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Andrea D. Hastings

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Firm Name
Waggoner Hastings LLC
Address
3820 Mansell Road, Suite 170
City
Alpharetta
State:
GA
Zip Code:
30022
Website
https://whfamilylaw.com/
Areas of Practice
Family Law
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3820 Mansell Road, Alpharetta, GA, USA
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Andrea (“Andee”) focuses solely on the practice of Family Law. She handles divorce, separate maintenance, child custody and child support, alimony, modification actions, contempt, domestic violence, paternity and legitimation cases, counsels clients in premarital planning and preparing Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements, Settlement Agreements, Separation Agreements, name change, Domestic Partnership Agreements and dissolutions, mediation, case evaluation, and is certified as a Collaborative Law attorney. Andee has significant experience in handling complex domestic litigation cases, and she brings that experience to each and every case she handles, for the benefit of her clients.

Andee is trained as a Guardian ad Litem, specializing in protecting the interests of children who are involved in contested custody matters. Andee is a trained and certified domestic Mediator. She lectures on Family Law issues at events sponsored by church, civic, and business organizations. Andee also volunteers her time mentoring high school, college and law school students competing in Mock Trial events and honing their skills as future lawyers and advocates.

Practice Summary
Rep. Cases/Clients

State of Georgia vs. Dean, 235 Ga. App. 847 (1998)
Mallen vs. Mallen, 280 Ga. 43 (2005)
Davison v. State, 241 Ga. App. 685 (1999)
Friday v. Friday, 294 Ga. 687 (2014)

Awards and Honors

Top 100 Lawyers Award, The National Advocates, 2014
10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
Top 100 Family Lawyer- State of Georgia, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
Top 100 Family Lawyer- State of Georgia, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
Nation’s Top One Percent Honor, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2017
Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
Nation’s Top One Percent Honor, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2016
Top One Percent, National League of Renowned Attorneys, 2016
Georgia Trend Legal Elite, 2016
10 Best Female Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016-2017
Global Directory of Who’s Who Top Attorney 2016
Top 100 Lawyers Award, The National Advocates, 2015
Nation’s Top One Percent Honor, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
The Order of Barristers, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
Georgia Rising Stars, 2011
Georgia Rising Stars, 2012
Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Russian, with highest distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Golden Key National Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Recipient, Cody E. Welborn Scholarship
Delta Phi Epsilon

Memberships

Judge, The National Mock Trial Competition, 2012
Executive Committee Member, The National Advocates: Top 100, 2015
Member, North Fulton Bar Association
Member, International Association of Collaborative Professionals, 2009-present
Trained Guardian ad Litem for Children in Contested Custody Cases, 2006 – Present
Judge, Cobb County High School Mock Trial Competition
Barrister, The Lamar American Inn of Court
Judge, National High School Mock Trial Competition
Judge, J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition, 1998-2001
Judge, The National Mock Trial Association, Atlanta Regional Mock Trial Competition, February 2014
Judge, 2013 Regional Mock Trial Competition sponsored by the University of Georgia School of Law
Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2003 – present
Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, 2006-present
Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court
National Association of Professional Women
Member, State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section

Other Information

Trained Mediator, State of Georgia, 2010
Family Law Mediator, State of Georgia, 2010
Trained in Collaborative Practice by the Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, 2006
P.O.S.T. Certified Expert in Domestic Violence (Training and Evidence collection)

Admissions

Georgia, 1997
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2001
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2002
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1998
Georgia Supreme Court, 2005

Education

University of Georgia School of Law 
J.D., 1997

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
B.A., with highest distinction, International Studies, 1994
Dean’s List, Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key National Honor Society

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Waggoner Hastings LLC

3820 Mansell Rd Suite 170, Alpharetta, GA 30022, USA

(770) 641-8200

4.8 out of 5 stars

April O'Dell

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 months ago

I hired Andee to handle my divorce case based on a referral by a close friend. She immediately made me feel comfortable and calm. She not only answered my questions and calmed my anxieties, but she is an excellent listener and I respected her...

Ashley W Wilson

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

From the moment I met her, Andee’s advice and attitude towards me and my case were excellent. I was displeased with my first attorney. I did not feel that he had my best interests at heart, and he did not keep me apprised of what was going on...

Bruce Kellogg

5 out of 5 stars

posted in the last week

The service we received was professional, thorough and understanding of our situation throughout the lengthy period of our interaction. The entire staff was engaged and helpful whenever we needed advice and counsel. We fully recommend Waggoner...

Michael Schwartz

5 out of 5 stars

posted a week ago

I met Ms. Waggoner almost 11 years ago to the day. I was going through a horrible divorce. At the time my son was only 1 year old and my daughter was 3 years old. I was up against the wall with my ex being a very respected physician and I was just...

Shantavia Frazier-Thompson

4 out of 5 stars

posted a month ago

Amy Waggoner has provided legal advice and guidance during a difficult situation. I found her to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable and honest. While working with Amy, I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands, and she...

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