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Caryn S. Fennell

About me

I have over twenty-three years of professional and executive management experience, including service in the United States Army. I also have and twenty-four years of educational credits toward my Associates Degree, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Master of Arts Degree, Industrial/Organizational Ph.D. Program and Juris Doctor Degree. I own and manage the law offices of Caryn S. Fennell, P.C. which I opened on November 9, 2010, the same day I swore into the Georgia Bar Association and the Georgia State Courts. I am currently licensed to practice in the Federal Courts, Georgia Appeals Court and State Courts. 

Since opening my firm, I have closed over 850 family and criminal law cases across Georgia. I specialize in complex custody and criminal matters, and have a passion for father's rights and parental alienation cases. My firm is most proud of our ability to draw up our vast professional experience to adeptly care for the unique needs of every client we serve. My firm has an excellent reputation for aggressive case investigation, persistent advocacy, and for implementing a very reasonable fee structure for clients. I review every case in detail to develop a customized legal strategy for each client. I am a client-centered lawyer focused on expeditious and cost effective case resolution. 

I proudly serve the family and criminal law needs of clients in Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Forsyth, Pickens and Paulding Counties and have grown my practice solely through the most honorable of compliments, which is the client referral.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 70%
    6 years, 218 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    6 years, 234 cases



Hourly ($225-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Christian Urbina-Pabon

    I got to know Ms. Fennell in law school. She was a top notch student and is an excellent attorney from everything I've been able to read about and hear from colleagues. I endorse Ms. Fennell as a zealous advocate for her clients.


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  • Carrie Christine Fiedler

    Although we were on opposite sides, we were able to work through difficult issues for our clients. She exhibited a high level of professionalism.


    Carrie Fiedler Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.

2230 Towne Lake Parkway
Building 600, Suite 140
Woodstock, GA, 30189


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201008/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Membership AwardGeorgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2012
CALI Award for Constitutional Law IIJohn Marshall Law School2010
CALI Award for Constitutional Law IJohn Marshall Law School2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerCaryn S. Fennell, P.C.2010 - Present
ExternCherokee County Solicitor General2007 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Women LawyersBlue Ridge Chapter President2015 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2010 - Present
Blue Ridge Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Georgia State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionAttorney Member2010 - Present
Georgia State Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2010 - Present
Georgia State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Georgia Association for Women LawyersPresident2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationAssociate Member2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shohoudy v. DoyalPhysical Custody to Father of Minor Child Born Out of Wedlock
State v. RunyonAll Charges Dismissed
State v. StephensAll Charges Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Georgia Law ReportChild Support in Georgia2015
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Criminal Prosecutions in Georgia2015
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Know Your Rights: When Stopped by Law Enforcement2015
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Know Your Rights: Search and Seizure2015
The Georgia Law ReportContested Versus Uncontested Divorces: A General Overview2014
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Georgia Divorce2014
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Mediation: Family Law Cases2014
Prezi - Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.Georgia Child Support Modification2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of South FloridaPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
University of South FloridaN/AOther - Masters1996
Alliant International UniversityPsychologyPhD - DoctorateN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Georgia Association of Professional Private Investigators Annual Southeastern ConferenceUltimate Investigation - Litigating Complex Father's Rights Custody Cases2015
State Bar of GeorgiaMock Trial Competition2014
Kennesaw State University Mock Trial CompetitionMock Trial Compettion2013