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Rebecca Crumrine Rieder

Rebecca Crumrine Rieder

also known as Rebecca L. Crumrine

Practice areas:

Family

About Me

Practicing law for over ten years,Rebecca L. Crumrinehas practiced exclusively in the area of family law for over eight years.  She teaches Domestic Relations atJohnMarshallLawSchool, where she has been an adjunct professor since 2006.  Becca sits on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, currently serving as the Secretary.  She is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and she is a founding member of the DeKalb Bar Association, currently serving as the Chair.  She is a member of Georgia Association of Woman Lawyers and theLeadershipAcademyof 2012; a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court – Barrister, and previously sat on  the State ofGeorgia Electronic Child Support Worksheet Taskforce.


 


In 2012, Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine recognized Becca as a “Super Lawyer” in the area of Family Law, as well asGeorgia’s “Top 50 Women Lawyers.” Georgia Trend Magazine recognized Becca as “Legal Elite” in the area of Family Law in 2012.  The Judicial Nominating Committee recommended Becca to Governor Deal as a shortlist candidate for a seat on the DeKalb County Superior Court.  Previous to Becca’s recognition as a “Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law in all years the recognition was bestowed from 2007.  


 


Becca received her undergraduate degree from the University of the South in 1991, her MEd from theUniversityofGeorgiain 1994, and her JD degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2001.   She served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Dudley Bowen, Chief Judge of the Southern District of Georgia.


 


Becca frequently writes and speaks on professional and family law matters throughout the state and the country, including prior speaking engagements with the Superior Court Judges Council and Continuing Legal Education Seminars.  “Equitable Division of Property in Georgia: What’s Mine is Mine and What’s Ours is Mine Too,” was published byThe Law Review of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School¸Rebecca L. Crumrine& Rachel K. Miller, Vol. IV (2011).


 


Becca’s has extensive community involvement including volunteer leadership roles with Year Up,   Breakthru House, Neighbor in Need,Inc.andOaklandHistoricCemetery.  She is a member of the Leadership DeKalb class of 2012, and volunteers for Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers and DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Pro Bono Guardian ad Litem Representation.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Family: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Alison Kyler Nazarowski

    I have had several cases with Rebecca as my opposing counsel, and I have referred numerous cases to her as well. She is highly respected in the family law community, and represents her clients with the utmost of professionalism.

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    Alison Nazarowski Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Rebecca. She is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison, LLC

3330 Cumberland Blvd
Suite 450
Atlanta, GA, 30339

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200112/25/2013

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer - Family LawLaw & Politics and Atlanta Magazine2012
Top 50 Women Lawyers in GeorgiaLaw & Politics and Atlanta Magazine2012
Legal Elite - Family LawGeorgia Trend2012
"Rising Star" - Family LawLaw & Politics and Atlanta Magazine2011
"Rising Star" - Family LawLaw & Politics and Ataltna Magazine2010
"Rising Star" - Family LawLaw & Politics and Atlanta Magazine2009
"Rising Star" - Family LawLaw & Politics and Atlanta Magazine2007
System Nominee - American Teacher AwardWalt Disney/McDonald's1996
Academic Scholarship for Holocaust StudyPTA1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerHedgepeth Heredia Crumrine & Morrison LLC2012 - 2012
Shareholder - Family LawDavis Matthews & Quigley PC2005 - 2012
Professor Domestic RelationsJohn Marshall Law School - Atlanta2005 - 2012
Associate - Family LawWarner Mayoue Bates & Nolen2004 - 2005
Associate - Insurance DefenseCarter & Ansley2002 - 2004
Associate - Insurance DefenseFinley & Buckley2001 - 2002
teacherDavidson Fine Arts School1994 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Year UpLeadership Council2010 - 2012
Leadership DeKalbGraduate2010 - 2010
DeKalb Bar Assocation, Family Law SectionFounding Member - Chair2009 - Present
Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of CourtBarrister, Program Chair2009 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee - Secretary2008 - Present
Oakland Historic CemeteryBoard Member2008 - 2013
Lawyer Club of AtlantaMember2007 - Present
Breakthru HouseWoman's Advisory Committee2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Newman v. Patton, 286 Ga. 805 (2010)Reversed and Remanded with Direction
Weil v. Paseka, 282 Ga. App. 403 (2006)Vacated and Remanded with direction

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Law Review of Atlanta's John Marshall Law SchoolEquitable Division of Property in Georgia: What's Mine is Mine and What's Ours is Mine Too2011
The Family Law Review, State Bar of GeorgiaChild Support Modification in an Ever Changing Economy - The Role of the 2007 Child Support Statutory Revisions in Modifications2009
The Family Law Review, State Bar of GeorgiaInterview with Chilef Judge Cynthis J. Becker, DeKalb County Superior Court2009
The Fulton County Daily ReportChangin the Rules: New Child Custody Rules2008
The Georgia Report, v. 6The 1999 Revision of OCGA 9-10-31: Unconstitutional Means to the End of Vanishing Venue2000

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of the SouthHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Superior Court Judges Summer ConferenceRecent Case Law in Family Law2011
Nuts & BoltsFederal Rules of Evidence v. Georgia Rules of Evidence2011
Middle Income Divorce SeminarChanges to Georgia Evidence Code2011
Georgia Foundations of EvidenceImpeachment2011
Family Law InstituteCase Law Update2011
Superior Court Judges Summer ConferenceRecent Case Law in Child Support Calculation2010
Successful Trial PracticeJust Enough to be Dangerous2010
Nuts & Bolts of Family LawEthics & Professionalism in Child Support Advocacy2010
Mid-Year MeetingChair Mid-Year Meeting Professionalism CLE2010
Family Law: Updates & Practice PointersEquitable Division of Property: The Possible Conversion of Separate Property into Marital Property2010
Family Law InstituteUnusual Issues in Child Custody2010
Superior Court Summer ConferenceEquitable Division of Retirement Plans that by Participation Exempt the Contributor from Contribution to Social Security: To Impute or Not2008
Middle Income Divorce SeminarMake Quick Work of Discovery Disputes2008
Family Law InstituteAttorneys Fees in Domestic Cases: Ethics & Practice2008
Family LawCustody and Visitation in Georgia2008
20th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law ConferenceCelebrity Divorce and Asset Protection2008
19th Annual Southern Regional Entertainment & Sports Law ConferenceDeath, Divorce and Disorderly: Celebrity Clients - Put All the Tears Aside2007