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Paula J. Mcgill

Paula J. Mcgill

The McGill Law Firm, LLC
  • Landlord Tenant, Family Law, Business Law ...
  • Georgia, Maryland, New York
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Paula McGill provides personal service to a variety of clients. She is comfortable representing individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Moreover, Attorney McGill is not afraid to go after large corporations to force them to take personal responsibility for damages they cause. Her confidence in pursuing these companies comes from her 20+ years of experience. Furthermore, she is skilled in efficiently and effectively representing clients of most budgets. Many clients return for additional services or recommend her to family and friends.

Her experience spans small claims matters, contract disputes, consumer matters, federal employment matters, civil rights cases, and wrongful death cases. Attorney McGill is comfortable in front of judges in bench trials or juries. Extensive trial experience benefits clients because opposing attorneys know she is not afraid to take cases to trial, if needed.

She also has the theory that rushing the case through often doesn't benefit clients. 9 times out of 10, slow and steady wins the race.

The McGill Law Firm is based in Georgia and has numerous convenient locations to meet busy clients. In addition, she is licensed in New York and Maryland, and recently retired from the bar in DC.

For more information about the practice or about your particular legal issue, please use the contact information form provided on this website or contact Attorney McGill at You can also read more about the attorney and legal issues on her legal blog to obtain more information at

The McGill Law Firm is currently accepting landlord-tenant, employment, education, and corporate cases in Fulton, Dekalb, Cobb, Cherokee, and Gwinnett.

Practice Areas
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Family Law
Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Education Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Small Claims
  • Free Consultation
    The 5-10 minute phone consultation is free. That usually resolves 75% of the questions callers may have about their cases. If you need additional time, a Zoom, phone call, or office consultation will be charged. Effective January 1, 2022, the charge for those consultations will range from $150-$200 per hour. At the end of the paid consultation, if additional services are needed, a contract will sent to the client with normal hourly rates or flat fees. Contingency cases are available on only a few cases.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept credit cards for initial consultations, dispossessory cases, and invoiced items for completed work. Certified checks, money orders, cash apps and wires are accepted for retainers for new clients.
  • Contingent Fees
    The Firm accepts very few contingency fee cases. However, blended contingency fees cases are accepted with a lower hourly or flat rate and a lower contingency fee rate.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Price sheets are also available by email to allow people to make informed decisions.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Professional Experience
Managing Member
The McGill Law Firm, LLC
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Lord Bissell & Brook (Now Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell)
Wallace King Marraro & Branson
Piper & Marbury (Now DLA Piper)
University of Pennsylvania
J.D. | Law
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Kennesaw State University
MBA | Finance
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Emory University
B.B.A. | Finance
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Legal Answers
403 Questions Answered
Q. My landlord submitted an immediate writ of possession due to me stopping rental payments for not repairing home.
A: The only way the landlord gets an immediate writ is if you did not answer the dispossessory affidavit within 7 days after service. Call the court to ask when you were served. If you still have time to answer, answer the affidavit and include your counterclaim for failure to repair.
Q. Can a property mgr come to my current home before approving me to rent another home in GA?
A: There is nothing I know that prevents it.

Was thuis requirement disclosed before you paid an application fee? If not, you should demand your application fee back and find somewhere else. This landlord looks like trouble
Q. What should I do if I feel my landlord is retaliating against my family for having to call code enforcement?
A: I can't tell what is going on other than you called code enforcement.

What has the landlord done to believe you are being retaliated against?

What do you mean by harassment?

What is the landlord doing?

What specifically is the landlord saying that is untrue?
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Contact & Map
4901 Olde Towne Pkwy
Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30068
Telephone: (770) 509-4837
Cell: (770) 367-1234
Notice: Flexible Business Hours. The Firm also has office meeting locations throughout the metro area. New cases will be accepted in Cobb, Fulton, Dekalb, and Gwinnett.