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Mr. Eric A. Ballinger

Attorney at Law
Contact: (770) 479-2020
Experience:
Law Schools: Atlanta Law School
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta
Jurisdictions: Georgia
11th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About Mr. Eric A. Ballinger
Prior to attending law school, I served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. I served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader, Instructor, Battalion Staff Officer and an Infantry Rifle Company Commander.

I began practicing law in Canton, Georgia in 1993. After obtaining a Master of Laws concentrating in litigation, I logged several thousand hours in the courtroom developing a practice in domestic relations, criminal law and commercial litigation. In 2007 I was certified as a mediator, using my years of courtroom experience coupled with alternative dispute resolution training to help people resolve complex issues without excessive unnecessary costs of litigation. Conversely, I am able to apply the tactics and techniques I learn as a mediator as a tool to more effectively advocate for my clients.
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Law
  • Business Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Education Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Visa, MC, Amex, Discover
  • Contingent Fees
    • Will accept contingent fees for limited matters.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Retainers depend on complexity of case. Retainer will be quoted at the conclusion of consultation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
11th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
General Civil Mediation (Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution)
Domestic Relations Mediation (Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution)
Professional Experience
Shareholder, The Law Offices of Eric A. Ballinger, LL.M., P.C.
-Current
I have practiced law in Canton, Georgia since 1993. I have tried over 100 cases to judgement, including criminal and civil trials. I represent clients in a variety of areas including Domestic Relations, Probate, Criminal Defense and General Litigation. I have a very hands on approach in working my case load and I am dedicated to serving my clients. I strive to work with my clients as a team in reaching their legal goals.
Education
Atlanta Law SchoolLL.M.Litigation
John Marshall Law School - AtlantaJ.D.Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, West Publishing Award, Corpus Juris Secumdum Award, American Jurisprudence Award
Gannon UniversityB.A.History, English Literature
Honors: Student Body Vice President
Awards
Chief Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, Chief Justice Commission of Professionalism
Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine
Each year Georgia Trend Magazine selects the best lawyers in Georgia.
Professional Associations
Member, Canton Optimists
-Current
Chairman of the Board, Cherokee County DUI/Drug Treatment Court Foundation
-Current
Activities: Founding Board Member and Chair.
Steering Committee, Leadership Cherokee
-Current
Activities: Graduate, Leadership Cherokee Class of 2004.
Board of Directors , Cherokee County Historical Society
-Current
Representative, Blue RIdge Judicial Circuit , State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors
-Current
Member, Knights of Columbus
-Current
Member, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
-Current
President, Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit Bar Association
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Activities: Member of Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit Bar Association since 1993.

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Website

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CONTACT & MAP

Office
151 West Main Street
Suite 302
Canton, GA 30114
USA
Telephone: (770) 479-2020
Telephone: (770) 479-2020
Fax: (770) 479-2055