Hannibal F. Heredia

Top rated Family Law attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Heredia Family Law
Hannibal F. Heredia
Heredia Family Law

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1994

Education: Southwestern Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024

Heredia Family Law

3330 Cumberland Blvd.
Suite 450
Atlanta, GA 30339 Visit website


Having focused mainly on family law cases for decades, Hannibal F. Heredia is an excellent source of support and counsel for people in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. He is a partner at Hedgepeth, Heredia LLC, where his caseload involves matters such as child custody, divorce, adoption and fathers’ rights.

Mr. Heredia has an excellent reputation with clients and throughout the legal community. Fluent in Spanish, he ensures he communicates effectively with people from all walks of life. Dealing with sensitive issues such as property division or prenuptial agreements may be stressful and present a time of uncertainty for clients. Keeping that in mind, Mr. Heredia patiently explains clients’ options and empowers them to make informed decisions about their futures.

This approach is one of many reasons why Mr. Heredia has earned honors such as holding an Avvo “Superb” rating; being listed in Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite; and being named in Atlanta Magazine’s Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia.

In 1989, Mr. Heredia received a Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University. He then attended the Southwestern Law School, graduating cum laude with a Juris Doctor in 1993. While there, he served as editor in chief of the school’s law review.

Mr. Heredia is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. Additionally, he is a barrister with The Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court. He is also very active in his community serving on the board of the Atlanta Bar Foundation, teaching high school Sunday school at his church, and serving as a mentor to future attorneys.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1994, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.hhfamilylaw.com/hannibal-heredia/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Legislative Liason to the Section 2019-2021
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Board of Governor, Family Law Section. Chair 2016-2017. Member 2010 - 2017, 2010
  • Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court, Master 2017 - 2022, Barrister 2010 - 2017, 2022
  • State Bar of Georgia, High School Mock Trial Program, 1997-present; Regional Coordinator, 2006-2009
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the United States District Court
  • Barrister, Bleckley Inns of Court, 1998-2000
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • Atlanta Bar Foundation, 2018 - 2022; Member of Law Jam Committee, Chair 2015-2016, 2022
  • Cartersville-Bartow County Bar Association, President, 2005-2006
  • Atlanta Bar Foundation, board member 2018-2022, 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Family Law Program, Volunteer Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem
  • National Volunteer Tax Assistance Program
  • All Saints Episcopal church
Educational Background:
  • Auburn University
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Georgia Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2018
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia Atlanta Magazine 2017, 2018
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine , 2015
  • , Super Lawyer 2014 - 2023 Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, 2023
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
  • Georgia Legal Elite Georgia Trend 2013, 2015 - 2019, Georgia Legal Elite Georgia Trend 2013, 2015 - 2020, Georgia Trend, 2020
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Participcated in 4 person panel of mediators who mediate family law matters, moderated by former Fulton County Superior Court Judge and now mediator Rebecca Crumrine Rieder.  Topics were broad covering all areas of mediaiting in family law cases. , Member of 4 person panel , Resolving Conflict in Complex Family Law Issues, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution --29th Annual ADR Institute Event Details, 2022
  • Spoke on a panel headed by Karlisle Grier on issue of professionalism since the pandemic with a focus on tecbnology. , Member of 4 speaker panel , Professionalism Panel Solo and Smal Firm Conference , Take Charge! Solo & Small Firm Conference April 28, 2023, 2023

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

“Hannibal Heredia is experienced in handling complex and high conflict divorce clients. ”

“I've had cases against Hannibal, where he is indisputably competent, but also relied on him as a friend and mentor. He's a top notch attorney who treats his clients with compassion, respect and honesty.”

“Hannibal Heredia is amazing, gifted beyond measure. ”

“Hannibal Heredia is an amazing family lawyer. I have had worked with him on two cases this year, and he exemplifies extremely unique skills as a family lawyer. He maintains the highest level of professionalism, and offers wise recommendations in complex family law matters. I would recommend Hannibal to anyone seeking a family law matter. Again, an impeccable attorney.”

“Hanibal is an amazing attorney in the area of Family Law. I have worked with him many times, and he handles each case with great professionalism and wisdom. I highly recommend him.”

Office location for Hannibal F. Heredia

3330 Cumberland Blvd.
Suite 450
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-913-8719

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