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About Candace M. Williams

Winner, Copeland, Cook, Taylor, and Bush Annual Moot Court Competition, 2002. Semi-Finalist, National Moot Court Competition, American Bar Association. Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award in Appellate Advocacy, Mississippi College School of Law, 2003. Intern to Congressman Nathan Deal, 1996. Former Senior Legislative Assistant to Congressman Bob Barr. Member: Gainesville Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce; First Baptist Church. Volunteer, Gateway House. Former Young Lawyers President, Northeastern Judicial Circuit.

SUPERLAWYER, GEORGIA’S LEGAL ELITE Candace was named as Georgia’s Superlawyer “Rising Star,” in 2014. Georgia Legal Elite Magazine recognizes her as “Legal Elite” in the area of Family Law and Avvo.com rates Candace “8.5-Excellent.” Ms. Williams successfully provides representation to our client in all areas of the firm’s Family Law practice such as: divorces, contested and uncontested as well as complex high asset divorce cases involving the sensitive area of child custody, the division of financial assets, including the use of forensic accounting, forensic computer analysis, complicated tracing of assets, and division of business when necessary, Modification of child custody, visitation, and child support; alimony and spousal support; modification of child support, custody, visitation, and alimony; legitimation and paternity actions; Name changes through a divorce action or as a separate action; post-divorce issues; domestic violence, temporary protective orders/restraining orders; contempt actions, adoptions; grandparent and third party custody/visitation; appeals; pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, division of complex asset cases, Income Deduction Orders; Drafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO); interstate child support and custody matters involving the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; Review of Agreements and/or Orders.

Areas of Law

  • Domestic Relations
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Custody
  • Living Wills
  • Wills
  • Cohabitation Agreements
Admissions
  • 2003, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law, Class of 2002, J.D.
    • with honors
  • Brenau College, Class of 1997, B.A.
    • cum laude
Associations & Memberships
  • Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Hobbies & Interests
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Staying fit
  • Decorating