Atlanta Divorce, Family Law,
Personal Injury, and Workers Compensation

Ellis Hoyle King de Klerk LLC, through its two founding member attorneys, offers more than fifty-five years’ experience in the practice  of law.  Our attorneys are well-respected members of the Bar, the courts, and the community at large.  The firm offers its clients not only superior legal representation, but guidance in managing the personal and emotional aspects of each unique legal matter.  The firm provides mediation services and guardian ad litem services in addition to negotiation and litigation of  disputed matters. 

Our attorneys have appeared in the courts of over thirty counties in Georgia, as well as in Georgia matters involving the laws of foreign countries, both Hague and non-Hague Treaty signatories, including China, South Korea, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Canada, the Philippines, Belgium, Ireland, Italy and Venezuela.  Often legal disputes involve issues which require legal knowledge beyond expertise in family or injury law.   A custody dispute may involve immigration issues.  A personal injury matter may also lead to remedies under workers’ compensation laws.  Our attorneys are trained to recognize and pursue where appropriate rights and remedies not otherwise obvious to our clients.


Divorce is the termination of marriage and a judicial determination of the parties’ resulting rights and responsibilities including the division of marital property, determination regarding child custody/ visitation, child support, spousal support and attorney’s fees…
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Family Law | Other Issues
Family Law

There is nothing more critical in our lives than protecting our families, especially the children. Whether it is a child custody issue, child support, child visitation, spousal support or other issue, your case is important to this firm…
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Workers Compensation

Sustaining an on-the-job injury is a traumatic event and often can lead to a significant disruption in one’s life, both personally and financially. Workers’ compensation insurance carriers, by law, are required to provide certain benefits to injured persons…
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Personal Injury
Personal Injury

Resolving a claim for personal injury resulting from an accident is complicated. At the firm of Ellis Hoyle King de Klerk LLC, we find the appropriate solution for every client. Each injury accident case is unique and only with true legal experience can optimal results be achieved…
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Where We Are Located

Ellis Hoyle King de Klerk LLC
Attorneys At Law
One West Court Square
Suite 140
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone:(404) 378-7500
Fax: (404) 377-4881


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Suzie Ellis Hoyle

Licensed to practice in Georgia and New York, Ms. Ellis-Hoyle concentrates in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Domestic Relations/Family Law, Medical Malpractice and General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice. Ms. Ellis-Hoyle was honored with an “AV” rating award through peer review by Martindale-Hubbell in 1996, and has maintained that professional rating for the past twenty years.

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Dawn E. de Klerk


Dawn Elizabeth de Klerk, Esq. obtained her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Florida State University and her Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law. Ms. de Klerk is a member of the Family Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, DeKalb Bar Association, and a registered mediator with Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.

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Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Modification actions
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Legitimation and Paternity
  • Other Family Law Issues
  • Worker’s Compensations Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Auto Accidents