Tom Cardone focuses his law practice in the areas of construction, real estate, and business law. Within these core practice areas, Tom assists clients with a variety of deals and disputes.
As a litigator, Tom has experience handling disputes involving, among other matters, breach of contract, property rights, construction liens & construction defects, residential landlord-tenant & commercial leasing issues, business collections, and general business and commercial disputes. Although disputes often result in litigation, Tom recognizes the value of alternative dispute resolution and assists his clients with pre-trial negotiation, mediation, and arbitration when appropriate.
Tom also counsels his clients through a variety of transactions. He has experience assisting clients with choosing the appropriate corporate form and setting up companies, as well as negotiating and drafting business agreements. Tom also assists clients with construction agreements, real estate purchase and sale agreements, and residential & commercial leasing.
Types of Clients Served:
Construction Contractors, Subcontractors, and Suppliers
Design and Engineering Professionals
Disaster Restoration Contractors
Property Owners and Managers
Real Estate Professionals
Tom received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Emory University School of Law and is admitted to practice law throughout the states of Georgia and Ohio. Tom attended Auburn University for his undergraduate education.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Tom served honorably as a United States Marine. He continues his service to the nation by advocating for service members' and veterans' rights.
Licensed since 2009
Hourly ($125-275/hour), Contingent (15-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Tom possesses wisdom and common-sense seldom found in younger lawyers. He also has amassed great "in the trenches" experience that makes him very effective, efficient, knowledgeable and skilled in his practice areas. I highly recommend him for any transactional matter or commercial litigation or real estate litigation matter.
Richard Merritt Personal Injury Attorney
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2009||05/08/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Recognition for Military Pro Bono Service||State Bar of Georgia||2012|
|Carlon Fields Appellate Advocacy Competition - 3rd Place||Stetson University College of Law||2007|
|Attorney||Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC||2010 - 2013|
|Attorney||Weinstock & Scavo, PC||2009 - 2010|
|Legal Intern||Post Properties||2008 - 2008|
|Legal Intern||United States Attorney's Office, Middle District Of Florida||2007 - 2007|
|Marine||United States Marine Corps Reserve||1999 - 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Legion||Member||2010 - Present|
|Auburn Alumni Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Business and Commercial Disputes||N/A|
|Construction Industry Representation||N/A|
|Belfor USA Group, Inc. v. Molokai Villas Condominium Association, Inc.||Successful defense affirmed on appeal|
|Fulton County Daily Report||HOAs can Decide Rules Enforcement||2012|
|Emory University School of Law||Law||Juris Doctor, with honors||2009|
|Auburn University||Criminology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Stetson University College of Law||N/A||N/A||N/A|