Sherry Virginia Neal

Sherry Virginia Neal

Adoption Lawyer
Decatur, GA




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About Me

SHERRY V. NEAL is the managing member of Neal Wright LLC. Experienced in both the private and non-profit legal sectors, Sherry specializes in assisting families who want to grow through adoption. Sherry's practice includes all types of adoption, including finalization of agency placements, relative adoptions, stepparent adoptions, second parent adoptions, "readoption" or domestication of foreign-...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($220-$250/hour)

Client Reviews

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Pro Bono Step Parent Adoption

Posted by: Erin T. almost 3 years ago.

Sherry was the first attorney I contacted when my husband and I started looking into a step parent adoption. It is all very confusing and Sherry...
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Barbara Esther Katz
Barbara Katz

Atlanta, GA

15 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Sherry Neal is highly experienced in the area of adoption law. I often call upon Sherry's advice for complex issues in adoption, especially related...
Josie Redwine
Josie Redwine

Marietta, GA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Sherry is caring, compassionate and extremely knowledgeable.
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1999 License Status: Active Member in Good Standing for the state of Georgia.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/14/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2001 – 2005

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.


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1999 J.D. in

University of Georgia


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2010 Award of Achievement

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division


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Decatur Business Association

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2006 Getting to Give: Strategies to Maximize Your Impact in the Community

Georgia Bar Journal

2004 To Grandmother’s House We Go: Children in Kinship Care

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Children’s Rights Litigation Committee Newsletter

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 19 occasions

2011 Adoption Law Start to Finish

at CLE Seminar

2011 Adoption Assistance Benefits

at Adoption Law CLE

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