Attorney Profile

Originally from Guatemala and subsequently completing her High School education in Venezuela, Paola Torselli is a fully bilingual attorney (Spanish/English). She has lived in Georgia for almost 20 years, graduating from Georgia State University College of Law in February of 1998. After graduating from law school, she briefly worked in the Fulton County Juvenile Court, as well as volunteering as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) in Fulton County.

 

Ms. Torselli worked as a trial attorney with the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office for almost 14 years. During that time, she zealously represented clients charged with misdemeanors, felonies and juveniles prosecuted as adults (SB440). Ms. Torselli has expanded her law practice to include Family Law. She has successfully represented client in divorces, legitimations, child support hearings and child custody matters, as well as temporary and permanent protective orders.

 

During the span of her career, Ms. Torselli has acquired extensive trial experience, handling criminal cases from first appearance through resolution, including trial. She is a skilled trial attorney, with an excellent success rate in both misdemeanor and felony cases. Ms. Torselli’s knowledge and ease in the courtroom have translated into a considerable advantage in her family law practice, where matters are not often litigated. Paola Torselli will confidently represent you in any court appearance, whether your case involves a criminal or family law matter.

 

Ms. Torselli’s fluency in Spanish will allow direct and complete communication with Spanish-speaking clients, saving the client the expense of an interpreter during any meetings with his/her attorney.

 

Ms. Torselli attended the National Criminal Defense College (NCDC) in 2002. She is an active member of the DeKalb County Bar Association, the Gwinnett County Bar Association, The Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL).


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