georgia family law lawyer

Daniel A. Bloom


Dan is a member of Pachman Richardson, LLC, where he practices family law and serves as a mediator, arbitrator and Guardian Ad Litem. From June 2001 through May 2006 Dan was a Magistrate Judge in Fulton County, where he was specially assigned to the Family Division.


Practice Areas

Family Law; Collaborative Family Law; Matrimonial Law; Divorce (contested and uncontested); Support, including Alimony and Child Support; Modification, including Custody, Child Support and Alimony; Prenuptial Agreements; Separation Agreements; Settlement Agreements; Paternity; Legitimation; Name Change; Mediation; Arbitration, including Arbitration of Custody Disputes; Case Evaluation; Guardian ad Litem.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia 1995


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1989

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in The Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia Super Lawyers 2012
  • Selected for inclusion as a Georgia Super Lawyer 2010, 2011, 2012
  • 2002-2003 Families First Award from the Atlanta Bar Association
  • 2005 Outstanding Service to the Stonewall Community Award
  • Named one of Georgia’s Legal Elite 2007, 2008, 2010

Associations & Accreditations

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors
  • Chair Elect, Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • Stonewall Bar Association
  • ACLU of Georgia Board of Directors
  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence Board of Directors
  • Emory Public Interest Committee; Advisory Board, Emory Law School
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Certified Mediator
  • Certified Arbitrator
  • Guardian Ad Litem

Publications & Seminar Presentations

“Domestic Violence and the Collaborative Law Practice,” The Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, April 11, 2008
“Parenting Plans Under O.C.G.A. §19-9-3 – Just Do It – Right!,” Atlanta Bar Association, February 14, 2008
“Legal Representation in Domestic Relations Cases where Family Violence is a Factor,” Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, September 27, 2007
“House Bill 369 and Parenting Plan Skills Training,” The Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, August 24, 2007
“Custodial Issues Unique to Same-Sex Couples,” Atlanta Bar Association, August 18, 2006
“Domestic Unions – Taking a Look at the Challenges and a Preview of What is on the Horizon,” American Bar Association, September 30, 2005
“The Guardian ad Litem – Resolving Custody Without Litigation,” Atlanta Bar Association, October 28, 2004
“Critical Partnerships in Representing Children in Custody Cases,” American Bar Association, April 17, 2004
“Nuts and Bolts of Being a Guardian ad Litem,” various dates over last 8 years
“Domestic Violence and its Impact on Children,” various dates over last 10 years

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