William M. Ordway

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Ordway Law Group, LLC
 | Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 1705
Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: 678-579-0985
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

William M. Ordway is the founder and managing partner of Ordway Law Group, LLC, an Atlanta divorce and family law firm serving clients throughout the metro area and surrounding portions of north Georgia. William has aggressively represented clients in divorce, custody and support matters for the past 23 years and is well respected for his proven ability to handle high conflict, high asset or otherwise complex cases. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Emory University School of Law, where he has taught law students as part of the school's trial advocacy program. William is also a former Army officer and instructor. In addition to his inclusion in Atlanta Magazine's "Georgia Super Lawyers" listings in multiple years, Mr. Ordway has been selected by Georgia Trend Magazine as a 2014 "Legal Elite".  He holds AVVO's highest legal rating of "Superb", and Martindale-Hubbell's highest lawyer rating of "AV Preeminent.".  Mr. Ordway has appeared with his clients on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," WSB-TV and WXIA-TV in Atlanta, and on WLS-TV in Chicago. 

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

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

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About William Ordway

Admitted: 1993, Georgia

Professional Webpage: www.ordwaylawgroup.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Superb Rating, AVVO
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • McKenzie-McPhail Top Oralist Award
  • Jesup Moot Court Team
  • Top 5% of Attorneys in the State of Georgia

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia, 1993
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Article relating the top financial considerations for a party prior to reaching a final divorce Settlement Agreement, Top 5 Financial Considerations in Settling Divorce Cases, Smith Howard Wealth Management, 2015
  • Family Law Practice Experience, Emory Law Student Lunch, 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, Emory University School of Law Trial Techniques Program
  • Instructor, Emory Law School Trial Advocacy Program, Emory University Law School

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Oni v. Oni, Georgia Court of Appeals, 2013
  • Rolle v. Harvey; American Honda Motor Company v. Boyer et al.; Battersby v. Boyer et al.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • First Lt., U.S. Army

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., Political Science, 1974
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Comments

  • “William Ordway is a true gentleman and scholar, one of the best and most ethical lawyers in practice today.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for William M. Ordway

Two Ravinia Drive
Suite 1705
Atlanta, GA 30346

Phone: 678-579-0985

 

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Last Updated: 7/18/2016

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