Elder Law Firm

About Us

Trustworthy. Compassionate. Experienced.

Our Commitment

We understand that this may be a difficult time for you and we respect that. We are known for our gentle approach and for taking the time to make sure you have the information and guidance you need when you are making estate planning decisions.

Our team is trusted with sensitive elder law matters thanks to our long history of success and accomplishments, which include:

  • 10.0 "Superb" Avvo rating (Attorney Elder)

  • 2016 Avvo Top Contributor for Estate Planning

  • 25+ years of legal experience

  • Numerous client testimonials


Get in Touch

We know that finding the right attorney to guide you through this process is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer free consultations to walk you through your needs.

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“I would and will definitely refer Shelley Elder and Elder Law Firm to anyone.”
“I enlisted the services of Shelley Elder for some overdue estate planning. Shelley was very thorough, informative, personal and easy to work with. I quickly became very comfortable, knowing my needs would be taken care of by a knowledgeable first class professional. For anybody looking for estate planning, I’d recommend Shelley Elder in a heartbeat!”
— Peter Crow, Kennesaw, Ga.

The Attorneys of Elder Law Firm

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Shelley Elder

Focusing on estate planning and probate law, Shelley’s firm grew from a one-person practice to one representing 200 business clients. Shelley excels at making sure all of her clients' needs are identified and met while giving back to the communities in which she practices law; Kennesaw, Marietta and Acworth. Shelley has more than 25 years of law experience. Call today for a free consultation. Shelley will make sure you and your family receive the care and expertise they need. 



Juris Doctor, 1989; Moot Court Award

B.A., Criminal Justice


• American Bar Association, Member
• Virginia Bar Association, Member
• Georgia Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

• YMCA, board member, sponsor

  • CCYA, board member, sponsor

  • Cobb Chamber of Commerce

  • Kennesaw Business Association, board member, education committee, membership committee

  • Acworth Business Association

  • North Cobb Rotary, board member

  • Kennesaw Teen Center, board member

  • Cobb County Schools Foundation, board member

  • Power of Peace Project, board member

  • Senior Resource Center of Cobb County, co-founder

  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, sponsor

  • 10 Women of Hope, sponsor

  • H.A.V.E.N. Academy, sponsor

  • Destiny’s Daughters of Promise, sponsor

  • American Legion, oratorical contest judge

  • Through Our Hearts

  • Town Center CID Member


Stephen Crane

Steve Crane has a special connection with Elder Law Firm — he's Shelley's son. He has practiced law in this area since graduating from UGA's law school in 1993. His primary areas of expertise include real estate, probate, corporate law and municipal law. Email Steve today.


Graduated from the University of Georgia in 1993 with a J.D. Degree in Law.
Graduated from University of Virginia in 1990 with a B.S. Degree in Commerce.


Member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce.