Christopher Beerman

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

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 2013

Education

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

Languages

English

Fraternities/Sororities

Phi Kappa Tau