Thompson, Meier & King is a full service law-firm dedicated to providing Twenty-first Century legal representation with an emphasis on small-town, personal service.
Conveniently located in the historic Brown-Vandiviere House in picturesque downtown Canton, Georgia, Thompson, Meier & King is just steps away from the Cherokee County Justice Center and minutes from I-575. Whatever your legal needs, Thompson, Meier & King can match you with an attorney who can provide the counsel and courtroom experience necessary to fully represent your interests. Thompson, Meier & King attorneys have appeared in courts across Georgia and are experienced in the legal practice areas most likely to affect the average person including: Wills and Trusts, Real Estate, Small Business Formation and Corporate Law, Contract and other Business disputes, Family Law, Adoptions, Juvenile Law, Guardianship, Personal Injury, and General Litigation. Thompson, Meier & King also has attorneys who are experienced in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Mediation services.
341 East Main St.
Canton GA 30114
Thompson, Meier & King's attorneys are very experienced in handling diverse domestic law issues.
We understand that family issues can be life-altering. Whether our clients desire to adopt a child, design prenuptial agreements, or file for divorce, Thompson, Meier & King will match the client with an attorney skilled in the needed area. Our attorneys provide counsel regarding property division, child custody, child support, spousal support, visitation rights, paternity, and legitimation actions. Further, Thompson, Meier & King attorneys are knowledgeable and skilled regarding issues surrounding grandparental rights, are very active in the field of Juvenile Law, and are frequent guest speakers at various meetings and training sessions held in these areas. Thompson, Meier & King also provides Mediation Services in connection with Family Law issues. Thompson, Meier & King is dedicated to providing professional and competent counsel to our family law clients. Specialty Areas -Divorce -Child Custody and Visitation -Child Support Collection -Modification and Enforcement Actions -Contempt -Termination of Parental Rights -Adoptions -Guardianship of Minors -Paternity and Legitimation -Family Violence Matters -Juvenile Court Matters
Dana Thompson received her Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Virginia in 1983, including a year of study at the University of Reading, England. She received her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1987. Ms. Thompson is the Managing Partner of Thompson, Meier & King, PC and has been in private practice in Canton since 1987. She served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Braswell B. Deen, Georgia Court of Appeals, in 1986.
Ms. Thompson was one of the first 100 mediators registered in the State of Georgia and is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers with an "AV" ratingits highest rating.
Areas of Practice:
Ms. Thompson has represented clients in many areas of the law for over 25 years. Currently, Ms. Thompson handles matters primarily within the following practice areas:
Real Estate Law
State of Georgia 1987
Georgia Court of Appeals 1990
Supreme Court of Georgia 1990
United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia 2007
Activities and Achievements:
Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia, 1994 - present
Georgia Registered Mediator, 1995 - present
Named 2013 Executive of the Year by the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP
Board Member and Chair, Canton Downtown Development Authority
Board Member and Committee Chair, Cherokee County DUI Court Committee and Cherokee County Friends of Recovery
Board Member and Vice Chair, Cherokee County Family Violence Board
Advisory Board Member, Salvation Army
Graduate, Leadership Cherokee
25 Year Member, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
Cherokee County Historical Society
AV Peer Rated by MartindaleHubble
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Blue Ridge Circuit Bar Association
Member, Dispute Resolution Section of State Bar of Georgia
Member, Local Government Section of State Bar of Georgia
Member, Real Estate Section of State Bar of Georgia
Registered Neutral, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution
Registered Neutral, Ninth Judicial District Office of Dispute Resolution
In the Interest of C.B., 308 Ga. App. 158 (2011); In Interest of J.M.W., 216 Ga. App. 166 (1995); In re: P.N., 291 Ga. App. 512 (2008); In re: K.M., 284 Ga. App. 442 (2007); In re: C.B., 271 Ga. App. 173 (2004); In re: J.C., 264 Ga. App. 598 (2003); In re: A.W., 242 Ga. App. 26 (2000); In Interest of S.J.C., 234 Ga. App. 491 (1998); In Interest of C.M., 194 Ga. App. 503 (1990)
Outside of work, Ms. Thompson is active in Fields Chapel United Methodist Church and serves on the Church's Administrative Council. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter; photography; travel; and hiking and fishing in the North Georgia Mountains.
University of Georgia School of Law