Margaret E. Simpson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Alpharetta, GA

Meriwether & Tharp LLC
 | 11475 Great Oaks Way, Suite 125
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 678-879-9000
Fax: 678-879-9001
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

An associate at Meriwether & Tharp, LLC, Margaret E. Simpson is dedicated to representing clients in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Focusing her practice exclusively on family law, she handles cases involving divorce and related issues such as property division, alimony, order modifications, and child custody and support. Ms. Simpson has also represented grandparents who are seeking custody of their grandchildren.

Ms. Simpson graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Montevallo in 2005. She then went on to be awarded her Juris Doctor by The University of Alabama School of Law in 2008. After graduation, Ms. Simpson worked as a law clerk for a senior judge in the family court division of the Montgomery County Circuit Court. She was later promoted to the position of special master, where she handled preliminary hearings in domestic relations trials and made recommendations to the judge. Ms. Simpson's additional responsibilities included the training and supervision of interns who helped with legal research and the drafting of final rulings for divorce and paternity cases as well as order modifications. After relocating to Georgia, Ms. Simpson was an associate at a well-known Atlanta family law firm for four years until joining Meriwether & Tharp, LLC, in 2015. She is admitted to practice before all Georgia and Alabama state courts.

Ms. Simpson is the co-author of an article on Georgia's so-called "live-in lover" statute and its effect on alimony modification that appeared in the October 2013 issue of the Georgia Bar Journal. She is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Atlanta and Gwinnett County bar associations and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Focus Areas

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

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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Margaret Simpson

Admitted: 2011, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://mtlawoffice.com/margaret-e.simpson

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2011
  • Member, Young Lawyers Association, Service Project Committee, 2013 - present
  • Member, Gwinnett County Bar Association, 2013 - present
  • Georgia Bar, 2011
  • Alabama State Bar, 2008

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Educational Background:

  • University of Montevallo, Political Science, Minor: Pre-Law, magna cum laude, 2005
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Office Location for Margaret E. Simpson

11475 Great Oaks Way
Suite 125
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Phone: 678-879-9000

Fax: 678-879-9001

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Last Updated: 10/4/2018

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