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Elinor H. Hitt

Elinor H. Hitt

Family law issues can create crisis, disruption and strong emotion in people’s lives. Elinor Hitt helps guide her clients through those challenging times with strategic legal advice, compassionate support and solution-focused advocacy.

As an Atlanta-based family law attorney and former social worker, Elinor is experienced in helping clients with domestic, family law and divorce issues including paternity, legitimation, child custody modification, child support modification, grandparent visitation, enforcement of court orders, family violence and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Elinor is also an experienced Guardian ad Litem and Mediator.

Prior to becoming a founding member of Kaye, Lembeck, Hitt & French, Elinor was a partner at Warner Bates, where she practiced for fourteen years. Elinor’s work in the area of family and domestic law has garnered multiple awards, including recognition over many years as one of Atlanta Magazine’s Super Lawyers, Rising Stars and Top Women Attorneys in Georgia; Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, Best Advocate and Member, 1st Place Team in the 2006 William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition; and Outstanding Student, Weltner Inn of Court, 2006/2007.

Elinor contributed to Georgia Divorce, a guide to divorce practice published by Thomson Reuters, from 2008 to 2021. In addition, Elinor co-authored the Domestic Relations section of Mercer Law Review’s Annual Survey of Georgia Law from 2008-2021.


Elinor was raised in Columbus, Georgia. She is married, with one son and one daughter. She is active in her children’s schools, and her family attends All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Atlanta.

If you need to discuss a family law issue, Elinor would welcome the opportunity to talk with you and find a solution that meets your needs. Call 404-233-2800 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with Elinor.


  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law
  • M.S.W., University of Georgia
  • B.S.Ed., University of Georgia


  • Georgia state courts

Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • DeKalb Bar Association
  • Cobb Bar Association
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Membership Chair of the Executive Committee
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Member of the Board and Member of Foundation Board
  • Sagamore Hills Elementary School Foundation Board
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