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Joseph E. Cheeley, III, J.D.

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Joseph E. Cheeley, III, P.C., Attorney At Law
Joseph E. Cheeley, III, P.C. offers clients decades of legal experience in north metro Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Cheeley focuses on family law matters including divorce, child custody, child support and adoption. The firm’s comprehensive practice includes civil litigation, wills, probate and business law. His Buford office is conveniently located to serve Gwinnett, Forsyth, Hall, Barrow, and nearby counties.
Since graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1980, Mr. Cheeley has practiced law in north Georgia. He served as Special Master in State Bar disciplinary proceedings by appointment of the Georgia Supreme Court. As Special Assistant Attorney General, he represented the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) in child custody cases from 1983 until 1999. Mr. Cheeley has been involved in more than 30 reported cases at the appellate level in the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals.

Admitted to Practice:
State of Georgia, 1980
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005

Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1979-1980, 32 Mercer Law Review 51 (1980).
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1980-1981, 33 Mercer Law Review 109 (1981).
Practice Areas
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Family Law
 Business Law  Injuries & Accidents
 Children (Custody, Support)  Insurance
 Commercial Law and Contracts  Landlord/Tenant
 Commerical Litigation  Negligence
 Construction (Accidents, Disputes)  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Contract Disputes  Personal Injury
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Probate & Contested Wills
 Divorce  Product Liability
 Employment Law
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1980)
University of Georgia (B.A., magna cum laude, 1976); Phi Beta Kappa
State Bar of Georgia (Family Law)
Gwinnett County Bar Association (Family Law and Elder Law sections)
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1400 Buford Hwy.
Magnolia Office Complex
BufordGA 30518
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