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Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison Taps Ashley Sawyer as Associate

Contact: Mitch Leff, 404-861-4769, mitch@leffassociates.com

Family law firm Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison today announced that Ashley Sawyer has joined the firm as an associate.

“We’re delighted to have Ashley join the firm,” said HHCM managing partner Hannibal Heredia. “Her extensive experience in the practice of family law makes her a valuable addition to our team.”

Sawyer currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Her list of professional accolades and accomplishments also includes:

  • Award for Outstanding Service to the Profession by the State Bar of Georgia
  • Graduate of the Young Lawyers Leadership Academy of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law by Super Lawyers and Atlanta magazine
  • Recognized as a Top 10 Family Lawyer Under 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Former chairman of the Young Lawyers Family Law Committee of the State Bar of Georgia

She is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, and the Family Law, Council of Younger Lawyers and Women in the Profession Sections of the Atlanta Bar Association. With the State Bar of Georgia she is a member of the Family Law section and the Young Lawyers division.

Before joining HHCM, Sawyer was an associate at Waggoner Hastings LLC and Levine Smith Snider & Wilson. She worked for two years as the Staff Attorney to the Honorable C. LaTain Kell of the Superior Court of Cobb County, giving her an invaluable perspective that she brings to each of her family law cases.

Sawyer received her JD from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 2008. While there, she was a member of the Moot Court Board, was selected by her professors to serve as a Caruthers Fellow for the 1L legal writing program, and volunteered at Birmingham elementary schools teaching introductory legal principles.

She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications.

A Marietta native, Sawyer now lives in Alpharetta with her husband, David, where they are active members of North Point Community Church.

About Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison

Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison (HHCM) is an Atlanta-based family law practice. The firm’s partners — Jon Hedgepeth, Hannibal Heredia, Rebecca Crumrine Rieder and Wayne Morrison — are four of Georgia’s most highly regarded and respected attorneys in family law. Their areas of expertise include divorce and separation, custody, support, property division, paternity, prenuptial/post nuptial agreements, adoption and alternative reproduction.

HHCM is AV-rated and its partners have been extensively recognized and honored with the legal community’s top awards, including Atlanta magazine’s “Super Lawyers,” Super Lawyers magazine’s “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia,” and Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite.”  Learn more about the firm at www.hhcmfamilylaw.com.