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Mr. Greg K. Hecht

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Phone: (404) ***-****  
Local Address:  Stockbridge , Georgia , United States
Hecht Walker PC
3340 Peachtree Road NE Suite 1530
Atlanta , Georgia 30326
United States

Company Description: As a result of our experience and far reaching contacts, the clients of Hecht Walker have strong representation throughout the state, especially in the Metro...   more

Employment History

  • Principal
    Hecht Walker PC
  • Attorney General
    Greg Hecht
  • Finance Director
    Greg Hecht
  • State Senator
  • Attorney General
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Next Attorney General
    State of Georgia
  • Assistant District Attorney
    State of Georgia

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • JD degree
    UGA's law school
  • law degree
    The University of Georgia
  • graduate degree
    The University of North Carolina
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Web References
Greg Hecht for Georgia ..., 16 July 2014 [cached]
Greg Hecht for Georgia Attorney General
Olens has a Democratic opponent this year - the lightly funded Greg Hecht, an attorney and former state senator.
Greg Hecht for Georgia ..., 9 Aug 2014 [cached]
Greg Hecht for Georgia Attorney General
AJC: A rolling blog weekend: Greg Hecht says Sam Olens 'hid evidence,' allowed corruption
And not appoint an independent counsel to investigate. . . ." Greg Hecht, former Clayton County state senator and candidate for attorney general.
AP Wire | 07/14/2006 | Summary of recent Georgia newspaper endorsements, 14 July 2006 [cached]
Steen Miles, former state House and Senate member Greg Hecht and former state Rep.
Aside from the easily embraced issues, Hecht also scores points with his support for commuter rail, a viable option to reduce traffic congestion.
Savannah Morning News endorses Casey Cagle, Greg Hecht for lieutenant governor nominations
For Democratic voters, Greg Hecht.
On the Democratic side, Mr. Hecht offers the freshest ideas among the five candidates who are in the hunt for the party's nomination.The 42-year-old attorney from Jonesboro has served in both the state House and Senate, where he helped pass bills that focused on improving law enforcement and protecting crime victims and the elderly.His pro-public safety interest no doubt stems from his years as an assistant district attorney.
Mr. Hecht is the most centrist Democrat in the race, putting him in tune with many Georgia voters.He would be the party's strongest candidate against the survivor of the GOP's slugfest.
The Telegraph of Macon endorses Greg Hecht for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor
The race for the Democratic nomination for Georgia's lieutenant governor has fielded some impressive candidates.Three stand out with legislative experience:
Greg Hecht, a lawyer, has served as a state senator, state representative and an assistant district attorney.
The primary race, however, is likely to center on Hecht and Martin. ...
Hecht's platform is a multifaceted plan to improve public education.It covers incentives for teachers, restoring funding cut by the present administration, shifting emphasis to improving low-performing schools and creating programs that will encourage more parental involvement.
Hecht also pledges to stand firm against proposals he says could harm education, such as an amendment permitting tax funding of faith-based groups.This, he says, is a guise for introducing vouchers for private school use.Hecht also has a six-point transportation plan which, among other things, calls for commuter rail lines from Atlanta to Macon and Atlanta to Athens.
The voter wouldn't go wrong with either candidate, but we believe Hecht is the better of the two for the job.We endorse Greg Hecht for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor.
Greg Hecht for Georgia ..., 6 June 2014 [cached]
Greg Hecht for Georgia Attorney General
Greg Hecht, a Democrat challenging Republican Attorney General Sam Olens in the Nov. 4 general election, is making a campaign issue of the state's paying more than $1 million in damages and attorney fees to the former head of the state ethics agency.
Greg Hecht, a former State Senator and Attorney, qualified today to run for Attorney General. Hecht is an AV Rated Attorney by Martindale Hubbell, the Highest Rating for Legal Ability and Professional Ethics. Before Hecht was in the legislature, he was an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Georgia for 4 years prosecuting violent criminals, drug traffickers, child abusers, and identity thieves.
Greg Hecht for Georgia ..., 1 Jan 2001 [cached]
Greg Hecht for Georgia Attorney General
Greg Hecht was born in 1963 in Columbus, Georgia. His family moved to Atlanta where his father retired as a Lt. Colonel from the United States Air Force and started a caulking and paint manufacturing company. Greg spent many of his summers working on the plant floor sweeping and putting labels on cans 8 hours a day with a glue brush. Greg's mother was actively involved in many philanthropic organizations, which inspired Greg toward community service.
As a college student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Greg received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, Given to One Man and One Woman in the Graduating Class "Who Best Demonstrates Unselfish Interest in Human Welfare. Greg has always taken the tenet of this award to heart. His respect for all people and desire to improve the lives of those most vulnerable propelled his career into public service. After college, Greg gained his JD degree from UGA's law school.
Early in his career, Greg served as an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Georgia from 1989-­1993. He prosecuted violent criminals, drug dealers, sex offenders, child abusers, identity thieves, and murderers. During this time, he served as a Special DEA Airport Drug Prosecutor also. After his time protecting Georgia's most vulnerable, Greg served as a County Attorney and later started a law firm where he now pays 10 employees every 2 weeks as a small businessman. Greg and his family spent 20 years living in Jonesboro and serving the community.
In 1997, Greg took his experience as an ADA and small businessman to the Ga. legislature as a State Senator and State Representative. During his 6 years in the legislature, Greg authored laws for child abuse reporting protocols, giving special guardian powers to court appointed child advocates, requiring criminal background checks for daycare workers, making elder abuse a felony, applying strong penalties for vote fraud, to protect the Hope Scholarship, for veterans' protections and for tax relief.
Greg is married to Cheri Hecht, and they have 3 daughters.
Greg served 16 years on the Alzheimer's Services Board including 3 years as Chair, 10 years on the Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity Board including a term as President, 9 years on the Families First Board which provides group homes, adoptive and foster care services for abused and neglected children and young mothers, and 3 Years on the Prevention Plus Board which maintains a teen center to keep our youth off the streets and away from drugs. Greg is the 1999 Council on Aging's Legislator of the Year, the 1998 Speak up for Children's Legislative Service Award Recipient, and the 2002 Gideon's Trumpet Award Recipient Given to "One Georgian Who Best Ensures Equal Justice for All."
Greg's life has been about protecting Georgians and providing checks and balances in government. He will carry those values into office as the next Attorney General of the State of Georgia.
Protecting Georgia's Children
Greg Hecht has worked for over 25 years to protect children from abuse as an Assistant District Attorney and State Senator, State Representative, community servant, and adoptive parent.
As an Assistant District Attorney for the State of Georgia from 1989 to1993, Greg prosecuted many child abuse, child molestation, pimping, sexual predator, drug dealer, armed robbery, kidnapping, and violent crime cases including murder cases. 100% of those convictions were upheld on appeal.
In the Georgia Legislature as a State Representative and later a State Senator, Greg authored legislation providing guardian ad litem powers to court appointed special advocates to protect children in deprivation and abuse proceedings.
Other laws Greg authored and co-authored:
2001-2002 - Women's Division - Georgia Psychological Association legislative service award recipient given to Senator Hecht for his legislative work targeting child pimps and sex traffickers.
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