R. Scott Berryman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Berryman Family Law
2110 Powers Ferry Road SE, Suite 270
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-937-0012
Fax: 770-937-0014
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%), Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

The owner of Berryman Family Law, R. Scott Berryman represents clients in Atlanta, the metropolitan Atlanta area and surrounding counties in Georgia. He focuses his practice on family law, handling matters such as divorce; child custody involving parents, grandparents and third parties; modification of family law agreements; prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; mediation and arbitration; child support and spousal support; and division of property.

After graduating from Oxford College of Emory University with an Associate of Arts in 1986, Mr. Berryman earned a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in 1988. He then attended the University of Georgia School of Law and received a Juris Doctor in 1991, graduating cum laude.

Since 1991, Mr. Berryman has assisted people in dealing with personal matters relating to themselves and their families. He understands how difficult and emotional family law cases are and seeks to provide the best service possible to his clients. Mr. Berryman helps his clients understand their situation and the options that are available to them.

A skilled advocate, he is known for his ability to achieve results that meet clients' needs and is prepared to take cases to trial, if necessary. Mr. Berryman is experienced in handling cases in front of a judge or a jury. Furthermore, his adherence to ethics and his legal skills have earned him the highest rating possible of AV-Preeminent* from Martindale Hubbell.

Involvement in the legal community is important to Mr. Berryman. He is a member of the family law section of the State Bar of Georgia, the family law section of the Atlanta Bar Association and is a master of The Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court.

* AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Appellate
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Appeals


14 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2005

About R. Scott Berryman

Admitted: 1991, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://berrymanfamilylaw.com/legal-team/

Representative Clients


  • Bryant T. Castellow Scholar, University of Georgia, 1991
  • Cum Laude, University of Georgia, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section
  • Master, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court
  • Georgia, 1991

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • R. Scott Berryman, of Berryman Family Law, has been selected to the 2020 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. This is his sixth consecutive year. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.

Educational Background

  • Oxford College of Emory University, Dean's Scholar, A.A., 1986
  • Emory University, Oxford Scholar, B.A., 1988, 1986

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Domestic Relations Mediation Certification, 2019
  • Civil Mediation Certification, 2016


  • Appellate Decision  King v. King, A2040034, February 27, 2020, 2020
  • Appellate Decision  Dean v. Dean, S11A0739, September 12, 2011, 2011
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Office Location for R. Scott Berryman

2110 Powers Ferry Road SE
Suite 270
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770-937-0012

Fax: 770-937-0014

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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