Our Attorneys

 

Robert Anthony Leonard

Undergraduate: Spring Hill College

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Areas of practice: Criminal and Traffic

Email: Traffic@Deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Irenata Sonia Duncan 

Undergraduate: University of Louisiana

Law School: John Marshall Law School

Areas of Practice: Bankruptcy and Small Business

Email: GaDocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 1995; Georgia Court of Appeals, 1999; Supreme Court of Georgia, 1999; U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1999; United States District Court Middle District of Georgia 2006

Martindale Hubbell Rating: 5.0/5.0

J. Benjamin Stewart

Undergraduate: Emory University

Law School: Georgia State School of Law

Areas of Practice: Criminal and Traffic

Email: Traffic@deminglaw.com 

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 1997

David Matthew Lewis

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law School: University of Memphis

Areas of Practice: Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

Email: lewisd@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-564-2600

Bar Memberships: Tennessee, 1988; Georgia, 1990; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991; U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1988

Ryan D. Goldstein

Undergraduate: Emory University – Political Science / Economics – Majors

Law School: University of Tulsa, College of Law

Areas of Practice: Business, Collection, Contract, Foreclosure, General, Landlord-Tenant, and Real Estate

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Matthew P. Goodman

Undergraduate: Florida State University

Law School: Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire, JD

Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Landlord/Tenant Law, Certification/Specialties: Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. P.T. O., 2001

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 2000; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2000; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2001

Russell John Parker, Jr.

Undergraduate: Mercer University, BA

Law School: Georgia State University College of Law JD

Areas of Practice: Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

Email: parkerr@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-564-2600 / 678-924-4440 direct 

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 1997; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1997; U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997

Robert D. Murphy

Undergraduate: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Law School: Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, JD

Areas of Practice: General Practice, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Nebraska, 1993; Louisiana, 1992; Georgia, 2002

Graham Gilmer McMurray

Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Law School: Atlanta Law School, 1982: JD

Areas of Practice: General Civil Practice with emphasis in Family Law & Personal Injury

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 1982; Georgia Court of Appeals, 1983; Supreme Court of Georgia, 1983; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1983; U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1988

Lara E. Smith

Undergraduate: Georgia State University, cum laude

Law School: Georgia State University College of Law

Areas of Practice: Nursing Home Negligence; Automobile Accidents; Personal Injury

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia Bar admitted to Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia

Christopher O. Stanton

Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology 1994 B.S. International Affairs

Law School: Georgia State University College of Law J.D. 2003

Areas of Practice: General Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Collections, Creditors Rights, Debtor and Creditor, Landlord-Tenant

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone:  770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 2003, U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2004

Jool N. Kang

Undergraduate: University of Delaware

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Areas of Practice: General, Immigration, Criminal Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Sean L. Faulkner

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

Law School: Georgia State University, JD

Areas of Practice: Real Estate, General Practice

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Elizabeth Nicole Harrison

Undergraduate: Agnes Scott College ’91 with High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Law School: University of Georgia ’94 cum laude

Areas of Practice: General, Probate, Domestic

Email: Nharrison@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4716

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Kentucky

Shannon N. Mandel

Undergraduate: Florida State University

Law School: American University, JD

Areas of Practice: Banking, Real Estate, Corporate

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Atlanta, Maryland

Kolbi L. Cumbo

Undergraduate: Agnes Scott College, cum laude

Law School: New England School of Law, JD, cum laude; Stetson University College of Law, Elder Law, LLM

Areas of Practice: General Practice, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder & Special Needs Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia 

Nicholas Raynor West

Undergraduate: University of Tennessee

Law School: University of Georgia (Law School Association Scholar, Journal of Intellectual Property Law- Editorial Board and Articles Editor)

Areas of Practice: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation

Email: nwest@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4428

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Tennessee (inactive)

Jason G. McCart

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

Law School: University of Georgia School of Law, JD

Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant, Collections

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Megan Lee McKay Zambito

Undergraduate: Florida State University

Law School: Florida State College of Law

Practice Areas: Child Dependency, Foreclosures, Criminal and Traffic Defense

Email: traffic@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Florida

Ashley N. Higginbotham

Undergraduate: University of Georgia

Law School: Emory Law School

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Bankruptcy Litigation, Securities Fraud, Commercial Collection, Real Estate Disputes, Business/Contract Disputes, Represented Debtors, Creditors and Bankruptcy Trustees.

