C. Wilbur Warner, Jr.

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Wilbur Warner, Jr. is a partner in the family law firm of Warner Bates with 45 years of legal experience to draw on in his service to clients. He has a unique way of connecting with clients on a personal level as he helps them achieve legal solutions to their family law issues.

Growing up in Valdosta, Georgia as the grandson of a judge, Wilbur was drawn early to the legal profession. He earned his B.B.A. from Emory University followed by an L.L.B. from the University of Georgia School of Law.

Wilbur is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers whose past experience includes service on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia and as Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He is a long-time member of the Atlanta Bar Association and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity.

Wilbur’s long experience and outstanding service have earned many awards, including recognition as one of the Best Lawyers in America (1987-present), a Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine (2004-present) and a Top Rated Lawyer in Family Law by the same organization.

A resident of North Atlanta, Wilbur enjoys playing golf. He is a member of the Capital City Club in Atlanta and the Highlands County Club in Highlands, North Carolina as well as the Advocates Club and the Lawyers Club, both in Atlanta. He has one daughter and three grandchildren.


2017 "Best Lawyers" Listed Lawyer
“Best Lawyers in America”
“Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine
“Top Rated Lawyer in Family Law” by Martindale-Hubbell

in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, having served as President of the Georgia Chapter from 1987-1989. He was Chair of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia from 1983-1984 and a member of the Georgia State Bar Board of Governors from 1983-1991. He is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, and a member of Phi Delta Phi Fraternity at the University of Georgia School of Law. Wilbur has been listed in Best Lawyers in America from its inception in 1987 until the present time. He has on multiple occasions named a “Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine and one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine.
He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1964 and graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1965.
. Member: Atlanta Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1983-1984; Member, Board of Governors, 1983-1991); Lawyers Club of Atlanta; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow; President, Georgia Chapter, 1987-1989; Member, Board of Governors, 1988-1991). Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody and Child Support
  • Modification of Custody and Child Support
  • Contempt and Post Decree Enforcement
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Paternity and Legitimation
  • Restraining and Protective Orders

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
678-460-8788  Phone
770-951-2700  Phone
770-951-2200  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, B.B.A., 1962
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, LL.B., 1965
Year of First Admission:
1964, Georgia
State Bar of Georgia (Chairperson, Family Law Section)
Atlanta Bar Association
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, Georgia Chapter)
American College of Trial Lawyers
Georgia Board of Bar Governors
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Phi Delta Phi
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Birth Information:
Valdosta, Georgia, September 23, 1940
Payment Information:
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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