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William C. Head

William C. Head

William C. Head, also known as “Bubba” has been practicing DUI legal defense for over 46 years. In addition to decades of experience in DUI defense, he is also the author of multiple legal books and is a continuing education instructor in the field of DUI law.

William C. Head DUI Lawyer Atlanta, GA

If you want someone who will fight tooth and nail to get your charges reduced or your case dismissed, you will find that person on This national lawyer directory was founded by Atlanta DUI attorney William C. Head, a nationally-known DUI expert.

Mr. Head has written many books on Georgia DUI law and has represented thousands of relieved clients over a 30-year legal career.

Only the absolute best DUI attorneys are invited to list their services in this directory. If you desperately need a no-nonsense attorney in Atlanta, Savannah, Macon, Columbus, or North GA, Mr. Head will set you up with a top-reviewed lawyer who will be in court with you on day 1. Mr. Head has built up many deep relationships over his storied career and is called in to handle the toughest drunk driving cases including repeat DUI offenders, felony DUIs with injuries, and child endangerment cases.

The best DUI Georgia law firms have attorneys with varying levels of experience, and they will talk over your case and recommend which one of their attorneys most closely matches up with your situation and your personality. Even if you decide not to hire the top attorney at a particular firm, the firm’s impeccable reputation will be a major benefit. All attorneys in a firm work together on your case. The best legal defense minds will gather together to strategize the best DUI defense for you.

The field of DUI defense changes daily. New judges are appointed, new prosecutors replace departing ones, and new court rulings in other pending cases influence the judge in your case. These are both Georgia DUI cases and other cases around the country. A lot of hours will go into your defense, including a thorough review of the questionnaire you fill out where we ask you to write down every detail about your arrest that you can remember. No detail is minor.

There are hundreds of ways to attack the State’s evidence and procedures. The police are committed to following strict legal procedures, from reading you your Georgia implied consent notice without unnecessary delay, to allowing you to obtain an independent blood test at your expense.

Legal Fields of Practice

  • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
    • Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Traffic Tickets
    • Suspended License
  • Immigration Law
    • Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • Personal Injury
    • Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • Juvenile Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Mass Torts
  • Qui Tam Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Whistleblower Litigation

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Martindale Hubbell AV Rating


  • Atlanta
  • Dunwoody
  • Brookhaven
  • Sandy Springs
  • Roswell
  • Alpharetta
  • Cumming
  • Woodstock
  • East Cobb
  • Marietta


UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Georgia DUI legal book co-author & criminal defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings. Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers-Best Law Firms in America. A trial lawyer for 46 years.

Chaired or co-chaired over 40 legal seminars for ICLE-GA beginning in 1978

In 1991, wrote 101 Ways to Avoid a Drunk Driving Conviction with co-author Reese I. Joye, Jr.

Started the annual 2-day seminar, Defense of Drinking Drivers handled by ICLE-GA

Speaker at the 1992 ATLA national convention & the 1993 ATLA national convention

Sponsored the first NHTSA training seminar for criminal defense lawyers in Atlanta GA in July 1994. 32 attorneys and expert witnesses were then certified as “students” (now called practitioners).

In October 1994, promoted and sponsored “Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI-DWI Cases,” a 3-day seminar that included a mock trial with real jurors. This program is now handled by the Texas (TCDLA) Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association.

In 1995, organized and helped launch the National College for DUI Defense. Was a Regent for several years.

This same year, wrote and self-published the definitive book on Georgia DUI laws, The Georgia DUI Trial Practice Manual. The book is now published by Thomson Reuters and law partners Larry Kohn and Cory Yager co-author the annually updated books.

In 1996, built the first website, which later became the first successful national DWI-DUI lawyer Internet Directory,

In 1997, sponsored the first 4-day NHTSA training seminar for NHTSA instructors so that criminal defense attorneys could know the full training that police instructors receive.

Helped organize a 20-hour training course that showed the flaws and shortcomings of the Police DRE Program. Taught by Dr. Lance Platt, from Texas.

At NCDD Harvard program 2003, voted to DUI lawyer in America. Our law office offers free lawyer consultations.


  • University System of Georgia – University of Georgia
    • J.D. (1976) | Law
    • 1973 to 1976
    • Activities: Moot Court General Board
    • Honors: Barrister’s Club
  • University System of Georgia – University of Georgia
    • B.A. (1973) | History
    • 1969 to 1973
    • Intramural Softball Champions in 1970
    • Honors: Cum Laude


National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)

Board Certified in DUI Defense

Professional Experience

Kohn & Yager | Current

Of Counsel

Private Practice Law Firm | 1976 – Current

Senior Partner

More than 4000 clients.

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