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Wayne Wright Dempsey Jr.

Wayne Wright Dempsey Jr.

also known as W. Wright Dempsey, Jr.

Practice areas:

Wills & Living Wills, Litigation, General Practice, Estate Planning, Probate

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About Me

My firm is a full service law firm that offers creative solutions in litigation and transactional matters.  The focus is primarily estate planning and probate, construction and surety, personal injury, and cultural conservation and historic preservation.  I am admitted to practice in all state courts in Georgia and the following federal courts:  Northern District of Georgia, Middle District of Georgia, Northern District of Florida, and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.  I am an avid photographer when I am away from the office.  I am also a member of the DeKalb County Historic Preservation Commission and a board member of the Dunwoody Preservation Trust.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Wills & Living Wills: 30%
    14 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    16 years
  3. General Practice: 20%
    5 years
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    14 years
  5. Probate: 10%
    5 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Clinton Alan Tankersley

    Wright is a talented and hard-working attorney. I trust Wright to handle any legal dispute, especially in the area of cultural heritage law.


    Clinton Tankersley State, Local And Municipal Law Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Jonathan Peter Hayes

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Hayes Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of W. Wright Dempsey, Jr., LLC

2402 Mt. Vernon Road
Suite 205
Dunwoody, GA, 30338-4111



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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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP2005 - 2010
AttorneyThompson, Slagle & Hannan, LLC2001 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta Bar Association, Elder Law SectionN/AN/A
Atlanta Bar Association, Sole Practioner/Small FirmN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Weston v. Dun Transportation & Stringer, Inc., et al., 304 Ga. App. 84, 695 S.E.2d 279 (2010)Summary judgment affirmed
Odum v. Superior Rigging & Erecting Co., 291 Ga. App. 746, 662 S.E.2d 832 (2008)Summary judgment affirmed
Matson v. Noble Investment Group, LLC, 288 Ga. App. 650, 655 S.E.2d 275 (2007)Summary judgment affirmed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityHeritage PreservationMHP2013
University of TennesseeLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Shorter CollegeAccountingBBA1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Dobbins RetireesEstate Planning Basics2012