LAMBERT, REITMAN AND ABNEY, LLC
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
126 East Washington Street
Madison, Georgia 30650
"Faithfully Serving Clients Since 1950"

We offer faithfulness, competence, diligence and good judgment.  We strive to represent you as we would want to be represented and to be worthy of your trust. We practice law by "The Golden Rule." We seek to improve our legal system, and we seek the common good through the representation of our clients.

 Our www.Lawyers.com “Average Peer Rating based on firm’s rated lawyers” is 4.7 out of 5, “Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards.”

PRACTICE AREAS

Local Government, Real Estate, Wills and Estate Planning, Probate, Business Establishment and Representation, Corporate Law, Banking, Litigation, Personal Injury, Construction Law, Foreclosure and Collections, Nonprofits.

FIRM PROFILE

Established by E.R. Lambert (1925-2008), the Firm has been providing legal services since 1950, with decades of Local Government, Real Estate, Probate and Coproate Experience. It offers professional representation in Morgan, Newton, Walton, Greene, Oconee, Putnam and Jasper Counties.

We have earned successful outcomes in the Probate Courts, Magistrate Courts, Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, and Georgia Supreme Court.  Licensed Agent for First American Title Insurance Company.  Fully Insured with Errors and Omissions Insurance Coverage.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

A myriad of private citizens; Cities of Madison, Monticello, Union Point, Walnut Grove, and Watkinsville; Towns of Bishop, Newborn, and North High Shoals; Alcovy Shores Sewerage and Water Authority; Bank of Madison; United Bank; AgSouth Farm Credit; Madison Realty; First American Title Insurance.

 Versatile Mold and Design, Inc; Duke Hospitality, D&R Management; America’s Best Commerce, Travelodge Commerce, Quality Inn Commerce, Red Roof Inn Commerce, Jameson Inn Winder, Hayser Hotels; Toccoa Inn and Suites; Galaxy Management, Conyers Wyndham, Microtel  Conyers, Athens Microtel, Econolodge Madison, Howard Johnsons Athens and other hospitality clients.

PRO BONO/CHARITABLE WORK

Madison Baptist Church; Centennial Baptist Church; Madison Morgan African American Museum; Habitat for Humanity (Newton-Morgan Chapter); Source of Light Ministries International; Madison Kiwanis Club; Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce.

M. JOSEPH REITMAN, JR., born Brookeville, Maryland, 1966; admitted to bar, 1991, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia and Court of Appeals; US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; US District Court, Northern District and Middle District of Georgia.

Education: Bucknell University (Bachelor of Arts, 1988); University of Georgia (Juris Doctor, 1991); Annual Continuing Legal Education 1992- present. 

Member: Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Bar Association; State Bar, Madison Kiwanis Club (Two Time Past President). Approximately 16 years ago Mr. Reitman earned the rating of “BV” (high to very high) legal ability.  He received a general ethical standards rating of “very high.”  Less than 45% of the active attorneys in the US have received these ratings.[i]

Practice Areas: Local Government Law; Business Establishment and Representation; Wills and Estate Planning; Probate; Commercial Real Estate; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Litigation; Collections. 

Email: JR@LRALaw.com. 706-206-0073.

LEE McCULLOUGH ABNEY, born Augusta, Georgia, 1976; admitted to bar, 2000, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia and Court of Appeals; US District Court, Northern District of Georgia.

Education: University of Georgia (A.B., 1997); University of Alabama School of Law (Juris Doctor, 2000). Phi Alpha Delta. Member, Farrah Law Society. Judicial Clerk, Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit, 2000-2001.

Member: Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Bar Association; State Bar, Madison Kiwanis Club (Past President), Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce (Past President), Madison Boys and Girls Club (board member), Habitat for Humanity (board member), Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (past board member).

Practice Areas: Real Estate; Business Establishment and Representation; Corporate Law; Wills; Foreclosure and Collections; Probate; Local Government Law; Nonprofit Corporations; Banks and Banking Law.

 Email: LMA@LRALaw.com   706-474-0985.


[i] Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review process that rates lawyers. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.  91% of corporate law departments use Martindale-Hubbell when evaluating and selecting outside counsel.  A “BV” rating is an indication of an exemplary reputation and well-established practice.  A typical lawyer is in mid-career, with a significant client base and high professional standing.