Defense Attorneys Safeguarding Clients’ Rights

trategic defense by highly experienced and respected attorneys

At Arora & LaScala, we handle all criminal law cases that include DUI charges, drug charges — from small-quantity possession to large-quantity manufacturing — and white collar crimes such as fraud and forgery. Being former prosecutors, with more than 4 decades of combined legal experience, our attorneys have handled hundreds of such cases, enabling us to anticipate the prosecution’s strategy and stay at least one step ahead. We work with forensic experts, investigators, psychiatrists, physicians and other professionals to prepare a strategic defense for your case.

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V Rated attorney offering current well-informed advocacy

In keeping with our dedication to providing clients with the best possible representation, our attorneys are diligent in keeping abreast of changes in state and federal criminal laws. Manny Arora is regularly called upon to provide legal analysis on criminal law topics for major television stations and print media, including ESPN, Fox News, the New York Times, USA Today, truTV and CNN. While we often comment on high-profile cases and are well known for doing so, we remain committed to fighting for anyone who faces a criminal charge.

Atlanta attorneys experienced in a wide range of criminal law cases

Our attorneys work diligently and efficiently to build a case that protects your rights in the following kinds of criminal law cases:

  • DUI

    Michael LaScala has prosecuted and defended thousands of DUI cases. Michael’s experience on both sides of the tribunal works to your advantage: Michael knows the ins and outs of the system and can help you retain your license, successfully defend and win your DUI case or mitigate your fines or jail time.

  • Drug offense

    No matter how minor or serious your drug offense, our attorneys vigorously examine the evidence against you to determine if it was collected illegally or contaminated during seizure. At the same time, we set honest expectations and always keep you informed of potential drug offense penalties.

  • White collar crime

    White collar crimes often involve detailed investigations led by law enforcement agents who specialize in fraud, corruption, forgery, embezzlement or bribery. Manny Arora is equally experienced in litigating such cases on our clients’ behalf, and is able to mitigate serious penalties in many cases.

  • Appeals

    Our attorneys leave no stone unturned when exposing mistakes or misconduct that may have negatively affected your trial. Because appeals are time sensitive, you need to act quickly after conviction in filing an appeal.



A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) becomes part of a permanent criminal record that follows you for the rest of your life


Referred to as post-conviction relief, are sought by many convicted parties found guilty by a criminal jury or during a bench trial

Drug Offenses

It is not unheard of for a police officer to arrest any person he believes has a connection to illegal drugs

White Collar Crimes

People typically accused of white collar crimes are those who hold high-profile and often very powerful positions in corporate, business or government settings

Criminal Defense

Being former prosecutors our attorneys have handled hundreds of such cases, enabling us to anticipate the prosecution’s strategy and stay at least one step ahead.


When someone is arrested in Georgia the impact could remain long after the case is closed, even if the charges are dropped.

Take charge of your future with experienced criminal law defense

In the complex and constantly changing field of criminal law, your choice in legal representation is crucial. Call Arora & LaScala at (404) 881-8866 or contact us online today for your free initial consultation with an established attorney. We proudly assist Spanish-speaking clients. (Se habla Español.)