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Every person with a legal  problem is entitled to find a competent counselor  whom they trust to assist with their legal problems.  That attorney needs to go to bat for their clients to resolve the problem in a swift and economical fashion.  I take every client and every case as a serious commitment by a client to entrust me with their most personal of issues.  I intend to fully recpricate with an equal commitment to  each client.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 70%
    35 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    35 years, 2.1 thousand cases



Hourly ($325-400/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Fryer, Shuster & Lester, P.C.

1050 Crown Pointe Parkway
Suite 410
Atlanta, GA, 30338


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2015
State Bar Of Georgia Bar Association Newsletter AwardState Bar Of Georgia1991
AV Peer Review Rating 25+ yearsMartindale Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFryer, Shuster & Lester P.C.1997 - Present
PartnerFreed, Lester & Berman P.C.1991 - 1997
PartnerGershon, Olim, Katz, Loeb & Lester P.C.1986 - 1991
General CounselFriends of Children, Inc1984 - 1986
AssociateZachary & Segraves1981 - 1984
InternHonorable Joel J. Fryer, Superior Court of Fulton County1980 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Visions AnewSpeaker Qualifications Committee - Chair2013 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
DeKalb Bar AssociationPresident1990 - 1991
DeKalb Bar AssociationVice President - President Elect1989 - 1990
DeKalb Bar AssociationTreasurer1988 - 1989
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Perkins v. Haines, 661 F.3d 623, 2011Trustee was denied.
Darroch v. Willis, 286 Ga. 566,690 S.E.2d 410, 2010Case settled for client after appeal.
Alternative Health Care systems, Inc. v. McCown, 237 Ga.App. 355, 514 S.E.2d 691, 1999Appeal denied
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Tulane UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Child Custody Seminar for Family Law AttorneysChild Custody and Visitation in Georgia1992
Northern District of Georgia Bancruptcy SectionFamily Law for the Bankruptcy Court1989