Barbara Keon

Atlanta Divorce Attorney

Attorney Barbara Keon provides pragmatic and caring advice to her clients, while being professional and aggressive in representing their interests. By devoting herself exclusively to divorce and family law, Attorney Keon is able to offer her clients the type of knowledge and experience that inspires confidence and delivers results. She believes that clients should be involved in every step of the process in order to understand and participate in decisions that will impact the rest of their lives. Attorney Keon and her committed and highly effective staff assist clients with a range of family law issues, including divorce, custody, child support, modification of prior orders, contempt cases, legitimation and paternity, separate maintenance actions, and prenuptial agreements.

Exclusive Family Law Practice in Atlanta

With over 28 years of experience practicing divorce and family law in Georgia, Attorney Barbara Keon brings a highly skilled and sensitive approach to her cases. She understands that most people want to minimize the stress and expense of their litigation and simply move forward with their life. To this end, Attorney Keon seeks to resolve cases outside of court. At the same time, her clients’ interests are her top priority. Should a deeply personal issue such as child custody, alimony, or property division require tenacious representation, Attorney Keon is ready for the challenge and is a staunch advocate for her clients in court. Barbara Keon received her law degree in 1979 from the University of South Carolina and her undergraduate degree in 1975 from Wake Forest University, where she graduated cum laude. She served as Assistant District Attorney in South Carolina before entering private practice in Georgia in 1985. She also frequently writes and speaks on divorce and family law issues and is certified to conduct divorce and family law mediation in the State of Georgia. She continues to expand her legal education by attending seminars covering diverse topics in family law, and stays current with recent developments in her field.

Attorney Keon has been featured on WXIA‑TV (“Noonday”), WTBS, GCTV, GLTV, WNNX, and WSB Radio, as well as in Women in Greater Atlanta, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Verdict Magazine, and the Fulton Daily Report. She has been a lecturer for the Real Estate Section of the State Bar of Georgia on “Marital Rights to Real Property”; to the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia on “Equitable Division of Property”; and to the State Bar of Georgia Litigation Section on “Overview of Georgia Divorce Law: What Are the Courts Doing With Your Money and Your Children?”

Ethics and Integrity

Attorney Barbara Keon’s ethics, integrity, and standards have set the path for which her firm operates on a daily basis. She has acquired many accolades, which she attributes to her focused attention to each and every client she represents. She has been featured multiple years as a Super Lawyer in Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine and Atlanta Magazine, as well as in Georgia Trend as one of “Georgia’s Legal Elite”.

Attorney Keon is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and South Carolina, and has been recognized as a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated attorney. In an often contentious niche market of divorce and family law, Attorney Barbara Keon is passionate in advocating the best outcome for each client. She is both diligent in her representation and committed to her profession.

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