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Diana Whipkey Young has been helping clientsand providing excellent service for over 31 years. She grew up in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.  Ms. Young is well known and respected by judges and fellow lawyers. She cares about her clients and finds it rewardng to help each and every one of them,  Her dedication and devotion to her clients is  there throughout the entire case and until the case is completed.


Ms. Young graduated from the University of Georgia law school cum laude and at the top of her class in 1983.  Her undergraduate degree was from the University of Georgia where she graduated magna cum laude with general honors.  She first worked in the prosecutor's office where she honed her skills as a trial lawyer, trying a huge number of non-jury and jury trials.


Thereafter, she worked for a local law firm as an associate and then as a partner. She then formed her own firm which is now known as The Young Law Firm.  Her clients have included thousands of  individuals facing traffic and criminal charges, involved in divorces, child custody matters, legitimations, family violence charges, modifications, contempt, and other domestic matters, and those injured.  She also represents businesses involved in civil  disputes.


She is involved in charitable and community service organizations and believes in giving back to her community.  


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    31 years, 30 thousand cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    31 years, 30 thousand cases
  3. Family: 20%
    65.5 thousand cases
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    31 years, 30 thousand cases
  5. Child Custody: 20%
    32 years, 20 thousand cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Elizabeth V. Lane

    Diana has been a well respected attorney in Cobb County for many years. She is an excellent litigator and represents her clients with enthusiasm and zeal. I would recommend Diana to handle any criminal matter.


    Elizabeth Lane Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tina Marie Richards

    I endorse this lawyer. Diana Young is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend her legal services.


    Tina Richards Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Diana Whipkey Young Attorney at Law

800 Kennesaw Avenue
Suite 340
Marietta, GA, 30060-7945


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198311/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Honor Society MemberPhi Kappa Phi1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding partnerThe Young Firm1997 - Present
Attorney/PartnerHICKS, MARSH, CASEY AND YOUNG, P.C.1985 - 1997
Assistant SolicitorCobb County Solicitor's Office1983 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Daughters of the American RevolutionMember2014 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Women of the Bar SectionN/A2012 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember, Trustee and Editor1985 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1983 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney MemberN/A
Cobb County Bar Association, Criminal Defense SectionAttorney MemberN/A
Cobb County Republican Women's ClubMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Brown, Cobb Co. State CourtMy client was acquitted of all charges.
State v. RhodesMy client was acquitted.
State v. Pro, Superior Court of Cobb CountyClient acquitted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Cobb County Magistrate Seminar HandbookHow to Avoid Civil Liability in Bad Check Case1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of Georgia, AthensJournalism and Mass CommunicationA.B.1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Malicious Prosecution SeminarCivil liability in Bad Check Cases2003
Monthly meetingEstate PlanningN/A