About the Firm

"I appreciate your professional expertise, wisdom, and kind presence extended to me during and after my divorce."

– Holland Roddenbery client


Compassion & Experience 
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When you are faced with life’s challenges — in an area as important as your family — you can find yourself navigating difficult terrain. We are here to be your advocate and fight for you while smoothing the way.

Holland Roddenbery specializes in family law, and are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. Our clients come from all walks of life, and we’ve earned a solid reputation with judges and lawyers by getting our clients the results they seek.

The members of our team have dedicated their careers to helping clients get to the best resolution. Our lawyers and associates have a deep knowledge of the law and provide the highest quality legal services. The partners are two of the very select attorneys in Georgia who are fellows in the high prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. We place the highest emphasis on hard work, we are continually recognized for our proactive and responsive business culture, and we pride ourselves on a work ethic that surpasses your expectations.

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Of Counsel

Emily W. McBurney, P.C.

emilypicEmily W. McBurney, P.C., Of Counsel. For more than 15 years, Emily has devoted her law practice exclusively to Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (“QDROs”) and other retirement benefit matters. Prior to forming Emily W. McBurney, P.C., she founded Kegel McBurney LLC in 2012 and was previously a shareholder at the Atlanta law firm of Davis, Matthews, & Quigley, P.C.

Emily is a recognized expert in the field of QDROs and provides QDRO preparation and consultation services for clients across the country.  She is a popular speaker and is frequently invited to lecture on this subject by legal and professional organizations nationwide. Emily has published numerous articles and contributed to various publications about QDROs.  She also writes a QDRO blog for the Huffington Post. Emily is a member of both the Family Law and Employee Benefits Sections of the State Bar of Georgia and the Family Law section of the Atlanta Bar Association.  She is a member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Women In Pensions, and a Barrister in the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court.  Emily served as the Staff Attorney to the Honorable Cynthia D. Wright during the inaugural term of the Family Division of the Fulton County Superior Court in 1998.  Emily also served as a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Emily graduated, magna cum laude, from Brown University with a B.A. in 1990 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  She received her law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1995. Emily was raised in New Rochelle, New York.