Monica grew up in Syracuse, New York. As an undergraduate Monica attended LeMoyne College where she received her degree in Business Administration in 1999. She earned her law degree at the University of Dayton School of Law in 2002 where she was a member of the Law Review and graduated with honors.
Monica has spent her entire legal career as a domestic relations trial attorney. Her first years of practice were at the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and she has spent the better part of the past decade in private practice. Monica is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Family Law Section and is the co-chair of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the State Bar of Georgia. She is also a frequent organizer of Continuing Learning opportunities for lawyers.
After 9 years of practice, Monica opened Hanrahan Freitag Family Law in 2011 in order to build a practice focused on helping families and individuals focus on the next phase with their family.
J.D., University of Dayton School of Law
B.S., cum laude, LeMoyne College
State Bar of Georgia
Georgia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Georgia
United States Federal Court, Northern District of Georgia
Selected Honors and Positions
SuperLawyer - Georgia Rising Star (2011)
SuperLawyer - Georgia Rising Star (2010)
SuperLawyer - Georgia Rising Star (2009)
Georgia Trend Legal Elite (2008)
Member, University of Dayton School of Law, Law Review
Social Justice Scholar for the University of Dayton School of Law
Selected Articles and Presentations
Speaker at "Assisting with Issues of Abuse " presented by HalfMoon LLC Family Law Seminar- November 15, 2007- Atlanta
"Special Considerations in the Low Income Divorce" presented by the Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Basics for the New Lawyer, January, 2006.
Speaker at "From Steel Magnolias to Legal Eagles", presented by the Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, April, 2006.
Speaker at State Bar Mid-Year Meeting "Top 10 Tips for New Lawyers", presented by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, April, 2006.
Speaker at "Making the Mind Body Connection" presented by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, April, 2007.
Monica Hanrahan Freitag, Esq.