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Carol Ann Colliersmith

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Smyrna, GA

5.0   39 reviews

also known as Carol Collier

  • State Years
    Georgia - GA 38 years
    Florida - FL 37 years
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1986
    Status
    Retired No misconduct found

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Law Office of Carol Colliersmith
PO Box 2256
Smyrna, GA, 30081

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Posted by Tammy | August 10, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Very Knowledgeable and respectful attorney
Making the decision to file for bankruptcy was a very difficult for me. I was embarrassed that I was having to resort to bankruptcy. Carol addressed all my questions and concerns and put me at ease about my decision. Carol was always available to discuss my case. She truly went above and beyond and I recommend her services whole hardheartedly.
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Posted by anonymous | April 10, 2023
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Personalized Service by a Knowledgeable Professional
Carol guided me through a successful Chapter 13 bankruptcy and was always available for questions or to offer guidance. She reviewed my situation and took the steps to get me into a 3 year plan instead of a standard 5 year plan (given my salary). Carol was honest, straightforward, nonjudgemental, and the perfect option after I first went to an attorney that operated more like a mill and did not closely review my case or options. I would highly recommend Carol. Bankruptcy is not an easy option, nor process, but with Carol representing you, it is much easier to go through!
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Posted by Steve | February 27, 2023
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Knowledgeable and Extremely Thorough
Carol has been a tremendous advocate during the entire process. She provided clear and timely direction to help navigate all the phases of the bankruptcy. Carol is attentive and extremely professional. I would feel very confident to refer anyone in need of services in the area of her expertise.
Posted by Danny | February 8, 2023
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Well Respected and Knowledgeable Bankruptcy Attorney
Making the decision to file for bankruptcy is never easy, and Carol was able to address any questions and concerns I had. She clearly laid out our options, along with likely outcomes based on her vast experience. As real life issues came up, she was readily available to discuss your case and even submit amendments to to the court, if warranted. She truly went above and beyond and I recommend her services whole hardheartedly.
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Posted by TAMARA | November 9, 2022
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CAROL
THIS WAS MY 2ND TIME HIRING CAROL TO BE MY LAWYER. EACH TIME I WAS OVERLY PLEASED!!! CAROL IS VERY PROFFESIONAL, ATTENTIVE, CARING AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE. SHE EXPLAINED EVERTHING THAT I NEEDED TO KNOW AND ANSWERED EVERY QUESTION WITH PATIENCE. I WILL RECOMMEND HER TO ANYONE. ALTHOUGH I DONT PLAN ON FILING BANKRUPTY AGAIN, I WILL ALWAYS KEEP IN TOUCH WITH CAROL. SHE IS THE BEST!!!
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Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2022
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Made Chapter 13 a less daunting process
Carol explained the process in detail and guided us through each step. She always answered our questions and explained any next steps, completely. She made the process less daunting for us and we recommend her to anyone encountering the same situation. The personal touch makes a difference.
Posted by SJ | September 21, 2021
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Highly Recommend
Thank you Carol! There was not a time that Carol was not available whether zoom, email, or phone; day, evening, or weekend there was always a response and very timely. She is kind and personable while being extremely knowledgeable and professional. Carol explained everything step by step making sure that I completely understood. I appreciated her patience and guidance.
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Posted by Austin | February 17, 2021
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First time lawyer
My experience with Carol has been incredible! Super friendly, simple and down to the point. It was an overall great experience she made everything very easy for me and got it done! Thanks again Carol.
Posted by Joy | August 11, 2020
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Simply put - she’s the best
Carol respects that no one wants/expects to be in a bankruptcy situation. She treated me w/both kindness, respect, and professionalism. After a divorced, trying to keep all the plates spinning in the air was overwhelming. Carol guided me through the entire process. She is an ally when you need one the most!
Posted by Clarice | July 15, 2020
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Amazing and worth every penny!
Mrs. Colliersmith is worth every penny! She explained every step and process. My first bankruptcy was with her husband and my second with her. She is extremely professional, and she knows her judges and courts. She
Posted by Courtney | July 13, 2020
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I was scared and Carol took care of me!
Carol was an amazing lawyer to work with. She was attentive to me and my case, I felt like her only client. She made the process so easy to understand and was so easy to just talk to. Most of all, it was great to have someone in my corner who wanted me to have a fresh start just as much as I did. Highly Recommended!!!
Posted by anonymous | July 9, 2020
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Made a painful decision the right decision
I had health issues and couldn't keep up with all my bills. I was on time with everything but when I lost my job I just couldn't make it work anymore. Carol was great throughout the process from the initial consultation to the day she called and told me that I had gotten my discharge. She was quick to return phone calls and emails, and always answered any questions that I had during the process.
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Posted by Boby and lina | May 17, 2020
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Chapter 7
Hiring carol was the best decision ever made, she was referred to me by ny cousin, carol is very informative and professional she is super organized and always wants what best for the client, i was a little bit scare at the beginning but carol made everything go smooth and easy.
Posted by anonymous | May 15, 2020
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Professional and Straight!
Hiring Carol Colliersmith was one of the best decisions I have made. She was referred to me by a friend. She helped me with the filing of my Chapter 7. I was nervous and embarrassed and she was nothing but understanding, honest, comforting, informative and STRAIGHT! Exactly what I wanted and needed. She is ALWAYS available when I have questions and I have never felt like I was missing anything in the process. Absolutely the best! I can't thank her enough for all she has done for me.
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Posted by Joann | May 14, 2020
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My experience with Carol Colliersmith
Carol helped me through my Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I could not have asked for anyone more professional and hard working; and genuinely kind at the same time. There’s never been a time when she has not responded to my questions or concerns. Even after my bankruptcy was discharged, she has stayed in touch. I can go to her with any questions or concerns and she is always available to help. What else can I say but thank you, thank you, thank you for helping me get my life back!
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Posted by Dawn | May 13, 2020
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Outstanding!
Carol handled my Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and she was amazing to work with. She made a very stressful and personal situation feel like it was just another day in my life. There are not enough positive words to describe how much I appreciated her, and the job she did. She was easy to talk with, always made me feel like I was her only client, never rushed. She responded quickly to any emails and/or calls. If you need an attorney who is always there for you, hire Carol Colliersmith.
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Posted by Stacy | May 13, 2020
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Confident. Professional.
First time filing and not sure what to expect and a Combat Vet with PTSD Carol checked all the boxes thoroughly. She laid out a course of action and followed it with extreme precision. She would keep in touch with me often. This was reassuring for me. A true professional. Thanks
Posted by anonymous | October 17, 2016
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Incredible!
We dealt with Carol and her firm 5 years ago. They helped us through the whole process of filing chapter 7, supported us through the decision we were making, and made everything simple. 5 years later I needed some paperwork from the filing. I am amazed that not only did Carol remember my wife and I, but she had our information at hand and was able to send us what we needed right away. Filing chapter 7 was not an easy decision to make, but working with such professionals made made the process easier to handle.
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Posted by Sarah | September 15, 2016
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Extremely helpful!
Carol and Rob recently helped me with my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. It was a challenging case, as I had filed a Chapter 13 in Kansas, before losing my job and relocating to GA. They had to do a lot of research on which state's law should apply and how best to handle the sale of my residence in Kansas. They were both so helpful, professional, and knowledgeable. I hope I never have to use them again, but they would certainly be my first call should the need ever arise!
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Posted by Sara | September 12, 2016
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Excellent Personal and Proffessional
I was extremely apprehensive about hiring a lawyer and going through bankruptcy but Carol and her Partner Rob eased my concerns. They were extremely professional yet personable at the same time. Any questions and concerns were answered efficiently. I definitely recommend Carol and Rob Colliersmith for anyone going through hard times and are considering legal advise/representation.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Carol Colliersmith
  • 2019 - Present
  • Partner Attorney
  • Colliersmith & Associates, PC
  • 2002 - 2019

