Hylton B. Dupree Jr., P.C.
Founding Partner

Hylton B. Dupree, Jr

Location:Marietta, Georgia

Phone:770-424-7171
 866-470-5166

Fax:770-424-0644

Email:E-mail Me

Senior and founding partner Hylton Dupree is a highly respected attorney among his peers and clients and was voted “Best of Cobb” in 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1994. He is consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of litigation, family law and family law mediation, and in Georgia Super Lawyers in the field of general litigation. In 2006, Mr. Dupree received the Award of Excellence from the Trial and General Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Recently, Mr. Dupree was named the 2015 Best Lawyer in Georgia in the field of Family Law. He has been described by his fellow attorneys as having strong moral values, high levels of integrity and an intellect that makes him extremely competent in the legal field. He is known for taking on and winning difficult and complicated criminal and civil cases and is regarded by many as an exceptional attorney in all fields of practice.

Mr. Dupree was born in Augusta, Georgia, graduated from the University of Georgia (A.B., 1965; A.B.J., 1966), obtained his Juris Doctor at Mercer University in 1969 (Mercer Law Review), became a member of the Georgia Bar in 1969 and admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 1982. Mr. Dupree is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the Cobb County Bar Association (President 1984-1985; Member Board of Trustees) and American Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia (Member Board of Bar Examiners 1999 to 2005, Chair 2005, Review Panel 1996-1999, Chair 1999; Board of Governors 1980-1996); Robert Cleveland Professional Award (1996); Atlanta Journal Constitution Community Service Award of the Year (1983); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Vice President 7th District, 1985); and Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Dupree currently concentrates his legal practice in the areas of family law, civil litigation, probate, criminal law and personal injury. He is married to Patsy Dupree and they have two children, four grandsons and one granddaughter. Mr. Dupree is a member of the Roswell Street Baptist Church and enjoys hunting, fishing and watching travel baseball.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1969
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D – 1969
    • Law Review: Mercer Law Review
  • University of Georgia
    • A.B. – 1965
  • University of Georgia
    • A.B.J. – 1996

Honors and Awards

  • “Best of Cobb”, 1988 – 1990
  • “Best of Cobb”, 1994
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 – 2007
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • Received, Award of Excellence from the Trial and General Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia, 2006
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Robert Cleveland Professional Award, 1996
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution Community Service Award of the Year, 1983
  • 2013 Top Attorneys in Georgia – General Litigation
  • 2015 Best Lawyer in Georgia – Family Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cobb County Bar Association, President, 1984 – 1985
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member, Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member Board of Bar Examiners, 1999 – 2005
  • State Bar of Georgia, Chair, 2005
  • State Bar of Georgia, Review Panel, 1996 – 1999
  • State Bar of Georgia, Chair, 1999
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1980 – 1996
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Vice President 7th District, 1985
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board to Determine Character and Fitness, 2006 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Roswell Street Baptist Church, Member, Foundation Trustee