LaQuaria "LQ" Barton

Founder and Principal Attorney

LaQuaria "LQ" Barton is the founder and principal attorney at LQ Law, P.C., serving clients throughout the state of Georgia.  LQ takes a personalized approach to clients' unique legal needs by working diligently to offer effective legal support while providing the emotional support clients deserve when facing complex legal matters. 

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense (Misdemeanor, Felony, including Traffic/DUI)

  • Education (General and Special Education matters)

  • Estate Planning (Guardianship and Conservatorship, Living Wills, Wills, and Power of Attorney)

  • Dometic Relations/Family Law (Annulment, Separate Maintenance, Divorce, Custody, Visitation, Alimony, Child Support, Legitimation, Paternity, Domestic Violence, Surrogacy, Contempt, Modification, Name Change, and Emancipation of a Minor 

  • Juvenile Delinquency/Dependency                                                               

LQ is also the HopePipeline Project Director and Educational Advocate for the Center for Children's Rights of Jacksonville, Florida. In that role, she dedicates herself to reducing the school-to-prison pipeline by providing educational advocacy to youth at risk of being or already involved with the juvenile justice system. 

Before practicing law, LQ boasted a career in education, dedicating over a decade of service to children and families in Chatham County, Georgia. She maintains that same dedication today.

 

She prides herself in being responsive to each client's questions and concerns and advising him/her/them of all options available. LQ is a fierce legal advocate who strives to provide the best legal services to every client. 

 

EDUCATION
Juris Doctor

Florida Coastal School of Law, 2019


Master of Education, Special Education, General Curriculum, 

Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Speech Pathology & Audiology,

South Carolina State University, 2000

BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Georgia

Bar of the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association (ABA)

The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)

Savannah Bar Association

Young Lawyer's Division (YLD)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Black Lawyers (NBL)

International Society of Female Professionals (ISFP)

LEADERSHIP

2021-2022; 2022-2023: Vice Chair- Commitment To Equality Awards subcommittee of the Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia (CPIP)

2022-2023: Vice Chair- Family Law Committee of The American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo)

 

2022-2023: Vice Chair- Pro Bono and Public Service Committee of The American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo) 

HONORS

The National Black Lawyers Top 100

SuperLawyers: Rising Star 2023

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