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Brooke M. French

Brooke M. French

also known as Brooke M. Barylick

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Marriage & Prenuptials

About Me

Brooke French received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2003. Prior to law school, Ms. French received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science and Spanish from Union College in Schenectady, New York in 2000. She was elected as the Editor-in-Chief of Concordiensis, the Union College Newspaper, during her junior and senior years. Ms. French currently serves as an alumni interviewer for Union College and participates in the Union College Alumni Club of Atlanta.

Ms. French is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Her pro bono work is dedicated to the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and the Fulton County Family Law Information Center.

Ms. French is also trained as a Guardian ad Litem for both Fulton and Cobb County cases.

Prior to joining Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC, Ms. French practiced with Weinstock & Scavo, P.C. and Lawler Green Givelber & Prinz, LLC. She represents clients in all aspects of domestic relations litigation, including: divorce, separate maintenance, child custody and support modifications, contempt, post-divorce modification and enforcement, family violence, paternity, and legitimation and prenuptial agreements. She has tried both jury and bench trials.

Originally from Massachusetts, Ms. French lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughters.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Family: 25%
    12 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    12 years
  3. Child Support: 15%
    12 years
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    12 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Adam Matthew Gleklen

    Brooke is one of the most organized, dedicated and professional attorneys I have ever worked with. She is devoted to her clients and finding solutions to their legal issues. Brooke is an outstanding attorney.


    Adam Gleklen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • Dawn Smith

    Brooke is a fine lawyer. Smart, tough and compassionate.


    Dawn Smith Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle LLC

100 City View
3330 Cumberland Blvd Suite 999
Atlanta, GA, 30339



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200308/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Order of the BarristersEmory University2003
Arthur K. Bolton Award for Best BriefMoot Court Society2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLawler Green Givelber & Prinz2010 - 2011
AssociateWeinstock & Scavo, PC2003 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Weltner Inn of CourtBarrister2014 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2003 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2003 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Charlotte ObserverHelping Kids Cope with a Post Divorce Move2015
Detroit Free PressHelping kids cope with a post-divorce move2015
Sun SentinelHelping kids cope with post-divorce move2015
Solo Parent MagazineYour Kids Deserve the Best Custody Schedule2015
Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionHelping Kids Cope with A Post-Divorce Move2015
The Family LawyerThe Role of Grandparents During Divorce2014
The Cobb Family Law QuarterlyThe Dangers of Social Media in Divorce2014
Franchising Business & Law Alert (LJN)Common Issues Franchisors Face When Franchisees Divorce2014
Hope after DivorceThe Dangers of Social Media in a Divorce Battle2014
Georgia Family Law Practice Guide - Second EditionGeorgia Family Law Practice Guide - Second Edition2014
Georgia Family Law Practice GuideGeorgia Family Law Practice Guide2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Union CollegePolitical Science/SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce Survival WeekendMediation2013