Athens real estate attorney Monica Lee “Molly” K. Talley joined Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. in 1998 and has been assisting clients with a number of complex legal issues ever since. Molly focuses her practice on residential and commercial real estate, secured transactions, and business law. She is capable of handling everything from real estate-related matters such as acquisitions, development, construction, financing, ownership, management, leasing, and disposition to small business legal matters, lender representation, and commercial closings. She is a U.S. Small Business Administration Designated Attorney, and provides representation for lenders, including banks and Certified Development Corporations (CDCs), in closing SBA 7a loans, SBA 504 loans, CDC direct loans, and USDA loans. Molly enjoys working with her clients. She is detail-oriented and extremely responsive.
Molly was born in Austin, Texas and moved several times before settling in Athens, Georgia in 1989. She attended the University of Georgia where she obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration in 1994 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1998. While in law school, she was on the Editorial Board for theGeorgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.
Molly is a past and present member of many professional organizations, including the State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Section, the Western Circuit Bar Association, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Athens Area Association of Realtors, Athens Area Homebuilders Association, Athens Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Development Companies, and the Women’s Council of Realtors. Molly is also the only U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) Designated Attorney in the Athens area, and one of only a handful (about 10 or 15) in the entire state of Georgia.
Molly is an active member of her community and has been involved with a number of organizations.