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Tamara Feliciano – Attorney and Counselor at Law

 

TAMARA FELICIANO

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Managing Attorney – Divorce and Family Law

Tamara Feliciano is the managing divorce and family law attorney at Coleman Legal Group, LLC.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Tamara received her Bachelor of Arts from Cleveland State University. While enrolled at Cleveland State University Tamara earned a Clerk position with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio (NDOH). While employed with the Department of Justice, Tamara gained invaluable legal experience from a staff in excess of one hundred United States Attorneys. Tamara credits the U.S Attorney’s Office NDOH for preparing her for a career in law and impressing upon her the utmost values of professionalism and diligence.

In 2008 Tamara relocated to Lawrenceville, Georgia and began attending Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. While enrolled in law school, Tamara excelled in Trial Advocacy and Writing and received a CALI Award for her Excellent Achievement in the Study of Professional Responsibility.

Since receiving her law degree in 2011 Tamara has devoted most of her practice to the area of Family Law.

Tamara has experience in complex uncontested divorce cases and settling and litigating complex asset divorce cases involving multi-million dollar estates, business entities, trusts and investments.

Tamara appreciates that the parties minor children are at the core of most of the cases she manages. Tamara handles all cases involving minor children with respect to the best interest of child(ren) and the family dynamic created when spouses separate. Tamara has experience in uncontested divorce cases and settling / litigating complex custody issues including cases involving international custody disputes, children born out of wedlock, children unlawfully removed from the jurisdiction of Georgia, spouses with substance abuse dependency, mental illness and spouses accused and/or convicted of serious criminal activity.

Tamara also has experience settling and litigating complex prenuptial agreements, post-judgment issues including contempt, modifications and motions to set aside.

Tamara is also committed to pro bono work and has demonstrated her dedication by volunteering through the Saturday Lawyers Program conducted by the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation. Tamara also has a burgeoning interest in pro-bono animal rights litigation. Tamara is actively pursuing changes to current laws in Georgia that protect businesses who breed animals under inhumane conditions and retailers who purchase animals from such business.

Areas of Practice

• Divorce and Family Law
• Business Law
• Family Based Immigration

Bar Admissions

• State Bar of Georgia
• Superior Court of Georgia
• State Court of Georgia

Affiliations

• State Bar of Georgia
• American Bar Association
• North Fulton Bar Association
• Atlanta Bar Association

Tamara Feliciano’s Authored Blog and Web Site.

Coleman Legal Group, LLC’s Georgia lawyers practice in the areas of Divorce, Family Law, Estates, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Bankruptcy, Business Law and Immigration. We have offices conveniently located at:

Alpharetta Georgia
North Point Park
5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 52
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Atlanta Georgia
Colony Square
1201 Peachtree Street, 400
Colony Square, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Dunwoody, Sandy Springs
GA 400, Atlanta Georgia
1200 Abernathy Rd
Building 600
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Cumming Georgia
The Avenue Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway
Building 400, Suite 4245
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Johns Creek, Duluth GA
11555 Medlock Bridge Road
Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Duluth Georgia
Sugarloaf
2180 Satellite Boulevard
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: 770-408-0477 | Map

Kennesaw Georgia
TownPark Center
125 TownPark Drive
Suite 300
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Lawrenceville
Huntcrest
1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770-609-1247 | Map

Georgia Areas We Serve
Coleman Legal Group, LLC’s divorce and family law attorneys handle cases in the following cities and communities: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Gainseville, Norcross, Lawrenceville, Midtown, Inman Park, Duluth, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Vinings, Smyrna, Covington, Conyers, Newborn, Mansfield, Oxford, Social Circle, Porterdale, Buford, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Dacula and Starrsville.

Our divorce and family law attorneys frequently handle cases for clients residing in the following counties: Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Cobb, DeKalb, Henry, Cherokee, Douglas, Carroll, Coweta, Paulding, Bartow, Hall, Barrow, Walton, Newton, Rockdale, Henry, Spalding, Fayette, Newton, Walton, Rockdale and Clayton.

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