Stephen A. Fern
Family Law Attorney
Stephen Fern specializes in Family Law for Hunter Law Group. After receiving his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Stephen spent over 20 years litigating in Georgia.
He spent the last 16 years as a prosecuting attorney in Georgia and was assigned to the drug task force with the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office in the Metro Atlanta area. Prior to that appointment, Stephen worked as Senior Assistant District Attorney in the felony division, through which he conducted hundreds of bench and jury trials on a range of felony-level offenses. He has also served in the Western Judicial Circuit in the Athens, Georgia area as the primary prosecutor assigned to Chief Judge Lawton Stephens.
Stephen’s legal experience covers a variety of areas, including involvement in tobacco litigation cases with a number of states and their Attorney General offices, insurance defense involving synthetic stucco litigation, personal injury through automobile accidents, design defect matters, and slip and fall defense for several insurance companies. While with the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office, he was awarded the Trial Dog award for most jury trials conducted in a calendar year.
He is a military veteran with the Third Infantry Division, has served in the 82nd Airborne Association, and is a member of the American Legion.
Stephen lives in Westchase and is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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