Chris Brannon

CB Photography 01-15 - Chris 2Chris is a member of Elder Counsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association.  He currently serves as the Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Atlanta Bar.  In 2012, Chris was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as a member of Georgia’s “Legal Elite” as one of the state’s top practitioners in the field of Elder Law.  Chris frequently speaks throughout the Atlanta area about topics related to his practice including Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, Guardianship, and Basic Estate Planning.

Prior to joining with Paul to found the Atlanta elder law practice of Brannon + Black, LLC, Chris founded the Brannon Law Firm.  Chris has also worked with Duhon & Brannon, the Pollan Law Firm, and Boling Rice, LLC. Chris has also volunteered with the Georgia Senior Legal Hotline, a division of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.


Juris Doctor, University of Mississippi School of Law, May 2005; graduated cum laude; Notes and Comments Editor, Mississippi Law Journal

Bachelor of Business Administration, Banking and Finance, University of Georgia, May 2002


Recent Decisions, Constitutional Law- Hate Speech- First Amendment Permits Ban on Cross Burning When Done With the Intent to Intimidate, 73 Miss. L.J. 323 (2003).

Personal:  Native of Suwanee, Georgia.  Current resident of Decatur, Georgia.