Andrea \"Andee\" Dyer Hastings is a founding partner of Waggoner Hastings LLC, an Alpharetta, Georgia, law firm providing family law and divorce-related legal services throughout the metro Atlanta and North Georgia region. Andrea holds an *AV Preeminent rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability with Martindale Hubbell. As an attorney, Andrea assists clients with a wide range of matters including divorce, same-sex marriage and custody issues, child custody, visitation rights, child support, paternity and legitimation cases, contempt matters, domestic violence matters, prenuptial and post-marital agreements, grandparent\'s rights matters, post-divorce modifications, and more. She regularly lectures on family law issues and Collaborative Practice at continuing education events. She has been a special guest lecturer on \"Collaborative Divorce\" at Georgia State University College of Law. Andrea is also a guardian ad litem, trained to protect the interests of children involved in contested custody matters. She is a trained, certified and experienced mediator working hard to assist families in finding resolutions to their family law matters. Andrea is a graduate of the University of Georgia\'s School of Law in Athens, a certified collaborative law attorney as well. Andrea actively mentors young law students seeking to enter the practice of law. Andrea also volunteers her time mentoring high school, college and law school students competing in mock trial events and honing their skills as future lawyers and advocates.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.