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Elizabeth Christen Doak

Elizabeth Christen Doak

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Uncontested Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support

Elizabeth Doak

About Me

Elizabeth Christen Doak is an associate with Abbott and Abbott, PC and practices in the areas of divorce and child custody.  Miss Doak studied at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she honed her ability to write clearly and concisely.  While at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Miss Doak worked with East Tennessee Legal Aid and served as the Disability Advocate for the Disability Resource Center. She spent her final semester in school aiding victims of domestic violence at the University’s respected Domestic Violence Clinic.  Her legal studies focused upon Alternative Dispute Resolution, and she has completed the formal mediation requirements to become a Georgia state certified mediator. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
  2. Uncontested Divorce: 15%
  3. Child Custody: 10%
  4. Child Support: 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Robert Lane Tharp

    It has been a pleasure to work with this new attorney. She has excellent writing skills and a wonderful future career ahead. Based upon supervising her work since she has passed the bar, I can personally endorse her.

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    Robert Tharp Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • No photo

    I highly endorse Elizabeth's work. She has shown that she truly cares about her clients and will work hard to achieve the most favorable outcome for them.

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    Robyn Benkendorf
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Abbott and Abbott, PC

253 Washington Ave NE
Marietta, GA, 30060

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 201005/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Academic Excellence in Contract DraftingUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2010
Academic Excellence in Interviewing and CounselingUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2010
Dean's ListNorthwestern University2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyAbbott and Abbott, PC2015 - Present
AssociateMeriwether and Tharp2010 - 2015
Student AttorneyDomestic Violence Clinic at the University of Tennessee2010 - 2010
Disability Advocate/Legal ClerkdisABILITY Resource Center2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The National Trial LawyersTop 40 Under 402014 - Present
Forsyth County Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Georgia Office of Dispute ResolutionDomestic Relations Mediator2013 - Present
Guardian ad LitemAVLF Training2012 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Georgia Office of Dispute ResolutionCivil Mediator2010 - Present
Delta ZetaN/A2001 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogTips on Preparing for a Georgia Custody Evaluation2013
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogWhat is a Georgia Custody Evaluation?2013
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogAdoption and Child Custody in Georgia2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogCan I bring a family member with me to meet with my divorce attorney?2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogLimited Exception to Grandparents' Rights Statute in Georgia2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogGrandparents' rights in Georgia2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogJudicially Hosted Settlement Conferences in Georgia2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogDivorce and Patents in Georgia2012
Atlanta Divorce Attorney BlogUsing a Parenting Coordinator in a Georgia Divorce2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Henning MediationN/ADomestic Mediation2013
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer FoundationN/AGuardian ad Litem2012
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJuris Doctorate2010
Henning MediationN/ACivil Mediation2010
Northwestern UniversityJournalismBachelor's Degree in Science2004