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Jacquelyn H. Saylor

Probate Attorney at Atlanta, GA

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also known as Jackie Saylor

  • Licensed for 40 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Jacquelyn

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Jacquelyn, known as Jackie, is a founding partner of The Saylor Law Firm LLP. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Estate Planning & Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Jackie served as the 107th President of the Atlanta Bar Association. She received the 2016 Outstanding Woman in the Profession (WIP) Award from the WIP Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Super Lawyers has rated her as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia. She also has been rated a Preeminent Lawyer, a Legal Leader, a Top Attorney, Super Lawyer and a Legal Elite Lawyer by various rating authorities. She was awarded the Justice Benham Award for Community Service by the State Bar of Georgia. Jackie is the Co-Editor and Co-Author of Women and the Law: A Guide to Women’s Legal Rights in Georgia, which she coordinated as a member of The Georgia Commission on Women. Jackie is on the Editorial Boards of The Mortmain, the official newsletter of the Estate Planning & Probate Section and The Atlanta Lawyer, the official newsletter of the Atlanta Bar Association.

Prior to founding The Saylor Law Firm, Jackie was Of Counsel to a Peachtree Center law firm, where she practiced Trusts & Estate Law, Probate Law, Business Law, Litigation and Real Estate Law. Previously, she was Legal Counsel to the Special Judiciary Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives, was a Staff Attorney for the Georgia Court of Appeals and worked and volunteered for other governmental and community organizations.

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Location

The Saylor Law Firm LLP
1201 W Peachtree Street NE
Suite 3220
Atlanta, GA, 30309

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Partner
  • The Saylor Law Firm
  • 1996 - Present

Education

  • Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • MA - Masters
  • N/A
  • University of Georgia
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Associations

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section
  • Chair
  • 2018 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • President
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Atlanta Bar Association Women in the Profession Section
  • Board
  • 2005 - 2013
  • The Atlanta Lawyer, Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • Editorial Board
  • 2004 - 2019
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2003 - 2016
  • Atlanta Bar Association Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section
  • Chairman
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Atlanta Bar Association Women in the Profession Committee
  • Member
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Board
  • 1999 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Outstanding Woman in the Profession
  • Women in the Profession Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • 2016
  • 100 Most Influential People in Law and Accounting
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • 2014
  • Award in Business and Law
  • Georgia Women's Institute
  • 2010
  • Chief Justice Benham Award for Community Service
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • 2004
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Super Lawyer in Estate Planning & Probate
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • N/A
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Legal Elite In Taxes, Estates & Trusts
  • Georgia Trend Magazine
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Vitam, West Georgia Health Foundation Newsletter
  • Caution Required for Internet Wills and other Self Made Wills
  • 2011
  • The Mortmain (Atlanta Bar Association)
  • Tips for Probate Courts in Metropolitan Atlanta
  • 2010
  • The Mortmain (Atlanta Bar Association)
  • Roth IRAs
  • 2010
  • The Mortmain (Atlanta Bar Association)
  • Probate Practice Pitfalls and Pointers Panel
  • 2009
  • Atlanta Magazine
  • Ask Super Lawyers: How Would an Estate Plan I Make With a Do-it-Yourself Kit Hold up in Georgia?
  • 2008
  • The Mortmain (Atlanta Bar Association)
  • Estate Tax Reform, Middle Class Clients, Income Taxation of Estates & Trusts
  • 2008
  • The Information Exchange
  • 2006 Year End Tax Planning for Individuals
  • 2007
  • The Mortmain (Atlanta Bar Association)
  • Recent Developments in Georgia Fiduciary Law
  • 2006
  • The Information Exchange
  • Ethical Considerations on the Internet
  • 2001
  • The Information Exchange
  • Year End Tax Planning
  • 2001
  • The Information Exchange
  • Law Practice Management
  • 2001
  • The Information Exchange
  • Financial Planning
  • 2001
  • Unknown
  • Women and the Law: An Update
  • 1998
  • Unknown
  • Women and the Law: A Guide to Women's Legal Rights in Georgia
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Speech for 2016 Outstanding Woman in the Profession Award
  • Persistence, Determination and Optimism, Words to Live By
  • 2016
  • Emory Law School Extern Class
  • Self-Marketing and Firm-Marketing
  • 2016
  • Winter Ethics Conference
  • Ethics and the ‘Vulnerable’ Client with Traumatic Brain Injury- Part 2: Financial Agreements for Lifelong Care
  • 2015
  • Emory Law School Extern Class
  • Networking 101
  • 2015
  • Annual Meeting
  • Looking Back at 2014: The Risk of Engagement and Leadership
  • 2015
  • Law Day Program
  • Why Every Vote Matters
  • 2014
  • Annual Meeting
  • The Risk of Engagement and Leadership
  • 2014
  • Women in the Profession Section
  • Finding Your Work-Life Rhythm: A Discussion of Alternative Work Arrangements and Careers in this New Age
  • 2013
  • ICLE
  • What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know: Estate Planning and Probate
  • 2013
  • Planned Giving Seminar
  • Estate Planning in an Era of Certain Uncertainty: The Tax Relief Act of 2010 and the Revised Georgia Trust Code of 2010
  • 2011
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers Symposium
  • Going Solo/ Small Firm
  • 2007
  • Women Studies Department
  • Women & Leadership in Law & the Judiciary
  • 2006
  • May Day Program
  • Dialogue on Brown v. Board of Education
  • 2005
  • Solo and Small Firm Institute
  • Probate, Beyond the Will
  • 2004
  • May Day Program
  • Dialogue on the American Jury
  • 2004
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Atlanta Probate Lawyer Jacquelyn H. Saylor
Jacquelyn H. Saylor
Probate Attorney
Atlanta, GA
Licensed for 40 years