Adam Sutton is a born and raised Georgia resident who graduated from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School in the top 12% of his class. He is recognized for his exemplary advocacy skills and exceptional work ethic and has earned several awards for excellence including awards for Pre-trial Writing, Professional Responsibility, and The Custer-Tuggle Award of Excellence in Family Law.
Adam was sworn into the practice of law before the Fulton County Superior Court and the Georgia Supreme Court. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Cobb County Bar Association. He is a member of multiple local referral programs, a volunteer attorney for Cobb County Legal Aid, and a member of the Kennesaw Business association.
Adam is an experienced mediator who received civil and domestic mediation training and arbitration training from Decision Management Associates. Acting as a mediator, he has been a member of multiple court appointed programs and has successfully resolved over 100 cases.
Upon special request, Adam also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem in family law cases where custody is in dispute and the well-being of the child is in question. Adam received specialized Guardian Ad Litem training from the DeKalb County Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.
Adam is a prolific writer whose family law and dispute resolution articles are published online, in local newspapers, and in State Bar publications. He is editor of DR Currents, a mediation and arbitration oriented newsletter. He is also an experienced public speaker, a guest college lecturer and mediation trainer, Mock Trial and Moot Court volunteer judge, and an inner-city Teen Court mentor.
Adam recently transitioned from The Sutton Law Office in Kennesaw and joined The Manely Firm as Assistant Director of their Justice Cafe. The Justice Cafe promotes access to justice for everyone regardless of their financial means by providing limiteded scope family law services for $75 per hour.
Licensed since 2010
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I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Adam in The Manely Firm's Justice Cafe, and I could not ask for a better mentor. He is extremely knowledgeable, hard working and tenacious, with a caring spirit. Adam's courtroom demeanor is impressive; he is thoughtful and powerful in what he says and how he says it.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||06/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Custer-Tuggle Award of Excellence in Family Law||American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||2010|
|Cali Excellence Award for Professional Responsibility||John Marshall Law School||2010|
|Cali Excellence Award for Legal Writing & Pretrial Procedure||John Marshall Law School||2009|
|President||The Sutton Law Office||2010 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Atlanta Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Cobb County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|State Bar of Georgia||N/A||N/A|
|Teen Court Volunteer||N/A||N/A|
|Cobb County Legal Aid Volunteer||N/A||N/A|
|The Bright Side Newspaper||Conflict Resolution in Court, in Politics, and in Life||2011|
|Decision Management Associates||Divorce and Family Mediation Training||N/A||2006|
|Decision Management Associates||General Civil Mediation Training||N/A||2005|
|John Marshall (Atlanta)||N/A||N/A||N/A|