Todd E Naugle

Todd Naugle

Gender Identity: Male

10+ Year Experience, Child Custody Consultation, Child Support Consultation, Form Assistance, In-Person Representation Available , LGBTQ+ Friendly

Tyrone, GA

Personal Quote:

No matter how smart you are, you don't know what you don't know.  Unless you have no kids, little or no property, and a modest income, a divorce is likely to have a significant impact on the rest of your life.  Seek professional help, even if it's just to help you with what you don't know you don't know.

Bio:

Todd’s legal career spans almost forty years and thousands of cases.

Back in 2019, Todd retired from his long and successful career in the full-time practice of law. At the time of his retirement, he was Senior Counsel with Slepian, Schwartz and Landgaard in Peachtree City, widely recognized as one of the top law firms in the region. He handled all types of civil litigation for the firm, including family law.

Todd is a former Chief Assistant District Attorney. He successfully conducted more than one hundred jury trials in Superior Court as lead counsel. They include the prosecution of several death penalty murder cases, for which one defendant is still on death row today for the axe murder of an elderly couple. Sealey v. State, 277 Ga. 617, 593 S. E. 2d 335 (2004).

He successfully handled more than seventy-five appeals, almost exclusively as lead counsel for the appellee. They include the presentation of a number of oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Georgia, and one before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

He has also been the principal of his own bankruptcy law firm, and holds a degree in Finance, so he has the background and experience to guide his clients through the widely varied economic challenges of divorce.

Todd has been honored to participate as a speaker or moderator in more than a dozen different seminars and programs approved for continuing legal education credits by the State Bar of Georgia, including a presentation to the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers while he was a prosecutor.

He has also been honored to sit as a presiding judge or an attorney evaluator for a number of prestigious mock trial competitions, including the University of Georgia School of Law’s intramural tournaments, Georgia Tech’s Annual Ramblin’ Wreck Invitationals, and the National High School Mock Trial Championship.

Every few years, the Supreme Court of Georgia holds a special session of Court at one of four accredited law schools in the state, and invites distinguished law graduates from the host school to participate. Todd was honored to present an oral argument for one of his capital murder cases at such a session held at his alma mater, the University of Georgia School of Law.

Todd has lived in the Atlanta metropolitan area for most of his life. He attended Ridgeview High School in Sandy Springs, where he was the quarterback and captain of the football team.

He earned his undergraduate and professional degrees at respected institutions here in Georgia and has practiced law on Atlanta’s suburban southside for most of his career.

He is married, approaching twenty-five years now, to former Broadway actress Kay McClelland, who is also from Sandy Springs. They have two children. The family moved to the Peachtree City area in 2004. Both of their kids are graduates of McIntosh High School and are now in college.

Todd enjoys time with his wife and kids, plays golf regularly, and follows football and other sports.

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Languages

English

Services

Primary Service:

Lawyer Consultation

Other Services Offered:

Parenting Coordination
Divorce Form Assistance
Divorce Advocacy and Support
Trial and Testimony Preparation and Consulting
Divorce and Life Coaching
Other Professional Services
Custody Evaluation Preparation and Consultation

Licensed In

Georgia

Education & training

University of Georgia School of Law, JD
Georgia State University, BBA in Finance

Certifications

State Bar of Georgia, 1985 – Present
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1985 – Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1986 – Present
Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2004 – Present

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, each year from 2005-Current
Victims Service Award for Outstanding Prosecutor
Crime Victims’ Advocacy Council – 2002
Champion, PAC Summer Conference Golf Tournaments, 1989 and 1997 (Georgia District Attorneys’ Association)

Affiliations

University of Georgia School of Law – Mentorship Program, 2020 – Present
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta – Mentor, 1990 – 1994
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Guest Speaker, 2003 Spring Seminar
Georgia District Attorneys’ Association Member, 1985 – 2008

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