Carlos A. Fernández

Associate

Atlanta, GA
D 678.996.9064
[email protected]

Education

  • B.A., Emory University
  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law

 

Overview

Carlos Fernández is an Associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Atlanta office. Born and raised in Coral Gables, Florida, he graduated from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School and graduated from Emory University with degrees in Political Science and English.

Mr. Fernández completed his legal studies at the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he earned a Certificate of Family Law, was a trial practice teaching assistant. Subsequently, he moved to Atlanta to practice family law and then completed a tour with the Fulton County Solicitor General’s Office.

Professionally, Mr. Fernández is fluent in Spanish and is barred in Georgia and Florida. Personally, he spends most days with his wife and golden retriever, Pancakes. He plays basketball and tennis, enjoys crime fiction books, and tends to his garden of cacti.

Bar Admissions

All Florida Circuit and County Courts

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Florida

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Publications & Engagements
  • “Georgia Federal Court Among the First to Restrict Applicability of Georgia COVID Emergency Orders Extending Statutes of Limitations” FMGBlogline (2021)
  • “Up in smoke: Georgia Supreme Court’s ruling sparks a fire and keeps attorneys in the stone(d) age” FMGBlogline (2021)
  • “COVID afflicted cases have incubated long enough” FMGBlogline (2022)
  • “Future of Cannabis” Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia (2022)
  • “Georgia Sparks Further Cannabis Debate” FMGBlogline (2022)
Affiliations
  • Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia – Leadership Academy Partipant (2020)
  • Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia – Litigation Chair (2020–2021)
  • Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia – Officer (2020–2021)
  • Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers of the Atlanta Bar Association – Member at Large (2021)
Awards and Recognition
  • Recipient of the 2021 YLD Award of Achievement for Service to the Profession