Bree O. Sullivan
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Attorney Bree Owens Sullivan was born and raised in South Georgia.  After graduating with honors from Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany, Ms. Sullivan matriculated to the University of Georgia, where she graduated from the UGA Honors Program with a perfect 4.0 grade point average in Journalism/Public Relations First Honor Graduate, Summa Cum Laude, with honors, in 1999.  Ms. Sullivan's academic success brought with it memberships in such honor societies as Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key National Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Order of Omega Greek Honor Society

While a student at the University of Georgia, Ms. Sullivan was named one of ten Outstanding Senior Leaders and was awarded a 1997 National Leadership Award from Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society.  She also represented UGA's athletic department in UGA  football recruitment efforts, was a member and philanthrophy chairperson of Kappa Delta Sorority, and was a member of Mortar Board.  Perhaps her best preparation for law school and, ultimately, a career as a litigator came with her selection as a Defender/Advocate on UGA's University Judiciary.   Ms. Sullivan served as an intern in the Washington, D.C., offices of the late U.S. Senator Paul Coverdell and U.S. Representative Nathan Deal, who is now the Governor of Georgia.  While working on Capitol Hill, Ms. Sullivan attended and completed a course of study with the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University.  Ms. Sullivan worked two years during college as a file clerk in the Athens law firm of Fortson, Bentley & Griffin, P.A. before matriculating to law school in 1999. 

Ms. Sullivan's academic success and leadership while an undergraduate earned her a full scholarship to attend law school at Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law.   While there, Ms. Sullivan distinguished herself as a top student, graduating Cum Laude in 2002 and receiving CALI Awards For Excellence in First Amendment Law, Environmental Law, Taxation of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Appellate Practice and Procedure, Advanced Legal Research, Legal Writing I and Legal Writing II.  Ms. Sullivan also received Faculty Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing I and Legal Writing II and was named to the school's Dean's List.   Outside the classroom, Ms. Sullivan participated in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program helping needy people complete income tax returns and was active in the Federalist Society.   She also served as Vice President of Mercer's chapter of Christian Legal Society and gained invaluable experience as an intern to the late Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia in 2001.  

After her admission to the Georgia Bar in 2002, Ms. Sullivan accepted a position as an associate with the Macon firm of James, Bates, Pope & Spivey, LLP, (now known as James Bates) where she worked primarily in the commercial litigation department.  Ms. Sullivan and husband, Stephen, relocated from Macon to Thomasville in 2005.             

Ms. Sullivan serves as a Board member for Family Enrichment Group, Inc., the Thomas County affiliate of CASA Georgia, Inc., an organization which provides child advocacy services in Georgia's Juvenile Courts.  She is also an active member of the Women's Forum,  a subsection of the Thomas County Chamber of Commerce, and has presented legal information programs for small groups in the Thomasville community.  Ms. Sullivan has served as a competition judge in Georgia High School Mock Trial proceedings.  Ms. Sullivan serves on the board of the Glen Arven Tennis Association and is a member of the Georgia Bar's Sections on Family Law and Business Law and the Thomas County Bar Association.  Ms. Sullivan has most recently been elected to serve as Chairperson for the Advisory Board to Southwest Georgia Technical College's program in Paralegal Studies. 

Ms. Sullivan is admitted to practice in all Superior Courts of the State of Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Washington, D.C.  When she is not practicing law, Ms. Sullivan enjoys spending time with friends and family, sewing, travel, and tennis.  She is an active member of Thomasville First United Methodist Church, where she teaches children's Sunday School classes and serves on the lay leadership team.

 

The Sullivan Firm is a law firm of aggressive lawyers and attorneys which handle cases involving the following family law issues: divorce, child custody, child support, legitimation, adoption, paternity and DNA testing and analysis, establishing parental rights, child neglect and child abuse, family violence, restraining orders, domestic violence, drug abuse, and any legal issue related to parenting. We can also prepare your Will, Power of Attorney, Health Care Directive, and create a Trust to protect your estate and assets. We handle real estate closings, so if you are buying or selling a house or any other property or land, call us! We can represent you in land line disputes and other lawsuits over property rights. We file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases for debtors and are a Debt Relief Agency. We can also pursue collections efforts to help you collect money someone owes you or your business. We represent multiple doctors and medical practices in managing their business and corporate affairs. Thomasville Divorce, Thomasville Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, Thomasville Child Custody, Thomasville Child Support, Thomasville Real Estate Closings, Thomasville Health Care Law.
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