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***LATEST NEWS*** July 2015- Marko Burgar successfully defends his client in Smyrna Municipal Court. Our client was charged with DUI and alleged to have had a .107 BAC.

***LATEST NEWS*** July 2015- Marko Burgar succeeds in obtaining the dismissal of DUI charges against a client in Atlanta Municipal Court!

June 2014- Marko Burgar successfully defends a client who was accused DUI and haviong a .165 BAC. Charges were dismissed in their entirety in Fulton County State Court.

June 2014- Another successful defense in Cobb County State Court. Marko Burgar’s client was accused of DUI and refusing the state’s breath test.

December 2014- Attorney Marko Burgar obtains the dismissal of DUI charges in Fulton County State Court against a client accused of having a BAC of .163

December 2014- Marko Burgar secures the dismissal of DUI charges is DeKalb County State Court against a client accused of driving under the influence of marijuana.

November 2014- DUI attorney Marko L. Burgar obtains the dismissal of DUI charges in Gwinnett County State Court for a client arrested at a Georgia State Patrol roadblock.

November 2014- Marko Burgar succeeds in Fulton County State Court in defending a driver who was accused of DUI after becoming ill and vomiting in his car.

October 2014- Marko L. Burgar succeeds in obtaining the dismissal of DUI charges in Atlanta Municipal Court against a client accused of having a BAC of .108.

September 2014- Marko L. Burgar, P.C. has merged with longtime colleague James Michael to form Burgar & Michael, LLC. Our main office will be at 6 Piedmont Center, Suite 525, 3525 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305.

June 1014- DUI lawyer Marko Burgar obtains the dismissal of DUI charges in the State Court of Fulton County where our client was accused of having a blood alcohol content of .198.

May 2014- Marko Burgar successfully defends two separate DUI cases in the Chattahoochee Hills municipal court, one of which was a client accused of driving under the influence of drugs while leaving the Tomorrowworld festival.

May 2014- Marko Burgar assists a client in avoiding a DUI conviction in the Smyrna Municipal Court.

May 2014- Marko Burgar obtains the complete dismissal of all charges and an expungement of the arrest record for a client accused of DUI in the City of Atlanta. Mr. Burgar was able to show our client was not under the influence of anything at all.

March 2014- Attorney Marko Burgar successfully defends a client accused of driving under the influence while under 21 years of age and have a blood alcohol content of .05. This case occurred in the Cobb County State Court.

February 2014- Attorney Marko L. Burgar secured the dismissal of DUI charges in the Rockdale County State Court.

December 2013- Marko Burgar obtains a NOT GUILTY jury verdict on DUI charges in the State Court of Fulton County where our client was alleged to have a BAC of .190.

October 2013- Attorney Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of DUI and Possession of Methamphetamine  charges levied against a client in Fulton County Superior Court.

October 2013- Marko Burgar interviewed on Fox5 Atlanta concerning the illegal practice of obtaining search warrants for blood after a driver exercises his implied consent right to refuse.

October 2013- NOT GUILTY! A Cobb County Superior Court jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty to the felony charge of impersonating a police officer charge indicted against our client.

October 2013- Marko Burgar’s defense led to the dismissal of Arson charges against our client in Cobb County Superior Court.

October 2013- We successfully defended a client against charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer in Atlanta Municipal Court.

September 2013- Marko Burgar obtains the dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a .111 BAC, and against a client accused of DUI/marijuana, both in Cobb County State Court.

August 2013- Attorney Marko L. Burgar secures the dismissal of DUI charges in Fulton County State Court for an incident originating in Chattahoochee Hills.

August 2013- Marko Burgar obtains dismissal of Battery charges filed against our client in Gwinnett County State Court.

June 2013- Marko Burgar obtains dismissal of Aggravated Assault charges filed against our client in Fulton County Superior Court.

June 2013- Attorney Marko L. Burgar secures the dismissal of Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer charges filed against our client in East Point Municipal Court.

May 2013- Attorney Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of DUI charges filed against our client in Fulton County State Court. Our client had been arrested for DUI by a Georgia State Patrol trooper in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

May 2012- We’ve launched our revised Facebook page to include regular updates on DUI matters and to advise about the successes of our firm. Updates will also be linked to our Twitter account, @BurgarLaw. We would enjoy having you follow us!

