Attorney ProfileGina Smalley was born in Hamilton, New Jersey but moved with her family to Georgia at a young age. Gina graduated from the University of Georgia in 2002 with concurrent degrees in English and Psychology. In college, Gina was an active member of the Literary Society and co-authored a small student newspaper. Prior to pursuing her legal education, Gina served a Legal Records Analyst in the legal department of Turner Broadcasting, where she was chosen to provide training relevant to a new data management system to attorneys and paralegals within Turner Broadcasting. Gina earned her law degree at Touro College Law Center in Huntington, New York in 2006. While in Law School, Gina received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award and contributed to the founding of a legal journal focusing on issues of race and gender. Gina is licensed to practice in both Georgia and New York, but focuses her practice in metro Atlanta.
Gina began her legal career at a small law firm in Marietta, Georgia in 2007 specializing in Family Law and Criminal Defense. In 2011, Gina created the Law Offices of Gina Smalley, where she practiced family law, juvenile law, general civil litigation and criminal law.
Gina is experienced in a courtroom and has a proven record of success in litigation matters. Gina is licensed to practice in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, as well as the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Gina is also a certified mediator with the State of Georgia. With her training as a mediator, Gina is also skilled at assisting individuals who prefer amicable out of court settlements as an alternative to litigation.
Gina is a long time resident of Cobb County, Georgia, where she lives with her husband and two children.
Areas of Practice
- Divorce, Legitimation, Child Custody
- Juvenile Court
- General Civil Litigation
- New York, 2006
- Georgia, 2007
- Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
- J.D. – 2006
- University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
- B.A. & B.S. – 2002
- Major: English & Psychology
- Guest Speaker – Kennesaw State University , Paralegal Program, 2016
Honors and Awards
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Cobb County Bar Association, Member, 2007 – Present
Past Employment Positions
- Private Law Firm, Associate, 2007 – 2011
- The Law Offices of Gina Smalley, LLC, Owner, 2011 – 2016