About Us

Biography of the Attorney and The Firm


A life-long resident of Athens, Georgia, Samuel E. Thomas is a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science. He is also a 2012 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa. He was admitted to the practice of law in June of 2013. Samuel E. Thomas is a fourth generation small business owner in the Athens, Georgia area. He is admitted to all State and Superior Courts throughout the state of Georgia along with the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia. Samuel E. Thomas is the former Vice Chair of the Alimony Committee of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, the current Chair of the Modest Means Committee of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, and regularly volunteers at the Athens Access to Justice Pop-Up Clinics held monthly. Samuel Thomas was featured as a selection of “Best of the Best 2017” by Athens Magazine.

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The Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas is primarily a Family Law firm in Gwinnett with focus on Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, and Child Visitation. The Law Office of Samuel E. Thomas takes each case on a direct individual approach and never shuffles your case file off to a paralegal. Please contact me today to discuss any legal matters you are wanting to be addressed. I look forward to serving you as your attorney.

My goal is always to settle your case with a minimum amount of conflict and litigation through the use of negotiation, mediation and settlement conferences. I understand that when you entrust your family’s future with me, it is my job to give you peace of mind by working towards the best possible settlement for you and your family. Not all cases can be perfectly settled. Where negotiations break down, I will zealously litigate your case and fight for your rights. When it is time to fight I will not be intimidated and I will not back down.I am devoted to helping you in this difficult time and minimizing the amount of stress created by the legal process. Every case is important to me and I never take your trust for granted.