Graham Law Firm

Victor Y. Johnson

Daniel J. Cahill, Jr.

FAMILY LAW
Divorce: contested and uncontested cases
Custody modifications
Contempt
Child Support Recovery
Adoption
Legitimation
Name Changes
Protective Order Actions

CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Defense of all felonies and misdemeanors including:
Drug charges
Child abuse
Theft
Assault
Rape/Child Molestation accusations
Murder
Defense of traffic offenses including DUI (drugs/alcohol) and ALS hearings
Protect CDL operators
Probation violations
Pardons and restoration of rights
Defense against domestic violence charges and protective order actions

PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH
Motor vehicle, truck, motorcycle and boat wreck injury and death claims
Slip and fall and premise liability claims
Medical malpractice
Nursing home negligent care

GENERAL LITIGATION
Probate litigation
Contract disputes
Land, property line and easement disputes
Trespass to property

WILLS AND ESTATE PLANNING
Comprehensive estate plans
Wills
POA’s
Health care directives

JUVENILE COURT
Delinquency actions
Representing children and parents in dependency actions

Biographical
Albion College, B.A.
Emory University, J.D.

Licensed, State of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
Western Circuit Bar Association
American Bar Association

Felix “Pat” Graham, Jr.

Felix “Pat” Graham, Jr. has retired from the practice of law effective 12/31/2019 after 46 years of professional service to his clients located in Madison County and the N.E. Georgia community.  Pat would like to thank all of his clients for allowing him to serve as their counsel and he hopes they will continue to obtain solutions to their legal needs with the attorneys who will continue to practice as Graham Law Firm, LLC.

All of us at the law firm wish Pat a long and healthy retirement and we appreciate all that he has done for the community and for the legal profession.



13th Annual Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, The State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, February 28, 2012.

United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, Orangeburg, S.C.: Former Federal Judicial Law Clerk.

Supreme Court of Alabama: Former State Judicial Law Clerk.

Madison County Industrial Authority Attorney: 2000 to 2019
City Attorney, Danielsville: 1995-2010
City Attorney, Comer: 1998-2008

Admitted to practice law in Georgia and in Federal Courts:
Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts, Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District, Alabama
U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals (4th & 11th Circuits)

Professional Memberships
State Bar of Georgia.
American Bar Association.
Northern Circuit Bar Association.
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV® Distinguished™ 4.4 out of 5

1992    J.D. cum laude University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia.

1989    M.S. Geology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1985    B.A. Economics, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

1984    B.S. cum dignitatae, Natural Resources, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Business Law:
• Acquisition and sale transactions
• Business operations and management
• Contracts
• Employment-related matters
• Franchising
• Lending transactions
• Mergers and Acquisitions
•  Permitting and Licensing

Real Estate:
• Commercial Real Estate
• Development Financing Lending
• Homeowners Associations
• Restrictive Covenants
• Condominiums Lease Transactions
• Disputes
• Public/Private Joint Ventures
•  Residential Development and Closings

Business organizations
• Corporations, Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships
• Professional Associations
• Sole Proprietorships
•  Non-Profits

Civil Litigation:
Appeals
Automobile Accidents
Business Disputes
Contract Disputes
Landlord-Tenant
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death

Probate and Estates:Administration of EstatesChallenges to Probate and Estate AdministrationGuardianship and ConservatorshipIdentifying Creditors, Heirs and BeneficiariesPreparation and Filing of Probate Petitions, Wills and AdministrationProbate of Wills and EstatesTitle to Land

Wills and Estate Planning:General Power of Attorney (Financial)Healthcare Power of Attorney (Advance Directives)Lifetime planning for the disposition of assets and interestsLiving WillsTrustsWills



Land Use and Zoning
• Access and Easements
• Specific performance (of a contract)
• Boundary disputes
• Commercial transactions
• Condemnation (Eminent Domain)
• Contract and Construction
• Disputes
• Development Permits
• Dispute resolution
• Encroachments
• Environmental Issues: permitting, regulatory, and land use issues.
• Home Owner Association and Property Owner Associations
• Land Trusts and ConservationProtective Covenants
• Property division
• Property tax issues
• Purchase/Sale and Refinance Transactions
• Quiet title actions
• Riparian Buffers
• Subdivision Approval or Amendments
• Title Exams and Title Insurance
•  Zoning and regulatory matters

Elder Law:
• Elder Abuse
• Estate Planning
• Guardianship and Conservatorship
• Powers of Attorney
•  Long-Term Care

Adult and Child Guardianship & Conservatorships:
A guardian is a court-appointed agent who has the responsibility to manage an incapacitated person’s or child’s financial affairs.A conservator is a court-appointed agent who has the power and the duty to act on behalf of the ward (child or incapacitated adult) to protect the ward’s property and manage healthcare and medical issues