April 2013- Marko L. Burgar secured the dismissal of DUI charges against our client that had been filed in the Roswell Municipal Court.

March 2013- Success again! Attorney Marko Burgar successfully defended his client in the State Court of DeKalb County, where the jury refused to convict our client of DUI.

January 2013- NOT GUILTY! After a two-day trial in the Clayton County State Court, the jury found our client Not Guilty of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Marko Burgar successfully defended our client against the charge and saved his commercial driver’s license.

December 2012- Another series of successful defenses of accusations of Driving Under the Influence by attorney Marko Burgar, including the dismissal of DUI charges in Fulton County State Court against a client alleged to have had a .154 BAC, and in Cobb County State Court for a client alleged to had had a .080 BAC.

October 2012- NOT GUILTY! After a vigorous defense, a Fulton County jury found Marko Burgar’s client Not Guilty to the charges of DUI from an incident occurring in the northern Atlanta suburb of Roswell.

September 2012- Our run of successful defenses of DUI/Drug cases continued this month with a dismissal of charges of Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana levied against a client in Cobb County.

August 2012-This summer has been productive for this firm and our clients, with many successful defenses of DUI cases, including a successful defense of a very uncommon DUI/Heroin case in the Cobb County Superior Court, continuing Marko Burgar’s excellent record of defending DUI/drug cases.

May 2012- Another productive month for Marko Burgar, including successful defenses of DUI charges in Austell, Atlanta and Cobb County. Of particular note was a defense of a client accused of having a BAC of .11, where Marko Burgar successfully argued that the officer’s arrest of our client was premature, thereby excluding the alleged test results.

April 2012-We are pleased to report a favorable resolution and successful defense of a client originally accused of aggravated sexual battery and abuse in Fulton County Superior Court. The defense required a year of detailed effort to obtained a positive outcome.

March 2012-Attorney Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of possession of marijuana charges filed against a client in Fulton County. The incident began as a stop in Union City where the client had been suspected of being DUI.

March 2012-DUI lawyer Marko Burgar successfully defended four clients charged with DUI in Cobb County. In three of these cases the client had refused the state chemical test. In each case.

March 2012-We are pleased to report that we were successful in avoiding a DUI conviction for a client accused in Sandy Springs. Attorney Marko L. Burgar was able to show the evidence was insufficient to sustain a conviction.

February 2012- We are pleased to announce the launch of our GEORGIA DUI APP for iPhone and iPad to compliment our version for Android phones. It is the first mobile phone application of its kind in Georgia, providing information on your rights and obligations if stopped and accused of DUI, and also providing an emergency contact function to let your family and attorney Marko Burgar know that you have just been arrested.

January 2012- NOT GUILTY! Another jury returned a verdict of not guilty, responding favorably to our defence of DUI charges in in Fulton County State Court for an incident that occurred in the City of Atlanta.

December 2011- We are pleased to announce the launch of our GEORGIA DUI APP for Android phones! It is the first mobile phone application of its kind in Georgia, providing information on your rights and obligations if stopped and accused of DUI, and also providing an emergency contact function to let your family and attorney Marko Burgar know that you have just been arrested.

December 2011- Mr. Burgar’s record of success continues in the month of December, including the very unusual occurrence of two verdicts of NOT GUILTY in the same day in separate cases in the State Court of Fulton County. In the first case, the client was charged with DUI from an incident in East Point, and in the second case, a different client was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in Johns Creek. Mr . Burgar also obtained the dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused in Cobb County to finish the year on a very positive note.

November 2011-Multiple wins for the clients of attorney Marko L. Burgar during the month  of November! Mr. Burgar obtained a NOT GUILTY verdict after trial for DUI charges that originated in Alpharetta. Mr. Burgar also obtained the dismissal of DUI charges against a client charged with driving under the influence of marijuana, and the dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a BAC of .098.

October 2011-Another successful defense of a DUI case by Marko Burgar! We obtained the dismissal of DUI charges against a client arrested in Atlanta and charged with having a blood alcohol content of .174.

