Gillian Fierer O'Nan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Elovitz/O'Nan, LLC
 | 38 Old Ivy Road NE, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-662-2246
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Gillian Fierer O'Nan is the founder of the Atlanta, Georgia, firm of Gillian Fierer O'Nan, P.C. Focusing her practice exclusively on family law, she represents clients throughout Atlanta and surrounding counties in matters related to divorce, adoptions, child support and custody, separate maintenance and domestic violence. Ms. O'Nan also handles paternity cases, postnuptial and prenuptial agreements, wills, post-action modifications and contempt cases. An experienced litigator, she is also a civil mediator.

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2002, Ms. O'Nan went on to attend the University of Georgia School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor with honors in 2006. Admitted to practice in Georgia, she was associated with two Atlanta firms before opening her practice in 2013. Highly regarded by her peers, Ms. O'Nan has received a 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo.

A member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association, Ms. O'Nan previously served on the board of directors for Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and as the president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. She is a guardian ad litem for the Cobb County Superior Court as well as the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and is also a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. Active in a variety of community and civic organizations, Ms. O'Nan has served as a member of the Alliance Children's Theatre Guild's board of directors, chaired the Ava in Wonderland Charity Gala and Auction and donated her time to her local church as well as the Anti-Defamation League.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, 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, Name Change, 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: 2014 - 2016

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About Gillian Fierer O'Nan

Admitted: 2006, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://eofamilylaw.com/about-us/gillian-fierer-onan-esc

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Top 10% in the USA, Lawyers of Distinction, 2017
  • Top Attorney, Georgia Outstanding Young Lawyers, 2016
  • Top 1%, America's Most Honored Professionals, 2016
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers, National Advocates, 2015
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015
  • Top 10 Under 40, Nationally, National Association of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2014
  • Received a 10.0 "Superb" rating from Avvo

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia, 2006
  • Civil Mediator
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Cobb County Superior Court
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Auction Chair, State Bar of Georgia, Supreme Cork, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Section, 2008
  • Event Chair, State Bar of Georgia, Supreme Cork, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Section, 2009 - 2010
  • Executive Committee Member, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, 2010 - 2011
  • President, State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division of Family Law Section, 2010 - 2011
  • Board of Directors, Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, 2012
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Mentor, State Bar of Georgia, Transition into Law Practice Program, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Eagle Fund (Ashford Park School) Board Member, 2016
  • Vice President, Ashford Park School Education Foundation (2016, 2017)
  • Cobb County Superior Court, Guardian ad Litem
  • Major Gifts Ambassador, Darlington School Centennial Campaign, 2008 - 2010
  • Participant, Glass Leadership Institute, Anti-Defamation League, 2006 - 2007
  • Member, Education Committee, Anti-Defamation League, 2007 - 2008
  • Chairman, Ava in Wonderland Charity Gala and Auction benefitting Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, 2011
  • Teacher's Appreciation Committee Chair, Brookhaven United Methodist Church Child Development Center Parent's Association, 2010 - 2011
  • Sponsorship Chair, Fundraising Chair, Brookhaven United Methodist Church Child Development Center Parent's Association, 2011 - 2012
  • Secretary, Brookhaven United Methodist Church Child Development Center Parent's Association, 2012 - 2014
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Foundation, A Courthouse Line X, Participant, 2013
  • Board of Directors, Alliance Children's Theatre Guild, 2013 - 2014
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Volunteer, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Family Law Speaker, Speaker, But you said you're a lawyer?! Topics Every Lawyer Should Know About, 2016
  • Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Institute (2016)- Hot Tips from the Rising Stars
  • Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Tropical Seminar (2015)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Tropical Seminar (2016)
  • Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Tropical Seminar (2017)
  • "Three Practical Tips for The Family Lawyer - From a Young Lawyer's Perspective", The Family Lawyer, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, July 2011 Edition

Transactions:

  • Prenuptial Agreements; Postnuptial Agreements.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • City of Brookhaven, Zoning Board of Appeals Member (Appointed by Mayor of Brookhaven), 2017

Educational Background:

  • University of Georgia, School of Law, With Honors, 2006
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, B.A., Cum Laude, 2002
Office Location for Gillian Fierer O'Nan

38 Old Ivy Road NE
Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone: 404-662-2246

 

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Last Updated: 6/9/2017

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