Marvin L. Solomiany

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Kessler & Solomiany, LLC
 | 101 Marietta Street, Suite 3500
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-688-8810
Fax: 404-681-2205
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    As a partner in the Atlanta, Georgia, firm Kessler & Solomiany, LLC, Marvin L. Solomiany focuses his practice exclusively on family law. Matters that he handles include prenuptial agreements, high-income divorces, interstate child custody and support issues, and order modifications. He has represented numerous entertainers and athletes as well as corporate executives and professionals throughout Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Forsyth, Cherokee and Gwinnett counties. As an IFR rated pilot, Mr. Solomiany is also able to travel throughout Georgia to represent clients outside the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan area.

    After receiving a Bachelor of Arts with distinction from the University of Michigan in 1995, Mr. Solomiany attended Emory University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. Admitted to practice in Georgia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Solomiany has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Active in a variety of legal organizations, Mr. Solomiany has served as the chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia as well as the chair of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Mr. Solomiany is also frequently called upon to deliver presentations on family law matters to groups of fellow attorneys. 

    *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
    • 100%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 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012

    American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersInternational Academy of Family Lawyers

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    About Marvin Solomiany

    Admitted: 1998, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.ksfamilylaw.com/attorneys/marvin-l-solomiany/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
    • Moot Court Team Member, Emory University School of Law
    • Georgia Trend Legal Elite, 2008-2014
    • Dean's List, Emory University School of Law
    • Fulton Daily Report - Solomiany 1 of 15 attorneys selected as "On The Rise", 2007

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • United States Federal Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
    • Chair, Family Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association, 2009 - 2010
    • Barrister, Georgia Family Law American Inn of Court
    • Present member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
    • Court of Appeals of Georgia
    • United States Federal Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Secretary, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, 2014
    • Board member, Family Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association
    • Supreme Court of the United States
    • United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia
    • Chair, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, 2016-2017
    • Executive Board Member, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, 2009-Present
    • Vice-Chair 2006, Technology Section, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
    • State Bar of Georgia
    • Present member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Editor, Family Law Newsletter, State Bar of Georgia, 2009 - 2014
    • Chair, 2016 State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute (2017), Jekyll Island
    • "Jury Instructions and Verdict Forms for Child Support", presented at the Annual State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute Seminar (2016)
    • "Family Law Overview: Protecting your NBA (National Basketball Association) Player", presented at the NBA Combine, Chicago, Illinois (2016)
    • "Child Support: Litigation Strategies Representing The Payor Spouse in High Income Cases”, presented at the Complex and High Asset Divorce Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (2015)
    • Chair, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Nuts & Bolts Seminar (2014)
    • Moderator, Panel of 7 Superior Court Judges discussing Important Issues in Family Law, State Bar of Georgia Mid Year Meeting (2014)
    • “Revisiting The Uniform Interstate Family & Support Act (UIFSA)”; presented at the American Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, Colorado (2013)
    • “Often Ignored, but Necessary Provisions to Include in Settlement Agreements”; presented at the annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2012)
    • "Trusts and Divorce: A Litigation Approach"; presented at the annual Georgia Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar (2011)
    • Moderator, Panel of 14 Superior Court Judges presenting on Oral Arguments in Family Law Cases, Annual Family Law Institute (2011)
    • "The Use of Social Media in Family Law Cases" presented at American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Family Law Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada (2011) and American Bar Association Spring Conference in Amelia Island, Florida (2011)
    • "Often forgotten tax implications of Alimony", Presented at annual Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Seminar (2010)
    • "2008-2009 Family Law Case Update", Presented at numerous Georgia State Bar and Atlanta Bar Seminars including the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2009)
    • "2007-2008 Family Law Case Update", Presented at the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2008)
    • "Children, Marriage & Divorce: Protecting Your Client and His Family"; Presented at National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (2007, 2009, 2010)
    • "2006-2007 Family Law Case Update", Presented at numerous Georgia State Bar and Atlanta Bar Seminars during 2006 and 2007, including the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2007)
    • "The Hague Convention: Application and Analysis to Child Custody Issues", Presented at the Georgia Superior Court Judges Winter Conference, Augusta, Georgia, 2006
    • "Everything You Wanted to Know About Family Law in 30 Minutes"; Presented at the State Bar of Georgia Annual Conference in Hilton Head Island (2006)
    • "The Uniform Interstate Family & Support Act (UIFSA): Ensuring the Effective Enforcement and Modification of Support Orders", The Family Law Review, December 2004. Also presented at the Georgia Superior Court Judges Winter Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 2004
    • "Prenuptial Agreements: A Call to Georgia Courts to Expound Upon the Principles Enumerated in Scherer v. Scherer", Atlanta Bar Association Annual Family Law Seminar, 2000
    • "The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA): How it Changes The Resolution of Interstate Child Custody Disputes in Georgia" 19th Annual Family Law Institute, 2001
    • "Legal Implications of Delegating Final Decision Making Authority to a Co-Parenting Therapist (or other Third Parties)", Atlanta Bar Association Annual Family Law Seminar, 2003

    Educational Background:

    • B.A. with distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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    101 Marietta Street
    Suite 3500
    Atlanta, GA 30303

    Phone: 404-688-8810

    Fax: 404-681-2205

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