H. MATTHEW HORNE

PARTNER

Matt HorneWith a unique focus on real estate and business law, Matt Horne is an attorney with valuable and varied legal practice experience.  Having joined the firm in 2001, Matt is charged with representing clients in a variety of areas including debtor and creditor bankruptcy, wills and estate matters.  His extensive background in all forms of litigation has Matt often in court handling business matters and domestic cases.

As the head of the firm’s well-established real estate department, Matt and his closing team regularly handle residential and commercial real estate closings, representing buyers, sellers, lenders and developers.

The business law component of Matt’s practice has him helping clients form the right business organizations for their particular needs.  Matt routinely advises clients as to the proper form of business entity--LLC, Corporation, Joint Venture, Partnership, etc.

Bankruptcy representation has always been a significant part of Matt’s practice.  He has successfully handled individual chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy cases for debtors and creditors and has also proposed successful Chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation plans for businesses and individuals.  Matt has served as counsel for several banks in matters ranging from bankruptcy and foreclosure to matters involving complex banking litigation.

And litigation doesn’t always mean that the parties have to settle their differences in court.  Matt encourages clients to think outside the box and explore alternative dispute resolution, during which he has frequently been successful in negotiating resolutions of matters through the mediation and arbitration processes.

Matt has successfully handled appeals before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Matt is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in all Georgia courts, including the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.  Matt is also admitted to the United States District Court in the Northern District of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Matt is a lifelong resident of the state of Georgia.  He is a resident of Coweta County, Georgia where he lives with his wife and two children.  Matt graduated from Mercer University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Finance and graduated from the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in 2000.

Matt is a member and past deacon of the Newnan Presbyterian Church, has served on the Parent Council at Elm Street Elementary School, is a graduate of Leadership Coweta, a past officer of the Coweta County Bar Association, a member of the Coweta Board of Realtors and currently serves as on the Board of the Can’t Never Could, Inc.

Contact: matt@newnanlaw.com

PRACTICE Areas

 

 

32 South Court Square

P.O. Box 220

Newnan, Georgia 30264

TEL   (770) 253-3282

FAX   (770) 251-7262

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