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Ms. Kresky is a partner at Law Office of Caroline Kresky where she represents high net worth individuals in complex domestic relations matters (divorce, equitable division, custody, modifications, paternity, legitimation, grandparent rights, domestic violence, contempt, post-divorce litigation, and trust/estate litigation).  She also drafts and litigates pre and post nuptial agreements. She has substantial experience in the management of complex and high dollar business and intellectual property litigation.


She has been lead counsel in a wide variety of cases. She has first chair jury and non-jury experience and has handled numerous mediations and arbitrations.


Ms. Kresky has written, edited, taught, and spoken on family law matters, discovery and civil procedure issues, and torts.


Ms. Kresky graduated cum laude from Emory University School of Law where she was elected to Order of the Coif. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Colby College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned a masters degree in political science at Columbia University before entering law school. 


Ms. Kresky has enjoyed an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell for more than 25years.  She currently has a 5 out of 5 rating.  Reviews from a judge say, "Outstanding professional; ethical and brillant." Another review notes "Excellent legal skills, good mentor, have referred work to her on several occasions."  Ms. Kresky is also a Superlawyer and a Georgia Trend Legal Elite Lawyer. 


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 80%
    31 years
  2. Domestic Violence: 10%
    22 years
  3. Prenuptials: 5%
    22 years
  4. Litigation: 5%
    32 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Kresky Law

3340 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 1530
Suite 1530
Atlanta, GA, 30326-1011


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198307/15/2016
DCInactive 198407/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2012
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2011
Annual AwardGeorgia Super Lawyers2009
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2008
Annual AwardGeorgia Super Lawyers2007
Annual AwardGeorgia Super Lawyers2006
Annual AwardGeorgia Super Lawyers2005
Annual AwardGeorgia Super Lawyers2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Office of Caroline Kresky2016 - 2016
ParnterIchter Kresky & Associates, LLC2015 - 2016
PartnerNelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough2001 - 2012
PartnerHolland & Knight1995 - 2001
PartnerBranch Pike & Ganz1991 - 1995
AssociateBranch Pike & Ganz1985 - 1991
AssociatePaul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP1983 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Emory Law School CouncilN/A2004 - Present
Lamar American Inn of CourtPast President2004 - Present
Emory Trial Techniques ProgramFaculty2004 - Present
Georgia Association for Women LawyersN/A2004 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A1985 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionN/A1983 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Columbia University School of LawGraduate School of Arts & Sciences, European InstituteMA - Masters1968
Colby CollegeGraduated top 5%, Phi Beta KappaBA - Bachelor of Arts1967