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Anthony M. Zezima

also known as Anthony Michael Zezima

About me

Managing Attorney of Anthony M. Zezima, P.C., a Family Law firm in metropolitan Atlanta.  My office handles only Family Law matters.  We handle trial work in the metropolitan Atlanta area, including Fulton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Walton, Rockdale, Cherokee, Hall, Forsyth, Jackson, Douglas, Henry, Clayton, and Fayette Counties.  However, we handle appeals to the two Georgia appellate courts from any county in the state of Georgia.


I have been handling Family Law cases since 1983.  We do contested trials, both Judge and Jury.  We handle negotiated settlements and mediation, to arrive at the final result in the most efficient manner available.  You will not have to change attorneys to go from negotiation or mediation to a trial, if that becomes necessary.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 40%
    33 years
  2. Child Custody: 40%
    33 years
  3. Appeals: 15%
    33 years
  4. Prenuptials: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-425/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Scott Willis Shaw

    I have known Tony as a colleague and opposing attorney for many years. There are very few attorneys who are as knowledgeable about the law as he is. And with this knowledge he brings passion for the law, which shows in how he represents his clients. I can whole heartedly recommend Mr. Zezima, because he is a very formidable legal opponent, a very good attorney, and a genuinely nice person with honor.

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Contact info

3301 Buckeye Road, Suite 201
Buckeye Plaza
Atlanta, GA, 30341-4236

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
30 year Service AwardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation2013
10 years of service awardGwinnett Pro Bono Project2012
25 year service awardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation2008
20 year service awardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation2003
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
15 year service awardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation1998
Family Law Attorney of the YearConsumer Business Review1995
10 year service awardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation1993
5 year service awardDekalb Volunteer Lawyer Foundation1988
Corpus Juris Secundum AwardWoodrow Wilson College of Law1983
Magna Cum Laude - 2nd highest grade point average in classWoodrow Wilson College of Law1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal OwnerAnthony M. Zezima, P.C.1988 - Present
Associate, and then PartnerBlack & Black, P.C.1983 - 1988
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gwinnett Pro Bono ProjectVolunteer Attorney2002 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar Association, Divorce/Family SectionMember2002 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2002 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1991 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Family Law SectionMember1991 - Present
Dekalb Volunteer Lawyer FoundationVolunteer Attorney1983 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney Member1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jacob v. Koslow, 282 Ga. 516, 44 S.E.2d 857Unfavorable Trial Decision Reversed by Supreme Court
Lopez v. Olson, et. al. Court of Appeals of Georgia, 2012 WL 676654Unfavorable Trial Decision Reversed on Appeal
Scott-Lasley v. Lasley, 278 Ga. 671Unfavorable Trial Decision Reversed on Appeal
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Woodrow Wilson College of LawLawJuris Doctor Magna Cum Laude1983
Purdue UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2015
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2014
Georgia High School Mock TrialsPresiding Judge2013
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2011
Georgia High School Mock TrialsPresiding Judge2010
Georgia High School Mock TrialsPresiding Judge2009
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2008
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2007
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2006
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2005
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2004
Georgia High School Mock TrialsAttorney Evaluator2003
Law School Class Adjunct ProfessorCivil Procedure1985
Law School Class Adjunct ProfessorDomestic Relations1985
Undergraduate Class InstructorConstitutional Law for Police Officers1984
Law School Class Adjunct ProfessorDomestice Relations1984