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George M. Fox

George M. Fox

Practice areas:

Wills & Living Wills, Probate, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Business, Estate Planning

About Me

George Fox is a respected Atlanta attorney with more than 30 years of experience in the practice of law. After graduating from Emory University Law School and gaining experience with a local firm, he founded his own firm in 1983.


For the past seven years, George has written a monthly column for Smoke Signals, the newspaper in Big Canoe, Georgia. Aimed at laymen, it is titled “Big Canoe Law School.” He also serves as Adjunct Professor in the Center for Transactional Law and Practice at the Emory Law School.


As an attorney, George strives to present the facts clearly in plain English. He enjoys connecting personally with clients and finding fresh, creative, innovative solutions for their legal problems.


George is a sought-after resource for dealing with individual, inter-family and business issues when faced with disability. He is also known for his work dealing with end-of-life issues.


George frequently presents to bankers, financial advisors, veterans, industry groups and others. He has given seminars for the Georgia Tech School of Management and at State Bar of Georgia Continuing Legal Education classes. George also works with many charitable entities regarding their IRS qualification and structure.


George holds undergraduate and law degrees from Emory University. He shares both his personal and professional life with his wife Michele, who serves as the Administrator for Fox+Mattson, P.C.


George’s hobbies include directing musicals for community theater, an interest which goes back to his founding Ad Hoc Productions at Emory University – now the oldest theater production company on campus.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Estate Planning: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 20%
  4. Probate: 20%
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert Samuel Thaler

    George Fox has a great way with his clients, and generously provides sophisticated advice with clarity and insight into the clients' nuanced needs. It is a pleasure to endorse George Fox as a smart, skilled, and experienced lawyer for businesses, families, and individuals looking for great advice in business, business succession planning, estate planning, and probate issues..

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    Robert Thaler Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jonathan C. Ginsberg

    I am happy to recommend and endorse George Fox. George is well known in the legal community as an authority for estate planning. He generously shares his expertise with the community by speaking and publishing regularly. When I needed an estate planning attorney for my mother, I called George and he clearly and comprehensively created an estate plan. I also referred my aunt to him, and I frequently give his name to my friends, clients and colleagues.

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    Jonathan Ginsberg Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fox+Mattson, P.C.

4788 Long Island Drive, N.W.
Atlanta, GA, 30342

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197008/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyFox+Mattson, P.C.1983 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Atlanta and American Bar AssociationsN/AN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaN/AN/A
Atlanta Estate Planning CouncilN/AN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Limited Liability Company HandbookGeorgia Model LLC Documents2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1969
Emory UniversityN/AB.A.1966

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
VariousWills, Trusts & Asset ProtectionN/A