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Christopher H. Elliott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Caldwell, Carlson, Elliott & DeLoach, LLP
Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: 404-843-1956
Fax: 404-843-2737
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2010
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law, General Litigation
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Attorney Profile

Chris Elliott is a partner who has practiced family law and domestic relations litigation at Caldwell, Carlson, Elliott & DeLoach for over 20 years. Chris is recognized for his determined advocacy and compassion for individuals and families experiencing the often volatile terrain of complex divorce litigation.  

Chris has devoted his legal career to assisting clients in a broad range of domestic matters. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases in the areas of divorce, modifications of custody and support, parental rights, compliance and contempt, paternity and legitimation, and the preparation and enforcement of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.  Chris has represented many prominent figures that include professional athletes, actors, musicians, and business leaders throughout the state.

Chris received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in 1996 and graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1999. Chris is active in his community and has been awarded numerous professional honors and recognitions, including having been recognized repeatedly in Atlanta and Georgia Super Lawyers magazines as one of the premier divorce attorneys in the state. His successful track record has earned him a “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo and a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. 

Chris is the youngest of five siblings and has a strong commitment to family, currently residing in Roswell with his wife, Christine, and their two boys, Mason and Connor. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Litigation, Restraining Order


6 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2010

About Christopher H. Elliott

First Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage:


  • Jezebel Magazine, Attorneys of Distinction
  • Top 5% America's Most Honored Professionals, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • , BV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • State of Georgia, 1999

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer work serving as Guardian ad litem for Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Volunteer - Hands on Atlanta
  • Volunteer - NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science - Oklahoma State University, 1996


  • “Chris is a great lawyer and one of the calmest, most level-headed people I know. He has my highest recommendation in family law.”

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

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Office Location for Christopher H. Elliott

Two Ravinia Drive
Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30346

Phone: 404-843-1956

Fax: 404-843-2737

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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