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Family Law


Family Law, Gender Discrimination, Medical Malpractice


A practitioner of family law in the metro-Atlanta area for more than thirty-eight years, Robert G. Wellon is a former president of the Atlanta Bar Association and the 2012 recipient of the Chief Justice Thomas O. Marshall Professionalism Award, presented annually by the State Bar of Georgia. In 1997, he helped found and became the first president of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court. He also was an organizing member and initial president of the Atlanta College of Trial Advocacy, for whom he has served as an instructor at various times since 1980. His teaching credentials also include seventeen years as adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, where he teaches classes in advanced civil trial practice. In addition, Wellon is an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for various community organizations, including GreenLaw and the Atlanta Foundation for Psychoanalysis. Robert Wellon graduated from Emory University in 1970 and from Stetson University School of Law in 1974.