2021 Hastings Shadmehry WrightSuper Lawyers

Our Amy Waggoner and Andrea Hastings have been named 2021 Super Lawyers, and Mali C. Shadmehry has been named a 2021 Rising Star. Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters company that rates outstanding attorneys from over 70 different practice areas. Each year, they recognize the top lawyers in the U.S. via their patented […]

Written by on March 4, 2021

Congratulations to Amy Waggoner for Receiving the 2021 AV Preeminent Rating®

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Individuals seeking legal counsel, as well as attorneys looking to refer a colleague, use these ratings to identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds an AV Preeminent Rating, […]

Written by on November 16, 2020

Congratulations to Andrea Hastings for Being Recognized as one of the Lawyers of Distinction’s “2020 Power Lawyers”

We would like to say a huge congratulations to our very own Andrea Hastings for being recognized as one of the Lawyers of Distinction’s “Fall 2020 Power Lawyers”! Lawyers of Distinction was recently seen on page 17 in the September 6th, 2020 edition of The New York Times. The publication displayed all of the Fall […]

Written by on September 11, 2020

Andrea Hastings and Amy Waggoner named Super Lawyers in 2019

Andrea Hastings and Amy Waggoner have been named 2019 Super Lawyers! What is a SuperLawyer? Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers […]

Written by on February 27, 2019

Hastings Shadmehry Wright, a Firm of Super Lawyers

Our Amy Waggoner and Andrea Hastings have been named 2017 Super Lawyers, and Kristen Files has been named a 2017 Rising Star. Amy Waggoner, a partner at the firm, was not only rated as a 2017 Super Lawyer, but also made the “Top 50: 2017 Women Georgia Super Lawyers List”. She has been recognized on […]

Written by on February 23, 2017

Andrea Hastings Named a 2016 Legal Elite by Georgia Trend

Georgia Trend, a leading magazine in Georgia’s business, politics and economic development, has named our Andrea Hastings as a 2016 Legal Elite in Family Law. From Georgia Trend, “For the past 14 years, Georgia Trend has asked the state’s attorneys to tell us who they think are the best in their field. This year’s group […]

Written by on December 6, 2016

Hastings Shadmehry Wrightfeatured in Forbes Magazine's Leaders in Law

Hastings Shadmehry Wrightis featured in the September 13th edition of Forbes Magazine, as part of the “Leaders in Law Southeast”. The piece showcases the firm’s compassion for their clients’ needs in family law cases, with a focus on collaborative divorce and mediation, in addition to litigation cases. From the article:  “Keen legal sense, combined with […]

Written by on September 26, 2016

Mediation Attorneys Enable Co-Parenting After Divorce

Mediation attorneys can play an important role in divorce. Instead of heading straight for the courts and litigation, mediation enables couples to work through their problems and to resolve them by coming to mutual agreement out of court, with the help of a trained third party. The role of mediation attorneys is very specific and […]

Written by on July 30, 2016

The Role of Divorce Mediation Attorneys in Domestic Violence Cases

Divorce mediation is a form of dispute resolution that enables couples to divorce without going through the stressful, costly litigation process. Instead of being the experimental approach it was just three decades ago, today divorce mediation is considered standard practice, and its role in visitation disputes and contested custody cases is well established. Additionally, mediators […]

Written by on July 15, 2016

Who Needs Mediation Attorneys?

Mediation is a type of dispute resolution that is used to minimize hostility between people and help them agree on certain issues. The mediator is required to be totally neutral as he or she does not represent either party, even when the mediator is an attorney. Mediation attorneys can play a positive role in many […]

Written by on June 30, 2016