Margaret A. Head
Ms. Head earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 from the University of Alabama. While at Alabama, she majored in English, graduating with honors and with double minors. She studied Italian and Art History abroad at the Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri in Florence, Italy.
Ms. Head earned her Juris Doctorate from Mercer Law School in 2010. As a law student, she was a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children and a member of the Legal Aid Volunteer Association. During law school, Ms. Head interned at the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, a non-profit public interest center devoted to reforming law and policy in the State of Georgia, and Valero Energy Corp., the largest refiner in the United States.
Ms. Head began her career in estate planning by clerking for Judge Lynwood D. Jordan, Jr., at the Forsyth County Probate Court in Cumming, Georgia. During her clerkship, she gained valuable experience in fiduciary law, including guardianships and conservatorships of minors and adults, estate planning practices, probate litigation, and estate administration. Prior to her position with Judge Jordan, Ms. Head began her legal career at a large international law firm in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Head currently assists clients with estate matters including the preparation of wills and trusts as well as sophisticated estate administration, guardianship, and conservatorship matters. She also assists business owners with a variety of matters including entity formation, tax implications/planning, buy-sell agreements, and mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Head is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Atlanta Bar Estate Planning and Probate Section. She is a graduate of the 2014 Georgia State Bar Young Lawyers Leadership Academy, has served as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Judicial Law Clerk Committee, and has taken an active role in several State Bar committees. Ms. Head has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court.
During her free time, Ms. Head is a loyal Alabama Football fan and enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.