A Successful History Of
Handling Family Law Issues

Jody A. Miller



Atlanta, GA





At the Atlanta, Georgia, law office of Jody A. Miller, we have assisted clients with divorce, juvenile law and general family law issues for over 25 years.

Our philosophy is to provide outstanding and creative legal services in the area of general family law in an atmosphere in which client service and communication are our priorities. We never forget that while we deal with family law issues every day, this process is new to our clients, and each client deserves legal representation by an attorney who will take the time to listen, provide information and return phone calls.

Over the past 25 years, we have been called on to represent clients in a variety of disputes regarding alimony, child support, custody and visitation, paternity, legitimation, modification, enforcement and domestic violence. As a recognized leader in the area of family law, the Atlanta community has called on Ms. Miller to handle the most challenging cases.

In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Miller is a certified mediator, collaborative law practitioner, guardian ad litem and parent coordinator.

Specialties: Family and Juvenile Law, Mediation, Collaborative Law, Guardian ad Litem, Parent Coordination, Divorce, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Legitimation, Paternity, Alimony, Adoption, Modification/Enforcement of all Domestic Relations Orders.


Areas 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

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: Vice Justice, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
    • Honors: Law Review, Dean’s List, Who’s Who Among American Law Students
  • University of Georgia
    • M.B.A. - 1984
    • Honors: Graduate Business Association -- Academic Affairs Committee, Newsletter, Secretary; Graduate Business Women
    • Major: Management Information Systems
  • Emory University
    • B.A. - 1981
    • Honors: Producer of Emory Rathskellar comedy/musical performing group; Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority -- Fall Rush Chairman, Brunch Chairman, Activities Chairman, Community Service
    • Major: History & English

Published Works

  • 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
  • Family Law Basics for the Non-Family Law Practitioner, Georgia Bar Journal,Vol. 2, No. 3, December 1996

Representative Cases

  • Watkins v. Watkins, Georgia Court of Appeals, 2003


  • Solo And Small Firm Boot Camp, July 15, 2016
  • Phenomenal Women: On Top of Their Game and How They Got There, National Association for Female Executives, March 22, 2011
  • Landlord Tenant Law, Continuing Legal Education, December 9, 2008
  • Brown v. Board of Education, Addison Elementary School, Speaker, April 27, 2004
  • Solo and Small Firm Success, Institute of Continuing Legal Education Seminars, 1996 to 2000
  • Juvenile Law for the New Lawyer, Georgia State University Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, November 12, 1997
  • Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System, Kennesaw State University Continuing Education, Speaker, March 21, 1997
  • Family Law Issues, Penhurst Subdivision Women's Group, Marietta, Georgia, Speaker, September 24, 1996
  • Post-divorce Issues: Enforcement and Modification of Decrees, and Step-parent Adoptions, Parents Without Partners, Speaker, May 17, 1995
  • 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
  • Cobb County Bar Association Family Law Seminar, Co-chairman

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 Cobb Democratic Women, Business Woman of the Year Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Mediators Association, 2016 to Present
  • Collaborative Law Institute Of Georgia , Board Member, President (2014), 2012 to Present
  • Barrister, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inns of Court, Team Program Chair (2006-2008), 2002 to Present
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar Chairman: co-chairman of the annual Cobb County Bar Association Family Law Seminar
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Cobb County Chapter, Secretary
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section , Secretary, 2010 to 2011
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary/Treasurer, 1998 to 2000
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, Solo/Small Practitioner Section, Board of Directors, 1997 to 2003
  • State Bar of Georgia, Lawyers in Practice Committee, Younger Lawyers Section, Chairman, 1995 to 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Vinings Business Association, Member
  • Marietta Business Association, Member
  • West Cobb Business Association, Member
  • Marietta Civitan Club, Member, Senior Citizens Chairperson, Board of Directors, Vice President, President Elect, President
  • Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Smyrna Midday Optimist Club, Vice President, 1993
  • Smyrna Optimist Club, Member, Program Committee Chairman, Board of Directors, Program Committee
  • Club Georgia Red Ribbon Campaign, Chairman, 1995
  • Club Essay Contest, Chairman, 1994