Melody Z. Richardson

Melody Z. Richardson: Attorney with Richardson Bloom & Lines, LLC


Sigma Tau Delta; Phi Alpha Delta (Vice Justice, 1985). Member, Georgia Law Review. Research Editor, 1984-1985, University of Georgia Law Review. Certified Mediator. Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia. Sustaining Member, Atlanta Collaborative Divorce Alliance. Associate: O'Callaghan Saunders and Stumm, 1988-1990; Branch, Pike, Ganz & O'Callaghan, 1990-1992. Selected for inclusion as Georgia Super Lawyer 2007, 2008, 2009; Named and Top 50 Women Lawyers in GA, Georgia Legal Elite, 2008.

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Divorce
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Arbitration
  • Collaborative Law
  • Child Custody
  • Domestic Relations
  • Child Support
  • Visitation Rights
  • Paternity
  • Legitimation
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Modification
  • Modification of Custody and Support
  • Divorce Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-888-3730  Phone
404-888-3731  Fax
University Attended:
Emory College, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
1985, Georgia, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, Court of Appeals of Georgia and Supreme Court of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association (Member at Large, Board of Directors, Family Law Section, 2001-2005; Treasurer, 2005-2006; Secretary, 2006-2007; Chair Elect, 2007-2008; Chair, 2008-2009; Immediate Past Chair, 2009-2010; Co-chair, Celebrating Service Committee; Editor, Atlanta Bar Family Law Section Newsletter, 2000-2004; Chair, Law Day Committee, 2003); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Family Law Section); Charles Longstreet Weltner Inn of Court (Barrister).
Reported Cases:
Kirkendall v. Decker, 271 Ga. 189, 516 S.E. 2d 73 (1999); Connell v. Woodward, 253 Ga. App. 751, 509 S.E.2d 647 (1998); Treadwell v. Treadwell, 218 Ga. App. 823, 463 S.E.2d 497 (1995).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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Atlanta, Georgia

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