Cobb County, Georgia Business Lawyers

Thomas W. Zagorsky
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Experienced & Dedicated Legal Advice & Representation! Skill & Determination!

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Patricia Klusmeyer
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Determined & Dedicated Georgia Business Attorney! Skilled Legal Representation!

I am a knowledgeable and skilled business law attorney. I provide knowledgeable legal counsel and advocacy for a vast array of business law issues and goals! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Eric J. Garber
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Seasoned & Dedicated Business and Litigation Counsel for Healthcare Providers!

I am an experienced and determined business and health care law attorney. I am committed to providing exceptional advice and aggressive advocacy! Visit my website to see client testimonials and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Scott McMahan
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Georgia Business Law Attorney

Scott understands that businesses approach the legal world from a different perspective than most people do. Having worked for a mutual fund company before attending law school, Scott was able to learn how businesses... Read More »
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James Patrick Galvin Jr.
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(800) 405-5117 36 Trammell Street, Suite 101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Miami School of Law
James P. Galvin is the founder of Galvin Legal. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. He graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida. At the University of Miami, he completed the litigation skills program, which included serving as a Certified Legal Intern with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Mr. Galvin actively participated in the Investor Rights Clinic as a Certified Legal Intern, Returning Fellow,...
Leslee Champion Hungerford
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(770) 405-0164 506 Roswell Street
Suite 210
Marietta, GA 30060
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Leslee Hungerford was raised in Columbus, Georgia and earned her Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Auburn University. Leslee attended Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where she graduated cum laude and in the top 8% of her class. While in law school, she served as Articles Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, President of the Georgia Student Bar Association, and was honored as an Abraham Caruthers Legal Writing Teaching Fellow. Leslee has focused her practice in the areas of civil litigation, domestic relations, and wills and estates. Leslee is additionally a trained Guardian Ad Litem and...
Samuel T. Brannan
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(855) 436-7752 36 Trammell St
#101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Securities
Georgia State University College of Law
Jeffrey Kaufman
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(678) 712-1115 100 Galleria Pkwy S.E.
Suite 1100
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Jeffrey Kaufman is the founding attorney of Kaufman Law, P.C. and has been practicing law for over 35 years. He attended law school at Mercer University, graduating in 1977. He obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from Washington University in St. Louis. He is admitted to practice in all Georgia State Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, U.S. District Court, and the Northern District of Georgia. Jeffrey Kaufman is a member of several organizations including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. To contact Jeffrey, please contact...
Michael Familetti
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(770) 794-8005 142 S. Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060
Business, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
Vermont Law School
A 1981 graduate of SUNY Albany, and a 1984 graduate of Vermont Law School. Former Federal Attorney with the SBA and FDIC. Published bankruptcy author. Profiled in Atlanta Journal Constitution and other papers for handling of several high-profile legal matters. We represent individuals and small businesses in a wide variety of matters, including divorce, state court litigation, bankruptcy and other areas.
Hassan Hussein Elkhalil
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(770) 612-3499 1950 N Park Pl
Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Immigration and International
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Mr. Elkhalil currently lives with his wife and two sons in Marietta, Georgia. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He then went on to receive his J.D. from John Marshall Law School, and an LL.M. in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri – Columbia Law School. Additionally, Mr. Elkhalil is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Fluent in Arabic, Mr. Elkhalil is extremely active in his community and participates in a variety of community, cultural, and...
Peter G. Golden
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer
(678) 388-8876 900 Circle 75 Pkwy
#500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Employment and Entertainment & Sports
Vanderbilt University Law School
Douglas Richard Kertscher
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Employment, IP and Insurance Claims
The University of Georgia School of Law
Blakely Holloway Frye
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Employment, IP and Patents
Georgia State University College of Law
William Stanley Faulkner
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(770) 685-9501 1870 The Exchange
suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Mr. Faulkner is an experienced counselor and litigator, having held bar licenses in four states (Mo, Il, Ct and Ga). He has litigated in state and federal courts in each of these states with much success. He has also appeared in the Court of Appeal in both Missouri and Illinois. Through is efforts, he has achieved significant results for his clients, including a settlement worth $39 million dollars for the residents of Hartford, Illinois. Mr. Faulkner uses this experience and focuses his skills in the pursuit of assisting individuals in trust and estate matters, guardianships and conservatorships, estate planning, business...
Daniel I. MacIntyre
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Experienced & Professional Business Attorney! Dedicated to Successful Outcomes!

