Empowering Clients and Dispelling Myths in Family Law Cases, with Paul Simon, Hedgepeth Heredia Family Law (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 742)
Paul Simon of Hedgepeth Heredia joined host John Ray on this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. As a partner at his Atlanta-based firm, Paul specializes in family law, dealing with cases such as custody disputes, child support, alimony, and divorce. Paul dispels a few of the biggest myths about family law he regularly hears from clients. He stresses the importance of advocating for clients while also providing counseling and reasoned advice based on the facts. In addition to representation, Paul encourages individuals experiencing divorce or other family law issues to pursue therapy, rely on support networks, and invest time in activities they enjoy as part of their emotional recovery. He also highlights the considerable reach he and his firm have across multiple counties in the metro Atlanta region.
Paul Simon, Partner, Hedgepeth Heredia Family Law
Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the area of family law, Paul has exclusively practiced family law for the entirety of his legal career. The nuance and complexity found in every family law case informs Paul’s approach towards all of his clients, which is to develop and craft a specific strategy to achieve optimal outcomes. Paul understands the difficulty family law issues can present and enjoys working with his clients towards bright, sustainable futures.
He is a member of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and the Family Law Section and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. Paul has been published in the Daily Report, the legal organ of Fulton County, Georgia, and in the American Journal of Trial Advocacy. He has also spoken at continuing legal education conferences on topics germane to family law cases.
Paul received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 2010, where he was an active member of his fraternity, serving as president his junior year. He received his JD from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2013.
While in law school, he served as president of his law school class, as an articles editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, and as an oral advocate for Cumberland’s national finalist moot court team. He participated in the National Appellate Advocacy Championships in Chicago in 2013 and received the Hand Arendall Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy.
Hedgepeth Heredia Family Law
Hedgepeth Heredia LLC is an Atlanta-based family law practice. The firm’s partners—Jon Hedgepeth, Hannibal Heredia, and Paul Simon—are some of Georgia’s most highly regarded and respected attorneys in family law. Their areas of expertise include divorce and separation, custody, support, property division, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, adoption, and alternative reproduction. The firm is AV-rated, and its partners have been extensively recognized and honored with the legal community’s top awards, including Atlanta magazine’s “Super Lawyers,” Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia,” and Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite.”
Office Location: 3330 Cumberland Boulevard, Suite 450, Atlanta, GA 30339, (404) 846-7025
Topics Discussed in this Interview
00:04 Introduction and Welcome
01:09 Meet Paul Simon: Family Law Attorney
02:41 Why Family Law? Paul’s Journey and Motivation
09:25 Understanding Family Law: Custody and Child Support
22:42 Choosing the Right Family Law Attorney
25:23 Paul’s Success Stories and Final Thoughts
30:58 Conclusion and Farewell
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