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Patricia A. King

Partner

Patricia King received her Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University in 1984. She received her Juris Doctor Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 1988 and practiced in Marco Island, Florida, and Naples, Florida from 1989 to 2006. Ms. King was in Civil Practice, practicing primarily in the areas of Civil Litigation, Family Law, Commercial litigation and Bankruptcy from 1989 to 2000. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. King was the Senior Lead Attorney with Child Welfare Legal Service, Florida Department of Children and Family Services and received the Outstanding Performance Award from the Secretary of the Department during her tenure with the State of Florida. Ms. King is a senior partner of Thompson, Meier & King, PC and has been in private practice in Canton since 2006.

Areas of Practice

Ms. King has represented clients in many areas of the law for over 25 years. Currently, Ms. King handles matters primarily within the following practice areas:

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Governmental Law
  • Mediation
  • Ms. King is a register neutral with the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Commission on Dispute Resolution in both Civil Mediation and Domestic Mediation.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan 1989
  • State of Florida 1989
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Michigan 1990
  • State of Georgia 2006
  • Georgia Court of Appeals 2007

Activities

  • Recognized as one of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite/The Best Lawyers in Georgia in the category of Family Law
  • Former Board Member and Committee Chair, Cherokee County DUI Court Committee and Cherokee County Friends of Recovery
  • Former Board Member of WINGS (a halfway house)
  • Coach Teen Court
  • Judge Mock Trial
  • Coach Special Olympics

Associations

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Blue Ridge Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, Appalachian Circuit Bar Association

Decisions

Davis v. Walker, 288 Ga. App. 820 (2007); Dula v. Leeber, 707 So.2d 757 (Fla. 1998); Romano v. Goodlette Office Park, Ltd., 700 So. 2d 62 (Fla. 1997); Architectural Compliments, Inc. v. R.G. Brown Properties, Inc., 686 So.2d 678 (Fla. 1996); Sullivan v. Malden Trust Company, 632 So.2d 223 (Fla 1994).

Personal

Outside of work, Ms. King spends time with her family and friends and is very active in community organizations.