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Admitted to Practice:
State of Georgia, 1980
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1980)
University of Georgia (B.A., magna cum laude, 1976); Phi Beta Kappa

Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1979-1980, 32 Mercer Law Review 51 (1980).
Domestic Relations, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, 1980-1981, 33 Mercer Law Review 109 (1981).

Professional Memberships:
State Bar of Georgia (Family Law)
Gwinnett County Bar Association (Family Law and Elder Law sections)
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Attorney Profile

Since graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1980, Mr. Cheeley has practiced law in north Georgia. He served as Special Master in State Bar disciplinary proceedings by appointment of the Georgia Supreme Court. As Special Assistant Attorney General, he represented the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) in child custody cases from 1983 until 1999. Mr. Cheeley has been involved in more than 30 reported cases at the appellate level in the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals.

Mr. Cheeley and his wife, Margaret, a school counselor and radio personality, have two adult children and are active in church and civic organizations.


Magnolia Office Complex, 1400 Buford Highway, Suite E-3, Buford, GA 30518-8726, phone 770.831.7910
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Joseph E. Cheeley, III, is an experienced lawyer serving the metro-Atlanta area including the following counties: Gwinnett, Forsyth, Hall and Barrow; and the following cities: Auburn, Berkeley Lake, Bethlehem, Buford, Cumming, Dacula, Duluth, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Loganville, Norcross, Oakwood, Snellville, Stone Mountain, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, and Winder as well as the Chateau Elan, Sugarloaf and Hamilton Mill areas.