Annette Malena understands that family conflicts and divorce are both extremely difficult and deeply personal for each client. She is empathetic and professional in managing the strategic and legal aspects of her clients’ cases so that the client can prepare to meet their own future goals. Annette is an accomplished litigator who guides her clients through their toughest transition periods. Whether the case calls for strong trial skills or thoughtful and innovative negotiations, Annette Malena has the necessary skills to protect you, your assets and your children in the divorce, custody, and child support process.
Annette Malena began her legal career with the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office. As a Senior Assistant District Attorney, she prosecuted in both Superior Court and Juvenile court. She left prosecution to raise and homeschool her children. Active in community service, she is passionate about mentoring children and their leadership development; she has been involved in both Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and Boy Scouts of America for over a decade. Serving and protecting children and families is her passion.
Areas of Practice:
Child Custody and Support
Post-Divorce Modifications and Enforcement
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. Cum Laude, 1995
Emory University, B.A., 1991
State Bar of Georgia, 1995
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1995
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1995
Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution: