Carl Lietz is a partner with the Atlanta law firm of Kish & Lietz PC, where he devotes his practice to defending individuals facing federal criminal charges. After graduating from Vermont Law School in 1995, Lietz clerked for the Chief U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the Northern District of Alabama, and U.S. District Court Judge Orinda D. Evans of the Northern District of Georgia.
Before forming Kish & Lietz, Lietz worked as a trial attorney at the Federal Defender Office in Atlanta. During his five-year tenure with that office, he tried a significant number of federal jury trials, litigated hundreds of evidentiary and sentencing hearings, and argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Since forming Kish & Lietz, he has continued to devote his career to the defense of individuals facing federal charges. Lietz enjoys working with and learning from other lawyers, and he is a frequent lecturer at both national and regional seminars pertaining to federal criminal law.