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A life-long resident of Athens, Georgia, Samuel E. Thomas is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science. He is also a 2012 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa. He was admitted into the practice of law in June of 2013. Samuel E. Thomas is a fourth generation small business owner in the Athens, Georgia area. He is admitted to all State and Superior Courts throughout the state of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and Supreme Court of Georgia.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 60%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
  4. DUI & DWI: 5%
  5. Adoption: 5%



Hourly ($100-200/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas

320 E. Clayton Street
Suite 435
Athens, GA, 30601-4507


GAActive Member in Good Standing 201307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Salomon AwardSarah and Michael Salomon2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas, L.L.C.2013 - Present
AssociateTimmons, Warnes & Mercer, LLP2014 - 2015
Law ClerkLaw Office of Dennis Helmreich2012 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Recent Child Custody Case I argued (Nov 2013)Maintained primary phsyical custody for my client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Athens Banner HeraldAttorney Becomes Fourth-Generation Athens Business Owner2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of AlabamaLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
University of Georgia, AthensPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2010
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Phi Alpha Delta-Monthly MeetingFamily Law/Owning a Law Firm2015
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law MeetingFamily Law2014
Local political organizationGovernor's campaign2010