LAMBERT, REITMAN AND ABNEY, LLC
126 East Washington Street
Madison, Georgia 30650
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 seek to improve the law and our legal system, to make our legal system available to all, and we seek the common good through the representation of our clients. Our 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.”
MISSION: 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, Probate, Business Establishment and Representation, Wills and Estate Planning, 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. It offers professional representation in Morgan, Greene, Newton, Walton, Oconee, Putnam and Jasper Counties. We have earned successful outcomes in the Probate Courts, Magistrate Courts, Superior Courts, Court of Appeals, and the 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; Bank of Madison; SunTrust Bank, Northeast Georgia, N.A.; United Bank; AgSouth Farm Credit, ACA; Madison Realty, Inc.; First American Title Insurance Co.; Cities of Madison, Monticello, Social Circle, Union Point, Watkinsville, Walnut Grove; Towns of Newborn, Bishop and North High Shoals; Versatile Mold and Design, Inc; Duke Hospitality, LLC; D&R Management, Inc.
PRO BONO/CHARITABLE WORK: Madison Baptist Church; Centennial Baptist Church; Madison 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, May 26, 1966; admitted to bar, 1991, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia and Georgia Court of Appeals; United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia 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 of Georgia, Morgan County Middle School Governing Council (Officer), Madison Kiwanis Club (Two Time Past President). Approximately 16 years ago Mr. Reitman first earned the rating of “BV” (high to very high) legal ability. He also received a general ethical standards rating of “very high.” Less than 45% of the active attorneys in the United States have received these ratings.[i]
Practice Areas: Local Government Law; Business Establishment and Representation; Wills and Estate Planning; Litigation; Probate; Commercial Real Estate; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Collections. Electronic Mail: JR@LRALaw.com. 706-206-0073.
LEE McCULLOUGH ABNEY, born Augusta, Georgia, February 19, 1976; admitted to bar, 2000, Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia and Georgia Court of Appeals; United States 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 of Georgia, Madison Kiwanis Club (Officer, 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.