Marvin L. Solomiany

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Kessler & Solomiany, LLC
 | 101 Marietta Street, Suite 3500
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-688-8810
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
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 and Gwinnett counties.

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.

Mr. Solomiany is frequently called upon to deliver presentations on family law matters to groups of fellow attorneys. In May 2016, he gave a lecture on child support jury instructions and verdict forms at the annual Family Law Institute of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Other topics he has covered have included the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act and the use of social media in family law cases.

*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
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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

Family Law: 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 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012

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About Marvin Solomiany

Admitted: 1998, Georgia

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

Honors and Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "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
  • "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
  • "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 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
  • "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 Hague Convention: Application and Analysis to Child Custody Issues", Presented at the Georgia Superior Court Judges Winter Conference, Augusta, Georgia, 2006
  • "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)
  • "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)
  • "2007-2008 Family Law Case Update", Presented at the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2008)
  • "2008-2009 Family Law Case Update", Presented at numerous Georgia State Bar and Atlanta Bar Seminars including the Annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2009)
  • "Often forgotten tax implications of Alimony", Presented at annual Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Seminar (2010)
  • "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)
  • Moderator, Panel of 14 Superior Court Judges presenting on Oral Arguments in Family Law Cases, Annual Family Law Institute (2011)
  • "Trusts and Divorce: A Litigation Approach"; presented at the annual Georgia Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar (2011)
  • “Often Ignored, but Necessary Provisions to Include in Settlement Agreements”; presented at the annual Family Law Institute Seminar (2012)
  • “Revisiting The Uniform Interstate Family & Support Act (UIFSA)”; presented at the American Bar Association Family Law Section Seminar, Colorado (2013)
  • Moderator, Panel of 7 Superior Court Judges discussing Important Issues in Family Law, State Bar of Georgia Mid Year Meeting (2014)
  • Chair, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Nuts & Bolts Seminar (2014)
  • "Child Support: Litigation Strategies Representing The Payor Spouse in High Income Cases”, presented at the Complex and High Asset Divorce Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia (2015)
  • "Family Law Overview: Protecting your NBA (National Basketball Association) Player", presented at the NBA Combine, Chicago, Illinois (2016)
  • "Jury Instructions and Verdict Forms for Child Support", presented at the Annual State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute Seminar (2016)
  • Chair, 2016 State Bar of Georgia Family Law Institute (2017), Jekyll Island
  • Editor, Family Law Newsletter, State Bar of Georgia, 2009 - 2014

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

 

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