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Firm Overview

One of the largest divorce firms in Georgia with over 200 years of combined legal experience...

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Meet our Atlanta Divorce Team

Founded in 1998, Meriwether & Tharp, LLC focuses exclusively on providing family law services throughout the greater Atlanta area with its headquarters located in Alpharetta.


As one of the largest divorce firms in Georgia with over 150 years of combined legal experience, our attorneys handle all aspects of family law matters from premarital agreements to divorce, child custody, visitation rights, family violence and child support, alimony and modification as well as adoption and paternity issues. Family law is what we do best.

Leh Meriwether

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Patrick "Leh" Meriwether was selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2018, 2019, and 2020, 2021. Leh was also awarded the Legal Elite Award by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2016 and 2018.

Robert L. Tharp

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Robert L. Tharp was awarded Family Law Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers Monthly in 2016. Bob was also selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine six years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

David Beaudry

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David Beaudry has been practicing solely family law & divorce for nearly 20 years. David Beaudry was selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine five years in a row (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

Todd A. Orston

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Todd co-hosts Divorce Team Radio with Leh Meriwether on Talk 106.7 Sundays at 7 AM. Todd was also awarded the Legal Elite Award by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2018.

Joann Sharp

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Joann Sharp was selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine five years in a row (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). Joann is very experienced in the area of divorce and family law appeals.

David A. Canale

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David Canale has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. David was named a Top 100 lawyer two years in a row (2015, 2016) by The National Advocates. David was named a Super Lawyer in 2020 & 2021.

Courtney H. Carpenter

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Courtney H. Carpenter was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). Courtney was previously named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.

Lisa Marie Chambers

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Lisa Marie was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021). In 2019, Lisa was also named Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine.

Georgetta Glaves-Innis

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Georgetta Glaves-Innis was selected to the Lawyers of Distinction (Top 10% of Lawyers) in 2017. Georgetta was also awarded the Legal Elite Award by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2016. Georgetta has been named to Georgia's Superlawyer list in 2021.

Charlotte Ruble

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Charlotte Ruble was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine six years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). In 2017, Charlotte was elected as the President of the Forsyth County Bar Association.

Dorothy "Dodie" Sachs

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Dodie Sachs is an attorney for Meriwether & Tharp. In 2017 Dodie accepted the Presidents award of excellence from the Gwinnett county Bar Association.

Victoria Snell

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Victoria Snell is an attorney in Meriwether & Tharp's Orlando, Florida office. She is a current member of the Florida Bar: Family Law rules Committee.

The M&T Difference

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