Theodore S. Eittreim

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Gray Eittreim Martin, LLC
 | 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1120
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-225-7000
Fax: 770-225-7001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Theodore S. Eittreim is a partner with the law firm of Gray Eittreim Martin, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Serving families throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area and all across the state, Mr. Eittreim is fully committed to helping his clients achieve the best results possible for their legal challenges involving divorce, child custody and support, property division, alimony, contempt and modification actions, and all other family law-related matters.

An award-winning attorney with nearly 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Eittreim has devoted his practice exclusively to family law since 2003. During that time, he has helped hundreds of clients with their complex needs, delivering innovative, customized solutions for their highly contested issues involving high-asset distribution, custody determinations, parenting rights and more. In addition to high-asset and high-conflict divorce cases, Mr. Eittreim's practice also involves handling other family law matters including initial custody and parenting time determinations through paternity and legitimation actions, post-judgment matters such as contempt, modification actions and appeals, as well as the negotiation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. 

Mr. Eittreim grew up in Rumson, New Jersey, a small community on the Jersey Shore. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1995, Mr. Eittreim relocated to Atlanta and attended Emory University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1998.

That same year, he received his license to practice from the State Bar of Georgia. Keeping his ties to New Jersey, he also received his license to practice from the New Jersey State Bar Association in 1998.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Eittreim is a Member-At-Large of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  He is also a member of numerous professional legal organizations, including the family law sections of both the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and serves as a Barrister, Program Coordinator, and on the Executive Commitee of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court. Well-versed in his practice area, he also serves on the adjunct legal faculty at Emory University School of Law.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal service, Mr. Eittreim has an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible, as well as a perfect rating from Avvo. In addition, the National Association of Distinguished Counsel has named him among the Nation's Top One Percent since 2015, and Georgia Trend magazine voted him as one of the state's "Legal Elite" in 2016.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012

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About Theodore Eittreim

Admitted: 1998, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.gemfamilylaw.com/attorneys/theodore-eittreim/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Best Lawyers In America, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Rated "AV - Preeminent", highest possible rating, Martindale-Hubble, 2014 - 2018
  • Rated a perfect 10 out of 10 “Superb” on Avvo.com
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, “Top One Percent” Award, 2015 – present
  • Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite,” 2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2012
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2014 – present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, Barrister, Executive Committee Member, Program Coordinator
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Executive Committee, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Faculty, Emory University School of Law, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques
  • American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Georgia Child Support Worksheet Helpline

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Alimony Factors in Georgia and Reform Efforts Beyond: Is Discretion Really the Better Part of Valor?, Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, Savannah, Georgia, Speaker and Author, August 17, 2018
  • "Delivering A Dose of Perspective - Techniques for Managing Client Expectations", Author, The Family Law Reivew, Spring, 2018
  • The Collision of Protest Law with Family Law: Political Proclivities Playing Into Parenting, Program Chair and Presenter, a Joint Presentation by the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court and the Lamar Inn of Court, January 23, 2018
  • Techniques for Managing Client Expectations, Nuts & Bolts of Family Law, September 29, 2017, Speaker and Author, September 29, 2017
  • Admissibility of Electronic Evidence - Exposure of How Easy It Is to Create Fraudulent Records, Succeeding in Family Law Hearings and Trials, Moderator and Speaker, October 19, 2017
  • John C. Mayoue Family Law Convocation on Professionalism, Program Co-Chair and Moderator, March 22, 2017
  • Resolving Family Law Disputes Through ADR, Speaker/Panelist, JAMS and the Women in Profession Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, October 19, 2016
  • The Collision of Bankruptcy and Divorce: A Survival Guide, Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, Speaker/Author, September 30, 2016
  • 34th Annual Family Law Conference. Speaker/Author, Case Law Update - Recent Developments in Grandparent Rights and Multi-state Jurisdication. May 18 - 21, 2016
  • "Bedroom to Courtroom: Ashely Madison Litigation" Atlanta Bar Association, October 7, 2015, Speaker.
  • Financial Topics in Family Law, Mock Direct and Cross Examinations of Financial Experts, January 27, 2015, Presenter/Lecturer.
  • 21st Annual Family Law Convocation on Professionalism, March 26, 2014, Program Chair and Moderator.
  • 31st Annual Family Law Institute, May 23 - 25, 2013.  Presenter and Author, Testing the Enforceability of Prenuptial Agreements: Newman v. Newman as a Case Study.
  • Presenter/Lecturer, Forensic Accounting & Tax Issues in Divorce Cases, a joint presentation of the Georgia Society of CPAs and the Family Law Section of the Georgia Bar, January 26, 2012.

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia, 1995
Office Location for Theodore S. Eittreim

100 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1120
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770-225-7000

Fax: 770-225-7001

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Last Updated: 11/12/2018

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