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Margaret Gettle Washburn

Accident & Injury, Criminal, Divorce & Family Law, Divorce, DUI-DWI

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Margaret Washburn has a general trial practice that focuses primarily on complex and high asset domestic relations litigation, including divorce, modification of custody and child support and contempt actions. We also handle criminal defense, personal injury and auto accidents and civil trial litigation, as well as represent injured workers. We have  developed our practice and client base through Margaret's reputation in the community and through involvement in the State Bar of Georgia committees, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce,  the Lawrenceville  Kiwanis Club, and other civic organizations. Margaret is the editor of the Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, and the newsletter for the Council for Municipal Court Judges.  This has led to referrals of clients over the years from other attorneys in both Gwinnett County and around the State.
Position Organization Location Duration
Managing PartnerMargaret Gettle Washburn, P.C.Lawrenceville, Georgia1985-Present
School Degree Major Graduation
Emory University School of LawJ.D. Law School1979  
Oglethorpe UniversityBachelors1976
State / Court Date
Georgia1979
  • Serve as Special Master by appointment by the Georgia Supreme Court.
    AV Rated by Lexis Nexis-Martindale Hubbell, Legal Ability and Ethical Standards; Editor, Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter (State Bar Best Newsletter Awards; Editor, Council for Municipal Court Judges of Georgia News Bulletin; Dist. 9 Representative for Council of Municipal Court Judges; Past President, Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia; Instructor, Municipal Court Judges of Georgia; Past President of Gwinnett County Bar Association; Lawyers Club of Atlanta; Bench and Bar Committee and Law Practice Management Program Committee and Next Generation of Courts Committee, State Bar of Georgia. Statewide Judiciary Committee Civil E-Filing Steering Committee. Family Law Section and Workers Compensation Sections, State Bar of Georgia. Georgia Mock Trial Competition, State Bar of Georgia, coach, judge.
  • State Bar of Georgia Newsletter Award (for the Gwinnett County Bar Association)1995; 1997; 2001; 2002; 2004; 2006; 2007; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013. Council for Municipal Court Judges Special Recognition Award, June, 2012. Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Inns of Court Best Program Award, 2010-2011; recipient of 2d place in the national Inns of Court Program Awards, 2000. Gwinnett County Bar Association Service Recognition; October, 2011. Gwinnett Magazine People of the Year:  2007- Present. Gwinnett Magazine People to Know: 2009-Present. Special Recognition Award, Gwinnett County Bar Association, Newsletter Editor, 2003; Special Recognition for 20 years Service City of Duluth 2006. Special Recognition City of Duluth, 1997. Lawrenceville Kiwanis Club President 2004. Outstanding Service Award, Lawrenceville Kiwanis Club, 2009. Kiwanian of  the Year, Ga. Dist., 2007. President's Award, Ga. Dist., Kiwanis, 2007. Kiwanis Int'l, Georgia District 19, Award for Best District, Lt. Gov. 2006-2007. 1999 Gwinnett County Bar Association – Pro Bono Project Award, Outstanding Service; 1998-1999  The Gwinnett Pro Bono Project for Her Efforts in Establishing the Gwinnett pro Bono Project and her Continuous Support; Gwinnett Exceptional Women Leaders Honoree, League of Women Voters of Gwinnett County, 1995. Nominated for the Law Related Education Supporter of the Year Award, Georgia LRE Consortium, 1995. President Gwinnett County Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia Award of Merit and Best Newsletter Award and Law Day Award  1994; Accepted the State Bar of Georgia, William B. Spann, Jr., Award on behalf of the         Gwinnett County Pro Bono Project and Atlanta Legal Aid at the State Bar Convention in Savannah, 1993; Gwinnett Hospital System and WPCH Good Citizen Award for my work as Judge involving minors in possession of alcohol and drug cases, 1992; Law Day Award, State Bar of Georgia for the Gwinnett County Bar Association; American Bar Association Public Service Award for the Gwinnett County Bar Association, Law Day USA, 1990-1995.  Appreciation Award Duluth High School Mock Trial Competition Team.
            
  • RW and DRW for the Estate of JW
    Successful negotiation of a UM claim

  • BARKER v. BARKER, Supreme Court of Georgia, (2/24/2014, 2/26/2014) S13A1705; JURISDICTION QUESTION- (VENUE not addressed**); Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed.,  Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, March, 2014.

    "Happy Valentine's Day. What have you done this past year for Love? Read here for updates, quotes and romantic recommendations!" Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, February, 2014.

    City of Atlanta v. Mitcham, Georgia Court of Appeals, Civil Case (2013) A13A0912, Sovereign immunity  does not apply to medical care to inmates is  same is a ministerial act. Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed.,  Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, January, 2014.

    Williams v. State, Supreme Court of Georgia, (2013), S13G0178, "Traffic safety         checkpoints can be a valid and important means of law enforcement." Margaret Gettle Washburn, Editor,  Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, December, 2013.

    "The State Bar Law Practice Management Program," Margaret Gettle Washburn, Editor,        Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, November, 2013.

