About Our Law Firm

At the law firm of Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C., we provide professional and dependable legal representation in Gwinnett County and the surrounding areas. From our office in Lawrenceville, our attorneys and staff work as a team to bring together extensive trial experience, legal research and writing skills, and other resources to achieve positive results for our clients.

Founding attorney Margaret Gettle Washburn is a former state prosecutor who now has more than 35 years of legal experience. She currently presides as Chief Judge for the city of Sugar Hill and she is a former president of the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judges and the Gwinnett County Bar Association.

Problems We Solve

Our legal team has the knowledge, skills and drive to help members of our community with a number of legal problems. We work diligently to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients in all aspects of domestic and family law, workers' compensation, personal injury, criminal law, estate planning and probate, and general litigation. This includes skillful negotiation, trial preparation, litigation, mediation and meeting with families in times of crisis.

How We Help

We strive to make our clients as happy and whole as possible, doing our best to remedy their difficult legal situations.

"I try to practice law in a manner that is efficient, especially as it relates to the cases that affect people, their children, their property, their money and their liberty." — Ms. Washburn

Clients who choose to work with our firm benefit from:

  • The high-quality service we provide. While each case we handle is unique, our goal is always to provide the premier representation that has made this firm the gold standard in our community.
  • Our standing in the community. We are very involved in community service and charitable organizations. Ms. Washburn is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce, and a longtime participant of the State Bar of Georgia High School Mock Trial program, among other activities. Her decades of professional and volunteer service have enabled our firm to build relationships with judges, prosecutors and others that we leverage to serve our clients.
  • Experienced, knowledgeable legal counsel. Our attorneys and paralegals have significant experience and a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the practice areas we handle.

For more information about the qualifications of the attorneys at our law firm, please read their profiles below.

To discuss your legal concerns privately with a lawyer at our firm, please call 770-676-1191 or fill out this form to contact us. Initial consultations are provided free of charge for potential criminal defense and personal injury clients.

We provide confidential consultations at our law office in Lawrenceville, and we are available to make jail, hospital and home visits at the convenience of potential clients. We represent clients throughout Gwinnett County, Hall County, Fulton County and the surrounding areas.