Lynn Hilary Sturges

Lynn Hilary Sturges

Owner
Managing Attorney
Location:
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Phone:
678-235-9466
Fax:
678-701-5498
Email:

Lynn H. Sturges is the Owner and Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of Lynn H. Sturges.

Lynn H. Sturges has been practicing law for over sixteen years and is licensed in both Georgia and Ohio. Ms. Sturges graduated magna cum laude from Boston University in 1988 with a degree in English. After college, Ms. Sturges attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio where she concentrated in family and juvenile law courses and graduated in 1992. While in law school, Ms. Sturges participated in a year long Family Law Clinic serving low income clients and also served as a law clerk for a multinational corporation.

Following her admission to the Bar in Ohio in 1992, Ms.Sturges held several positions including staff counsel in a corporate law department, associate in a mid-sized law firm as well as a large law firm, and she has been a guardian ad litem in three different states. She was admitted to practice in Georgia in 2003.

Ms. Sturges' professional and personal experience has led to her commitment to family and juvenile law and she now dedicates her practice exclusively to those areas. Ms. Sturges has handled contested matters involving issues such as domestic violence, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable division of marital property, contempt actions as well as abuse and neglect cases in Georgia's Superior and Juvenile courts.

Potential clients can be assured that Ms. Sturges possesses the necessary experience and dedication to family law and will give each and every client the personal attention that their case requires. Ms. Sturges takes pride in handling each client and case personally, and will return all client phone calls within 24 hours.

Ms. Sturges is married and has two daughters, ages 12 and 13, and resides in Gwinnett County. 

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption
  • Alimony & spousal support
  • Fathers rights
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Guardian Ad Litem, State of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2003

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
  • Boston University
    • B.A. magna cum laude - May, 1988
    • Major: English

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Studies, Emory University, 2004 - 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • National Association of Counsel for Children, Member
  • Divorce Resource Network Group of Gwinnett, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Mills & Hoopes, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 2007 - 2008
  • Jones Day, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004 - 2006
  • Holden & Associates, Tucker, Georgia, 2000 - 2004
  • Buckley, King & Bluso, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998 - 2000
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Guardian ad Litem, 1997 - 1998
  • Alcan Aluminum Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1992 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, a shelter for abused and neglected children
  • Volunteer, Visions Anew a women’s resource and support group of Atlanta
  • Volunteer, Safe Place, an advocacy group for teen runaways
  • Judge mock trial competitions
  • Volunteer, Gwinnett County Juvenile Court's Truancy Program