For 35 years, I have provided skilled and dedicated business law representation. I am committed to exceptional personal and professional legal advocacy! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Richard Ferrell Evins
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Georgia Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Richard F. Evins is an attorney with over 22 years of experience practicing primarily in the areas of commercial and business litigation, collection law, consumer credit and contract law. His offices are in Woodstock,... Read More »
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David Reid Cook Jr
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(770) 270-6974 3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Energy and Tax
Mercer University
David R. Cook is an attorney with the Atlanta-based law firm Autry, Hall & Cook, LLP. His practice focuses on four main areas: construction, utilities, cooperatives, and business law. By specializing in these four distinct areas of law, David has developed the expertise his clients expect from an attorney abreast of their industries.
Jason Ryan Doss
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(855) 436-7752 36 Trammell St
#101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Employment and Securities
Florida State University College of Law
Joy Doss
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer
(855) 436-7752 36 Trammell St
#101
Marietta, GA 30064
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Employment and Securities
Florida State University College of Law
Carrie Fiedler
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(770) 485-4930 247 Washington Avenue
Marietta, GA 30060
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Georgia State University College of Law
Lawyer and mediator in Marietta, Georgia who provides professional, client-focused, affordable and effective legal services in the areas of dispute resolution, civil, criminal, divorce, family law, immigration, and mediation.
Paula J. Mcgill
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 509-4837 2265 Roswell Rd.
Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30062
Business, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
University of Pennsylvania
Attorney Paula J. McGill provides personal service to a variety of clients. She is comfortable representing individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Moreover, Attorney McGill is not afraid to go after large corporations to force them to take personal responsibility for damages they cause. Her confidence in pursuing these companies comes from her 20+ years of experience. Furthermore, she is skilled in efficiently and effectively representing clients of most budgets. Many clients return for additional services or recommend her to family and friends.

Her experience spans small claims matters, contract disputes,...
Rebecca Wyatt McLaws
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(770) 406-6624 216 Alexander Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Business, Divorce, Employment and Insurance Claims
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Matthew D McMaster
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(800) 890-3981 12 Powder Springs St.
Suite 250
Marietta, GA 30064
Business, Family, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Zainab Major Brown
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(678) 761-0154 3330 Cumberland Blvd., Ste 500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Family and IP
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Zainab Brown is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, JD Juris Doctor, MS Management Information Systems, BA Criminology, PMI certified Project Manager, Georgia Neutral/Mediator, IT Professional, inactive Georgia real estate salesperson, and a retired U.S. Navy veteran Legalman Chief Petty Officer.
Carolina Den Brok-Perez
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 819-4675 1950 Vaughn Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Business and Antitrust
Georgia State University
North American operations counsel for multinational chemical company providing legal advice and guidance relating to the Company's chemical business for matters affecting sales, marketing, product liability, regulatory compliance, etc., and negotiation of all commercial transactions including complex and international contracts. Member of the North American operations senior management team
Dr. Bijan Kasraie
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(678) 904-0085 1755 The Exchange SE
Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business and International
John Marshall Law School
Dr. Kasraie is a founding member of Kasraie & Fodor, LLC. He has well over 30 years of legal and executive business experience in several industries, including banking, finance, energy, real estate, manufacturing, recycling, IT, and pharmaceuticals. He has resolved legal, financial, corporate and political issues in the UAE, U.K., France, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Italy, Russia, Romania, Turkey, Poland, Republic of Georgia, Egypt, Morocco, Kuwait, India, Pakistan, Peoples’ Republic of China, Taiwan, Canada, etc. He holds graduate degrees in law and engineering and post graduate studies in finance and banking. In addition, Dr. Kasraie has been the Financial...
Daniel Greene
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Georgia Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Daniel believes that providing clients with great service is not just about getting results in the courtroom. Proficient communication and accessibility are the most important steps to ensuring a successful... Read More »
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Kasey Libby
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Business Lawyer! Cost-Effective Advocacy! Call Now!

