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George M. Fox

Wills and living wills Attorney at Atlanta, GA

5.0   1 review

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George Fox is a respected Atlanta attorney with more than 30 years of experience in the practice of law. After graduating from Emory University Law School and gaining experience with a local firm, he founded his own firm in 1983.

For the past seven years, George has written a monthly column for Smoke Signals, the newspaper in Big Canoe, Georgia. Aimed at laymen, it is titled “Big Canoe Law School.” He also serves as Adjunct Professor in the Center for Transactional Law and Practice at the Emory Law School.

As an attorney, George strives to present the facts clearly in plain English. He enjoys connecting personally with clients and finding fresh, creative, innovative solutions for their legal problems.

George is a sought-after resource for dealing with individual, inter-family and business issues when faced with disability. He is also known for his work dealing with end-of-life issues.

George frequently presents to bankers, financial advisors, veterans, industry groups and others. He has given seminars for the Georgia Tech School of Management and at State Bar of Georgia Continuing Legal Education classes. George also works with many charitable entities regarding their IRS qualification and structure.

George holds undergraduate and law degrees from Emory University. He shares both his personal and professional life with his wife Michele, who serves as the Administrator for Fox+Mattson, P.C.

George’s hobbies include directing musicals for community theater, an interest which goes back to his founding Ad Hoc Productions at Emory University – now the oldest theater production company on campus.

Licensed for 52 years
State GA
Status Emeritus
Acquired 1970
Updated 11/03/2022

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Fox+Mattson, P.C.
4788 Long Island Drive, N.W.
Atlanta, GA, 30342


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Posted by anonymous | October 4, 2012
Makes dry stuff understandable AND entertaining
George Fox prepared trust documents for me and my husband as well as my elderly parent. When she died the transition was seamless and exactly what we had hoped for. His dry wit and humor makes dealing with legal stuff almost fun.


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Fox+Mattson, P.C.
  • 1983 - Present


  • Emory University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1969
  • Emory University
  • B.A.
  • 1966


  • Atlanta and American Bar Associations
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • N/A
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


Speaking Engagements

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Business Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"George Fox has a great way with his clients, and generously provides sophisticated advice with clarity and insight into the clients' nuanced needs. It is a pleasure to endorse George Fox as a smart, skilled, and experienced lawyer for businesses, families, and individuals looking for great advice in business, business succession planning, estate planning, and probate issues.."
Wills and living wills Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I am happy to recommend and endorse George Fox. George is well known in the legal community as an authority for estate planning. He generously shares his expertise with the community by speaking and publishing regularly. When I needed an estate planning attorney for my mother, I called George and he clearly and comprehensively created an estate plan. I also referred my aunt to him, and I frequently give his name to my friends, clients and colleagues."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I know George to be a very skilled attorney and a strong advocate for his clients. I do not hesitate to refer individuals to him in need of his expertise because I know he will do an excellent job."
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Atlanta Wills and living wills Lawyer George M. Fox
George M. Fox
Wills and living wills Attorney
Atlanta, GA
Licensed for 52 years