Michaela Mericle named Associate at Hedgepeth, Heredia, & Rieder


ATLANTA, November 28, 2017 -- Michaela Mericle has joined family law firm, Hedgepeth, Heredia, & Rieder (HHR) as an Associate. She joins the Cobb County firm continuing her focus on family law.

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Mericle serves as the chairperson of the Family Law Committee for the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and is a member-at-large for the Executive Committee for the Family Law Section of the Georgia Bar. She joins HHR from another local law firm where she worked on high asset divorce and complicated custody cases.

“Michaela’s experience in complicated cases gives her a unique insight into her family law cases,” said Hannibal Heredia, managing partner at Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder. 
She has spoken at several Continuing Legal Education seminars, including seminars focused on navigating the local court rules of Fulton County, meet the judges events, and events focused on complicated custody issues. Atlanta Magazine has also named Michaela Mericle a “Rising Star” in the area of family law. 
In 2011, Mericle received her JD from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. While in law school, she worked as a legal assistant at the Law Offices of John Goodner. She also served as an officer in the Association of Women Lawyers and volunteered with the Georgia Legal Services Program. Her undergraduate degree is also from Mercer.
Mericle is an avid runner and is active with volunteer pet rescue organization in Metro Atlanta including Angels Among Us, Re-Leash Atlanta and All About Animals. She lives in Brookhaven with her three rescue dogs.