Project Description

Julie Childs

Phone: 404-365-4546
Fax: 404-364-3135

Julie Childs has been with McLain & Merritt for 29 years, where she practices estate planning and probate law. An esteemed member of the Georgia and Atlanta legal and business communities, she guides clients through the probate process and prepares wills, trusts and other estate planning documents advising clients on essential important tax and other issues.

Ms. Childs is also an active volunteer, serving on boards and as an officer for organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Georgia United Methodist Foundation.

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1978
  • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1971 A.B., Bachelor of Arts
  • Georgia, 1978
  • Atlanta Bar
  • Leadership DeKalb, Class of 1988
  • Dekalb Partners in Education Foundation, 1989 – 1998 Chairman
  • DeKalb County Board of Zoning Appeals, 1989 – 1992
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Past Chair Estate Planning and Probate Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Legislation Committee of Fiduciary Section
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council *Wesley Homes, Inc., 1991 – 1998 Board of Trustees
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers