Successful Atlanta family law firm changes name to Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor

The family law firm of Stearns-Montgomery & Associates announced today that Ryan Proctor has been named partner, and that the firm name will be changed to Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor. The new partnership announcement is another sign of the firm’s continued growth and success in the Atlanta area.

“Ryan’s clients have always been impressed with his high level of enthusiasm and maturity,” said Founder Mary Stearns-Montgomery. “Ryan is well-known for his practical advice, creative solutions, and ability to fight and win when it’s necessary to go to court.

In his expanded role, Ryan will lead many of the firm’s most difficult cases and assist in firm management. He has helped hundreds of individuals and families with their divorce, family law, and other legal needs, and looks forward to sharing that experience with other associates.

Ryan commented, “I joined the firm because of Mary’s unique team approach and because of the firm’s commitment to our clients. I’m honored that Mary invited me to be her partner and look forward to developing in the new role. We’re all excited about the prospects for this coming year.”

Clients and firm associates find Ryan to be very approachable, thoughtful, progressive, and hard working. He graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 2002, and joined the firm in 2007.

Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor has been devoted to serving the family law needs of the Atlanta metropolitan area since 1989. Clients appreciate the personalized attention, practical advice and unique team approach that offers exceptional attorney access. The compassionate attorneys work closely with each client to review rights and options, consider creative alternatives to litigation, prepare a sound legal strategy, and, when necessary, aggressively protect client interests while pursuing their legal goals.

Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor has convenient office locations in Atlanta and Marietta. For more information, please visit