Family Law Attorney

Kelly Reese

Kelly I. Reese has been exclusively practicing family law for the past 10 years in the Greater Atlanta area. Prior to opening her own practice, Kelly worked at several prestigious law firms, including Stern Edlin, Callner Portnoy & Strawser, and the law offices of Pamela L. Tremayne. She has been recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as a Legal Elite attorney in Family Law and honored as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for several years.

Kelly is very passionate about practicing family law and believes in providing support, understanding, advocacy, and counseling to each client.

Professional Accolades

  • Georgia Rising Star, Family Law – Super Lawyer, Atlanta Magazine
  • Georgia Legal Elite, Family Law, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • Prior Member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • Prior Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Section – Georgia Bar Association
  • Member at Large of the Family Law Section – Atlanta Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Published Works & Speaking Engagements

  • Authored, “Equitable Division of Property…and Debt”, Georgia Family Law Institute
  • Speaker, “Equitable Division of Property…and Debt”, Georgia Family Law Institute
  • Speaker, “Child Custody”, Georgia Family Law Practice, Half Moon Seminars
  • Co-Authored “Work Product Doctrine – Tips For Protecting Your Experts”, Georgia Family Law Institute
  • Authored “Protecting Clients in Bankruptcy”, The Family Lawyer, Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Co-Authored “Reflections on Loving and Children’s Rights”, 20 U. FLA. J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 11 (2009), with Barbara Bennett Woodhouse
  • Guest Lecturer at University of Florida, Sociology and Criminology


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida J.D.; Children’s Fellow with the Center on Children and Families
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.S. (Cum Laude)

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Burney & Reese LLC

1100 Peachtree St., NE
Suite 575
Atlanta, Georgia 30309