Sugar Hill, Georgia Business Lawyers

J. Steven Parker
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Dedicated & Knowledgeable Representation for Your Business Law Needs & Goals!

I provide experienced and determined representation focused on the specific needs of business clients. I am committed to pursuing the best possible results! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Patrick J. Zichterman
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Georgia Business Law Lawyer

Patrick Zichterman, an associate attorney with Parker MacIntyre’s Regulatory Practice Group, represents individuals, broker-dealers, and investment advisers in compliance, regulatory, and enforcement matters. He... 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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Michael McGuffee
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Georgia Business Law Lawyer

"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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Frederick Peter Kross III
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Sugar Hill, GA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(770) 676-1233 1400 Buford Hwy
Suite F-1
Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Georgia State University and Georgia State University College of Law
Are you considering filing for bankruptcy? Are you unsure where to turn now that you feel confused and worried about the wellbeing of your future? If so, then you can’t wait another minute to begin working with the intensive care of a legal professional. At Fred P. Kross, PC, you will be able to bring your questions the answers that are so necessary. Don’t let your heartache be forgotten unnecessarily. Rather, work towards the attentive case completion that’s needed. You have the ability to move beyond the pain of a bankruptcy issue, and filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13...
Mark D. Anthony
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Buford, GA Business Law Lawyer
(678) 482-5891 1900 Morningside Drive
Suite 202
Buford, GA 30518
Business
Buford, GA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 932-3552 278 W Main St
Buford, GA 30518
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Real Estate
University of Georgia
Buford, GA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(770) 271-2991 4350 S Lee St
Buford, GA 30518
Business and Real Estate
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Buford, GA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(770) 945-0220 515 E Main St
Buford, GA 30518
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Elder
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Buford, GA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(770) 945-9755 4474 Commerce Dr
Buford, GA 30518
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Buford, GA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 271-1843 4850 Golden Pkwy
Buford, GA 30518
Business, Divorce and Family
Cumberland L.S./Samford
Buford, GA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(770) 831-7910 1400 Buford Hwy
Buford, GA 30518
Business, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
University of Georgia
Buford, GA Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(678) 482-4401 4484 Commerce Dr
Buford, GA 30518
Business and Real Estate
Michigan State University
Scott Kelley Spooner
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Suwanee, GA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(678) 714-1131 3451-C Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Georgia State University College of Law
At Spooner & Associates, P.C., we put our clients first. Our objective is to efficiently resolve each case with our client's interests at the forefront of every decision. We are a firm of skilled litigators who are aggressive in the courtroom. However, when it is in our client's best interests, we can handle cases through negotiation or methods of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation.
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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Thomas W. Zagorsky
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Experienced & Dedicated Legal Advice & Representation! Skill & Determination!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable business law attorney. I have exceptional experience advising and representing business law clients with their legal needs! Visit my website for more information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Kevin Joseph Pratt
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Suwanee, GA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(770) 614-4811 3461 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
Business, Consumer, Criminal and Tax
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Kevin J. Pratt PC, founded in 2002, provides professional and aggressive legal representation to clients across Georgia. With offices off I85 in Suwanee Georgia, convenient to Gwinnett, DeKalb, Hall, Barrow, Forsyth, Jackson, and Fulton Counties. We take on cases throughout Metro Atlanta and Georgia. We have the real life and legal experience necessary to get the job done right. The focus of our practice is primarily criminal defense and civil litigation defense. Our firm also provides legal representation in Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. In addition to being an attorney, Kevin J. Pratt is a...
Wayne Taylor
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Atlanta, GA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(404) 256-0700 One Premier Plaza, Suite 900
5605 Glenridge Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Business, Environmental, Insurance Claims and Products Liability
Emory University School of Law
Wayne Taylor is an AV rated trial lawyer who joined Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins LLP as a partner in 1995. For the past 26 years, Mr. Taylor has maintained a national practice representing insurers primarily in complex insurance coverage and bad faith matters, including commercial property and business interruption, bad faith and extra-contractual litigation, excess and surplus lines coverage, builder's risk, boiler and machinery, suspected arson and fraudulent claims, Chinese drywall, domestic intrastate and interstate motor truck carrier liability, warehouseman's legal liability, and jewelers block. He has extensive experience in third-party liability analysis and litigation, including general liability,...
Gregory Riley
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Buford, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 288-2010 2550 Hamilton Mill Road
Suite 200
Buford, GA 30519
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Tulsa
Welcome. At Riley Law Firm, I work with clients in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning, real estate closings, and general business matters. With offices in Buford (Hamilton Mill) and Johns Creek, I offer my experience and dedication to build lasting client relationships in order to better serve my clients and help them make informed legal and financial decisions.
Craig Alan Long
