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William R. Lester

William R. Lester

Practice areas:

Family, Litigation

William Lester

About Me

Every person with a legal  problem is entitled to find a competent counselor  whom they trust to assist with their legal problems.  That attorney needs to go to bat for their clients to resolve the problem in a swift and economical fashion.  I take every client and every case as a serious commitment by a client to entrust me with their most personal of issues.  I intend to fully recpricate with an equal commitment to  each client.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Family: 70%
    34 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    34 years, 2.1 thousand cases



Hourly ($325-400/hour), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Thomas L. Holder

    It is my pleasure to endorse Bill Lester. I was a law school classmate of Bill's and we have been friends for over 30 years. Bill has built his practice around the outstanding service and intelligence that he brings to all of his cases. I have no hesitancey in referring potential clients to him for either divorces or business dissolutions.


    Thomas Holder Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. 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

Fryer, Shuster & Lester, P.C.

1050 Crown Pointe Parkway
Suite 410
Atlanta, GA, 30338


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198105/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
State Bar Of Georgia Bar Association Newsletter AwardState Bar Of Georgia1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFryer, Shuster & Lester P.C.1997 - Present
PartnerFreed, Lester & Berman P.C.1991 - 1997
PartnerGershon, Olim, Katz, Loeb & Lester P.C.1986 - 1991
General CounselFriends of Children, Inc1984 - 1986
AssociateZachary & Segraves1981 - 1984

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DeKalb Bar AssociationPresident1990 - 1991
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Darroch v. Willis, 286 Ga. 566,690 S.E.2d 410, 2010Case settled for client after appeal.
Alternative Health Care systems, Inc. v. McCown, 237 Ga.App. 355, 514 S.E.2d 691, 1999Appeal denied
Lane v. Spragg, 244 Ga.App 606,481 S.E.2d 592, 1997N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Tulane UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Child Custody Seminar for Family Law AttorneysChild Custody and Visitation in Georgia1992
Northern District of Georgia Bancruptcy SectionFamily Law for the Bankruptcy Court1989