Margaret N. Paton



Georgia State University (B.A., Psychology, Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi 1985)

Georgia State University College of Law ( J.D. 1989)


Georgia, 1989

Margaret’s legal background is diverse, however, her focus was always, and continues to be, protecting the wellbeing of others.  She began her career practicing domestic relations litigation with experience in arbitration, mediation, and guardian ad litem matters. During her career, she has also gained experience in business entities, will preparation, and probate work. Since 1996, Margaret has practiced real estate law almost exclusively, with a 3-year hiatus as an in-house counsel for a national bank.  Margaret joined Campbell & Brannon in 2015 and continues to focus on helping home buyers and sellers achieve their homeownership goals. 

Margaret was born in Tucson, Arizona and lived in Wisconsin prior to moving to Georgia in 1978. She is married, with two adult children and one grandchild. In her spare time, Margaret enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and visiting museums. She and her husband live in East Cobb.



  • State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section


"Our closing with Margaret was exceptional. She was patient in explaining answers to any questions which came up during the closing process. Thanks, Margaret!"

- Joni F.

"Margaret is such a calm and composed presence at a closing. She made everyone feel comfortable and well taken care of. Thank you, Margaret, for a professional and warm closing!"

- Tracy M.

"Margaret Paton was our closing attorney. She was awesome and explained in plain English to my first-time buyer all the details of his home purchase. She treated everyone with great respect and made the process go smoothly."

- Debbi O.