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Small case load, individual attention


over $10 million recovered for clients

Our versatile experience speaks for itself in the 3 areas of personal injury, criminal defense, & civil rights law.

small case load, individual attention

I will handle your case myself- it will not be passed to a junior attorney.

never stop fighting for our clients

We will never stop working until we get the best possible outcome for our clients.

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criminal defense & personal injury law firm in atlanta, georgia

If you’ve suffered serious injury at the hands of another party or been charged with a crime, choose the attorneys of ChancoSchiffer P.C. for confident, compassionate legal representation. With more than a decade of experience representing clients in all matters of personal injury, criminal defense, and civil rights cases, we are one of the most trusted law firms in the state of Georgia.

We know that attentive, pro-active legal counsel is the key to successfully resolving a legal case. At ChancoSchiffer P.C. we strive to carry a small case load so every client gets the attention and respect he or she deserves. An expert legal professional, not a nameless associate or paralegal, handles every case.

Our firm handles cases in three main areas of law: personal injury, criminal defense, and civil rights violations.

what our clients say about us

He is a professional attorney for injury cases.

Mr. Chanco was very professional in dealing with the case. He helped me get good compensation for my ankle pain and suffering from the accident.

Professional, caring, & straightforward.

I will definitely use Doug again in the future if I ever need another attorney, and would recommend him to anyone searching for representation in an injury case. Great guy and an awesome attorney.

Mr. Schiffer is a fantastic attorney.

He is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, and puts to work the fantastic trial skills of its founder Gerry Spence.


Providing a personalized service and proven results.

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Personal Injury

An accident can turn your life upside down. A personal injury claim can help compensate for medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses associated with your rehabilitation and recovery. We hold negligent parties responsible and demand fair reimbursement for your injuries, pain, and suffering.

Our firm negotiates aggressively with insurance companies and will take your case to court if the settlement process does not lead to fair compensation for the harm you’ve suffered. We believe no one should have to pay for someone else’s negligence or misconduct.

Our practice areas include, but are not limited to:

Criminal Law

Criminal charges are serious matters that require the help of an experienced Atlanta criminal defense attorney. The lawyers at ChancoSchiffer P.C. will work to develop a comprehensive defense strategy with the goal of reducing any punishment for the charges you face. Our firm handles the defense of all criminal charges and is committed to helping you move forward, without a criminal record – if possible.

Here is a sampling of the types of criminal cases we handle:

We pride ourselves on a personal approach to each case we take. Our Atlanta criminal defense attorneys tailor representation specifically to our client’s needs, providing the same level of service we would want for our friends and families. Contact us for a free consultation and explore your legal options today.


verdict victim of assault

After litigating her case, a crime victim was awarded $5,000,000 in Cobb County as a result of the assault and kidnapping she endured.

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settlement burn injury

Despite government immunity law protecting the school and its officials from responsibility, a record setting immunity settlement was obtained for a student severely burned during a high school science experiment

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settlement truck accident

Settlement for a child hit by a truck when the driver decided to take a shortcut through a residential neighborhood. The child survived the hit and run injury, but required significant medical care and surgeries.

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Civil Rights Violations/Constitutional Law

Civil rights violations are important matters that involve our constitutional freedoms and our most fundamental rights. These proceedings often require an appearance in federal court. If you’ve been the victim of a civil rights violation, hire an attorney who is willing to fight for your rights at the highest levels of our court system. The attorneys at ChancoSchiffer P.C. have the experience and dedication necessary to handle these types of cases. Civil rights cases may involve workplace harassment, police brutality and misconduct, unlawful searches and seizures, and more. Choose an attorney who will vigorously defend your constitutional rights and hold parties responsible for their misconduct or abuse of authority.

No matter what kind of lawyer you need, the attorneys at ChancoSchiffer P.C. can help. We proudly serve the greater Atlanta community and treat every client with care, respect, and compassion.

Let an Experienced Professional Fight for You

The attorneys of ChancoSchiffer P.C. are not only focused on results but also have a vested interest in your personal success. We want to ensure that you receive the care and attention you deserve, especially in these difficult times. Because of our diligence and compassion, we’ve recovered more than $10 million for our clients since 2013. This includes setting a state record for victory in an sovereign immunity defense case involving the injury of a student at school.

Contact us today for a free consultation. We’re available whenever you need us for representation – and we make home or hospital visits when necessary as well.

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