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Pilar J. Prinz

Pilar J. Prinz

Pilar J. Prinz

As a founding member of the firm, Pilar Prinz specializes in domestic relations and family law matters including divorce, family violence proceedings, custody, child support, post-divorce matters, prenuptial agreements, legitimation and paternity.

She is listed as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Georgia (2014-2018), Top 50 Women Attorneys in Georgia (2012-2018), a Super Lawyer since 2010, and one of Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite” (2007-2015). Pilar is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

From 2010-2011, Pilar served as President of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), and is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, presently serving on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section and formerly having served as Chairperson of the Family Law Section, Young Lawyers Division. She is a prior member of the State Bar’s Committee for Promotion of Inclusion in the Profession, and an active member of the American Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section and Weltner Family Law Inn of Court.

Pilar is a frequent guest legal commentator on CNN, HLN, Tru TV’s In Session, and Fox News. She is also a board member of the American Jewish Committee, Atlanta office, as well as a board member of the Serenbe Playhouse.  Pilar was selected to the Leadership Atlanta class of 2017.

Pilar is also an author and speaker. Pilar’s lectures and presentations include: Recent Trends in Family Law, GAWL’s Women Leading Business Symposium; Maximizing Temporary Relief: How to Prepare for and Conduct a Temporary Hearing, Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Forensic Accounting and Tax Issues in Divorce Cases (moderator), 2012 Joint Georgia Society of CPAs/Atlanta Bar Family Law Section; Same Sex; Different Day: Recent Developments in Same-Sex Marriage, 2013 Fiduciary Law Institute; How Estate and Tax Planning Can Unknowingly Harm Divorce Planning, 2012 Fiduciary Law Institute; Preparing the Marital Balance Sheet: Capturing All the Assets, 2013 Family Law Institute; Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements, 2012 Family Law Institute; My Ex-Spouse is Moving. What Do I Do?, 2012 Urgent Legal Matters (Institute of Continuing Legal Education); History and Importance of Business Valuations in Georgia, 2013 Joint Georgia Society of CPAs/Atlanta Bar Family Law Section; and Same Sex; Different Day: Recent Developments in Same-Sex Marriage, 2013 Urgent Legal Matters seminar. Planning for Divorce: Actions Which Can Intentionally & Unintentionally Impact Future Rights, 2014 Urgent Legal Matters seminar. She has also been a guest speaker at large law firms on various family law topics.

Graduating from Florida State University, cum laude, in 1995 with a degree in Business Management, Pilar earned her JD and MBA from Emory University in 2000, where she served as Articles Editor on the Emory Law Journal.

Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Pilar lives in Morningside with her husband and two children.