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Cindy Spindler Manning
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Peachtree City, GA

Cindy Manning started Manning Peace, LLC with the intention of serving clients with the excellence of a big firm and prosecution training, service, and economics of a small firm. In doing so, she represents individuals and businesses, helping her clients solve problems related to criminal charges. With over a decade of experience practicing as a trial lawyer, Cindy provides each client with individual service and support.

Additionally, Cindy has extensive appellate experience in both civil and criminal matters and has argued before both the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court. She is also admitted to practice before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

Experience as a Former Prosecutor

Cindy worked for several years as an Assistant District Attorney, prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors in the courts of Georgia. With her extensive trial experience and familiarity with criminal procedure in Georgia, Cindy is poised and confident in the courtroom and is not afraid to approach any judge, prosecutor, or opposing counsel to meet the needs of her clients.

The Start of Her Legal Career

In 1999, she graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Following her undergraduate coursework, she was granted a full scholarship to Boston University where she earned her Juris Doctorate, graduating magna cum laude in 2002.

While at Boston University, she served as an editor of the Boston University Law Review and was active with the moot court and mock trial programs. She also participated in the criminal law clinic where she prosecuted criminal defendants in Boston’s state courts.


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1999
  • Tennessee


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Florida State University , Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star by Law and Politics
  • Georgia Super Lawyer
  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Former President
  • Atlanta Council for Younger Lawyers
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Fayette Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Alston & Bird LLP, Associate
  • District Attorney's Office - Griffin Judicial Circ, Assistant District Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors - Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Store
  • Board of Directors - Friends of the Tyrone Public Library