Kevin J. Tallant

Founding Partner
Contact Info :
Location:
Cumming , Georgia
Phone:
770-744-1111
Fax:
770-781-9191
Email:
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Kevin Tallant is a Cumming, Georgia native, and is one of the founding partners of Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC. His primary practice areas include local government law, contract and business litigation, probate litigation, and real property law. Kevin is a multiple time recipient of the Georgia Super-Lawyer Rising Star designation.

Prior to moving back to the Cumming, Georgia area, Kevin practiced law briefly in Atlanta and had the honor to serve a two year appointment as law clerk to the Honorable Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia. 

In addition to practicing law, Kevin enjoys devoting time to organizations and causes focused on the future of his community. He is Past-President of the Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club, Past-President of the Forsyth County Bar Association, Past-President of the Forsyth County Community Connection, Past-President of the Forsyth County Arts Alliance, and serves as a Member on the following Boards of Directors: Forsyth County CASA, Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Community Board, the North Georgia Community Foundation, the Forsyth County Community Foundation, and the Citizens Bank of Forsyth County.  On a more regional level, Kevin served for two years as Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle's appointee to the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, a state agency fostering development, planning, and service provision for a thirteen county area in North Georgia. Finally, through a partnership of the Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club and members of the Forsyth County Bar, Kevin established "Planning to Protect," a program to provide free estate planning services to Forsyth County's first responders.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of Georgia, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, with Honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. He attended the University of Georgia School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate, Estate, Civil and Business Litigation
  • Local Government
  • Real Property Litigation

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Georgia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2015

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Georgia Law Review, Notes Editor, 2000 - 2002
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1998
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Spanish

References

  • W. Danny Lewis, Executive Director GMRC
  • Dave Emanuel, Councilman City of Snellville
  • T. James McCoy, President and CEO CFCCOC

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club, President
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Past-President
  • Forsyth County Community Connection, Past-President
  • Forsyth County Arts Alliance, Past-President
  • Forsyth County CASA, Member
  • Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Community Board, Member
  • North Georgia Community Foundation, Member
  • Citizens Bank of Forsyth County, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Member, 2002 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Thomas W. Thrash, Jr., United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, Law Clerk
  • Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle's appointee

Pro Bono Activities

  • Planning to Protect, 2006 - 2015