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I was lucky enough to have a friend recommend Patty Shewmaker as an attorney during an extremely difficult time for my family. I have to say that I attribute the positive outcome of my case and the continued well being of my family to Patty. She is professional, compassionate, knowledgeable and extremely dedicated to her clients. She led me through what could have been a bitter and prolonged process with dignity and respect and achieved an outcome that was far better than could have reasonably been expected. My case involved not just myself but small children as well as a senior citizen. Patty's knowledge of the law and her concern for the emotional and physical well being of our entire family was extraordinary. She lead us through a complex and daunting process in such a way that there was minimal disruption in our lives... which was of the utmost importance to me and my children. I just cannot say enough... other than if you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing a family lawyer please do yourself a favor and have a conversation with Patty before making any final decisions.
I hired Shewmaker and Shewmaker a few months ago to handle my family law case. Patty has more legal knowledge than any attorney I know, and I know a lot of attorneys. On more than one occasion, I personally witnessed multiple experienced attorneys turn to Patty for guidance on the law. Most people do not think about what could happen after a judge issues a ruling; however, there is always a risk for an appeal that can reverse a judgment and ruin everything the trial attorney accomplished. Moreover, if any case moves to an appeal it can continue to cost money. Patty’s knowledge of the law and procedure is utterly complete in my humble opinion.
If you are looking for an attorney that has a pure legal mind and will reduce your chances of a higher court reversing the trial court’s ruling (which also reduces your costs), Patty is a must have in your corner.
"I am writing to thank you for the outstanding work you did for me. Words cannot give my appreciation. You were superbly efficient and professional. Your foresight on all matters on my case was truly remarkable. I owe the success and victory of my case to your dedication and perseverance, which you showed while handling my case. It goes without saying that I will always refer to your firm if the need ever arises that I shall need any legal assistance again. Once again my heartfelt thanks and appreciation."
Patricia Shewmaker and her husband and law partner Steven Shewmaker handled my divorce in Atlanta, Georgia. I was a military spouse for the full 20 years of my former husband's active duty. The Shewmakers led me through the divorce process with a commanding knowledge of my military rights and benefits and gave me the all important confidence that the proper military paperwork would be filed to receive these benefits.
It can be very difficult to find a lawyer that has the specific knowledge of the military rules that directly effect the benefits issued in a military divorce. Not only do both Patricia Shewmaker and Steven Shewmaker have that expertise, they also lecture and teach this law.
I feel very fortunate to have had them represent my interests in this matter. They treated me with respect and gained my respect in return.
PATTY IS A TERRIFIC ATTORNEY. SHE HELPED ME OUT SO MUCH DURING MY DIVORCE AND HER AND HER HUSBAND (STEVE) ARE VERY STRAIGHT FORWARD AND TRUSTWORTHY. SHE KEPT ME UP TO DATE ON MY CASE AND ADVISED ME ON THE BEST ROUTES TO TAKE TO MAKE SURE ALL WORKED OUT IN MY FAVOR. IF YOU DON'T HIRE HER AND HER HUSBAND YOU HAVE ALREADY MADE A WRONG DECISION!!
Patricia "Patty" Shewmaker is one-of-a-kind. She is incredibly professional, knowledgable, compassionate, responsive and an overall amazing attorney. She helped me avoid a nasty, nasty divorce and made it quick, painless and as amicable as possible. Nothing short of a miracle. She is well versed in many, many areas of law and goes above and beyond to make you feel comfortable with the process and decisions you are making. There is absolutely no pressure - only guidance and a very good listener. Several times I thought all was lost and an impass had come but Patty came up with incredible solutions to impossible problems. Never once did I doubt my decision to use Lynch & Shewmaker, LLC and highly recommend them for any and all your legal needs.