John L. Collar Jr. Partner

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A graduate of the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, John L. Collar, Jr. is one of Atlanta’s top family law attorneys. After law school, Mr. Collar served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas E. Cauthorn, III, in the Cobb County Superior Court. He then joined as a partner at Cauthorn & Phillips, P.C. in Atlanta. Prior to founding Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, he was a partner at Warner, Mayoue, Bates, Nolen & Collar, P.C.

Mr. Collar is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section; the State Bar of Florida, Family Law Section; Cobb County Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Board of Directors as Chair (2007 – 2008), and was selected to The Best Lawyers In America (2008, 2014); the “Georgia Super Lawyers List” in family law, as published in Atlanta Magazine; Georgia Super Lawyers: 2004 – 2008; and “The Legal Elite, Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers” in 2006. Mr. Collar is trained as a ‘Collaborative Lawyer’ in Family Law. Mr. Collar is an accomplished author and speaker, and serves on several community boards. A native of Marietta, he is married to Kathy Collar, former law clerk to the Honorable A. Harris Adams, and lives in Marietta with their four children.