A. Holley Strawn, Esq.
LICENSED IN GEORGIA
Location: Summerville, Georgia / Chattanooga, Tennessee
Holley is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Emory University School of Law. She clerked for the Georgia Supreme Court under the tutelage of the Honorable Carol Hunstein and later gained a broad range of experience as the law clerk for the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit. As a legislative assistant to Representative Barbara Massey Reece, Holley worked in constituent services and researched bills before the Georgia Legislature. During her 12 years in private practice with the Summerville law firm of Cook & Connelly, Holley received invaluable experience working with legendary trial lawyer Bobby Lee Cook. Mr. Cook's storied career displays his utmost respect and passion for the rule of law and compassion for his clients who come from all walks of life. Mr. Cook has a reputation for zealously representing his clients and standing up for the underdog. Holley shares this passion for the law with compassion for her clients and zealous advocacy.
Holley knows personally that when loss and challenges arise, people need an accessible, knowledgeable, and compassionate advocate to guide them through difficult times. Because of Holley's life experiences and her desire to help others, she has represented clients in the areas of family law, criminal law, probate, and personal injury. Holley has provided legal services to the clients of the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia and the Family Crisis Center. She is also passionate about Veterans issues and is most proud of her pro bono work with a Korean Veterans group, as both of her grandfathers served in Korea. As the attorney for the Town of Lyerly and Judge Pro Tem of the Probate Court of Floyd County, Holley has made an impact on the lives of countless individuals through her service to those communities.
In 2014 and 2015, Holley was chosen by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the "Top 40 under 40." She was also honored by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for "exceptional and outstanding client service," and recognized in the State Bar Journal for her pro bono work. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.
Holley and her husband, Kevin, attend New Hope South Baptist Church in Holland, Georgia, where generations of her family have attended. Holley is the sixth generation to live on her family's cattle farm in Holland where she enjoys spending her free time.
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. – 2006
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
B.A. - 2000