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About me

As a trial attorney, I have limited my practice exclusively to the areas of divorce and domestic relations law, and focus my energy on the pursuit of superior results for my clients. In the emotionally charged atmosphere peculiar to divorce and domestic relations law it is frequently necessary to prepare for war in the courtroom, while simultaneously pursuing opportunities to reach settlement.

Sometimes, however, settlement is not possible and it is necessary to go to trial, where I have a proven record before both judge and jury.  In addition, I have successfully tried complex and high asset divorce cases and have substantial experience litigating issues related to the division of retirement and pension plans. My record of success extends to the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals, where I have effectively advocated for my clients, and have compiled an impressive succes rate.  

I am a member of the Family Law and Appellate Sections and Younger Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia; the Family Law Section of the Cobb County Bar Association. I am also a member of the T.C. Williams School of Law and Emory University Alumni Associations and attends Hillside United Methodist Church of Woodstock, Georgia.  Aside from my law practice, I enjoy spending time with my wife and children, as well as volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 60%
    14 years
  2. Child Support: 15%
    14 years
  3. Child Custody: 15%
    14 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    11 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Elizabeth J. Kuhn

    I endorse this lawyer. He is easily reached by clients and by myself. I refer conflicts to Mr. MacDonald and I send him complicated QDRO issues. He is very professional. Communication is excellent. He cares about clients and wants to resolve their cases in the most efficient and cost effective manner.


    Elizabeth Kuhn Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Eileen Jacqueline Shuman

    Mr. Macdonald is an honest and ethical attorney who works zealously to assist his clients during the difficult process of divorce and separation. I endorse Mr. Macdonald as a family law/divorce attorney in the Atlanta community. Mr. Macdonald is also one of the foremost authorities on appellate practice in the state of Georgia for family law and divorce cases.


    Eileen Shuman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHill/Macdonald, LLC2007 - Present
Associate AttorneyBaskin & Baskin, P.C.2002 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Club of MariettaN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaN/A2002 - Present
Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Holmes v. Roberson-Holmes, 287 Ga. 358 (2010)Affirmed by Georgia Supreme Court
Rank v. Rank, 287 Ga. 147 (2010)Affirmed by Georgia Supreme Court
Ellis v. Ellis, 286 Ga. 625 (2010)Affirmed by Georgia Supreme Court
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Emory University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Kennesaw State University Paralegal ProgramTop 5 Things for a New Paralegal to Know2015