Kristin Barnhart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Roswell, GA

The Platt Law Firm
 | 138 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: 404-255-3434
Fax: 678-666-4582
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A committed advocate for her clients in Roswell, Georgia, and throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area, Kristin R. Zimmerman is a highly rated and confident attorney. An associate at The Platt Law Firm, she handles a variety of family law matters, including child custody and visitation, divorce and alimony, and works tirelessly to achieve favorable outcomes for her client base, keeping their best interests in mind.

Ms. Zimmerman attended Sewanee: The University of the South as an undergraduate, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in 2006. She then pursued her legal studies at Charleston School of Law. While there, Ms. Zimmerman was actively involved in the school's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Society and also worked with the Homeless Justice Project of Crisis Ministries. She was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2012.

Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, Ms. Zimmerman has received numerous awards and accolades since joining The Platt Law Firm in 2013. She has been listed in The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40, which is an invitation-only organization to attorneys in that age group and who practice in a variety of areas, including matrimonial and family law.

Dedicated to serving her community, Ms. Zimmerman serves as a volunteer attorney at Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and is the membership chairperson of Ellevate's Atlanta Chapter. She is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Sandy Springs Bar Association. A board member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers since 2014, Ms. Zimmerman also holds several leadership positions with the Atlanta Bar Association, serving as a member of its Family Law and Sole Practitioner/Small Firm sections.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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About Kristin Barnhart

Admitted: 2012, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://plattfamilylaw.com/our-legal-team/#kristybarnhart

Honors/Awards:

  • National Advocates, Top 40 Under 40, 2015
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Forum Committee of Entertainment and Sports Industries, Member
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Entertainment & Sports Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section, Board Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Solo Practitioner/Small Firm Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Council of Young Lawyers, Board Member
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Co-Chair Entertainment and Sports Law Affinity Group
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Leadership Committee, Member
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Co-Chair Newer Lawyers Affinity Group
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Communications Committee, Member
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Art Auction Committee, Member
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Special Events Committee Chair
  • Georgia, 2004
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Board Member, 2014 – Present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ellevate Network, Membership Manager of Atlanta Chapter
  • Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Volunteer Lawyer

Educational Background:

  • The University of the South, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Economics, 2006
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Office Location for Kristin Barnhart

138 Bulloch Avenue
Roswell, GA 30075

Phone: 404-255-3434

Fax: 678-666-4582

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Last Updated: 9/27/2018

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