Lee Sexton received his Bachelor of Science Degree in criminal justice from Georgia State University, his Dr. of Jurisprudence from Woodrow Wilson College of Law, and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in November, 1981.
He is admitted to practice in all Georgia Courts and in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Federal District Courts, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
He has practiced almost exclusively criminal law throughout his thirty five (35) years of practice and is a former President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
He has addressed a Georgia Senate Committee on Minimum Mandatory Sentencing and addressed the Georgia Supreme Court in support of non-refundable retainers for Criminal Defense Lawyers.
He has served on the Strike Force for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers representing lawyers who have been cited for contempt. He is on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and serves on the legislative committee for Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
He has appeared on programs such as Dateline, 48 Hours, Court TV, Oprah Winfrey, as well as local and national television and radio news stations.