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Cumming, GA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(678) 679-0680 2450 Atlanta Hwy
Suite 1904
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
George Mason Univ (Fairfax VA)
I founded Craig Long, LLC, in 2004 focusing on practicing law in the following areas: Real Estate Law, Corporate Law and Civil Litigation. I am a sixth generation native Atlantan, with deep familial roots in Atlanta. Five generations of my family are buried in the historic Oakland cemetery in Atlanta. I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Government from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1997. I also served as vice-president and president of the student body while at Liberty University. My Juris Doctor degree was earned from George Mason University School of...
Christopher John York
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Duluth, GA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(770) 817-4939 1815 Satellite Blvd
Suite 404
Duluth, GA 30097
Business, Bankruptcy, IP and Personal Injury
Emory University and Emory University School of Law
Attorney Chris York is committed to helping clients navigate a complicated legal system. As an experienced attorney, he is always focused on helping clients obtain outcomes that are justified. He focuses on giving them the peace of mind they deserve. At our law firm in Duluth, GA, we genuinely care about every client we work with. His personal interests include running, watching tennis matches, and being a dedicated father to three teenagers, a boy and two girls.
Russell Hodges
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Cumming, GA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(888) 586-2621 520 Pirkle Ferry Road, Suite C
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Vanderbilt University Law School
At Hodges Law Firm, we handle a wide range of legal issues for clients throughout the Atlanta area, including elder law, estate planning, probate, Medicaid planning and protection, asset protection, litigation, and business law and services. We are knowledgeable in the law and understand the real life implications of legal actions. I have devoted more than thirty years of practice to: -Helping people protect their assets and those of their elderly parents and loved ones; -Creating legal structures where they can grow those assets, safely; -Providing vehicles to pass those assets along, safely and securely to...
William J. Smith
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Lawrenceville, GA Business Law Lawyer
(678) 690-5299 1755 N Brown Rd
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Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Business, Bankruptcy, Employment and Foreclosure Defense
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Don (Chip) Gaskill Jr.
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Duluth, GA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(770) 817-4938 1815 Satellite Blvd
Suite 404
Duluth, GA 30097
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
Chip Gaskill has spent his entire career practicing law in the Metro Atlanta area. He is dedicated to exhibiting professionalism and high ethical standards with a view toward creating a relationship of confidence and trust with his clients. He is an experienced attorney focused on results. His personal interests include marathons, enjoying high school and college football and being a devoted husband and father to two teenage girls.
Louise N. Smith
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Dacula, GA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(678) 889-5191 3611 Braselton Hwy.
Suite 200
Dacula, GA 30019
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
James W. McKenzie Jr.
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Lawrenceville, GA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(770) 476-9793 3883 Rogers Bridge Road
Suite 206A
Lawrenceville, GA 30097
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
The University of Georgia School of Law
In 2011, Jim McKenzie was honored by Martindale Hubbell/Lawyers.com for having maintained an “AV” rating for highest or “pre-eminent” legal skills and ethical standards for thirty consecutive years (1980-2010). He continues to achieve that consistent “AV” rating. The significance of the “AV” Rating by Martindale.com and Lawyers.com is described as follows: “The AV preeminent [rating] is a significant rating accomplishment- a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” www.martindale.com/products-services-peer-review-rating. (Martindale-Hubbell and Lawyers.com are the national legal locator and ranking service). Atlanta native and a Gwinnett...
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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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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Mitchell Matthew McKinney
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Cumming, GA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(770) 889-3653 327 Dahlonega Street
Suite 1701-A
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Alabama School of Law
Randall A. Meincke
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Cumming, GA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(770) 889-0181 309 Pirkle Ferry Road
Suite C400
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Elder
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Stuart Teague
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Cumming, GA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(770) 887-4554 110 Samaratin Dr. Suite 109
Cumming, GA 30040
Business
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Cumming lawyer Stuart Teague of James Stuart Teague, P.C. helps people navigate issues of property disputes, business law and estate planning. Since 1990, Attorney Teague has been working in the legal field. Prior the formation of his current firm, Mr. Teague worked at several other firms. Attorney Teague received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees from Mercer University in Macon. He is licensed to practice in both state in federal jurisdictions in Georgia. Set up a consultation by contacting his team today.
Michael Humber
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Cumming, GA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(770) 574-4477 418 Pirkle Ferry Rd #111
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Emory University
Gabrielle E. Espy
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Duluth, GA Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(678) 942-1563 2170 Satellite Boulevard
Ste. 375
Duluth, GA 30097
Business, Bankruptcy, Construction and Real Estate
University of Georgia School of Law
Ms. Espy is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Default Services Department. Ms. Espy’s practice areas include commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and lender representation, landlord representation in commercial and residential landlord-tenant law, real property foreclosures, business formation and agreements, and commercial bankruptcy.