September 2011-Two more successful DUI defenses! Attorney Marko Burgar extracted a dismissal of DUI and Fleeing and Eluding charges filed against a client in Atlanta. It was alleged the client had a blood alcohol content of .130, but the evidence strongly suggested involuntary intoxication and being dosed with GHB. In a second case, a different client was charged with having a blood alcohol content of .113 in a South Fulton County jurisdiction. In this case the defense was based on a wrongful stop by the officer.

August 2011-Two successful defenses of DUI-drug cases for Marko Burgar! Mr. Burgar obtained the complete dismissal of DUI charges levied against a client in Marietta, Georgia, where the client stood accused of driving under the influence of marijuana and GHB. Later in Atlanta, Mr. Burgar obtained the dismissal of DUI charges against a different client accused of driving while under the influence of Ambien and Lioresal.

July 2011-Marko L. Burgar, P.C. introduces Gladys Gibbons as a new member of our team. Ms. Gibbons brings a wealth of experience to our firm having been with Office of the Solicitor for both Atlanta Municipal Court and Atlanta City Court, where she was an integral member of their DUI prosecution staffs.

July 2011-WE’VE MOVED! We are pleased to announce  that our new main office has been completed at 7 Piedmont Center, Suite 408, which is at 3525 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305. We will continue to have satellite offices throughout the metro Atlanta area for the convenience of our clients.

July 2011-Attorney Marko Burgar successfully negotiated the dismissal of DUI charges for a client in a DeKalb County court. We appreciate the consideration given by the prosecutor, who took the time to review the evidence we presented which showed this was not a case ripe for prosecution.

June 2011-We secured the complete dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a BAC of .092 in a western Atlanta suburb.

April 2011-In concert with several colleagues, Attorney Marko Burgar secured a $2.7 million judgment in a multi-state fraud matter.

April 2011-Attorney Marko Burgar was successful in earning the dismissal of felony Computer Trespass charges against a client in a suburban Atlanta county.

April 2011-A very good month for the clients of Marko L. Burgar, P.C.! Attorney Marko Burgar favorably resolved several cases where clients had been charged with DUI. These included a dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a BAC of over .250, the dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a BAC of over .080, and the dismissal of DUI charges against a client accused of having a second offense within three years.

March 2011-ANOTHER CASE DISMISSED! Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of all charges against our client in Cobb County State Court. Our client was accused of DUI and other charges.

February 2011-CASE DISMISSED! Marko Burgar secured the dismissal of DUI and all other charges filed against our client in a south Fulton County court. The questionable legitimacy of the crime lab reports and the mysterious absence of hospital records associated with the case were matters Mr. Burgar used to assist our client.

January 2011-NOT GUILTY! After a contentious trial concerning battery charges in a newsworthy case in the Coweta County, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty, acquitting our client.

December  2010-Two successful resolutions obtained by Marko Burgar. In both a Gwinnett County and South Fulton County municipality, Mr. Burgar obtained a reduction of charges from DUI with very favorable terms that obviated the need for jury trials.

November 2010-Another success for attorney Marko Burgar, who obtained the dismissal of alcohol-related charges levied against a client in the City of Smyrna.

October 2010-Marko Burgar successfully obtains a reduction of charges for a client who had been accused of DUI in a South Fulton municipality. In a curious set of facts, the officer attempted to investigate to different drivers for DUI at the same time!

October 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar negotiates the dismissal of DUI charges in Cobb County.

September 2010-Another success! Marko Burgar was able to defeat DUI charges for a client accused in Paulding County in a case with problematic breath test results.

August 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar successfully obtains the dismissal of DUI charges against an under-21 driver in metro Atlanta!

August 2010-In a joint effort with colleague Jim Michael, attorney Marko Burgar successfully negotiated for the reduction of DUI charges in DeKalb County. Although the arresting officer was a 2009 MADD “DUI Hero”, we were able to convince the state of the weakness of their case.

July 2010-A fantastic win for attorney Marko Burgar! After over two years of litigation, Marko Burgar successfully earned the dismissal of all charges against a client accused of DUI with a .130 BAC in the Atlanta Municipal Court.

July 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar successfully negotiated for the reduction of charges against a client charged with DUI in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

June 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar defended our client against DUI charges in Cobb County. It took a considerable effort, but the firm was successful in convincing the State to abandon DUI charges and to resolve the case under lesser charges.