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association

Matthew J. Cristy

Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Law School: Emory University School of Law, JD

Areas of Practice: Tax, Employee Benefits, ERISA, Corporate

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Noni A. Mayfield

Undergraduate: B.A. Political Science from Georgia State University

Law School: Master of Law in Taxation from University of Denver, Juris Doctor from University of Denver

Areas of Practice: Banking, Corporate, Contracts, Real Estate, Tax

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2011

Monica Patel

Undergraduate: Williams College

Law School: Northwestern University, JD

Areas of Practice: Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury

Email: mpatel@deminglaw.com

Phone: 912-527-2000

Bar Memberships: Georgia, New York, Massachusetts, DC, South Carolina

Ryan A. Moss

Undergraduate: Furman University

Law School: University of Georgia School of Law

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Insurance

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, US District Court Northern District of Georgia

Janelle N. Richards

Undergraduate: Princeton University

Law School: Georgetown University Law Center

Areas of Practice: Family Law, Employment

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Maryland; District of Columbia (inactive); U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (inactive); U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Stephanie Coleman

Undergraduate: Spelman College

Law School: University of Missouri-Columbia, JD

Areas of Practice: General Civil Practice

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com     

Phone:  770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, US District Court Northern District of Georgia

 

Adam M. Ruf

Undergraduate: Southern Adventist University

Law School: University of Tennessee College of Law

Areas of Practice: Criminal, General Domestic and Family, Probate, and Traffic

Email: traffic@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Tennessee ‘07; Georgia ‘08

Natalie K. Howard

Undergraduate:  The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Law School: John Marshall Law School

Areas of Practice: Family Law, Real Estate, Civil Litigation

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone:  770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: State Bar of Georgia; Northern District of Georgia

Julie B. Oliver

Undergraduate: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Law School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone:  770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Sana M. Ayubi

Undergraduate: Simmons College

Law School: Vermont Law School

Areas of Practice: General Civil Practice, Employment, Family Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

John W. Nichols

Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S.

Law School: University of Georgia, J.D.

Areas of Practice: Criminal Law, Torts, Administrative Hearings, Federal Sector Employment Law, Family Law

Email: traffic@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Jacqueline M. DeFrancis

Undergraduate: Goucher College

Law School: Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Areas of Practice: Business & Corporate Law, Bankruptcy Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, Real Estate Law, Consumer Rights, Probate Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Lawrence G. Morton

Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University, B.A.

Law School: Georgia State University, J.D.

Areas of Practice: Family Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Elder Law, Property Disputes

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Brian S. Pueschel

Undergraduate: University of Connecticut, B.A.

Law School: University of Miami, J.D.

Areas of Practice: Social Security Disability Law, Real Estate Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Kylie S. Kariya

Undergraduate: University of Georgia, B.S.

Law School: University of Georgia, J.D.

Areas of Practice: Criminal Law, Family Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Rahmeen Farhoudi

Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, B.A.

Law School: Mercer University, J.D.

Areas of Practice: Criminal and Traffic

Email: traffic@deminglaw.com

Phone: 678-924-4754

Bar Memberships: Georgia and Kentucky

J.D. Blevins

Undergraduate: Valdosta State University

Law School: Mercer University

Areas of Practice: Workers’ Compensation and Traffic

Email: jdblevins@deminglaw.com

Phone: 912-527-2000

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 2009

Falgun M. Patel

Undergraduate: Georgia State University

Law School: John Marshall Law School

Areas of Practice: Business and Corporate Law, Intellectual Property

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Betrice A. Scott

Undergraduate: Spelman College/Georgia Institute of Technology

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Areas of Practice: General Civil Practice, Employment, Family Law, Criminal Law

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Tamorra Boyd

Undergraduate: Florida A&M University, B.S. & M.B.A.

Law School: Mercer University School of Law

Areas of Practice: Bankruptcy and Small Business

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, 2014; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2016

Sherley Joseph-Roper

Undergraduate: Barnard College, Columbia University

Law School: St. John’s University School of Law

Areas of Practice: Insurance, Personal Injury, Civil Mediation/Arbitration

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia, New York

Lauren E. Weston

Undergraduate: Michigan State University

Law School: Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Areas of Practice: Family Law and Consumer Finance

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-806-1911

Bar Memberships: Georgia and Michigan

Richard K. Valldejuli Jr. | Of Counsel

Law School: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Areas of Practice: Consumer Bankruptcy, Business Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Litigation

Email: gadocs@deminglaw.com     

Phone: 770-564-2600

Bar Memberships: Georgia

Keith A. Carnesale | Of Counsel

Undergraduate: Duke University

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Areas of Practice: Criminal Law

Email: kcarnesale@cdflawfirm.com

Phone: 770-564-2600

Bar Memberships: Georgia; Massachusetts

David C. Cole | Of Counsel

Undergraduate: Clemson University

Law School: Cumberland School of Law

Areas of Practice: Domestic/Family Law, Adoptions, General Civil Litigation

Email: coled@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-564-2600

Bar Memberships: Georgia, South Carolina

 

Jae I. Shim | Of Counsel

Undergraduate: Sogang University (Seoul, South Korea)

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Areas of Practice: Immigration, Business, Corporate

Email: shimj@deminglaw.com

Phone: 770-564-2600

Bar Memberships: Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court

Of Counsel:

Chris Flinn

Timothy Klob

Caryn S. Fennell, P.C.

Tiffany Lunn

Torin D. Togut