Abigail Louise Roach

Abigail Louise Roach

Location:
Canton, Georgia
Phone:
678-487-7463
800-265-1895
Fax:
770-479-6171
Email:
Abigail "Abby" Roach following in the footsteps of both her grandfather and father joined the family firm in 2012 after graduating from Mercer University in 2009 summa cum laude and Mercer University School of Law in 2012 with a certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting. Abby focuses part of her practice on the representation of public school districts in consultation, training and litigation involving the education of students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. She also has experience in representing school districts in broad areas of education issues, including student rights, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) compliance, constitutional issues and student discipline. Abby has also focused her practice of Estate planning and probating estates.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Special Education
  • 50% Probate, Wills and Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2012

Education

  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2012
  • Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude
    • Major: Philosophy

Classes/Seminars

  • Hot Topics in Special Education, GA Learning Resources System, 2018 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Cherokee, Class of 2015
  • Cherokee's Top 10 in 10, 2017 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rotary Club of Canton, 2012 - Present
  • Cherokee Family Violence Center, 2016 - Present
  • Cherokee Family Violence Center, Cherokee Chairman's Council, 2017 - 2018
  • Canton YMCA, 2012 - 2017
  • Healing Hands Youth Ranch, Chairperson, 2015 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Cherokee County Educational Foundation (CCEF), 2012 - Present

Languages

  • English (Primary)