Stephen C. Andrews

Senior Counsel

Full Bio

Stephen C. Andrews is a founding member of the Firm, concentrating his practice on all aspects of complex and high net worth family law, including divorce, alimony, custody, support, property division, and antenuptial agreements. Steve also handles estate, trust, probate, and guardianship litigation in which he defends executors, administrators, trustees, guardians and other fiduciaries from disputed claims.  He prosecutes “will contests” and other litigation involving claims of fraud, mismanagement, forgery, undue influence, incapacity, and breach of fiduciary duty by those who have been wrongfully deprived of their assets or inheritance. His extensive experience includes disputes and trials throughout the State of Georgia, and appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Steve brings order to chaos with creative, cost-effective solutions to complex problems.

Among other honors, Steve is peer rated AV® Preeminent™ (the highest possible rating) by the legal rating service, Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer since 2004 (chosen by his peers through the independent research of Law & Politics magazine in Atlanta Magazine), including five (5) years as a Top 100 Lawyer in the State of Georgia.  He has also been selected by Georgia Trend magazine as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite. Steve is also a frequent lecturer on family law and fiduciary litigation topics.

Bar Admissions


U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia

U.S. Supreme Court


J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
– Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
– Phi Alpha Theta and Pi Sigma Alpha Honorary Societies

B.A., Emory University
– Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. Scholar

University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Atlanta Bar Association (Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate Sections)

Atlanta Bar Foundation (Lifetime and Sustaining Fellow)

Georgia Eldercare Network (Estate Litigation)

Lawyers Club of Atlanta State Bar of Georgia (Family and Fiduciary Law)

Presentations and Publications

Creation of a Defensible Marital Balance Sheet – February 2016

Case Management-1st Annual Complex and High Asset Divorce Seminar – February 2014

How to Handle Eldercare Litigation – October 2008

We Can Work It Out: Dialogue and Reflections on the Relationship Between Judges and Lawyers, January 2006

Trials and Tribulations of Adult Guardianship’s – Georgia Elder Care Symposium – October 2005

Exploring Probate Issues in Georgia – November 2004

Awards and Honors

AV-Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America – Family Law & Trusts and Estates (2020-2021)

Georgia Super Lawyers list (2004-2021)

Georgia Super Lawyers list, “Top 100” (2010-2013 and 2016)

Georgia Trend “Legal Elite” (2007-2021)