Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. – Lawyers in Canton GA

Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. – Lawyers in Canton GA

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From criminal defense to divorce and family law, Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. offers top-notch representation to clients in North Georgia.

Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. is a local law firm specializing in matters of criminal defense, divorce and family law. The law firm has offices in Canton and Jasper, Georgia, and represents clients throughout Cherokee, Pickens, Fannin, Lumpkin, Gordo, Gilmer, and nearby northwest Georgia counties. We describe our practice as a premier law firm that provides exceptional services, expert legal representation, and reasonable pricing.

Partners Ross Grisham, Scott Poole, and Ashley Carlile would like to share their answers to common questions they are asked about their law firm.

How long have you been doing business in town?

Grisham & Poole: Ross began his defense attorney career in 2004. Using his experience as a prosecutor, he established himself as a premier attorney in the North Georgia area. In 2013, Scott, utilizing his decade of experience being a prosecutor, teamed up with Ross to form Grisham & Poole, P.C. Together as a team, Ross and Scott developed a niche in the criminal defense field in counties throughout North Georgia for providing top tier representation for their clients. In 2017, Ross and Scott teamed up with experienced attorney Ashley Carlile to lead the Family Law Division of Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. which now includes four attorneys, two paralegals, one legal assistant, one investigator, and a law firm office manager.

What attracted you to the line of work you’re in, and how did you get started?

Grisham & Poole: Ross and Scott both chose to be attorneys to provide assistance to those in a time of need. Being distinguished members of the community is the main focus of our business. We are happy to live in the community that we serve.

If you had to sum up your business mission to a stranger in five words, what would those words be?

Grisham, Poole & Carlile: Personable, experienced, professional, dedicated and effective

What’s the biggest challenge or most difficult moment you’ve faced in your job?

Grisham & Poole: In 2017, Ross and Scott took a huge leap of faith to expand into the Family Law arena. There were risks, but choosing Ashley Carlile to head our Family Law Division was one of the best decisions that we have made. The team at Grisham & Poole, PC is well-versed in handling the toughest and most difficult cases whether it is a DUI, possession of a controlled substance, domestic violence situation, divorce or custody battle.

What’s the most satisfying part of your job?

Grisham, Poole & Carlile: The most satisfying part of our job as attorneys is knowing that we worked as a team to achieve the best possible outcome for our client. Some cases require a few hours worth of work compared to other cases that take years worth of research and battling in and out of court. No matter how long a case takes, knowing that we provide our client the highest level of service is the most important aspect of our job.

How would you say your business or organization distinguishes itself from the others?

Grisham & Poole: At Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. we pride ourselves on our reputation of quality and excellence. Our team provides the best client experience with effective communication at all points in the legal process. We strive to offer the atmosphere of a small-town law firm by interacting with each client on a consistent basis, and the unwavering aggressiveness of a big-city law firm in the courtroom.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given when it comes to success?

Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C.: At Grisham & Poole, P.C. we treat our clients like family. We guide all of our clients through the judicial process, helping them navigate and overcome obstacles that stand in the way. From day one of meeting the team at Grisham & Poole, P.C. we hope to put our client’s mind to ease and reassure them that they have hired the right experienced firm to handle their case.

Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C.: In late 2017, renovations were completed on a historic house just off the square in downtown Canton to serve as the main office location for Grisham & Poole, P.C.

Learn more about the services offered by Grisham, Poole & Carlile, P.C. by visiting the Canton law firm website.

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