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Duncan Hamilton Adams

Duncan Hamilton Adams

also known as Duncan H. Adams, Duncan Adams

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Probate, Construction & Development, Guardianship, Contracts & Agreements

About Me


Accessibility, Affordability,
Zealous and Steadfast Representation are the Hallmarks of 
THE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC: Serving Metro Atlanta and North GA: 404-467-8611 (Atlanta - Buckhead Office) Toll Free:
1-877-412-3267


 


Principal of THE
ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC
, Duncan H. Adams, is a graduate of Emory University School of Law,
in Atlanta, Georgia, and a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens,
Georgia. As a graduate of the Emory
University School of Law
, Mr. Adams began to integrate himself
within the Atlanta metro area legal communities from the inception of his legal
career. As such, Mr. Adams has been a recognized member of the Atlanta metro
area legal communities since 1995.


 


Attorney Adams gained his legal skills working for a larger
Atlanta law firm.  Recognizing that clients wanted personalized attention
and legal advice that delivers cost effective results, he left the large firm
setting and practiced as a solo practitioner. As clientele and demand for legal
services steadily and rapidly increased, Mr. Adams went on to found THE
ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC.


 


THE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC, is a well-Known and established Atlanta-Based Law Firm with
our Main Office Conveniently Located in Buckhead. Our Firm offers exceptional
advice and representation to clientele across the Metro Atlanta Area and North
Georgia and our attorneys, expert and paralegals are accomplished and have
extensive experience and expertise. Our Firm was established on the belief that
many clientele desire legal services from highly qualified Attorneys with large
firm experience and capabilities, in a small firm setting, with personalized
service through exceptional and diligent representation. Our Firm would very
much like to provide these legal services to you in a cost conscious,
personalized, efficient and effective manner.


 


Our Attorneys have developed a respected, aggressive, and
fierce commitment to our clientele in the following areas of law: Business Law,
Contract Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Probate Disputes and Litigation, Trust
Litigation, Estate Administration, Will Contests, Construction Law, Builder
Liability and Defense, Insurance Law, Corporate and Partnership Disputes,
Fiduciary Law, Real Estate Law, Property Title, Quiet Title, Encroachments, and
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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Probate: 30%
    16 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    16 years
  3. Construction & Development: 20%
    16 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    16 years
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    16 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Sam Louis Levine

    Simply put if you are looking to avoid a business or employment dispute or are currently embroiled in one, including a lawsuit, Duncan Adams is the attorney you want on your side. With a pedigree that includes a law degree from Emory University & presidential sounding name, this is who you want to help you. Duncan has the personality characteristics that clients & businesses look for in an effective attorney. You can't learn them in law school, but this attorney of character & fortitude sure possesses them. I highly & without reservation recommend this exceptional attorney.

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    Sam Levine Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Elaine M. Russell

    I endorse this lawyer. I believe Duncan looks after the interests of his clients very well and would recommend him.

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    Elaine Russell Corporate & Incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Adams Law Offices, LLC

3525 Piedmont Center, N.E.
Seven Piedmont Center, Suite 203
Atlanta, GA, 30305-1530

THE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC

2065 Fairhaven Circle, NE
Atlanta, GA, 30305-4312

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199908/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Peer Review Rated for High Ethical Standard and Legal AbilityMartindale-Hubbell2010
Phi Delta Phi; Emory Barrister's ClubEmory University School of Law1998
Presidential Scholar; Dean's ListUniversity of Georgia1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/MemberAdams | Mihill2011 - Present
Principal - Duncan H. Adams, Attorney at LawTHE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC1999 - Present
Law ClerkBrennan, Harris & Rominger1997 - 1997
Judicial ClerkEastern Circuit, Superior Court Chatham County, Georgia1996 - 1996
Judicial ClerkJudicial Clerk to Judge Michael L. Karpf; Eastern Circuit, Superior Court Chatham County, Georgia1996 - 1996
Judicial ClerkJudicial Clerk to Judge Penny Haas Freesemann; Eastern Circuit, Superior Court Chatham County, Georgia1996 - 1996
ParalegalAdams & Ellis, P.C.1991 - 1995

