Wayne Morrison

Of Counsel

Biography

Mr. Morrison grew up in Manassas Virginia. Before relocating to Georgia to attend law school and practice law he worked as Financial Analyst preparing, analyzing, and auditing financial statements. Mr. Morrison is experienced in handling complex divorce cases, child custody matters, support and alimony claims, modification and contempt actions, prenuptial agreements, and all other domestic relations issues. Prior to joining Kessler & Solomiany, Mr. Morrison was a founding partner at Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison and was a partner at Davis, Matthews & Quigley.

Aside from the selected honors listed below, Mr. Morrison is an active member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the Family Law Section of the Cobb County Bar Association, and the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Mr. Morrison resides in Cobb County with his wife, Sue and their four children. He is active with the YMCA serving on the McClesky/North East Cobb YMCA Board.

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia, University of Georgia School of Law
  • B.S., Finance, Virginia Tech

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia

Selected Honors

  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • “10-Superb” rating on Avvo.com
  • President, Family Law Section of the Cobb County Bar (2014-2015)
  • Master, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court (2014 – present); previously a Barrister with the Inn

Selected Articles and Presentations

  • The Mortmain; The Official Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association Estate Planning and Probat Section Considering Divorce When Preparing an Estate Plan (2016)
  • “Complex Assets in Divorce” Working with a Forensic Accountant /Business Valuation Expert (2015)
  • “Georgia Family Law Institute” Your Case Removed to Juvenile Court – Now What? (2014)
  • “Cobb County Bar Association Family Law Section CLE” Taxes and Family Law (2013)
  • “Nuts And Bolts Of Family Law” How a financial Valuator Helps Your Case (2012)
  • “Family Law Updates And Practice Pointers” Discovery (2012)
  • Advanced Issues in Custody and Support Custody and Parenting Plans in Detail (2011)
  • 2011 Cobb county Bar Association Family Law Section Annual CLE Seminar The New Georgia / Federal Rules of Evidence (2011)
  • Middle Income Divorce Seminar Alimony: Factors For Each Court and Each Client to Consider (2010)
  • “Family Law: Updates and Practice Pointers for 2010” Recent Developments In Family Law (2010)
  • “Divorce Law Guide A to Z” Tips and Techniques for Case Assessment and Vital First Steps (2010)
  • “Cobb County Bar Association Family Law Section CLE Can of Worms?” Reconciling Lerch v. Lerch and Coe v. Coe (2010)
  • “Nuts & Bolts of Family Law” Should I Stay or Should I Go: Jurisdiction, Venue and the UCCJEA (2008)