Education

  • University of Florida
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Associations

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Board of Directors
  • 2015 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Former State Co-Chair
  • N/A
  • Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group
  • Past President
  • N/A
  • Northern District of GA Bench & Bar Committee
  • Member
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Georgia State Law School
  • Law Clinic Mentor for 2nd and 3rd Year Students
  • 2013 - 2020
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • State Co-Chair Political Advocate for Debt Relief Issues
  • 2008 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Louis C. Brown Award for Contributions to Bankruptcy Law
  • Metropolitan Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Group
  • 2017
  • Hammes-Shulman Award for Legislative Contributions
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Colleen Nunnelly Memorial Award for Bankruptcy Leadership
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Cobb County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Practice Support of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • 2018
  • 2018 Denver NACBA Conference
  • Bankruptcy Intake Techniques - Getting the Information You Need
  • 2018
  • 2018 Denver NACBA Conference
  • Bankruptcy Client Communication - Ongoing Dialogue
  • 2018
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • The Intersection of Bankruptcy Law and Other Areas of the Law
  • 2016
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Chapter 13 Do's & Don'ts and Important Points for the Bankruptcy Attorney
  • 2016
  • Testified before the House Judiciary Committee
  • The Status of Debt Settlement in Georgia
  • 2015
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Women of the Bar Section
  • Legal Ethics and Professionalism
  • 2015
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Conference
  • Looking Back over the Past 10 years: BAPCPA Since October 17, 2005
  • 2015
  • Testified before the House Judiciary Committee
  • Consumer Protection and Debt Settlement Law
  • 2014
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Which is Better? Ch 7 or Ch 13 in Various Situations
  • 2010
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Bankruptcy Attorney Ethics
  • 2008
  • Metropolitan Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group
  • Bankruptcy (various topics)
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (16)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carol is a distinguished bankruptcy attorney whom I heartily recommend. She is a leader in the bankruptcy community and handles each client with genuine care and dedication. I would not hesitate to refer clients to Carol."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Carol & Rob for more years than any of us wants to remember, and came to know them as an opposing creditor's lawyer in cases over time. They make a great team, complement each other well, are fine Attorneys in Bankruptcy law, and serve their clients with the highest ethical standards. I give them each a hearty endorsement."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Colliersmith is a great lawyer and together with her Partner, Husband, Robert Colliersmith, form a powerful team that provides great service to their clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carol Colliersmith is my go-to referral for my clients with bankruptcy issues. Her approach is always professional, competent and caring."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Not only is Carol an expert at bankruptcy law she truly cares about her clients. She strives to make sure that she obtains the best possible outcome for her clients. I have not hesitation referring everyone who calls me with bankruptcy issues to her!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carol is extremely professional and knowledgable in the area of bankruptcy. Her expertise and high level of service is an asset to her clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carol is an experienced, knowledgeable professional. I recommend her highly for anyone in the Marietta area needing help with a bankruptcy."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Carol is a great bankruptcy attorney. She is always up to date on current Bankruptcy law and is a leader in her field. Carol cares about getting the best result for her clients and that attitude carries throughout her firm."
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Smyrna Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Carol Ann Colliersmith
Carol Ann Colliersmith
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Smyrna, GA
Licensed for 38 years
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