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember2011 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Atlanta chapter)Member2011 - Present
Martindale-Hubbell ConnectedMember2010 - Present
Martindale-HubbellPeer Review Rated for High Ethical Standard and Legal Ability2010 - Present
Leadership for LawyersMember2010 - Present
Legal BloggingMember2010 - Present
Construction Lawyer NetworkMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association's General Practice, Solo & Small Firm DivisionMember2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1999 - Present
Emory University School of Law AlumniEmory Law School Alumnus1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
H. Hall v. J & J HomesConstruction Arbitration award of $139,000.00

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Cobb County Business Resources Legal PublicationCobb County Business Resources2010
Twitter Articles of Duncan H. AdamsDHAdams' Twitter Publication2010
Martindale-Hubbell PublicationMartindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated2010
Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog: By, Duncan H. Adams, THE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC & JustiaAtlanta, Georgia Business Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Property -Quiet Title Disputes, Construction Defects, Partnership & Fiduciary Duty Lawyers | Attorneys | Law Firm2010
Fulton County Business ResourcesPublication of Fulton County Business Resources2009
DeKalb County Business ResourcesPublication of DeKalb County Business Legal Resources2009
Forsyth County Business Publication by The Adams Law OfficesForsyth County Business Law Publication2009
Gwinnett County Business Law PublicationGwinnett County Business Publication By The Adams Law Offices2009
Cobb County Probate ResourcesCobb County Probate Resources by The Adams Law Offices2009
DeKalb County Probate ResourcesDeKalb County Probate Resources by The Adams Law Offices2009
Forsyth County Probate ResourcesForsyth County Probate Resources by The Adams Law Offices2009
Fulton County Probate ResourcesFulton County Probate Resources by The Adams Law Offices2009
Gwinnet County Probate ResourcesGwinnet County Probate Resources by The Adams Law Offices2009
LinkedinDuncan H. Adams, Linkedin2009
Justia Blog Article & PublicationsTHE BEST ATLANTA PROBATE LITIGATION ATTORNEYS -- HOW TO FIND THEM2008
LinkedinOwner, The Adams Law Offices2008
Atlanta Estate Planning Lawyer Blog: By, Duncan H. Adams, The ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC & JustiaAtlanta, Georgia Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Will Contest & Challenges, Estate Litigation, Wills, Trusts, and Estates Preparation & Litigation Lawyer | Attorneys | Law Firm2008
Atlanta Probate Lawyer Blog: By, Duncan H. Adams, The ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC & JustiaAtlanta, Georgia Probate Lawyer, Will Contest & Challenge Lawyer, Estate Administration & Estate Litigation, Trusts Litigation, Will Litigation Lawyers | Attorneys | Law Firm2008
FacebookDuncan H. Adams of The Adams Law Offices, LLC2007
NBI and CLE: Drafting Effective Wills & TrustsDrafting Effective Wills & Trusts2007
JustiaJustia Profile for Duncan H. Adams2006
NBI and CLE: The Probate Process from Start to FinishThe Probate Process from Start to Finish2006
Atlanta InsiderDeath and Taxes: Why You Need An Estate Plan2005
THE ADAMS LAW OFFICES, LLC Martindale Peer Review Rated Law Firm ProfileAV Rated Atlanta, Georgia, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Construction Defects, Probate Litigation, Fiduciary Law & Trust Litigation Lawyers | Attorneys | Law Firm1999

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Georgia, AthensHistoryAB - History; Franklin College of Arts & Sciences1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Drafting Effective Wills & TrustsWills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Medical Planning, Tax Planning2007
The Probate Process from Start to FinishThe Probate Process from Start to Finish2006
Housing Choice Voucher Program, Landlord and Tenant Property ManagementSection Eight (8) Housing for Landlords and Tenants (HUD)2006
Death and Taxes: Why You Need An Estate PlanDeath and Taxes; Taxation and Estate Planning2005