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About Me

Mark Biernath's practice focuses on estate planning with a particular interest in assisting families with special needs.  He enjoys working with families who want to help ensure the best possible future for their children.  Mark has considerable experience with special needs trusts, the foundational planning tool for special needs planning.  Mark is married to Krista, a developmental pediatrician who is a medical officer with the National Centers for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC.  Mark has one daughter who is in high school. They are active at North Point Community Church and serve on the HOST team.


Mark enjoys college football (Go Jackets!!!) and the Atlanta Falcons.  


With offices located in Kennesaw, Alpharetta, Duluth, Atlanta, Buckhead, Dunwoody, and the Cobb/Galleria area, the Law Offices of Mark E. Biernath, P.C. provides comprehensive estate planning services to clients in North Georgia. We are ready to assist you in identifying your goals and using the latest tools to meet those goals. If you are looking for peace of mind, not just documents, we are here to help you.


Languages Spoken: German, American Sign Language

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Practice Areas


  1. Wills & Living Wills: 40%
    7 years
  2. Trusts: 40%
  3. Guardianship: 20%



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Cynthia Barron Mead

    Mark is an excellent attorney who is experienced in the fields of Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Special Needs Planning. Whether you are someone with a large estate who needs a complex estate plan or an ordinary family struggling with the financial demands of raising a special needs child, Mark will take the time to understand your situation and craft a plan that meets your needs.


    Cynthia Mead Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Teresa Maria Garcia

    Whenever I have a client or friend who needs advice regarding a Last Will and Testament and Estate Planning, I refer them to Mark. I am very confident that Mark will provide expert advice and close attention to his client's needs. I highly recommend Mark for your Will and Estate Planning.


    Teresa Garcia Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Biernath Mark E Attorney Pc

3617 Shallowford Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA, 30340

Law Offices of Mark E. Biernath, P.C.

125 Town Park Drive
Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA, 30144-5812

Law Offices of Mark E. Biernath, P.C.

2475 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 200
Alpharetta, GA, 30004-4808



GAActive Member in Good Standing 200109/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Mark E. Biernath, P.C.2001 - Present
MediatorFulton County Magistrate Court2000 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wealth CounselMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Academy of Special Needs PlannersCharter MemeberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar FoundationLifetime FellowN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship in GeorgiaPractical guide to applying for guardianship in Georgia2007
Georgia State University Law ReviewCrimes Against the Person: Provide Protection for Elderly Persons and Disabled Adults2000
Georgia State University Law ReviewState Printing and Documents: Exempt Certain Personal Information from Public Disclosure2000
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Dallas Theological SeminaryN/AThM1993
Georgia Institute of TechnologyN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tuberous Sclerosis Society - GeorgiaEstate Planning for Special Needs FamiliesN/A
Skyland Trail Parent Support GroupGuardianship Issues and Mental HealthN/A
Prader-Willi Association of GeorgiaEstate Planning for Special Needs FamiliesN/A
Financial Advisors from numerous leading firms in the Atlanta AreaEstate Planning, Wealth Planning, andIncapacity PlannningN/A
Cobb NAMIEstate Planning for Special Needs FamiliesN/A
Autism SpeaksEstate Planning For Special Needs FamiliesN/A