For over 40 years, Jim Macie has served as one of the Atlanta area’s premier family, divorce and domestic relations lawyers. He has achieved an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. A graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Jim has chaired the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and, as early as 1984, authored the “Family Law Chapter” of the Georgia Lawyers Basic Practice Handbook. Jim is a frequent speaker on domestic relation topics at Continuing Legal Education seminars, having delivered presentations on “Child Custody and Visitation,” “The Utilization of Private Investigators in Domestic Relation Cases,” as well as basic overview and legal update lectures on ever changing area of Family Law. He has also been honored by his peers with selection among Georgia Super Lawyers.
Having spent nine years as a Roman Catholic priest prior to entering law school, Jim has a unique background to counsel and assist clients in the often traumatic and very personal aspects of domestic relations law. Jim is a graduate of Siena College, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to attending law school at the University of Georgia, Jim attended graduate school in theology, with additional graduate studies in law and literature at the University of Georgia.
Jim was born in Buffalo, New York and has lived in the Atlanta area for over 40 years. His hobbies and interests include travel, reading, theater, music, jogging, animals, football and horse racing.