Ms. Espy was raised in Decatur, Georgia. She graduated from Washington & Lee University in 2013 with a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Music. While at Washington & Lee, she served as the President of Generals Interested in Legal Studies, Chair of the Alpha Delta Pi Scholarship Committee, as well as a member of...
Harsharn Makkar
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Duluth, GA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(404) 200-4072 P. O. Box 607
Duluth, GA 30096
Business and Immigration
Ohio Northern University
Kimberly Scouller
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Johns Creek, GA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(678) 775-2205 6475 E Johns Crossing
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Business and Real Estate
University of Louisville
Armando Francisco Rois-Mendez
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Suwanee, GA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(678) 473-8107 3871 Lakefield Dr
Suwanee, GA 30024
Business
Southwestern University
David Walker Jr
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Snellville, GA Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(770) 972-3803 2330 Scenic Hwy S
Snellville, GA 30078
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Georgia
Kathryn N. Hedden
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Cumming, GA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
418 Pirkle Ferry Road
Suite 111
Cumming, GA 30040
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
The Law Office of Kathryn N. Hedden is to assist clients in finding solutions to disputes that are effective and lasting. If you are looking to find a way to resolve your problem so that it is solved and there is no need of your having to come back to court again and again, this is the law firm for you. Most people hope to never see an attorney’s office and certainly never want to see the inside of a courtroom. In my more than twenty-five years as a litigator, I have come to believe. that almost all disputes...
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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Tim Guilmette
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Georgia Business Law Attorney

As a former U.S. Army pilot, special operations soldier, and combat veteran, Tim is a fighter and a steady hand in tumultuous times. His aggressive litigation style has led to client successes in cases ranging from... Read More »
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Miles W. Rich
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Cumming, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 642-1444 1850 Baldridge Marina Road, Slip N-33
Cumming, GA 30041
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Miles W. Rich, a Cum Laude graduate of Georgia State University's College of Law has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia and Federal Bar and has been serving clients in Metro Atlanta since 1995. Prior to that Miles enjoyed careers in sales and marketing, as well as finance and accounting. Born in Davenport, Iowa in 1951, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in 1972 and spent the next 9 plus years in the food industry. In 1983, he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Southern Methodist University,and spent the...
DJ Jeyaram
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Duluth, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 325-3872 3675 Crestwood Parkway
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30096
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Estate Planning and Health Care
Emory University School of Law
Healthcare, Regulatory, Special Needs & Estate Planning Attorney and Judge of Gwinnett County Magistrate Court

Mr. DJ Jeyaram provides legal services to a wide variety of healthcare providers including physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, Medicaid waiver providers as well as special needs families.

Healthcare & Regulatory

Mr. Jeyaram concentrates in healthcare regulatory matters, primarily in administrative appeals, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and program integrity audits and investigations.

