Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC

Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC

From offices in Newnan and Atlanta, the Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC, represents clients throughout Georgia in a wide range of practice areas.

Firm Overview

These wide-range practice areas include estate planning, probate, education law, employment law, and business law.

Trust. Communication. Respect.

Client trust is high priority for the Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC. Pat McKee is a veteran in the areas of law he practices, and though his years of experience and keen knowledge greatly benefit the clients he serves, he most often earns a client's trust by personal attention and hands-on representation. Clients trust Pat McKee's commitment to a swift and successful resolve of their legal challenges, yet they also are confidently assured of receiving the careful, personal attention they not only seek, but deserve.

Clients appreciate open lines of communication. Access and ease of communication is vital whenever clients have questions or want to discuss new developments or strategies. When Pat McKee is not immediately available to answer client calls or emails, it is his personal promise and the practice of his law firm to attempt response before the end of that same business day. Pat McKee provides frequent status updates so his clients are never left in the dark and they never play the waiting game or worry about the progress of their case.

Pat McKee's abilities, his qualities, and his achievements have no doubt prompted the admiration of his clients, but it is through "serving his clients" that he has gained their greatest respect. Also, the respect he has garnered from peers in the legal community is evident in the honors he has been granted. These honors include his listing in Georgia Super Lawyers, an honor that no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive each year. The Law Office of Patrick W. McKee is AV Preeminent peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating, and Pat McKee has held this rating for more than 35 years.

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Main Office

Main Office
19 Spring Street
Newnan GA 30263


(770) 683-8900


(770) 683-8905

Estate Planning

The Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC is experienced at creating customized estate plans for people like you.

We use estate planning tools such as:
-Wills and trusts
-Powers of attorney
-Advance directives for health care
-Insurance vehicles
-Asset transfers

In addition to assisting with estate planning, we can provide guidance in all probate matters, including estate disputes.

Customization Is Critical:
When you choose us, we will not simply create an estate plan, we will create your estate plan. Customization is critical, because we want to achieve your goals, which may be substantially different than the goals of others. That is why one-size-fits-all is not a size we deal in at our law firm. We are not a mill that churns out fast and cheap estate plans, because time and time again we have seen such plans proven ineffective.

We will begin by conducting an in-depth discussion with you. You may decide to include your spouse in this discussion or keep it confidential. We will ask you questions about your family, your goals and your income. What assets do you have and how would you like them preserved for the next generation? We will gather all of the specifics necessary to create a customized estate plan for you.

Our combination of experience and personal attention means we are equipped to address estates of all sizes, including those with substantial assets.

Patrick W. McKee

Law Office of Patrick W. McKee, LLC

Managing Partner

Patrick W. McKee has been practicing law for over 35 years. He devotes a significant portion of his practice to representation of educators and educational institutes, including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, for which he serves as general counsel. He received a B.A., magna cum laude with distinction in philosophy, from Georgia State University in 1973 and his J.D., with distinction as a member of the order of Coif, from Emory University in 1977. At Emory he served as a research editor of the Emory Law Journal.

Since graduation from Emory, he served as assistant counsel to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and Senior Assistant Attorney General of Georgia, representing the University System of Georgia and the State Board of Education. Mr. McKee has served in a number of capacities in various law- relation organizations, including Chairman of the School and College Law Section of the Sate Bar. He speaks and writes extensively on educational and governmental law issues throughout the country.

Patrick McKee continues to represent clients in commercial and employment litigation. He has expanded his practice to include estate administration, including probate litigation, an area to which he brings his significant experience in litigation from other areas of law.

Areas of Practice:
-20% Commercial Litigation
-20% Employment Law and Litigation
-25% Education Law and Litigation
-15% Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
-20% Probate Law and Litigation

Litigation Percentage:
70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 1977

Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
-Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
B.A.magna cum laude


Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
Juris Doctorate,