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Scott Willis Shaw

Scott Willis Shaw

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family

About Me

Since 1995 we have helped clients in the Atlanta metro area resolve high conflict divorce and child custody cases. We are known for taking on the difficult and complex cases and getting results.  Call us to find out for yourself why we are the right attorneys.

Mr. Shaw is the founder and principal of Shaw Law Firm, LLC.  He graduated from law school with honors, and has an M.B.A. from Duke University.  Shaw Law Firm, LLC was awarded "Best of Atlanta" for the last three years running, and our practice is exclusively divorce and child custody cases.  Our clients are people with difficult or complex cases throughout all walks of life.  We are often called in as a second attorney on the case because the original attorney was unable to handle the difficulty or complexity or simply the stress of a matter.  Whether it be unable to understand the financial or business issues (such as dealing with complex stock options, or family owned businesses) to addressing child custody matters.  We represent both men and women, which we feel makes us more effective as we know the strategies to use from both sides of the case, and our results show this.  Call us and find out for yourself why we have been the right law firm to call for your needs since 1995.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Child Custody: 40%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Family: 20%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Caryn S. Fennell

    Scott and I worked on a very difficult case in tandem last year. He and his support staff were competent advocates and he was very sincere in his effort to ensure the case was handled diligently and effectively. He is a solid legal professional.


    Caryn Fennell Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Scott. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Shaw Law Firm, LLC

5 Concourse Parkway
Suite 3000
Atlanta, GA, 30328



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200208/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Atlanta's FinestCreative Loafing Atlanta2014
Atlanta's FinestCreative Loafing2013
Atlanta's FinestCreative Loafing2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyShaw Law Firm1995 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia State BarMember2002 - Present
Minnesota State BarMember1995 - 2000
Utah State BarMember1994 - 1998

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Wright v. BurchVictory
Dawson vs. DawsonClient wins custody of his baby
Williams vs. WilliamsClient wins custody of his son

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Publication NameTitleDate
Atlanta-family-law.lawyerHow Georgia Father's Can Win Custody of Their Children2015
Shaw LawParental Alienation and Divorce in Child Custody Cases2015


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University, Fuqua School of BusinessN/AM.B.A.2001
Southern Illinois University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor Cum Laude w Honors1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationChild Custody And Visitation In Georgia2005
Continuing Legal EducationComplex Issues In Divorce For The Georgia Practitioner2003