Hannibal Heredia, managing partner of Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder in Atlanta, has been selected for Georgia’s Super Lawyers list for 2015 by Atlanta magazine. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
The annual Super Lawyer selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Heredia practices in all areas of family law, including divorce and separation, and has particular knowledge of surrogacy law and adoption in Georgia.
His honors, recognitions and community service include:
Atlanta magazine “Super Lawyer” (previous years)
Georgia Trend magazine “Legal Elite”
Secretary, Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
Barrister, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inns of Court
Volunteer Judge, State Bar of Georgia High School Mock Trial Program
Co-Chair, Atlanta Bar Foundation Law Jam Subcommittee, assisting an annual event that supports pro bono legal services and Atlanta youth programs
Heredia received his BA degree in Psychology from Auburn University. He graduated with his JD from Southwestern University, cum laude, in 1993, where he was the editor-in-chief of the Southwestern University Law Review. He is licensed to practice before the State Bar of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the United States District Court.
He lives with his wife and child in Midtown Atlanta.
About Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder
Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder (HHR) is an Atlanta-based family law practice. The firm’s partners — Jon Hedgepeth, Hannibal Heredia and Rebecca Crumrine Rieder — are three 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.