Denise has been practicing law since 2000 and is well known and respected in the family law community. She represents clients in all matters of family law, acting as both a lawyer and advocate and guardian ad litem. She is also a frequent speaker on a wide range of family law topics, specifically legal issues impacting the LGBTQ community. She is a registered mediator and arbitrator with the State of Georgia and has acted on a neutral in hundreds of family law cases.
Denise's contributions to the local legal community include her co-founding the Family Law Section of the DeKalb Bar Association and then going onto serve as Chair of the Family Law Section for two (2) consecutive years. She is a past President of the DeKalb Bar Association and past President of the Board for the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Currently she serves on the Atlanta Legal Aid Servie Council where she steers a committee to increase awareness in the legal community for the need for pro bono legal services.
Additional Client testimonials:
I have served as a mediator when Denise represented a client in the mediation. She is knowledgeable, prepared, an effective advocate for her client and also understands the benefits of reaching a settlement of the issues through mediation as opposed to the client enduring a more expensive and prolonged battle in court.
Denise is an excellent attorney and runs a great firm. She worked very hard to ensure my case was properly and thoroughly presented and argued. Her hard work and due diligence won the case for me. I would highly recommend her to others needing legal counsel.
Denise goes above and beyond. She and her staff researched other cases very effectively to present my case. She is an advocate for child protection and both my daughter and I feel safer having her on our side. I would highly recommend her!
I am actually a family law attorney myself, and turned to Denise when I needed help on a personal relationship matter. She exceeded every expectation.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2000||10/30/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Pro Bono Star||Atlanta Legal Aid Society||2018|
|Outstanding Service to the Stonewall Community||Stonewall Bar Association||2017|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Founder of the Family Law Section||DeKalb Bar Association||2012|
|Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Managing Partner||VanLanduyt Giles Greer, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Owner||VanLanduyt & Associates||2002 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Devlin & Robinson||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Atlanta Legal Aid Society||Member of Service Council||2017 - Present|
|Georgia Association for Women Lawyers||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|Stonewall Bar Association||Board of Directors||2016 - 2017|
|DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation||Past President of the Board||2014 - 2017|
|DeKalb Bar Foundation||Past President||2013 - 2014|
|DeKalb Bar Association||Past President||2012 - 2013|
|State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section||Diversity Committee||2012 - 2014|
|DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation||Board of Directors||2012 - 2017|
|DeKalb County Bar Association||President-Elect||2011 - 2012|
|Decatur First United Methodist Church||Board of Directors||2011 - 2014|
|DeKalb County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Past Chair||2009 - 2011|
|Syracuse University||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Central Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|University of Georgia Law School: Working in the Public Interest||Family Law Issues Post Obergefell||2016|
|Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section||Financial Issues in Divorce||2016|
|State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Institute||Separating the Unmarried Couple||2015|
|Georgia Mediator and Nuetrals Conference||Mediation Issues||2015|
|Cobb County ADR||Mediating Divorce and Other Unique Family Law Issues||2015|
|State Bar of Georga Family Law Institute||Family Law Institute||2014|
|Same-Sex Legal Issues||Same-Sex Legal Issues||2013|
|Ethics and Professionalism||Ethics and Professionalism||2013|
|State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute||Hot Topics in Family Law||2011|
|John Marshall Law School||Family Law||2011|
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