Amy focuses solely on the practice of Family Law. She handles divorce, child custody and support, paternity, legitimation cases, simple wills, adoption, and counsels clients in premarital planning and in preparing Prenuptial Agreements, Domestic Partnership Agreements, and dissolutions, and is certified as a Collaborative Law attorney. Amy serves as a Guardian ad Litem to protect the interests of children who are involved in contested custody matters. She lectures on family law issues at events sponsored by the church, civic, and business organizations, and volunteers her time on behalf of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, assisting low-income litigants in domestic relations matters.

HONORS & AWARDS:
  • Top 50 Female Lawyers in Georgia, 2011
  • Top 50 Female Lawyers in Georgia, 2010
  • Georgia SuperLawyers, 2011
  • Georgia SuperLawyers, 2010
  • Georgia SuperLawyers, 2009
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation “Top 50″ Award, 2004
  • Associations & Accreditations:
  • Associate Judge, Union City Municipal Court, Union City, Georgia, 1999-2004
  • President, Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, 2004-2005
  • Board of Directors, Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, 2001-2007
  • Board of Directors, ACLU of Georgia, 2007-2008
  • Sustaining Member, Atlanta Collaborative Divorce Alliance
  • Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia
  • Member, International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Family Law and Solo Practice/Small Firm Sections
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association Family Law and Solo Practice/Small Firm Sections
  • Guardian ad Litem for Children in Contested Custody Cases, 2001-present
  • Judge, Clayton County Mock Trial Competition, 2000
  • Graduate, Leadership Clayton, Class of 1999
  • Atlanta Bar Association Traffic Court Committee, 1996-1997
  • Publications & Presentations:
  • Adjunct Professor: “Collaborative Divorce,” Georgia State University College of Law, Spring 2011
  • Author: “TeamWorks” Collaborative Practice Blog, 2009 to present
  • Trainer: “Family Collaborative Law Practice Training,” Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, March 2011
  • Speaker: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Navigating the Terrain of Divorce,” Association for Conflict Resolution Georgia, December 2010
  • Speaker,” Through the Eyes of the Team: A Financial Neutral’s Guide to Connecting with Attorneys and Mental Health Professionals,”
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, October 2010
  • Speaker: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Navigating the Terrain of Divorce,” Association for Conflict Resolution, September 2010
  • Guest Instructor: “Introduction to Collaborative Practice,” Mercer University School of Social Work, June 2010
  • Speaker: “Introduction to Collaborative Practice,” National Association of Social Workers, Southern Region, March 2010
  • Trainer: “Family Collaborative Law Practice Training,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, February 2010
  • Speaker: “Complex Custody Issues in Advanced Family Law,” National Business Institute, December 2009
  • Speaker: “Introduction to Collaborative Practice,” National Association of Social Workers, November 2009
  • Speaker: “Introduction to Collaborative Practice,” Cobb/North Fulton LPC Association, 2009
  • Speaker: “Managing Client Expectations in Collaborative Cases,” Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, April 2009
  • Trainer: “Family Collaborative Law Practice Training,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, February 2009
  • Speaker, “Georgia Law Relating to Non-Traditional Family Units,” National Business Institute, October 2008
  • Speaker: “Standards and Ethical Considerations for Collaborative Practice,” Mid-Year Meeting, State Bar of Georgia, January 2008
  • Speaker: “Recent Developments in Georgia Family Law,” Georgia Family Law Practice for Paralegals, July 2006
  • Quoted by Georgia Supreme Court in Miller v. State, 266 Ga. 850 (1996), declaring Georgia evidence statute unconstitutional