Mr. Samuel E. Thomas

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas

Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas
  • Divorce, Family Law, Juvenile Law ...
  • Georgia, Tennessee
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Biography

A life-long resident of Athens, Georgia, Samuel E. Thomas is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science. He is also a 2012 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa. He was admitted into the practice of law in June of 2013. Samuel E. Thomas is a fourth-generation small business owner in the Athens, Georgia area. He is admitted to all State and Superior Courts throughout the state of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Samuel E. Thomas is the current Chair of the Child Support Committee of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association and the former Co-Chair of the Law Practice Committee of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is also the Vice-Chair of the Solo/Small Firm of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Juvenile Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Video Conferencing
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainer varies on the complexity of your case. Call for details!
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
ID Number: 654643
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Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
ID Number: 038053
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas
- Current
Partner
Classic City Legal
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Associate
Timmons, Warnes, & Mercer LLP
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Law Clerk
Law Office of Dennis Helmreich
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Education
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
J.D. | LAW
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Athens Favorite Lawyer to Sort Out Your Affairs
Flagpole Magazine
Athens Favorite Lawyer to Sort Out Your Affairs
Flagpole Magazine
Reader's Choice "Best of the Best" Finalist
Athens Magazine
Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia
Member
- Current
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Family Law Section of Georgia Bar
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association Family Law Section
Member
- Current
Activities: Family Law Section Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Georgia Divorce Basics
Avvo
Speaking Engagements
Litigating Child Custody on a Shoestring Budget, ABA Family Law Section Fall Conference, Austin, TX
UGA Law Family Law Society, Athens, Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law
Spoke on the daily life of a family law attorney and opportunities for law graduates.
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society, Athens, GA
Phi Alpha Delta
Spoke on Family Law Issues
Certifications
Vice Chair of the Alimony Committee
American Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Athens GA Divorce and Child Custody Lawyer
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered
Q. Permanent guardianship was given to my ex's aunt when she lost parental rights in Juvenile Ct/DFACS. Can I get my 16y/o?
A: You def have an argument. I would hire a lawyer and pursue this case.
Q. If I was given full custody of my grandchildren inn court of law do I alsohave guardianship
A: I agree with my fellow colleagues
Q. MY HUSBAND TOOK MY 3 KIDS BACK IN OCT 2017 HE WONT LET ME SEE THEM OR GIVE THEM BACK AND AM WORRIED
A: Why not file for divorce and enforce your custodial rights as their mother? It is time to act here.
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Samuel E Thomas, LLC
585 Research Drive
Suite-A
Athens, GA 30605
Telephone: (706) 546-0999
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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