Sydney Strickland

Sydney Strickland

Strickland Webster, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, Immigration Law
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Summary

Sydney received her law degree from the University of Alabama after completing her undergraduate studies at Ole Miss. While at the University of Alabama School of Law, Sydney studied criminal law and criminal defense under the current Executive Director and Attorney-in-Chief of the Federal Defenders of New York, and earned top honors for her work in Alabama’s criminal defense clinic. She also served as the Ethics Opinions Editor for Volume 35 of the Journal of the Legal Profession. After graduating from law school, Sydney worked as a Staff Attorney at the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Sydney worked on a variety of cases while serving as a staff attorney, including appeals from criminal, post-conviction, civil rights, and employment decisions, and petitions for review from the Board of Immigration of Appeals. Her final two years at the Staff Attorney’s Office were spent working primarily on petitions for post-conviction relief. Sydney was born and raised in Decatur, Alabama. She now resides in Atlanta with her husband, Dr. Nathan Sherrer. Sydney and Nathan are animal lovers, and are proud parents to dogs Jackson and Lucy, and cat George. Sydney focuses her practice on criminal defense, appeals, and post-conviction relief. She is licensed to practice in both Georgia and Alabama.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Immigration Law
Professional Experience
Staff Attorney
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Staff Attorney's Office
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Education
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
J.D. (2011)
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University of Mississippi
B.A. (2008) | Psychology, Political Science
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia # 418591
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Website
Contact & Map
Office
115 M.L.K. Jr. Drive NW
Suite 304
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA
Telephone: (404) 590-7967