Jenifer L Carreras

Jenifer L Carreras

Location:
Cumming, Georgia
Phone:
770-888-5120
Fax:
770-521-4317
Email:
Jenifer L. Carreras is an associate attorney at The Siemon Law Firm, practicing exclusively in the area of family law. Jenifer is a nationally certified Child Welfare Law Specialist and has extensive experience litigating child custody issues. Prior to joining TSLF, Jenifer served as a Senior Attorney at the DeKalb County Child Advocacy Center representing foster children in abuse and neglect proceedings. She also spent years as a solo practitioner serving clients in the areas of divorce, child custody, adoption, child dependency, and other areas of family law. Ms. Carreras is a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association of Counsel for Children, having served as its President from 2014-2016. Ms. Carreras has also served as a Fellow to the Supreme Court of Georgia and has taught numerous legal courses on ethics and best practices. Jenifer is a Georgia licensed real estate agent, which gives her a unique perspective on cases that present real property issues. When Jenifer is not advocating passionately for her clients, she enjoys tennis and spending time with her husband and their two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Visitation
  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Modifications
  • Paternity
  • Legitimation

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Designated with Highest Honors in Pro Bono Service
    • Honors: President of the Public Interest Law Association
  • College of Charelston
    • Major: English
    • Major: Communications

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Forsyth County CASA Light of Hope Award Recipient
  • Fellow, Supreme Court of Georgia, 2010 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member- Child Protection and Advocacy Section, Member- Family Law Section
  • Board of Directors, Georgia Association of Counsel for Children; 2012-present, President, 2014 - 2016
  • Georgia Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • Member, Atlanta Board of Realtors