Emily S. Yu

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Yu Family Law LLC
 | 1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite W-501
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: 678-379-9648
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A passionate family law attorney with a dedication to helping families navigate some of life’s most complicated legal challenges, Emily S. Yu of Yu Family Law, LLC, has dedicated her practice to serving the metro-Atlanta area. Armed with her extensive experience and close knowledge of the law, she offers a variety of high-quality legal services pertaining to the following:

  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Adoption

After obtaining her law degree from Emory University School of Law, she stayed in the Atlanta area to provide local clients thoughtful guidance in order to effectively resolve complicated family law issues. From creative custody solutions to employing her tenacity in the courtroom, she knows how to find solutions that are beneficial for families long into the future.

In addition to her highly regarded litigation skills, Emily Yu also serves as a Guardian ad litem for her clients in contested custody cases. She is the editor-in-chief for the Atlanta Bar Association's Family Law Section newsletter and volunteers her time to assist with domestic violence and guardian cases with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Outside of her extensive volunteer efforts and her time spent pursuing resolutions in and out of the courtroom, she is a highly regarded lecturer at John Marshall Law School and Georgia State Law School.

For her tireless efforts and effective advocacy for her clients, as well as her commitment to the improvement of her community, Ms. Yu has received various recognitions from her peers and outside the legal community. A prime example of this was Georgia Trend Magazine's recent selection of her as a 2016 Legal Elite.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Emily Yu

Admitted: 2011, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.yufamilylaw.com/bio/

Honors and Awards:

  • Regional Semifinalist, Leftkowitz Intellectual Property Moot Court Regional Competition
  • Regional Finalist, ABA Labor and Employment Law Student Trial Regional Competition
  • Emory Law School Merit-Based Kessler/Eidson Trial Techniques Scholarship
  • Emory Law School Merit-Based Law School Admissions Scholarship
  • National Semifinalist, ABA Labor and Employment Law Student Trial National Competition
  • Finalist, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Scholarship
  • Emory Law School Pro Bono Graduation Award
  • Emory Law School National Associations of Women Lawyers Graduation Award
  • Finalist, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Scholarship

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Guardian Ad Litem, 2010
  • Mediator, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Seminar lecture, Atlernative Dispute Resolution, John Marshall Law School, 2016
  • Mediation training Georgia State Law School, 2016
  • Seminar lecture in Atlernative Dispute Resolution, John Marshall Law School, 2015
  • Mediation training, John Marshall Law School, 2015
  • Mediation training Georgia State Law School, 2015
  • Mediation training Georgia State Law School, 2014
  • Mediation training Georgia State Law School, 2013
  • Mediation training Georgia State Law School, 2012
  • Coaching at Judicial Training, Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, 2011
  • Mediation training, John Marshall Law School, 2011
  • Mediation training, John Marshall Law School, 2010
  • Editor-in-Chief, Atlanta Bar Family Law Section Newsletter
  • Civil Mediation Training, “Communication Skills” Lecture and Coaching, 2012 – 2015
  • Georgia State Law School, “Communication Skills” Lecture at Civil Mediation Training, 2011
  • Georgia State Law School, Coaching Mediation Training, 2011
  • John Marshall Law School, Coaching Mediation Training, 2010
  • Georgie State Law School, Civil Mediation Training, Coaching Mediation Training, 2010
  • Atlanta Bar Association Seminar, 'The Mechanics of Obtaining a Temporary Protective Order', 2010
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, New Volunteer Training, 'The Mechanics of Obtaining a Temporary Protective Order', 2011

Newsletters:

  • Monthly articles submitted., Atlanta Bar Family Law Section Newsletter

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, School of Law, 2011
  • Columbia University, B.A. in Psychology, 2008
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Office Location for Emily S. Yu

1117 Perimeter Center West
Suite W-501
Atlanta, GA 30338

Phone: 678-379-9648

 

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Last Updated: 7/17/2017

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