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Jim Peterson - Atlanta, GA

1355 Peachtree St. NESuite 1800 Atlanta, GA 30309

Updated: 12/11/2019

Atlanta Family Law Lawyer


With more than 35 years of legal experience, Jim focuses his practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, support modifications, as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Prior to founding The Peterson Firm, Jim worked for a large Atlanta law firm handling complicated corporate litigation cases. This invaluable experience provided Jim the knowledge and skills necessary to handle complex divorce cases involving significant assets and family businesses...

About Jim Peterson

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Attorney


  • English

Practice Areas

  • Family Law


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1984
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1984
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1984

Other Affiliations

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member)
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, 1984 - Present (Family Law Section)
  • State Bar of Georgia Bar Services Committee, 1985 - 1994

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Old War Horse Club
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta


  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984
    Law Review: Mississippi College Law Review, Member, 1982 - 1984
  • Appalachian State University , 1980


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


1355 Peachtree St. NESuite 1800 Atlanta, GA 30309


Other Sources of Feedback About Jim Peterson

Included on the 2023 Georgia list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Georgia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jim Peterson on Super Lawyers


  • Top Attorneys in Georgia, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008 - 2019
  • Georgia Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2009 - 2018
  • AVVO Client Choice Award, 2014 - Present

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