The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg, Federal Criminal Law Center, focuses on providing unparalleled legal service related to a wide range of state and federal criminal defense issues.
Through the troubled waters of the criminal justice system, from the inception of a case to post-conviction relief, our Atlanta area criminal defense lawyers offer knowledgeable and experienced legal guidance, including strategic planning, plea agreements, sentencing hearings and appeals. Our focus is not only on obtaining acquittals but also on minimizing sentences in federal criminal cases, which has earned our office a reputation as a leading pretrial, plea and sentence mitigation services firm.
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Attorney Shein has served as an adjunct instructor of legal and psychology courses for the Criminal Justice Programs for Broward Community College and Nova University in Florida, and Troy State University in Alabama, and Kaplan University in Chicago.
Attorney Shein is a nationally recognized attorney in federal pre-trial, sentencing, appeals and post-conviction relief whose articles, and personal interviews have been published in numerous state and national law journals. She has provided testimony before the United States Sentencing Commission and has spoken before state and national bar conventions, civic groups, and on radio and television. She has published many articles and texts on Federal criminal defense issues.
Attorney Shein is also a life member of NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) and past president 2013 for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL). She is admitted to practice in all Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States Supreme Court. Her practice has taken her to Federal Courts throughout the United States representing clients in complicated federal CP, fraud, drug and white collar cases.
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.
While still in law school Attorney Brandenburg worked for the Augusta District Attorney’s Office, and the Honorable Judge Hugh Lawson of the Middle District of Georgia. She also volunteered with the Habeas Project, an appeals clinic where she worked on Georgia direct appeals and habeas corpus cases. Among her other activities, she was on a Moot Court team and on the board of Mercer Law Review and the Journal of Southern Legal History. She also received a Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting from Mercer that gave her additional experience and education in the art of legal writing. Her background working for a judge, a prosecutor, and juvenile public defender gives her a unique perspective in approaching criminal defense.
In Attorney Brandenburg’s position at the Juvenile Law Group and Federal Criminal Law Group, she diligently defends her clients in both Juvenile and Adult Courts.
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 Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 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.