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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Rachel L. Platt
The Platt Law Firm
8010 Roswell Road, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30350
T:Work 404-255-3434
F: Fax678-666-4582
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2016
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2004
Education: University of Colorado Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law


The Platt Law Firm was established in 2008 and has demonstrated a strong history of success in meeting the legal needs of individuals and families. We have developed a reputation as specialists in family law matters.

At The Platt Law Firm, we always put our clients first. Family really does matter here, and we understand the challenges our clients face. Reaching the decision to end a marriage is enormously difficult. Suffering with your child when difficulties arise with an IEP can impact every aspect of your life. We recognize that this may be one of the most challenging experiences you will ever face, and our law firm is here to help you navigate the legal system.

Our firm’s attorneys are known and respected for their success in legal work in the areas of family law and special education matters. Rachel Platt was recently recognized as a 2014 Super Lawyer by the Atlanta Magazine. She has held numerous leadership positions for several organizations throughout Atlanta, such as the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Ms. Platt continually presents lectures and is a featured speaker at Continuing Education Courses for other Georgia attorneys in the area of family law and special education. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the Colorado School of Law.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2016

Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

No Rising Stars publication in 2008

About Rachel Platt

Admitted: 2004, Georgia

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Honors and Awards:

  • Georgia Rising Star in Family Law, 2013
  • Georgia Rising Star in Family Law, 2012
  • Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, 2012
  • Georgia Rising Star in Family Law, 2011
  • Georgia Rising Star in Family Law, 2010
  • Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, 2009
  • President's Award, Visionary Award, and Committee of the Year Award, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Association For Women Lawyer's Board Member, Georgia Association For Women Lawyer's Foundation Board Past President, Board Member of the Sole Practioner/Small Firm Section of the Atlanta bar Association, Past Board Member of the Women in the Profession Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, Member of the Editorial Board of The Atlanta Lawyer, Member of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, Member of the Family Law Section of the Georgia Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Citizen Advocacy of Atlanta/Dekalb Board President, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Advisory Board Member, Georgia Appleseed Member of Young Professionals Council, Past Cool Girls, Inc. Advisory Board Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter, "Family Law Issues in Civil Litigation", Tropical Law Seminar, 2014
  • Moderator, "Top Ten QDRO Mistakes Experienced Lawyers Make", 2013
  • Lecture, “Ethical Issues in Family Law”, VIP GlobalNet, LLC, 2011
  • Panelist, “Working for Your Client an Negotiating for Your Client”, 2010
  • Lecture, “Planning for Disabled Dependents in Divorce”, National Business Institute, 2010
  • "New Child Support Guidelines: A Mixed Bag", Georgia Association of Women Lawyers , 2006
Last Updated: 9/25/2015
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