Louis J. Tesser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Tesser Mediation LLC
355 Mount Vernon Hwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 678-984-3088
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Family Law (60%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%)
Attorney Profile

With over two decades of experience in family law, Louis J. Tesser is passionate about providing alternative dispute resolution and mediation for family law cases to those in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area. The owner of Tesser Mediation, LLC, he understands that each situation is unique, and each case requires a different approach. Some cases are complicated and challenging while others are simple and amicable, but no matter the case, he is committed to helping his clients through tumultuous times.

After earning an undergraduate degree in government from Clark University, Mr. Tesser moved on to graduate school at the University of Georgia, where he earned a graduate degree in political science. To achieve his goal of becoming an attorney and helping families, he then studied at The College of William and Mary, where he earned his Juris Doctor, and since 1996 has been admitted to practice in the state of Georgia.

A member of the DeKalb Bar Association and the Atlanta Bar Association, Mr. Tesser served as the chair of the family division within both organizations. During his time as a litigator, he tried bench and jury trials involving many aspects of family law, including financial disputes and contentious custody issues. He is currently certified to manage domestic cases such as family violence situations and is a registered member of the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.

Mr. Tesser has been through a divorce and uses both his personal and professional experience to help clients find the best path forward. With negotiation and mediation, he works to find common ground and a calm resolution to an emotional situation.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Family Law
  • 40%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

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


2 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007

About Louis J. Tesser

Admitted: 1996, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://tessermediation.com/about-louis.html

Bar/Professional Activity

  • DeKalb County Bar Association Family Division
  • Atlanta Bar Association Family Division

Educational Background

  • Juris Doctor from College of William and Mary School of Law, 1996
  • Master's Degree from University of Georgia in Political Science
  • Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Government from Clark University, Massachusetts
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Office Location for Louis J. Tesser

355 Mount Vernon Hwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 678-984-3088

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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