I am an experienced and dependable business law attorney. I tirelessly and passionately advocate for the rights and interests of my clients! Visit my website for information and call my office for a free consultation. Read More »
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Robert Bermudez Campos
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(404) 388-3122 2774 N. Cobb Pkwy Suite 109
#317
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Business, Bankruptcy and Collections
Georgia State University College of Law
Originally from Texas, Robert first arrived in Atlanta in 1995 to attend Emory University as an undergrad, graduating early with a B.A. in 1998. Having come to call Atlanta his home, Robert subsequently earned his J.D., with honors, and his M.B.A. in 2001 from the College of Law and the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University. After graduation from law and business school, Robert was promptly admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2002 and spent several years as a litigator at a boutique bankruptcy and business litigation law firm based in Atlanta, amassing extensive business litigation,...
Michael Carvalho
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(678) 354-0066 707 Whitlock Ave SW
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Marietta, GA 30064
Business, Construction, Energy and Environmental
Michigan State University
Accomplished Environmental and Energy Attorney with extensive legal, technical and business experience. Substantive and practical knowledge of environmental and energy law, policy and regulation; regulatory compliance, permitting, and complex litigation in state and federal courts. Nationally recognized expert in the re-development of environmentally impaired commercial and industrial real estate. Achieved clients’ goals and objectives within multi-disciplined teams. Strong entrepreneurial focus and proven management experience. Successfully litigated claims against Public Service Commission involving $6.4 billion in proposed public utility expansion. Recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients in connection with citizen suits under the federal Clean Water Act. Creative legal...
Jay McManigal
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(770) 850-1800 3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 925
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Employment and Health Care
Seton Hall University School of Law
Jay is passionate about representing his clients' best interests. He is strategic and stern, yet, considerate. With his extensive background in litigation, he is well versed in understanding how and why various issues in commercial transactions affect his clients.

"I enjoy working with each one of my clients to ensure they are fully aware of how each contract may impact their business and their livelihood, while also firmly protecting my clients from unnecessary risk or unreasonable circumstances."

Areas of Focus:
Practice Transactions
Construction Disputes
Business and Civil Litigation

Jay received his Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University. In 2009, he...
Scott Wharton
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, IP, International and Securities
Georgia State University College of Law
David Haskin
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(678) 685-8948 1675 Lower Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
Business, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
Mr. Haskin was selected as Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association top 100 and has been named an AV Preeminent Lawyer through Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. Haskin's practice focuses on a select number of business client matters including advising on and litigating various contract and employment matters. He also maintains an active civil litigation practice which includes personal injury matters. For example, they recently obtained a seven figure settlement in a serious automobile accident. Mr. Haskin is licensed to Practice Law in the State...
David Mark Kupsky
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(678) 401-8894 50 Polk Street
Marietta, GA 30064
Business, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Emory University
David provides high quality, experienced, professional and personal legal services to individuals and small business. In order to devote the utmost attention to each clients, David accepts a limited number of cases focusing on individual serious personal injury, negligence, contract disputes, covenants not to compete, insurance claims, alternative dispute resolution and civil appeals.
Craig Thrift
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(678) 784-4150 125 TownPark Drive
Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Mr. Thrift is a corporate/transactional, real estate, franchise/dealership and licensing attorney, active and in good-standing in the State of Georgia. He has experience in M&A, securities, '33 and '34 Act compliance, start-ups, corporate governance, lending/credit, private equity, venture capital, real estate, dealership, resort development, professional licensing and general corporate law. Prior to forming Thrift & McLemore, Mr. Thrift worked as both a contractor and an employee of certain publicly and privately held timeshare/fractional real estate companies, was general counsel of a privately held recreational vehicle dealership group, and was an attorney with the international law firms of McDermott Will...
Frank Philips Harris
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(678) 483-8655 142 S Park Square NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Business, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Tennessee
Philip Andrew Holloway
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(678) 345-2290 191 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
S. Texas College of Law
William James Atkins
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(404) 969-4130 6400 Powers Ferry Road
Suite 355
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Civil Rights, Criminal and Employment
Emory University
Jon David Huffman
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Georgia Business Law Lawyer

