Erin Dohnalek

Erin Dohnalek is a Senior Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of W. Scott Smith. Erin earned her law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law, where she served as Vice President of the Criminal Law Society, a member of the Board of Advocates, and competed in national Mock Trial Competitions across the country. She also practiced under the Third-Year Bar Act representing clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies in the Dallas, Texas area. In that time, she gained valuable experience working with clients, and advocating on their behalf. Throughout her time in law school, she realized that her passion was in criminal defense work, and she is driven to protect the constitutional rights of her clients.

Erin currently is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers. She has successfully completed the Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program as she considers herself not only a criminal defense lawyer, but also a trial attorney. Erin places her clients first, and values the importance of being a passionate, and empathetic advocate, who not only fights for her clients, but also cares about them as people.

Before entering law school, Erin played collegiate basketball, and earned her degree in Economics at Northern Iowa, and Washburn University. In her free time, she continues to play basketball, and she also enjoys hot yoga, spending time with her family and friends, and watching football, especially her favorite team, the Kansas City Chiefs.