Melissa L. Bowman

Top rated family law attorney in Duluth, Georgia

Meriwether & Tharp LLC
Melissa L. Bowman
Meriwether & Tharp LLC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2016

Education: Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023

Meriwether & Tharp LLC

6465 East Johns Crossing
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30097 Visit website


Melissa L. Bowman is a partner at Meriwether & Tharp, LLC and works primarily out of the firm's Johns Creek office. Melissa was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2016 and has focused solely on family law. She strives to provide exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Atlanta and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families. Melissa understands that the divorce process is challenging and emotional, and is passionate about helping her clients move through the process with confidence and understanding.

Melissa delivers the highest level of representation possible to her clients to help them make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, asset division, alimony, and the other legal issues that will affect them and their families for years to come. Known for her compassion and integrity, Melissa delivers the caring counsel her clients need, using her knowledge of the law and creativity to help clients reach the solution that is right for them. Family law cases are not one-size-fits-all, and often present various challenges and unique facts. Melissa enjoys meeting these challenges head on and working hard to help her clients overcome them, walking them through their cases step by step. Melissa is an experienced negotiator and litigator who fights tirelessly for her clients to ensure they are treated fairly throughout the legal process.

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Melissa graduated from Auburn University in 2011 with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Professional Writing and Literary Studies and Theatre. She then attended Faulkner University's Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2015.

Melissa is a member of the Gwinnett County Bar Association, and she served as chair of the organization's Law Day Committee from 2019 to 2020. On a personal note, Melissa is an avid runner who also enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Domestic violence, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2016, Georgia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association, Chair of Law Day Committee, 2019-2020
  • Member of the Gwinnett County Bar Association, 2016
Educational Background:
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing & Literary Studies; Theatre, 2011
  • , Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2022

Office location for Melissa L. Bowman

6465 East Johns Crossing
Suite 400
Duluth, GA 30097

Phone: 678-879-9000


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023

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