Sean M. Ditzel

Sean M. Ditzel is one of Greater Atlanta’s most visible and active family law attorneys. He brings an intelligent approach to his cases, and strives to serve his clients with equal parts respect and attention.

Sean has wide-ranging experience which includes the successful representation of many prominent athletes, entertainers and executives. Working for a boutique Atlanta family law firm for many years, Sean has extensive trial experience in matters of divorce, child support, custody, legitimation, paternity, contempt, modification and adoption. For his exemplary work in family law, Sean has been recognized by the Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” on and has been named to Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite on multiple occasions.

On top of his practice, Sean is extremely active in leadership positions in various local and state bar organizations, volunteers extensively and serves as a Guardian Ad Litem in both Superior and Probate court matters.

Sean and his wife, Robin, make their home in Marietta with their son Xavier and dog George.

You can email Sean directly at sean@adfamilymatters.com.

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Georgia State University

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • State Bar of Georgia

Leadership

  • President, Cobb County Family Law Section 2016-2017
  • Member, Cobb County Bar Board of Trustees, 2016-2017
  • Director, State Bar of Georgia YLD 2013-2017
  • Member, Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, 2011-2014
  • Chair, Technology and Social Media Committee, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, 2012-2014
  • Chair, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia YLD, 2011-2013

Selected Honors

  • Speaker, 2016 Family Law Institute “Recent Changes in Social Security Law and the Impact on Divorce Negotiations”
  • Speaker, 2015 Family Law Institute “Graduation and Graduation: Examination of Self-Executing Child Support Provisions”
  • Speaker, 2014 Family Law Case Law Update, November 2014
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Technology for Family Law Practitioners, November 2012
  • Speaker for LiveCLE Seminar – Family & Matrimonial Law in the 21st Century: Practicing with Humanity
  • Panelist for Atlanta Bar Association’s Valentine’s Day CLE: Ethics Issues in Family Law
  • Live CLE Seminar Family & Matrimonial Law in the 21st Century: Practicing with Humanity March 28, 2013
  • Speaker at the 2012 Joint Legal / Forensic Accounting Divorce Seminar
  • Guest lecturer at John Marshall Law School
  • Guest lecturer at Georgia State University School of Law
  • Guardian Ad Litem, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation