Ashley L. McCartney

Ashley L. McCartney

Sole Practitioner
Founding Partner
Atlanta, Georgia

Prior to forming The Law Office of Ashley McCartney, LLC, Ms. McCartney was a founding partner of McCartney & Kan, LLC where she focused her practice primarily on family law and civil litigation. Ms. McCartney also served as staff attorney to The Honorable Michael E. Hancock in Dekalb County Superior Court where she gained valuable experience in family law, civil and criminal litigation. Her experience as staff attorney gave her priceless insight to the judicial decision making process, which she now uses to prepare her clients for their day in court. She has also worked for several law firms focusing on family law, small business solutions, real estate transactions and civil litigation. Ms. McCartney currently focuses her law practice on all aspects of family law including divorce, adoption, child custody, child support, post-divorce issues, contempt, modification, same sex issues and military divorce. She also zealously defends clients in criminal matters and helps families put together estate plans to ensure their families' security.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Modifications
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2006


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. cum laude - 2006
    • Law Review: Georgia State University, Associate Editor, 2004 - 2006
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Philosophy


  • Small Firm Practice, Georgia State University, COL, 2010 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South East Atlanta Business Association, Chair, 2010 - 2015
  • Cabbagetown Initiative, CDC, Vice Chair, 2012 - 2016
  • Cabbagetown Neighborhood Improvement Association, Board Memeber, 2010 - 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Dekalb County Superior Court, Staff Attorney to Judge Hancock, 2006 - 2009
  • McCartney & Kan, LLC, Founding Partner, 2009 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, 2012 - Present