Chris Brannon is a founding partner of Georgia Estate and Elder Law. Chris is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, DeKalb County Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Chris is active with the Atlanta Bar Association, serving as board member and past chair of the Elder Law Small Firm Sole Practitioner Sections. Chris also serves on the board of Urban Clinic of Atlanta, a non-profit, free healthcare clinic located in Grant Park and the Decatur Rotary Club.
Chris has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in the practice area of Elder Law and by Georgia Trend Magazine as a member of Georgia’s “Legal Elite” as one of the state’s top practitioner’s in the field of Elder Law.
In 2020 Chris earned the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. Chris was the 12th attorney in the State of Georgia to earn the designation.
Chris frequently speaks throughout the Atlanta area about topics related to his practice including Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, Guardianship, and Estate Planning.
- Juris Doctor, University of Mississippi School of Law, May 2005; graduated cum laude; Notes and Comments Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
- Bachelor of Business Administration, Banking and Finance, University of Georgia, May 2002
Recent Decisions, Constitutional Law- Hate Speech- First Amendment Permits Ban on Cross Burning When Done With the Intent to Intimidate, 73 Miss. L.J. 323 (2003).
Chris was born and raised in the Atlanta area and currently resides in Decatur, Georgia. Outside the office he enjoys running, reading, podcasts, beer, food, the Atlanta Braves, Georgia Bulldogs football, and annoying his niece and nephew.