Mr. Jeyaram’s practice also includes assisting clients with Stark, Anti-kickback issues, Certificate of Need (CON), Letters of Non-Reviewability (LNR), acquisition and opposition, as well as negotiating business, employment and contractual relationships between healthcare providers.

Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships &...
Schuyler Elliot
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Norcross, GA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 633-9913 2024 Beaver Ruin Road
Norcross, GA 30071
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Atlanta Law School
Emergency Bankruptcy Filing to STOP Foreclosure Sale. 770-633-9913.

Since 1993, Schuyler Elliott has been representing clients with disputes against their mortgage company-lender, such as wrongful foreclosure and breach of contract aka Foreclosure Defense. Also, filing bankruptcy to stop a foreclosure sale, which is scheduled the first Tuesday of each month, with a few exceptions. One benefit offered is last minute bankruptcy filings to stop a foreclosure sale. Appointments to stop the foreclosure sale can be made Saturday and Sunday and up to Midnight on Monday to meet with clients and file bankruptcy to STOP the foreclosure sale....
Russell Tiner Bryant
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Lawrenceville, GA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(770) 822-0448 One Culver Center
245 W. Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4863
Business, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The University of Georgia School of Law
Criminal and Civil Trial Lawyer with over 29 years experience in DUI Defense, Traffic Violations Defense, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Divorce & Domestic Relations (Custody, Modification, Contempt, Adoption and Family Violence), Business, Construction, Employment, Landlord-Tenant and Collections law. www.ugalawdawg.com
Susan M Hankins
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Peachtree Corners, GA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(770) 714-4062 4989 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 202
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Personal Injury
University of Georgia, School of Law
Representing clients for more than 30 years, my firm is ready and able to assist you with your legal services at affordable prices. No case is too small. Direct communication based on your needs is paramount to this practice as well as achieving a successful result. My firm handles a variety of legal issues from complex Personal Injury cases to Business startups and contracts. My clients are my best advertising. Call today, for your free consultation. Please visit my website for a full description. http://www.hankinslegal.com
David Edward Oles Esq.
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Alpharetta, GA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(770) 755-1622 5755 North Point Pkwy UNIT 25
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Divorce and Employment
Harvard University
David Oles is an attorney in Alpharetta, GA with 25 years’ experience litigating extremely complex divorce, family and business law cases. A graduate of Harvard, contact the Oles Law Group when you need a business, family law or divorce attorney.
Robert Wakefield Chambers III
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Gainesville, GA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(770) 534-3770 1370 Thompson Bridge Rd
Gainesville, GA 30501
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Congratulations to Robert W. Chambers, who just received an AVVO.com rating which places him within the Top 1% of Local Lawyers! Rob Chambers is a founding partner of the law firm of Coleman and Chambers, LLP and is a well-respected lawyer in Gainesville, Hall County and throughout the State of Georgia. Over the course of Rob's distinguished legal career, he has had the honor of serving the people of Hall County as a State Court Judge, Flowery Branch, Georgia as their City Attorney, his fellow attorneys of Hall and...
Sami Munir Dudar
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Alpharetta, GA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(770) 609-1247 5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 51
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Business, Collections, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
Paula J. Mcgill
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Peachtree Corners, GA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(678) 906-4134 5425 Peachtree Parkway
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
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,...
Rustin L. Smith
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Gainesville, GA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(678) 273-2700 590 South Enota Dr. NE Ste. 3
Gainesville, GA 30501
Business, Appeals, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Emory University School of Law
As a partner in one of the largest law firms in North Georgia, Rustin defended insurance companies and large businesses before co-founding Smith Hulsey. He has handled cases in both federal and state courts, appearing in U.S. District Courts and counties throughout Georgia. He has argued before the Supreme Court of Georgia, and litigated appeals in the Georgia Court of Appeals and U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit. Rustin graduate magna cum laude from the University of Georgia before attending Emory University School of Law, where he was selected for the Dean’s List, received the Dean’s Award, and was recommended...
Todd J. Poole
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Georgia Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Todd Poole, the founding member of Poole Huffman, has always been an entrepreneur. It has helped him to understand that litigation is more than just the strength of the case or the desire for justice; it is a business... Read More »
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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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