June 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar, after 26 months of litigation, successfully obtained the full and complete dismissal of DUI charges levied against a client in Fulton County. Our client had been accused of being a DUI driver with a BAC of .109.

May 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar had another successful effort in securing the dismissal of drug possession charges by a client in a metro Atlanta county. The State had insisted on a stiff jail sentence for our client, but Mr. Burgar’s persistent defense led to the discovery that the State had no idea what they did with the supposed drug they found!

April 2010- In another fantastic effort, attorney Marko Burgar helped our client avoid a conviction for DUI in Cobb County, Georgia. In an unusual set of facts, client had been accused of both prowling houses and DUI. The attorney Marko Burgar successfully argued that the evidence of the DUI was not appropriately obtained, leading to the dismissal of that component of the case.

April 2010- After 22 months of effort, attorney Marko Burgar successfully saw that DUI charges against his client in Atlanta were dismissed.

March 2010-Another success for attorney Marko Burgar, who secured the dismissal of DUI and Reckless Driving charges against our client in Fulton County, Georgia! Our client had been accused of DUI while driving 102 mph.

March 2010-Attorney Marko Burgar continues his success in defending clients wrongfully accused of drug offenses. Attorney Marko Burgar secured the dismissal of an indictment of our client in the Superior Court of Henry County. Our client had been arrested for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. Mr. Burgar was successful in convincing the parties that our client was uninvolved and wrongfully accused.

January 2010-Another success for attorney Marko Burgar! After over a year of stubbornly litigating a drug possession charge in a metro Atlanta county, Mr. Burgar obtained a full dismissal of all charges for our client. Our client was charged with drug possession when the driver of a car he had ridden in was arrested for DUI. Marko Burgar was able to show a lack of connection between the two parties and the dubious tactics of the arresting officers in associating our client with the incident.

January 2010-A huge success for attorney Marko Burgar in defending a client accused of Rape and Aggravated Sexual Battery in a suburban Atlanta jurisdiction. With client was facing a life sentence, we undertook an expansive investigation of the circumstances of his case which allowed us to present a defense based on the manner of transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, which presented a powerful case that our client could not have been involved in the alleged assault. Combined with our location and identification of several key witnesses, this defense led to the State abandoning sexual assault charges against our client, leaving us with only with relatively minor charges to resolve.

January 2010-A solid effort by attorney Marko Burgar led to the state abandoning a DUI charge against our client in Cobb County. It was shown that while there was a serious accident and the client had a history of DUI, there was simply not enough evidence to prove he was DUI on this occasion.

January 2010-After 23 months of litigation, attorney Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of DUI and Minor in Possession of Alcohol charges levied against our client in Paulding County, Georgia. Mr. Burgar proved more stubborn than the prosecution in outlasting the state in defense of charges we viewed as entirely inappropriate given the known facts of the case.

November 2009-After 18 months of litigation, attorney Marko Burgar obtained the dismissal of DUI charges in Atlanta that had been levied against our client. The result allowed our client, a U.S. Soldier, to accept deployment to Afghanistan, a challenge that had been delayed as a result of the state’s prosecution. We wish our client Godspeed and a safe return upon the completion of this tour.

September 2009-Attorney Marko Burgar obtained the prompt reduction of DUI charges for a client accused in a suburban Atlanta county. In a case that on the surface seemed to be a vanilla DUI and an easy win for the State, Mr. Burgar uncovered a wholly incompetent investigation on the part of the arresting officers and quickly obtained concessions from the prosecutors. The client, eager to resolve her case, accepted the state’s offer to plead to a traffic offense rather than wait for trial.

July 2009- After nearly a year of litigation, attorney Marko Burgar secured the reduction of DUI charges in a southern Atlanta county Clayton County. A strong win at a pretrial hearing led to the excellent compromise result that saved the client’s job and driver’s license.

June 2009- A attorney Marko Burgar negotiated the complete dismissal of DUI and related charges against a metro Atlanta client. Mr. Burgar illustrated the excellent field performance of the client, as well as the dubious tactics of the arresting officer in convincing the state to abandon the prosecution

June 2009- Attorney Marko Burgar secured the dismissal of DUI charges that had been levied against a client in Atlanta. Mr. Burgar successfully argued the alleged evidence of impairment due to alcohol was indistinguishable from the normal symptoms expected from injuries due to a severe accident.

