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Allen F. Harris

About me

I am a native of Georgia, married with a child in elementary school and a child in middle school.  I am an avid sports fan especially college football and golf. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 90%
    11 years
  2. Family: 5%
    11 years
  3. Prenuptials: 5%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daria French Wise

    I endorse this lawyer. Allen is an intelligent, and knowledgeable attorney. I respect Allen's work ethic and professionalism. He is a great attorney to work with.

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    Daria Wise Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Jennifer Lynn Giles

    Allen and I worked as opposing counsels on a pretty contentious case. Allen remained professional throughout the case and we were able to work together to reach a settlement for the parties even when it looked like the case would never settle.

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Contact info

Peterson & Harris

3103 E. Shadowlawn Avenue
Atlanta, GA, 30305

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198507/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Attorneys in GeorgiaSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top Attorneys in GeorgiaSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2013
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2011
Top Attorneys in GeorgiaSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2010
The Top Attorneys in GeorgiaTop Attorneys in Georgia as Published in Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPeterson & Harris1990 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1985 - 1985
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Family Law ReviewDividing Goodwill After Miller v. Miller2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Georgia, Georgia College and State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law From A to ZMarriage Dissolution Process and Procedure2015
Complex Assets in DivorceDividing Stock Options and RSUs (Restricted Stock Units)2015
Divorce Litigation From Start to FinishEnforcement and Post-Trial Modifications2014
Divorce Law Guide from A to ZChild Support and Spousal Maintenance2013
Divorce Law Guide A to ZChild Support and Spousal Maintenance2013
Advanced Issues in DivorceResolving Disputes and Speeding Up the Process2012
Advanced Issues in DivorceTroubleshooting Marriage Dissolution Issues2012
Your Family Law Practice in the 21st CenturyDivision of Property; Child Custody and Child Support2011
Advanced Issues in DivorceResolving Disputes and Speeding Up The Process2009
Advanced Issues in DivorceTroubleshooting Marriage Dissolution Issues2009
Advanced Family LawViolence In The Home2008
Advanced Family LawNavigating Complex Asset Cases2008