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Ikemesit Amajak Eyo

Family Attorney at Marietta, GA

4.8   12 reviews

also known as Kem Eyo

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About Ikemesit

Learn Ikemesit’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Family
    I represent parties needing legal assistance with adoptions, divorce, paternity / legitimation, grandparent rights, and the establishment and enforcement of domestic orders (custody, child support, alimony, visitation, etc.).

    15 years

  2. Child custody

    15 years

  3. Child support

    15 years

  4. Divorce and separation

    15 years

  5. Adoption

    15 years


Kem A. Eyo (pronounced “A-Yo”) represents clients in all aspects of family (domestic) law.  This includes divorce, adoption, child support, child custody, grandparent visitation, legitimation and paternity, domestic violence, separation agreements, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.  Kem has also historically represented clients in the areas of landlord/tenant law, association law, consumer bankruptcy, and collections law.


Kem received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Science from Clemson University in 1995 and a Master of Health Administration from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 1998. Kem received her “calling” into law while working full-time in the field of health administration.  She attended Georgia State University as a part-time student, and received a dual degree – Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctorate – in 2006.  During law school, Kem earned litigation honors, served as president of the Black Law Students Association, and was a member of the Student Bar Association and Health Law Association.

Kem brings to the practice of family law a unique and valued balance between compassion and zealous advocacy.  She strives to keep clients educated and well informed. 


Licensed for 16 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2006
Updated 02/03/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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4.8 / 5.0
  12 customer reviews
Posted by Diane | February 6, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Kem is a well seasoned attorney. She's the calm in your spin able to gently ease your mind your through situation. I am able to say because of her compassion for I am stronger than I ever imagined. Should you need someone to guide you through difficult emotional family matters. Kem should be your choice.
Posted by HBIC TIFFANY | May 4, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Fast and Efficient
She was fast in her response time and her information was efficient as it was verified when my husband and I contacted another law office in Georgia directly.
Posted by Darryl | November 30, 2012
A true professional advocate
Ms Eyo is a true professional and reliable attorney with a high level of integrity. She is very knowledgeable in her areas of expertise and efficient in her efforts to win cases for her clients. She is very accessible to her clients and in turn keeps clients involved regarding the progress of their case. I recommend her highly.
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Posted by anonymous | November 17, 2011
Excellect service
Kem Ayo helped my young adult son file bankruptcy and reestablish his financial footing after his car was repossessed and the finance company garnished his wages for the rest of the payments. She kept us informed and diligently worked with us through the process. He was able to get his money back. We appreciate her diligence and professionalism throughout the entire process.
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Posted by Kaleema | August 25, 2010
Exceptional Service!
I cannot thank Kem enough for all of her work on my divorce and child support case. Her professionalism and expediency were incomparable! Even more so her sensitivity to my concerns and needs will definitely set her apart from other attorneys in her field. I was stressed and anxious but from the moment I entered her office I felt a sigh of relief and she proved to be someone that I could trust and depend on during the very difficult time.
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Posted by Ken | March 5, 2010
You can count on Kem
Kem helped me with my child support case. She stayed focused, even during the times when I was emotional, and professional throughout the process. You can bet on Kem to deliver.
Posted by anonymous | November 30, 2009
Excellent, Young, New, Effective, Lawyer
Knowledgeable, respectful and informative. Knew what she was doing and how to effectively get the thingw we needed done! Don't let her soft toned voice and innocent appearance fool you. She is up for the job at hand!
Posted by anonymous | May 29, 2009
Very Professional
Kem has represented my family for some time now and has help us get over the legal hurdles that most non-legal folks would only get tangled in. I is good to have someone who looks out for your interests and gets the necessary leg-work done in a professional and timely manner.
Posted by anonymous | April 21, 2009
Kem Eyo was very helpful and understanding of a very unique situation. She is very personable and extremely easy to talk to. Not at all intimidating like most lawyers. I actually used her twice.
Posted by anonymous | April 20, 2009
Kem Eyo - Attorney
Kem represented my interest in a dispute with a local Home Owners Association. He conducted an extensive research of the laws involving my case and prepared a detailed response that clearly outlined the laws and conditions in my defense. Kem was also very responsive to my questions. She actively kept me informed with me having to request updates on the status of the case. Kem has a wealth of experience with HOA as well as other areas in her speciality practice. I recommend seeking her for legal counsel.
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Posted by anonymous | February 4, 2010
Landlord/Tenant Law
Mrs.Eyo was very helpful in helping out with Landlord/Tenant Law. I would recommend Mrs.Eyo to family and friends. Thanks again
Posted by Ken | October 27, 2011
Great Service!
I had settled a debt for approximately $7,200, however, I needed a lawyer to document the agreement and file the necessary court papers showing it was satisfied in the courts. This particular debt collector has a very bad history on the web in regards to making a verbal agreement and then reneging on it. For example, there would be a verbal agreement on the phone and then the people who owed the money would send the debt collector the amount they agreed to. Once the money was received, the debt collector would back out of the agreement and say you still owe us the rest. Kem Eyo was my choice and she kept the debt collector honest and on point in regards to the agreement and following through with the letter of satisfaction in the courts. I would recommend Kem Eyo to anyone!
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AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Associate Attorney
  • John B Miller & Associates, P.C.
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Waggoner Hastings, LLC
  • 2015 - 2019
  • Associate Attorney
  • Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Associate Attorney
  • Callner, Portnoy & Garner, P.C.
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Managing Attorney
  • The Law Office of Kem Eyo, LLC
  • 2007 - 2015
  • Legal Department Manager
  • Community Management Associates
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • Georgia State University
  • JD/MPA - Juris Doctor and Master in Public Admin.
  • 2006
  • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MHA - Master in Health Administration
  • 1998
  • Clemson University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1995

