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William J. Camp

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Military Law

About Me

I graduated from Auburn University in 1971 in Business and Economics and the University of Georgia School of Law in 1974.  I am licensed to practice law in both Georgia (1974) and Florida (1994).  I am active in the American Bar Association's Military Family Law Committee and in the Georgia and Florida Family Law Sections.  I serve as the Chair of the Georgia Bar's Military and Veterans Law Section and frequently present Continuing Legal Education programs for the Georgia Bar Association.  In my private practice I focus on Family Law and especially how military and federal civil service benefits (e.g., pensions, survivor benefits, health (TRICARE & FEHB) coverage, Thrift Savings Plans, and other federal benefits) can be preserved in a divorce or legal separation.  I assist other attorneys as an expert witness and consultant in drafting court orders that divide Military, CSRS, FERS and TSP accounts between the parties in a divorce.  I have drafted and and defended through the Georgia General Assembly legislation that benefits and protects miltiary members in trial courts determining child support, child custody, and parental access to children while a parent is absent due to deployments.  I was recognized in 2011 by the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Geogia for my contributions to the military community. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Family: 50%
    19 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  3. Military Law: 20%
    12 years, 5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson

310 Margie Drive
Warner Robins, GA, 31088

Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson

310 Margie Drive
PO Box 3067
Warner Robins, GA, 31099-3067

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199405/07/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 197405/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Marshall-Tuttle Award for Service to the Military CommunityGeorgia Military Legal Assistance Committee2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Military Community ServiceGeorgia Board of Governors2011
Fellow of Lawyers Foundation of GeorgiaGeorgia Bar Association2006
Meritorious Service MedalDepartment of Defense1993
Outstanding Graduate Turner School of BusinessPresident, Auburn University1971
Scholastic Honor SocietyPhi Kappa Phi1971

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney & PartnerWestmoreland, Patterson, Moseley & Hinson LLP1996 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
William Augustus Bootle Inn of CourtMaster2012 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Military/Veterans Law SectionSection Chair2012 - Present
The Air Force Judge Advocates AssociationMember1997 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Parker v. Parker, 293 Ga. 300, 745 S.E.2d 605 (2013)Trial Court's child support order was successfully appealed and Mr. Camp's client prevailed in how mother's sharing of boarding schools expenses were in lieu of paying the other parent child support

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 43, No. 2, Summer 2009, pp 227-300Healthcare Options for Former Military Spouses: TRICARE and Continued Healthcare Benefits Program (CHCBP)2009
Institute for Police Science, Institute of Government, University of GeorgiaGeorgia Search and Seizure Law for Law Enforcement Officers1974

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia Office of Dispute ResolutionRegistry No. 2189Registered Mediator & Arbitrator2005
Air War CollegeStrategic Studies in Air PowerCertificate1988
University of GeorgiaLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Auburn UniversityEconomicsBS in Business Administration1971

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Illinois State Bar Association and ABA Family Law Section MeetingMilitary Family Law "Tips and Traps": Military Pension Division2008
2006 Georgia Mid-Year Bar ConferenceRecent Developments in Family Law Affecting Military Personnel2006
23rd Annual Famil Law InstituteMilitary and Federal Retirement and Benefits Isssues, Recent Developments and Trial Practice2005
Family Law Practice SeminarMilitary and Federal Civil Service Retirement Issues in Divorce2004
Nuts & Bolts of Family LawA Primer for Family Law Practitioners in Federal Retirements--Part II: Military Divorce2003
Nuts & Bolts of Family LawA Primer for Family Law Practitioners in Federal Retirements--Part I: Federal Civil Service2002