.  While at UGA, John was a member of the Bulldogs’ football team where he learned valuable lessons about working within a team and staying committed to the process of achieving excellence in the face of adversity.

John is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia’s Federal Courts, and Appeals Court of Georgia.


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Felony and Misdemeanor
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Support
  • DUI Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


  • John Marshall Law School, J.D.
  • University of Georgia, B.A., Political Science

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia

Prior Positions

  • Assistant District Attorney, Glynn County, GA
  • Assistant Public Defender, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, GA
  • Investigator, Cobb County Solicitor General’s Office, GA
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Ken O. Nix, Cobb County, GA