Leigh F. Cummings

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Connell Cummings, LLC
 | 3225 Cumberland Boulevard, Suite 510
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 678-384-4542
Fax: 678-404-6336
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Leigh F. Cummings is a partner at Connell Cummings LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Cummings practices family law and serves clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan region. She handles matters involving divorce, adoption, alimony, child support, custody, fathers’ rights, paternity, property division and more.

Ms. Cummings has more than a decade of legal experience. She has been admitted to practice law in Georgia since 2002 and is also licensed before the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

In addition to her law practice, Ms. Cummings serves as a grading assistant for the Georgia Bar Examination. She has also spoken for the Georgia Family Law Institute during multiple years.

Ms. Cummings has earned various awards and honors because of her work in the field of family law. She was named among the “legal elite” by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2013 and 2014, received the intellectual property award from Georgia State University College of Law and the award for outstanding service to the public by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.

As an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, Ms. Cummings serves on the organization’s executive committee and previously served as co-chairperson, secretary and on the family law committee of the Young Lawyers division. She is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the program chair of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court.

Ms. Cummings holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and graduated cum laude from Georgia State University.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2013

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About Leigh Cummings

Admitted: 2002, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://connellcummings.com/team/leigh-cummings/

Honors/Awards:

  • Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Public, State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyer’s Division, 2008
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2013-2014
  • Top Women Attorneys in Georgia, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2013-2015
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2007-2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified to Serve as a Guardian Ad Litem, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Barrister, 2009
  • Federal District Court for the 11th Circuit
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Program Chair, 2012-Present
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Program Chair, Member, 2010
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyer’s Division, Family Law Committee, Co-Chairperson, 2008
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyer’s Division, Family Law Committee, Secretary, 2006-2007
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyer’s Division, Family Law Committee, 2005-2006
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, Member, 2012-Present
  • State Bar of Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Grading Assistant, Georgia Bar Exam

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2015
  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2012
  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2010
  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1997
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Office Location for Leigh F. Cummings

3225 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 510
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 678-384-4542

Fax: 678-404-6336

 

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Last Updated: 9/27/2018

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