Legal Cases

  • Petitioner versus Birth Mother
  • Termination and Adoption
  • Father versus Mother
  • Consent Order
  • Owner versus Homeowners Association
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  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Clayton County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Executive Board
  • 2007 - 2015
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorney
  • The Global Directory of Who's Who
  • 2016
  • 10 Best
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40
  • National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Atlanta's Finest 2012
  • Creative Loafing Magazine
  • 2012
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  • Welcome Magazine
  • The Law and You... JUST ASK
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Refinance 101
  • Understanding Your Loan Documents When Refinancing or Taking Out A Home Equity Loan
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (25)
Given (9)
Endorse Ikemesit
Child support Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of her clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Family Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eyo is one of the most giving lawyers in Avvo history. Her record of providing help to people is beyond elite. It's rare that lawyers spend so much valuable time helping the community, for free. Kudos. I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent lawyer!"
Unknown Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Eyo is very knowledgeable, active within the legal community and provides sound legal advice to her clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Her answers to questions in the Avvo community are practical and thoughtful."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eyo is an experienced, highly skilled and knowledgeable attorney. She provides clear, concise, and accurate responses to questions posed by clients in many legal websites such as This is clearly indicative of the level of service she provides to clients who come to her seeking representation. I highly endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Ms. Eyo was my opposing counsel on a case I had a few years ago. I found Ms. Eyo to be responsive, reasonable, and pleasant to work with during the case. In addition, her AVVO answers are almost always among the most accurate and well-reasoned answers I review. Her knowledge of family law and professionalism makes her easy to endorse."
Family Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer: Attorney Eyo provides thoughtful, well-reasoned, responsive, and timely guidance on this forum, and her contributions are a credit to the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eyo consistently provides solid responses to questions posed by members of the Avvo community. Without hesitation, I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eyo is a fine lawyer. She gives thoughtful, comprehensive and astute answers on Avvo and shows a genuinely caring attitude towards the askers and I'm sure the clients she represents. I will certainly be referring cases to her in her area."
Family Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have noticed that she contributes regularly to AVVO. This reflects on her knowledge of family law issue, and her willingness to help those seeking advice on AVVO."
Family Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"With over a thousand published and extremely well written answers to questions at, lots of recommendations from her clients and lawyers who know her, and a great website too, it is easy to see that attorney Eyo knows Family Law extremely well and cares deeply about helping her clients get the best result possible to protect themselves and their families. If she is anywhere near you,I highly recommend her to you."
Family Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"After reviewing Ms. Eyo's Avvo contributions, it is readily apparent that she is thoughtful, thorough yet concise, she cares about the people she represents and those to whom she responds in this forum, and she knows the law. She demonstrates the qualities of an outstanding advocate, and I wholeheartedly endorse Kem Eyo for those seeking legal counsel in Georgia."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Eyo's is a real value to the Avvo community. Based on her answers to questions by members of the public, it is easy to see that see that she gives 100% effort to her own clients."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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