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Robert E. Wilson
Founding Member

Two Decatur TownCenter
125 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 420
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-377-3638 ext. 105

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Assistant: Tracey Duren
Phone: 404-377-3638 ext. 102

Founding member, Robert E. Wilson, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. He earned a B.S. from the University of North Carolina in 1970 and graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1974. Mr. Wilson is licensed to practice law in Georgia and North Carolina. He is admitted to all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Wilson served twelve years as the District Attorney for the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Georgia and prior to that as Chief Public Defender for DeKalb County Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Administrative Law
  • Education Law
  • Government Relations
  • Corporate and Government Investigations

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1974
  • North Carolina, 1974


  • Emory University, J.D., 1974
  • University of North Carolina, B.S., 1970

Community Organizations

  • Member of the DeKalb Region Health System, Inc., Board of Trustees
  • Current Chair of the DeKalb Medical Center Foundation, Inc., Board of Trustees
  • Member of Decatur Rotary Club (Past President)
  • Member of Decatur Presbyterian Church
  • Member of the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center, Inc., Board of Directors, founding Member and first Chair
  • Member of the Georgia Center for Children, Inc., Board of Directors, founding Member and first Chair
  • Member of the Decatur Education Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors, founding Member and first Chair

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia (Member, Board of Governors, 1989-1992)
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • The Atlanta and DeKalb Bar Associations
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice, formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • National Association of School Board Attorneys
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

125 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 420, Decatur, Georgia 30030 – 404-377-3638 – Fax: 404-377-3533 – Email the firm

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