Gillian O’Nan is an Atlanta family law attorney experienced in all aspects of family law, having dedicated her entire career to practicing family law. Gillian provides effective, resourceful, and responsive representation in a wide range of family law matters including divorce actions, separate maintenance actions, alimony and spousal support actions, child custody and support actions, contempt actions, post-divorce modification and enforcement, adoptions, family violence actions, legitimation actions, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and wills.
Gillian understands that the emotional and financial consequences of family law litigation can be devastating for parties and children. Therefore, Gillian takes pride in her ability to resolve even the most complex disputes in a civil manner while protecting her clients’ parental rights, property interests and the best interests of the child. Gillian also realizes that despite highly skilled negotiations some cases must go to trial. In those cases, Gillian has the experience and training to tenaciously pursue her clients’ best interests in the courtroom.
In adherence to her core values, Gillian believes that she can only obtain excellent results with ethical practice. She treats her clients with respect and compassion. Gillian will strive to find a resolution to your case that will protect your children, maximize your financial security and promote a positive future for you and your family. As a sole practitioner, Gillian will provide individualized attention to your case, responding to you directly and quickly, and providing you with thorough and individualized attention. Gillian will listen to you, provide you with options, and keep you informed every step of the way. No matter how simple or complex your case is, her goal is to maximize outcomes and minimize costs while providing you with comfort and guidance during this most difficult time in your life. As a mother of three, Gillian is extremely child-focused, and will work diligently to protect the interests of your children, minimizing the amount of trauma that they experience during this process.
When you are ready, please give Gillian a call to arrange a confidential consultation. Gillian is happy to assist you with any divorce or family law related matter in the Atlanta area, as well as any family law matter in the surrounding counties.
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I served as GAL on a case where Ms. O'Nan represented a party. Ms. O'Nan was professional and tenacious in her representation both inside and outside of the courtroom. I highly recommend Ms. O'Nan for her knowledge of the laws and process and her strong advocacy for her clients.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2006||11/07/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|"Attorneys to Watch in 2014", Honorable Mention||Attorney at Law Magazine, Atlanta Edition||2014|
|Rising Star||Georgia Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Legal Elite||Georgia Trend Magazine||2014|
|"Best Attorney" Award, Mock Trial||Kilpatrick Stockton||2003|
|Founding Partner||Elovitz/O'Nan, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Founding Partner||Gillian Fierer O'Nan, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Levine, Smith, Snider & Wilson||2008 - 2012|
|Associate||Weinstock & Scavo, PC||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Civil Mediator||Civil Mediator||2014 - Present|
|Cobb County Superior Court||Guardian ad Litem||2014 - Present|
|Lawyers Club of Atlanta||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Transition into Law Practice Program||Mentor||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers DIvision, Family Law Committee||President||2010 - 2011|
|State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section||Executive Committee Member||2010 - 2011|
|State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation||Guardian ad Litem||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers DIvision, Family Law Committee||Event Chair, Supreme Cork||2008 - 2010|
|Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2007 - Present|
|The Family Lawyer, Atlanta Bar Association||Three Practical Tips for The Family Lawyer- From a Young Lawyer's Perspective||2011|
|University of Georgia||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of Georgia||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Tropical CLE||Hardman v. Hardman- Res Judicata in Divorce Cases||2015|