Jody A. Miller

Jody A. Miller

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
678-905-7562
866-319-0924
Fax:
678-348-7199
Email:

Experienced Atlanta, Georgia, Divorce Lawyer

For the past 15 years, we at the law office of Jody A. Miller have been providing clients with creative solutions to their legal problems in a thoughtful and respectful environment. Our firm's founding attorney, Jody A. Miler practices exclusively in the areas of family law, divorce, alimony, child custody and visitation, paternity, domestic violence, and juvenile law. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, we represent clients throughout Georgia.

If you have questions about a divorce or legal issue concerning your family, contact us to schedule an appointment with an experienced lawyer. No matter what your issue involves, we will always place your concern as our firm's main priority.

Education

Mercer University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Honors: Law Review, Dean's List, Who's Who Among American Law Students
Activities: Vice Justice, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International

University of Georgia, M.B.A., 1984
Concentration in Management Information Systems.
Activities: Graduate Business Association -- Academic Affairs Committee, Newsletter,
Secretary; Graduate Business Women.

Emory University, B.A., 1981
Double major in History and English.
Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority -- Activities Chairman, Community Service.

Focus of Practice

Family Law and Domestic Relations

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Alimony and Child Support
  • Modification and Enforcement of Final Decree
  • Visitation
  • Family Violence
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation

Juvenile Law

  • Delinquency
  • Deprivation
  • Unruliness
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Traffic and Criminal                       

Admittances

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Admitted to all State Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Appellate Cases

Watkins v. Watkins, Georgia Court of Appeals, 2003

Professional Leadership

  • Recipient - 2007 Cobb County Democrat Women Business Woman of the Year Award
  • Member:  State Bar of Georgia
    • Chairman: Lawyers in Practice Committee, Younger Lawyers Section, 1995-97
    • Family Law Section
  • Member:  Cobb County Bar Association
    • Family Law Section -- Secretary/Treasurer 1998-99, 1999-00
  • Member:  Atlanta Bar Association
    • Family Law Section
    • Board of Directors: Solo/Small Practitioner Section, 1997-2003
  • Member:  Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
    • Cobb County Chapter -- Secretary
  • Barrister: Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inns of Court, 2002-present
  • Speaker: Brown v. Board of Education, Addison Elementary School, April 27, 2004
  • Speaker: Post-divorce Issues: Enforcement and Modification of Decrees, and Step-parent Adoptions, Parents Without Partners, May 17, 1995
  • Speaker: Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education Seminars, 1996 - 2000
  • Speaker: Participant in panel of attorneys giving presentation and discussion of the law to Penhurst Subdivision Women's Group, Marietta, Georgia, September 24, 1996;addressed issues involving family law
  • Speaker: Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System, Kennesaw State University Continuing Education, March 21, 1997
  • Speaker: Juvenile Law for the New Lawyer, Georgia State University Continuing Legal Education, November 12, 1997
  • Author: Practicing Juvenile Law in Georgia Courts, Calendar Call, magazine of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Vol. II, No. 3, Spring 1996
  • Author: Family Law Basics for the Non-Family Law Practitioner, Georgia Bar Journal,Vol. 2, No. 3, December 1996
  • Television: Layman's Lawyer, WPBA Channel 30, Adoption Law, talk show guest October 20, 1997
  • Television: Layman's Lawyer, WPBA Channel 30, Deadbeat Parents, talk show guest October 12, 1998
  • Radio: WGUN Radio, Professional Review talk show, Marital & Family Law, aired December 3 and December 11, 1997
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar Chairman: co-chairman of the annual Cobb County Bar Association Family Law Seminar

Civic/Community Leadership

  • Vice President: Smyrna Midday Optimist Club, 1993
  • Member:  Smyrna Optimist Club
  • 1997-8 Program Committee Chairman
  • 1996-8 Board of Directors         
  • 1995 Program Committee
  • 1995 Club Georgia Red Ribbon Campaign chairman
  • 1994 Club Essay Contest chairman
  • Member:  Marietta Civitan Club
  • 1999-2004 Senior Citizens Chairperson
  • 2000-2003 Board of Directors
  • 2003-2004 Vice President
  • 2004-2005 President Elect
  • 2005-2006 President
  • 2006-Present Board of Directors
  • Member:  Cobb County Chamber of Commerce

Areas of Practice

  • Same Sex Legal Issues
  • Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Family Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Same Sex Family Law
  • Divorce
More Testimonials

Testimonials

  • Karla Adams | Senior Sourcer/Technical Recruiter

    If your looking for honesty and ethical work behavior then hire JODY. She has expert knowledge in family law and will provide you with all the answers to your questions. She is very professional! I am a client and will continue to make referrals along the way.

    ~ January 13, 2012, Karla was Jody's client ~
  • Allen Belletti | AVP Ed. Tech Engineering Innovation

    Jody did a wonderful job of sorting out the mess that I'd gotten into with my divorce. My only regret is that I didn't find her early enough to avoid the mess in the first place. If you find yourself in this sort of situation, I cannot recommend Jody highly enough!

    ~ October 26, 2010, Allen was Jody's client ~
  • Kelly Quattlebaum | Social Media Trainer, Public Speaker,...

    I have had the opportunity to network with Jody Miller for several months. Her personality, positive attitude and sense of humor have always captivated me. She is an honest, trustworthy and fair individual. She has always impressed...

    ~ July 20, 2010, Kelly was a ... ~
  • David Carter | Civil and Commercial Litigator

    I referred a client whose former divorce attorney had completely "dropped the ball" on the client's matter. Jody met with the client, developed a strategy to accomplish the client's goals, and then executed on that strategy. As a result, ...

  • Rob Stein, Esq. | Civil and Commercial Litigator

    Exceptional --- Professional --- Major Integrity --- Jody will always hold a special place in my heart ---