Our Team

It takes a committed team to achieve excellent results. We work hard for each client, respecting the importance of their case and the confidentiality of their communications with us. This partnership of client and team brings satisfaction to everyone.

TRACIE L. JOYNER

Legal Assistant

Tracie joined the firm in 2008, and has over 28 years of experience as a legal assistant exclusively in the area of family law. She works closely with Barbara Keon in preparing and presenting cases for trial, motion hearings, and mediation. She is meticulous in her work, with a high attention to detail. Tracie is an integral part of the team and is involved in all phases of a case, including participating in client conferences, communicating with experts, drafting pleadings, analyzing discovery production, and preparing trial exhibits.

Tracie studied Commercial Art and Graphic Design at Appalachian State University and moved to Atlanta after college. She is a Georgia native and the mother of two boys, ages 17 and 28. When she is not working, she enjoys creating magazine collage art, designing unique home décor items for her Etsy shop, travelling (especially to locales with white sand and turquoise water), and spending time with family, friends, and her adorable Yorkie.

ROBERT L. TCHACK

Attorney

Rob is a highly skilled domestic, business, and appellate litigator with 29 years of experience practicing law. He received a B.A. in history from Cornell University in 1985 and a J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 1988. At Cornell, he was on Dean’s List and awarded membership in the prestigious Alpha Lambda Delta Academic Honor Society.

After obtaining his law degree, Rob practiced 17 years with one of New Jersey’s major law firms, Giordano Halleran & Ciesla, before migrating to Georgia in 2005 and opening his own practice here. He was selected as one of Georgia’s top-rated lawyers in 2013. In addition to membership in the state and federal bars of Georgia, he is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well.

Rob and his wife reside in Cumming, together with their “children,” a pair of Yorkshire Terriers. When not busy working, Rob enjoys computer programming, reading, and rooting for the Atlanta Falcons. Until a torn rotator cuff sidelined him, Rob also had enjoyed skiing, ice hockey, and tennis.

JENNIFER K. CALLICOTT

Legal Assistant

Jennifer joined the firm in 2009 as a legal assistant. She has over 13 years of experience working in the legal industry, with a primary focus on family law. While our clients experience open and frequent communication with Barbara Keon, Jennifer is an additional liaison between the clients and our firm. She assists in many aspects of a case, including maintaining client files, drafting pleadings, organizing discovery documents, scheduling appointments, meeting directly with clients, calendaring deadlines and case events, and working with clients to prepare Court mandated pleadings and respond to discovery requests.

Jennifer is a lifelong Georgia resident, animal lover, and the mother of two teenage children. While away from the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends (especially at the lake or ocean), hiking, camping, cycling, and yoga.

RUSSELL W. THOMPSON

Accounting Consultant

Russ has been the firm’s Accounting Consultant since 2003. He is the owner of Atlanta Bookkeeping Services, LLC, and oversees the finance and accounting functions for the firm. He received his BBA in Accounting from Georgia State University.

He resides in Sandy Springs with his Wife. In his spare time, Russ volunteers for the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody Citizens on Patrol. He also enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.

WAYNE D. SHEHAN

Chief Technology Consultant

Wayne joined the firm in 2010. As chief technology consultant, he is responsible for all technology matters at the firm. Wayne is a 22-year technology veteran with a proven track record of developing and executing technology strategies that are company and business line specific. His broad range of experience and knowledge across many information technology platforms has been instrumental in providing better technology solutions for the firm’s operations.

Prior to building his consulting business, Wayne has held Vice President, CIO, and CTO positions within various multi-billion dollar companies. Wayne holds a BS degree from University of South Carolina. An avid USC Gamecock sports fan, Wayne resides in Alpharetta with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, Wayne loves traveling to other parts of the world to learn and experience other cultures. He also enjoys sports, hiking, and reading.