Paula J. Mcgill

Paula J. Mcgill

The McGill Law Firm, LLC
  • Landlord Tenant, Employment Law, Business Law ...
  • Georgia, Maryland, New York
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Biography

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 demandingjustice@gmail.com. You can also read more about the attorney and legal issues on her legal blog to obtain more information at mcgilllaw.blogspot.com

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

Practice Areas
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Education Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collections
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Small Claims
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept credit cards for initial consultations, dispossessory cases, and invoiced items for completed work. Credit cards are not accepted for retainers for new clients. Certified checks, money orders, cash apps and wires are accepted for retainers for new clients.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    After the 5 minute screening consultation, the potential client can schedule a paid office or phone consultation. Firm rates are discussed in my blog, mcgilllaw.blogspot.com. Price sheets are also available by email to allow people to make informed decisions.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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Maryland
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New York
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Professional Experience
Managing Member
The McGill Law Firm, LLC
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Associate
Lord Bissell & Brook (Now Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell)
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Associate
Wallace King Marraro & Branson
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Associate
Piper & Marbury (Now DLA Piper)
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Education
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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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
THE MCGILL LAW FIRM, LLC
Legal Answers
389 Questions Answered
Q. Plaintiff dismiss case. of eviction/ monies owed. Illegally evicted me then put a balance on my credit. what can i do?
A: You may have a claim for wrongful eviction (lockout), conversion (keeping your items locked inside), breach of contract (your lease had not expired), trespass, and/or negligence. You should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to schedule a consultation. The lawyer may be able to write a demand letter and obtain a settlement before a lawsuit is necessary. You can contact me at demandingjustice@gmail.com.
Q. Can landlord shut off power during eviction even if it’s not in tenant name?
A: When you saying eviction, what do you mean? In Georgia, if the landlord filed a dispossesory action in court, but the sheriffs/marshals haven't come out to supervise the ejectment, the landlord cannot turn off the power, water, or gas. In fact, that is considered a wrongful eviction. It is specifically prohibited by statute.
Q. Can I be evicted in georgia just cause they want there property back not because you are behind on payments
A: If the landlord wants its property back for no reason, in Georgia, that can happen for the following reasons: (1) the lease has ended and proper notice has been given of the termination. (2) an early termination provision is in the lease, and it is exercised with the proper notice. (3) you are month the month and the landlord gives the proper notice under the lease or a 60 day statutory notice if there isn't a lease for the month to month tenancy.
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Contact & Map
COBB COUNTY OFFICE
2265 Roswell Rd.
Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30062
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.