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MINDY PILLOW

"A real veteran when it come to family law. Highly Recommend"

- Matthew Grossman,

   Personal Injury Lawyer, Atlanta, GA

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Melinda (Mindy) Pillow is an attorney exclusively practicing in the areas of Domestic Relations and Family Law in the greater Atlanta metro area. Mindy represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, legal separation, paternity, legitimization, child custody, adoption and prenuptial agreements.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Junior League of DeKalb County

  • Mary Gay House Endowment Fund Board of Directors, 2012-2017

  • President, 2011-2012
     

Leadership DeKalb

  • Board of Directors, 2015-2021

  • Class of 2011, Graduate
     

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

  • Judicial Applications Review Committee Chair, 2017-2019

  • Board of Directors, 2016-2020
     

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Foundation

  • Board of Directors, 2012-2017

  • President, 2015-2016

  • President-Elect, 2014-2015

  • Secretary, 2013-2014
     

Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section

  • President, 2018-2019

  • Board of Directors, 2012-2020

  • Vice President, 2017-2018
     

Metropolitan Counseling Services

  • Board of Directors Chair, 2018-2021

  • Board of Directors, 2013-2021
     

DeKalb History Center

  • Board of Directors, 2015-2022

All State Courts of Georgia
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Georgia State College of Law

  • Polish Your Image – 2009, 2010

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

  • March Madness: Security Deposit Law – March 2010, March 2011

State Bar of Georgia

  • Nuts and Bolts of Family Law: Facebook, Emails and Twitter, Oh My – September 2012

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

  • The Leader Within: Chair of GAIN Training – January 2013

Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section

  • Middle Income Divorce Seminar: Co-Chair – February 2013

ICLE

  • Special Needs Trusts Seminar: The Collision of Special Needs Trusts and Family Law – April 2013

Georgia Assocation of Women Lawyers Foundation

  • The Honorable Debra Bernes Community Volunteer Award, 2018

Legal Aid of Atlanta

  • Volunteer of the Year, 2018

SuperLawyers

  • SuperLawyer, 2016-Present

  • Rising Star in Family Law, 2013

Martindale-Hubbell

  • AV Preeminent Rating, 2018-Present

Georgia Trend

  • Legal Elite Top Lawyers, 2013, 2016, 2020, 2021

Junior League of DeKalb County

  • Spirit of the League Award, 2008

The University of Memphis

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) cum laude Political Science

Georgia State University College of Law

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Prior to founding her own firm, Mindy was an associate with Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia and then Davis Matthews and Quigley, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia. At Kilpatrick Townsend, she was the 2010 Pro Bono Associate of the Year and focused her pro bono work on assisting lower income clients with family law issues, including adoption and child custody. At Davis Matthews & Quigley, P.C., Mindy practiced exclusively in the area of Domestic Relations and Family Law.

Mindy was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Memphis, cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in English in 1996. In 2005, she received her J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law.

In addition, Mindy formerly coached the mock trial team at DeKalb School of the Arts which won the Decatur Regional Mock Trial Competition in 2013. She resides in Decatur, Georgia with her husband, Kenny, a math teacher, and their two children, Jackson and Madelyn.

CLIENTS & COLLEAGUES RAVE

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"A fantastic and hard-working lawyer. Works hard for her clients and is a real veteran when it comes to family law. Highly recommend."
Matthew Grossman, Personal Injury Lawyer in Atlanta, GA