Selected as a Super Lawyers 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Rising Star Inregina Family Law

Recent Cases:

***Won large award of spousal support plus 70% of assets for a Wife after 30 years of marriage, and after proving that Husband had been hiding and dissipating assets for years.

***Obtained sole
legal and physical custody for father because of parental alienation by mother.

***Obtained emergency support for a wife after the husband left and stopped providing financial support.

***Obtained temporary custody in a divorce within weeks of filing the case for a father of his 5 year daughter due to the mother’s lack of co-parenting.

***Obtained custody
for a father of his 8 year daughter due to alienation by the mother.

***Obtained custody for a father of his 7 year daughter due to the mother moving 4 hours away and not providing as stable an environment as the father.

***Obtained joint custody for a father of a 4 year old son.

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Regina I. Edwards is the Owner and Managing Attorney of Edwards Family Law.  Ms. Edwards has been practicing law since 2001.

Regina attended Tulane University School of Law where she concentrated in family law courses.

Regina has 16 years of complex family law litigation experience.

When she is not passionately representing her clients, she enjoys traveling to different countries. She has traveled to more than 35 countries and speaks three languages.  She also enjoys reading, watching football, running, yoga, hiking and camping and spending time with family and friends.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Arizona

Education

  • Tulane
    Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana

    • J.D. – May, 2001
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – May, 1998
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Nuts & Bolts of Family Law – Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, August 22, 2008
  • Nuts & Bolts of Family Law – Case Law Updates, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, November 15, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Rising Star In Family Law
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2008 – Present
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2007
  • Pro Bono Service Award, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Section, 2016 – Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Gwinnett County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present  (President 2013)
  • Dekalb County Family Law Section, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • Stonewall Jackson Bar Association 2008 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mock Trial Evaluator – National Championship, 2009 – Present
  • Mock Trial Evaluator – Georgia State Championship, 2009 – Present
  • Mock Trial Evaluator – Gwinnett County Regional Championship, 2006 – Present
  • Pro bono attorney volunteer for cases referred by Gwinnett Legal Aid Society, 2005 – Present
  • Pro bono attorney volunteer for cases referred by Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation, 2005 – Present