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Mr. Weinstein assists individuals and institutions navigate real estate transactions and real estate litigation including land disputes, eminent domain or condemnation actions, broker commission disputes, landlord/tenant disputes and residentail or commercial real estate closings, including short sales. 



Mr. Weinstein has extensive experience in commercial and residential real estate transactions including contracts, leases, closings, title examination and foreclosure issues. His litigation experience includes jury trials, hearings, appeals, briefs, oral advocacy, depositions and discovery, expert witness preparation (appraisers, engineers, architects), negotiation, mediation and post-judgment collection.


Mr. Weinstein is a former professor of law and political science and an expert in eminent domain law having represented the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) in hundreds of condemnation actions and having served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for GDOT since 2001. Mr. Weinstein also represents property owners against condemning authorities other than GDOT, such as counties and municipal authorities, real estate brokers in brokerage commission cases, financial institutions and individuals in real estate closings, and a variety of other clients in real estate litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 80%
    20 years
  2. Litigation: 15%
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 2%
  4. Foreclosure: 2%
  5. General Practice: 1%
    20 years



Contingent (1-5%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Brent Nathaniel Bartlett

    Mark is very knowledgeable about all aspects of the real estate world. From general closings to the specialized realm of condemnation law, Mark Weinstein is one of the best, if not the best, real estate lawyers in Forsyth County. His experience has definitely been his clients' advantage.


    Brent Bartlett Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

5030 Bowman Park Point
Cumming, GA, 30041-1548



NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Mark Weinstein, PC2001 - Present
AssociateLaw Offices of James S.S. Howell1996 - 2001
Director of Legal Studies and Asst. Prof. of Political ScienceMcMurry University1993 - 1996
Director of Legal Studies and Asst. Prof. of Political ScienceEast Central University1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Forsyth County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Eminent Domain SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Decho, Inc. v. Fulton County Tax Commissioner, 315 Ga. App. 889, 727 S.E. 2d 531 (2012)Favorable trial court ruling affirmed.
Georgia 400 Indus. Park, Inc. v. Dept. of Transp., 274 Ga. App. 153, 616 S.E. 2d 903 (2005)Favorable trial court ruling affirmed in part and reversed in part.
Dept. of Transp. v. Arnold, 243 Ga. App. 15, 530 S.E. 2d 767 (2000)Trial court ruling affirmed.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceMA - Masters1990
University of ArizonaPhilosophyMA - Masters1987
University of MiamiPhilosophy and Political ScienceBGS Bachelor of General Studies in Arts and Sciences1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Special Assistant Attorney General Continuing Legal Education SeminarUse of Summary Judgment by Condemnors2011
Special Assistant Attorney General Continuing Legal Education SeminarCondemnation Petitions - Preparation and Process2010
Special Assistant Attorney General Continuing Legal Education SeminarDefending Motions to Set Aside, Vacate and Annul the Condemnation Petition2005