Andrea Dyer Hastings

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.

Memberships:
  • Georgia Super Lawyer “Rising Star” 2012
  • Georgia Super Lawyer “Rising Star” 2011
  • Top 100 Lawyers Award, The National Advocates, 2014
  • Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Lamar American Inn of Court
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court
  • Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, 2006-Present
  • Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia 2000-present
  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2000 – present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Judge, The National Mock Trial Competition
  • Judge, J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition
  • Judge, Cobb County Mock Trial Competition
  • National Association of Professional Women
Education:
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia Juris Doctor, 1997
    • Honors
      • Order of the Barristers
      • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court
      • Chairperson-University of Georgia School of Law Mock Trial Program
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Bachelor of Arts with Highest Distinction 1994
Bar 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
Speaking Engagements:
  • Speaker, “Drafting Common Marital Agreements and Understanding Protective Orders and Domestic Torts”, Oddities and Challenges of Family Law Seminar, National Business Institute, April 2014
  • Speaker, “Strategies for Effective Use of Discovery,” Divorce Law From A-Z Seminar, National Business Institute, December 2013
  • Guest Lecturer, “Collaborative Divorce and the Role of the Child Specialist,” Georgia State University College of Law, Spring 2013
  • Speaker, Domestic Mediation Training, Resolve to Solve, October 2012
  • Speaker, “Advanced Issues in Divorce,” National Business Institute, 2012
  • Speaker, “Post-Divorce Considerations” at the National Business Institute’s Advanced Issues in Divorce Seminar, July 2012
  • Guest Lecturer, “Collaborative Divorce,” Georgia State University College of Law, Spring 2012
  • Speaker, “Advanced Issues in Divorce,” National Business Institute, 2009
  • Speaker/Trainer, Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators in Evidence Gathering and Documentation in Domestic Violence Cases, Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office,1997-2000
  • Speaker/Trainer, Statewide Training of 911 Operators and First Responders in Evidence Gathering in Domestic Violence cases, Georgia Public Safety Training Safety Center, 1997 – 2000
Address:

3820 Mansell Road, Suite 170

Alpharetta, GA 30022