May 2009- Attorney Marko Burgar obtained the complete dismissal of charges against a client accused in Gwinnett County of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and ecstasy, and possession of clonazepam (Klonopin). Our client’s co-defendant was convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison.

April 2009- Another NOT GUITY jury verdict for a client of Marko Burgar. In a suburban Atlanta matter, attorney Marko Burgar successfully argued to the jury that the arrest videotape of our client completely contradicted the prosecutor’s suggestion that the accused was a less safe driver due to the influence of alcohol.

March 2009- Attorney Marko Burgar secured the dismissal of DUI and related charges against a client accused of Driving Under the Influence in Atlanta. Mr. Burgar was able to establish the complete lack of evidence suggesting the accused was intoxicated.

February 2009- Attorney Marko L. Burgar obtains the dismissal of DUI charges against an young driver after over two years of litigation in the Fulton County State Court.

October 2008- Another win for attorney Marko L. Burgar, earning a jury verdict of NOT GUILTY for his client. Our client, who was under 21 years old at the time of the incident, was accused of driving with a blood alcohol content of .161 and rear-ending another car. After three years of litigation in Fulton County State Court, Mr. Burgar succeeded in getting this matter before a jury, who gratefully returned a verdict of not guilty, exonerating our client of the accusation of DUI.

October 2008- Attorney Marko L. Burgar successfully obtains a new trial on appeal for a client convicted of DUI in a Fulton County municipality. Mr. Burgar was asked to argue the appeal by a colleague in a case where the client was alleged to have had a BAC of .097. Mr. Burgar successfully asserted procedural errors that required that the client be given a new trial.

September 2008-Attorneys Marko L. Burgar successfully argued for the withdrawal of DUI charges against an under-21 driver in Paulding County. Our firm was able to distinguish our client from the three other co-defendants who were ultimately convicted of DUI. Our client was accused by the officer of having a blood alcohol content of .111.

August 2008- Attorney Marko L. Burgar convinces the prosecutor and court in a DeKalb County municipality not to proceed with DUI charges against our client. Mr. Burgar successfully showed the evidence would not likely result in a conviction of the accused.

July 2008-Attorney Marko L. Burgar secures the dismissal of DUI charges entered in DeKalb County against a client accused of driving under the influence of marijuana.

June 2008- Attorney Marko L. Burgar and successfully argues for the dismissal of DUI charges entered in Cobb County against a client accused of driving under the influence of marijuana.

June 2008- Attorney Marko Burgar negotiated an over $500,000 resolution of a client’s workers compensation claim for an incident where the client sustained a burst fracture of his spine. This settlement concluded over three years of litigation concerning the employer’s resistance to fully compensating our client.

February 2008-Attorney Marko Burgar secures the dismissal of drug trafficking charges against a client in Fulton County Superior Court. The client was facing a minimum sentence of ten years to serve and a $200,000.00 fine. Our client was the only one of several co-indictees to be cleared of all charges. The matter involved a two-year investigation into alleged cocaine distribution in North Fulton County.

August 2007- Attorney Marko Burgar represented a major Peachtree City developer in the sale of over 300 acres to a Chinese industrial firm. A $30 million facility will be built on the site for the manufacture of heavy equipment and later the company headquarters and research facility. This deal not only brings a substantial employer to the community, but is also structured to preserve the unique character of the Peachtree City, Georgia.

January 2007-Attorney Marko L. Burgar secures the acquittal of client charged with DUI in Fulton County State Court. The client was alleged to have had a blood alcohol content of .124.

May 2006- Attorney Marko L. Burgar secures the dismissal of DUI charges in the Atlanta Municipal Court. The state did not have sufficient evidence to a charge a visiting Louisiana resident with the offense.

December 2006- Attorney Marko L. Burgar successfully negotiates the dismissal of Terroristic Threats charges levied against our client in Fulton County Superior Court.

December 2006-Attorney Marko Burgar, secures an over $1,000,000 recovery for automobile accident victim who sustained complex spinal injuries.

November 2006-Attorney Marko L. Burgar negotiates the dismissal of hit and run charges in Sandy Springs Municipal Court.

January 2006-Attorney Marko L. Burgar successfully argues for the dismissal of minor in possession of alcohol charges in Athens/Clarke County