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Robert D. Terry
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Exceptional Business Law Attorney! Skilled Legal Counsel & Representation!

I have years of experience providing representation for a vast array of legal matters. I am dedicated to skillfully advising and representing business clients! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Gregory Thomas Ourada
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Pkwy SE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, IP and Patents
Georgia State University College of Law
Karen Brown Williams
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(770) 952-5000 1820 The Exchange SE #150
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
Emory University
A graduate of Howard University, Boston College and Emory Law School, Karen began her law career in 1990 as Clerk to Justice Carol Hunstein where she served for more than two years before becoming a Public Defender for Dekalb County and then moving on to the Atlanta Solicitors Office. Karen founded her law practice in 1994 while a Cobb County Magistrate, where she served for five years. Karen brings broad experience and depth of understanding to her client’s cause. She is a frequent speaker on family law issues within the legal community, guiding other family law attorneys to becoming more...
Monroe J. Feldman
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(404) 881-0800 1820 The Exchange Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and DUI
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Brentton Givens
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer
(678) 956-1165 1978 Barrett Knoll Cir.
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Business, Health Care and Personal Injury
Robert R Joseph
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(770) 953-0995 3350 Riverwood Parkway SE
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business, IP and Securities
Emory University School of Law
Michael Corde Famiglietti
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(770) 794-8005 127 Church St NE
No. 315
Marietta, GA 30060
Business and Bankruptcy
Vermont Law School (VT)
Kimberly Childs
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(770) 319-9100 2727 Paces Ferry Road
Suite 1-225
Atlanta, GA 30339
Business
Georgia State University College of Law
Kimberly Childs represents business owners who are being taken advantage of by their business partners. Her practice focuses on negotiating and litigating the break-up of multi-owner privately held businesses. Kimberly’s education and experience set her apart from many other general business lawyers. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. At Georgia State, Kimberly served on the editorial board of The Law Review, was a pupil with the Bleckley Inn of Court, received numerous academic honors, including the Outer Barrister Guild Award, and graduated magna cum laude. Kimberly began her practice...
Jason Lee Nohr
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(770) 528-0150 212 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
The University of Georgia School of Law
Jason L. Nohr is an experienced trial and appellate attorney with over twenty years of experience handling complex civil litigation in state and federal trial courts involving those who have suffered catastrophic injuries and wrongful death caused by the negligence of both corporations and individuals. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Nohr with an AV rating, the highest peer review rating available. According to Martindale-Hubbell, an AV rating identifies a lawyer with very high to preeminent legal ability, and is a reflection of his expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Mr. Nohr practices in the area of injury...
Stephanie Lynne Curd
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(678) 723-8174 5041 Dallas Highway
Suite 602
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Georgia State University
Perry Allan Phillips
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Cobb County, GA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(770) 421-6040 358 Roswell St NE
Suite 1130
Marietta, GA 30060
Business and Real Estate
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Michael McGuffee
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"Business owners are hard-working, innovative, optimistic, and inspiring people. I take pride in helping business owners resolve the legal disputes that stand between them and their success.” Michael watched a... Read More »
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Kevin S. Little
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Exceptional Business & Healthcare Provider Advocacy! Skilled Representation!

I am an experienced and dedicated business and healthcare attorney. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of healthcare providers! Visit my website to see client testimonials. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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