Chad has been practicing law since 2000 when he was first licensed in North Carolina. In 2004, he returned to his home state of Georgia and began practicing in Atlanta. Over the last fifteen years, Chad has represented individuals and businesses in civil litigation matters that range from corporations involved in multi-million dollar contract disputes to physicians and health care facilities defending catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. Eventually Chad began focusing his practice on family law matters, including divorce, alimony, property division, custody, and child support, and today his practice is devoted exclusively to that area of law.
Born in Rome, Georgia, Chad lived in a variety of places, including England, Texas, and California, while his father served in the U.S. Air Force. His family returned to Rome while Chad was in high school, and, after attending the University of Georgia, he graduated from Berry College. He then attended Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and graduated from that institution in 2000.Chad has been admitted to practice in front of the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, and the Federal District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the DeKalb County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is a member of the Family Law Section in each of those organizations.
Chad and his wife Susanna have one son. Chad is active in his community, having participated in a number of volunteer activities through the Decatur Rotary Club and his church, First United Methodist Church of Decatur, where he has served on the Administrative Board and the Staff Parish Relations Committee.
Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama
Bar Admissions ▾
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
DeKalb County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Decatur Rotary Club
First United Methodist Church of Decatur – Administrative Board
Decatur First UMC
– Administrative Board (2008-2011)
– Staff-Parish Relations Committee (2011-2014)
Decatur Rotary Club (2011-2015)
– Board of Directors, Service Projects (2014-2015)
Venetian Pools Community Association
– Board of Directors, Treasurer (2015-2018)
DeKalb Bar Association – Family Law Section
– Board of Directors, At Large Member (2018- present)
Awards and Recognition ▾
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019, 2020 and 2021