    "Child Support Issue:  Gross Income includes all income from any source, earned or unearned" The Case of Breedlove v. Breedlove , Supreme Court of Georgia, Civil Case (2013) S13F0715* *Good employers are hard to find!" Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed.,  Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, October, 2013.

    "Valentine v. State" Three fundamental principles which must be followed when reviewing a motion to suppress. (Keep your mudflaps in good repair)".  Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, September, 2013.

    "The Triola Case:  Court erred in Denial of Motion for New Trial in Divorce Without First Holding a Hearing, U.S.C.R. 6.3" The Family Law Review, State Bar of Georgia, Summer, 2013.

    "The Triola Case: Court erred in Denial of Motion for New Trial in Divorce Without First         Holding a Hearing, U.S.C.R. 6.3".  Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, May, 2013.
     
    "HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, From Beethoven to Bradshaw; A Little Something for Everyone," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association, Newsletter, February. 2013.

    "Even More Evidence Questions Under the New Code- Part 3, by:  Professor Paul S. Milich, Professor of Law and Director of the Litigation Program, Georgia State Univ., College of Law, (lecture to the Municipal Court Judges of Georgia)* More Fun Facts and         Scenarios-based upon the NEW Evidence Code**", Edited and  cont. by         Margaret Gettle Washburn, contr. ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, February, 2013.

    "More Evidence Questions Under the New Code- Part 2, by:  Professor Paul S. Milich,Professor of Law and Director of the Litigation Program, Georgia State University, College of Law, (lecture to the Municipal Court Judges of Georgia)* More Fun Facts and Scenarios-based upon the NEW Evidence Code**", Edited and contributed by Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, January, 2013

    "Some Evidence Questions Under the New Code; Professor Paul S. Milich, Professor  of Law and Director of the Litigation Program, Georgia State University, College of Law(lecture to the Municipal Court Judges of Georgia)* Fun Facts and Scenarios- based upon the NEW Evidence Code",  Edited by Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, December, 2012

    "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL!" But-is it? Does your email admonition protect you? The case of Moriber v. Dreiling, et al (2012),  A recent decision from the Third District         Court of Appeal. Miami, FL", Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, September,         2012.

    "SHAW v. SHAW: Lerch Principles Revisited and Judicial Comments in Bench Trial Prior to Final Ruling," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter,  February, 2012

    “I want the Kids to Play Golf-and it’s on Your weekend:  The Earle v Earle Case" Margaret Gettle Washburn, cont. ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter  January, 2012.

    "Some People Call it Love; Others Call it Stalking, Fun Facts About TPOs, " Atlanta Bar Association Middle Income Divorce Seminar, Nov. 2010.

    "TPO’s:  A Potential Way to Cure that “Alienation” of Affection by Your Citizen Spouse," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, February 2010.

    "Judge Patricia H. Muise “The Environmental Judge of Recorder’s Court," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter November, 2009.

    “State Court Judge Pam South Waxes Eloquent on Football, Kids, Attorneys, and Her love for Gwinnett County”  Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed., Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter,  November, 2009.

    The Gwinnett Solicitor’s Office  “Rosanna Szabo, Gwinnett’s first woman to be elected county wide as Solicitor-General”  Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Association Newsletter, March, 2008.

    "I Was Buying Liquor So Could Not Afford To Pay My Child Support and Did Not Get Busted for DUI - So How Can My License Still Be Suspended?!," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Newsletter, November, 2003.

    "The Biggest Gorilla In The Forest," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Newsletter, January, 2002.

    "Slip and Fall Plaintiff Prevails Against Home Depot," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Newsletter, November, 2001.

    "Judicial Ethics-Survivor Island,"   Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia, 2002.
            
    "Watch Out For Bill!," Gwinnett County Bar Newsletter, Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. February, 2000.

    "Malicious Prosecution: Financial Institution Immunity, Nicholl v. Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company," Margaret Gettle Washburn, ed. Gwinnett County Bar Newsletter, July/August, 1999.

    "Municipal Court Judge's Recertification Course, Traffic Law - D.U.I Update, 1994,"         Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia, June, 1994.  

    "The Roles of the Guardian Ad Litem in Custody Cases," Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 12th Annual Family Law Institute, May, 1994

    "Mediation and Guardian Ad Litem Programs:  Alternatives and Options in Domestic Matters,"  State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Newsletter, August/September, 1993.

    "Mediation and Guardian Ad Litem Programs:  Alternatives and Options in Domestic Matters,"  Key Issues in Family Law in Georgia Seminar, 1993.

    "Municipal Court Judge's Recertification Course, Traffic Law - Speed Detective Devices," Institute of Continuing Judicial Education of Georgia, May, 1993.  

    "Gwinnett County Juvenile Court Program", State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section Newsletter, February, 1993.

    "Divorce and Child Support:  Peripheral Issues for the Claimant", Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 1991.
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4799 Sugarloaf Parkway
Building J
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
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