Selected as a Georgia Super Lawyers 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Rising Star In Family Law

Recent Cases:

***Obtained sole legal and physical custody for father because of parental alienation by mother.

***Obtained temporary custody in a divorce within weeks of filing the case for a father of his 5 year daughter due to the mother’s lack of co-parenting.

***Obtained custody for a father of his 8 year daughter due to alienation by the mother.

***Obtained custody for a father of his 7 year daughter due to the mother moving 4 hours away and not providing as stable an environment as the father.

***Obtained joint custody for a father of a 4 year old son.

About Regina

Regina I. Edwards is the Owner and Managing Attorney of Edwards Family Law. Ms. Edwards has been practicing law in Georgia since 2001.

Ms. Edwards attended Tulane University School of Law where she concentrated in family law courses.

Ms. Edwards has a decade of complex family law litigation experience.

When Ms. Edwards is not passionately representing her clients, Ms. Edwards enjoys traveling to different countries. She has traveled to more than 30 countries and speaks three languages.

She also enjoys reading, watching football, running, yoga, hiking and camping and spending time with family and friends.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Collaborative Law, Collaborative Institute of Georgia, 2005
  • Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2001
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2001

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – May, 2001
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – May, 1998
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Spanish
    • Minor: French

Classes/Seminars

  • Nuts & Bolts of Family Law – Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, August 22, 2008
  • Nuts & Bolts of Family Law – Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, November 15, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers 2017 Rising Star In Family Law
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2008 – Present
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2007
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present¬† (President 2013)
  • Dekalb County Family Law Section, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Stonewall Jackson Bar Association 2008 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Georgia Legal Services, Attorney, 2001 – 2003
  • Stephen A. Friedman & Associates, Attorney, 2003 – 2004
  • Cordell & Cordell, Fathers’ Rights Attorney, 2004 – 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mock Trial Evaluator – National Championship, 2009 – Present
  • Mock Trial Evaluator – Georgia State Championship, 2009 – Present
  • Mock Trial Evaluator – Gwinnett County Regional Championship, 2006 – Present
  • Pro bono attorney volunteer for cases referred by Gwinnett Legal Aid Society, 2005 – Present
  • Pro bono attorney volunteer for cases referred by Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation, 2005 – Present

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