David West & Associates
123 Church St Ne Ste 220
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 422-2844 www.westdefense.com
Associate Attorney Christopher L. Beerman joined the firm in November 2018. A native of McKinney, Texas, Mr. Beerman studied English and history at The University of Mississippi (B.A. '09) before completing his Juris Doctorate at The University of Arkansas School of Law (J.D. '13).
After law school Mr. Beerman and his wife settled in Northeast Georgia, where he was a clerk for the Northern Judicial District Superior Courts. In 2014, Mr. Beerman began his career as a trial attorney working as a prosecutor in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit; first, as an Assistant Solicitor-General, then as an Assistant District Attorney.
Mr. Beerman spends his free time continuing his education by working on an M.A. in history through Columbus State University. He enjoys sports and stand-up comedy, traveling with his wife, Anna, and playing with his pets.
Christopher Beerman's favorite part of his job as a criminal defense attorney is being able to help people out at a time when they really need it, and getting them outcomes they are happy with. His experience on both sides of the criminal justice process is an asset for his clients.
-Admitted to State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Georgia
-Member of Cobb County Bar Association; Columbus (GA) Bar Association; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Peachtree NORML
-Law School: University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D. '13.
-Undergraduate: University of Mississippi, B.A. '09. Maj: English. Min: History. Dean's & Chancellor's Lists.
Areas of Practice
100% Criminal Defense
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas J.D. - 2013 University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi B.A. - 2009 Honors: Dean's List Major: English
Professional Associations and Memberships
Columbus Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present Cobb County Bar Association, Member, 2019 - Present Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2019 - Present
Past Employment Positions
Council of Superior Court Judges, Staff Attorney, 2013 - 2014 City of Columbus, Prosecutor, 2014 - 2018