Your Legal Team

We stand for expertise and years of experience in a wide variety of legal disciplines. Read our profiles below to get to know us better.

LEGAL STAFF CONTACT:

Phone: 770-220-0818

 

Samantha Smith, Senior Legal Assistant and Office Manager

Contact: support@GAlegalpro.com 

 

Kristen Nanz, Legal Assistant 

Contact: help@GAlegalpro.com

 

Sope Ojo, Legal Intern

Contact: staff@GAlegalpro.com 

 

Grace Nazarova, After hours Legal Assistant

Contact: grace@GAlegalpro.com 

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

 

JD/MA, Syracuse University College of Law / Syracuse University 

 

Education: Emory University Magna Cum Laude Political Science and Economics 2000, JD, Syracuse University College of Law 2003 , Executive Editor Syracuse Law and Technology Journal, MA in Economics Syracuse University, 

 

​Memberships and Associations

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, 2017
Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys 2017

 

Publications

"Does bankruptcy cover your debt from being sued by an insurance company?" Autoinsurance.org October 27, 2021. https://www.autoinsurance.org/does-bankruptcy-cover-your-debt-from-being-sued-by-an-insurance-company/
Biography 

 

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 where he serves as a Contract Administrator with Navy Reserve Defense Contract Management Agency in Boston, Massachusetts. 

 

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

Phone: 770-220-0818

Email: support@GAlegalpro.com

 

 

PRINCIPAL OFFICE

3300 Buckeye Road, Suite 335

Atlanta, Georgia 30341 

 

KENNESAW OFFICE

3166 Cherokee Street, Suite 101

Kennesaw, Georgia 30144 

 

SNELLVILLE OFFICE

2330 Scenic Highway South

Snellville, Georgia 30078

 

 

 

 

 

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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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