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Georgia:  770-220-0818


New York: 646-291-8989 


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D.C. VILLANUEVA, ESQ. Principal and Managing Attorney



BA/MA, Emory University Magna Cum Laude Political Science and Economics 2000,

JD, Syracuse University College of Law 2003 

MA, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs 2003

US Marine Corps Command Staff College 


Admitted to Practice Law: Georgia and New York


Memberships and Associations:

State Bar of Georgia

New York State Bar Association 

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member at Large

The American Legion, Member Post 1 Atlanta
Wounded Warrior Project, Member 
Iraq Afghanistan Veterans of America, Member 

Military Officers Association of America, Member 


Awards and Accolades

AVVO Rating: Superb
Martindale Hubble and Lawyers.Com Client Distinction Award
The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One Percent
Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Stars 2016, 2017 
Top 40 Under 40 American Society of Legal Advocates 2016, 2017
Top 10 Under 40, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 2016-17
Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys 2017



"Does bankruptcy cover your debt from being sued by an insurance company?" October 27, 2021.


Mr. Villanueva graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Political Science and a Minor in Economics from Emory University in 2000. Mr. Villanueva then attended Syracuse University College of Law where he obtained both his Juris Doctor in Law and his Masters in Economics in 2003. Mr. Villanueva was a former judicial clerk to the Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to opening his law practice, Mr. Villanueva worked for a mid-sized law firm in Atlanta, Georgia handling personal injury, civil litigation, bankruptcy, divorce/family and real estate.  


Mr. Villanueva is a disabled combat veteran and served in Afghanistan, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Korea in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (Middle East), Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (Korea) and Operation Resolute Support (Afghanistan) respectively. He sustained service related injuries after his second tour in Afghanistan. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Navy and Marine Achievement Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2), NATO Medal (2), and the Expert Pistol and Marksman Rifle Medals. Mr. Villanueva currently is a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve. 


Aside from practicing law, Mr. Villanueva is heavily involved with supporting our military veterans through his involvement with the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Wounded Warrior Project as well as supporting Atlanta's homeless  and local animal shelters. When his busy schedule allows, Mr. Villanueva enjoys sampling different ethnic cuisines, listening to live music, watching sports and traveling.  

Contact Us

Villanueva Law Group


Georgia Cases: 770-220-0818 

New York Cases: 646-291-8989




3300 Buckeye Road, Suite 335

Atlanta, Georgia 30341


3166 Cherokee Street, Suite 101

Kennesaw, Georgia 30144 



80 Broad Street

5th Floor

New York, New York 10004


2363 James Street

Syracuse, New York 13206



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Office Hours


Monday - Friday 08:30am to 5:00pm

Saturday Appointments Available Upon Request

Closed Most Major Holidays

Reception Desk:

24 hours 7 days a week

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