ATLANTA, June 3, 2013 – Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of founding partner Robert D. Boyd as president of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. A fellow of the national organization for 20 years, Boyd assumed his leadership role in January 2013, overseeing the 37-member state chapter.
Boyd has practiced exclusively in family law since 1988. He was recently named Atlanta Family Law Lawyer of the Year for 2013 by Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected lawyer rating publication in the U.S., in which he has been listed annually since 2001. He has also earned accolades from his peers and clients with inclusion among lists published by Super Lawyers and Georgia Trend. He is actively involved in the State Bar of Georgia’s Family Law Section, of which he has previously served as chair, as well as a member of the West Virginia State Bar.
Boyd is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the Army for seven years as an Infantry officer. He received his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law in 1983. While attending law school, he served as editor-in-chief of the West Virginia Law Review.
The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962, by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys to “provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” There are currently more than 1,600 fellows across the U.S., all of whom are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. To be represented as a fellow, one must be a recognized judge or attorney with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity, with at least 10 years of experience and further educational and certification achievements.
About Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC
Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle is an Atlanta-based preeminent divorce and family law firm, serving clients throughout the state of Georgia. The firm’s attorneys serve as trusted legal counsel to clients involved in a range of family law matters. For more information, please visit the firm’s website atwww.bcntlaw.com.