Jeremy J. Abernathy, ESQ.

Jeremy J. Abernathy provides a background of service and advocacy.  Jeremy was admitted to practice law in 2007.  He earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola School of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College, as well as a Master’s of Religion from Liberty University Seminary.

Jeremy’s legal experience includes two judicial clerkships with the Honorable Justice Robert Benham, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Honorable Mark Anthony Scott, Superior Court Judge in DeKalb County.

Cobb Life Magazine honored Jeremy as a 2013 Top 20 under 40 for his community involvement and stellar advocacy.  Georgia Trend Magazine recognized Jeremy as Georgia 2016 Legal Elite. Jeremy was also awarded the Nation’s Top One percent award in 2015, and recognized as Georgia’s Top 40 under 40 for 2015.

Jeremy is also an advocate on Sundays as well- he is the Senior Pastor of Noonday Missionary Baptist Church, founded in 1888 and located in Marietta, Georgia.

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History & Expertise

  • Education

    J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
    B.A., summa cum laude, Georgia State University

  • Bar Admissions

    Supreme Court of the United States
    United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia
    Supreme Court of Georgia
    Georgia Court of Appeals
    State Bar of Georgia

  • Leadership

    President, Cobb County Family Law Section 2016-2017
    Member, Cobb County Bar Board of Trustees, 2016-2017
    Director, State Bar of Georgia YLD 2013-2017
    Member, Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, 2011-2014
    Chair, Technology and Social Media Committee, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, 2012-2014
    Chair, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia YLD, 2011-2013

  • Selected Honors

    Speaker, 2018 Family Law Institute- “Narcissism and Divorce”
    Speaker, 2016 Family Law Institute- “Recent Changes in Social Security Law and the Impact on Divorce Negotiations”
    Speaker, 2015 Family Law Institute “Graduation and Graduation: Examination of Self-Executing Child Support Provisions”
    Speaker, 2014 Family Law Case Law Update, November 2014
    Speaker, Recent Developments in Technology for Family Law Practitioners, November 2012
    Speaker for LiveCLE Seminar – Family & Matrimonial Law in the 21st Century: Practicing with Humanity
    Panelist for Atlanta Bar Association’s Valentine’s Day CLE: Ethics Issues in Family Law
    Live CLE Seminar Family & Matrimonial Law in the 21st Century: Practicing with Humanity March 28, 2013
    Speaker at the 2012 Joint Legal / Forensic Accounting Divorce Seminar
    Guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School
    Guest lecturer at Georgia State University School of Law
    Guardian Ad Litem, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

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