Vernadette R. Broyles is an experienced family law attorney providing representation in child custody, visitation, child support, family violence, guardianship, conservatorship, and legitimation matters. Ms. Broyles also specializes in all types of adoptions private independent, agency, DFCS, relative, step-parent, international, interstate, and contested adoptions and is herself an adoptive parent, having adopted internationally. Ms. Broyles also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem representing the best interest of children in divorces and custody modifications. Ms. Broyles started her career as a commercial litigator with the Atlanta law firms of Schreeder, Wheeler & Flint and Hunton & Williams. Ms. Broyles also served as a prosecutor with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. Ms. Broyles received her law degree in 1995 from Harvard Law School. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1987. Ms. Broyles has been appointed to serve on a number of state and federal boards. Ms. Broyles served on the governing Board of the Georgia Department of Human Resources from 2003 to 2008, during which time she chaired the committee overseeing the Department of Family and Children Services. Ms. Broyles has served as an advisor to the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women and to the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention program. Ms. Broyles previously served as an appointed Director with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. Ms. Broyles is an Associate Member of the Georgia Association of Licensed Adoption Agencies. Ms. Broyles currently serves on the boards of the Georgia Family Council and of Bethany Christian Services. Ms. Broyles practices throughout the Metro Atlanta area.