Jarrod Oxendine : Founder and Managing Partner

Jarrod grew up in Duluth, GA. He is a 2002 graduate of Mercer University and received his Law degree from Mercer Law School in 2005 located in Macon, GA.  He is dedicated to remaining in the area to provide professional legal services to the residents in and around his hometown. A highly motivated individual, Jarrod has worked hard to earn the trust and respect of judges, clients, and colleagues. As one of our seasoned and experienced family law attorneys, he is driven to give his all to every case, no matter how simple or complex. Jarrod is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and admitted to practice in all courts throughout the state, including the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. He is also a member of the Gwinnett County Bar Association. A family man, Jarrod is married with three children and actively participates in many charitable, civic, and political organizations throughout the community.

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Christine M. Palmer : Partner Attorney

Christine was born and raised in Alabama. She earned her undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama then attended law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL. Christine has previously worked as in-house counsel for a real estate investment company and was the managing attorney of a law firm in Midtown Atlanta. Christine began working with Jarrod at their previous firm in 2012 and served as the firm’s Senior Associate Attorney. She is now a Partner at Oxendine Law, LLC practicing in all areas of domestic litigation, divorce, child custody, paternity and legitimation, and modification actions. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section and the Gwinnett County Bar Association Family Law Section.

Christine lives in Tucker, GA and is an active member of her local community. She is a life-long fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide and remains a member of the Alabama Alumni Association. Christine and her Husband, David, take an annual trip to Maui every August and she is known for her love of the Hawaiian Islands and culture.

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Todd White : Associate Attorney

todd-whiteTodd was raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and relocated to Georgia in 2003.  He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Political Science and then attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, earning his law degree in 1995.  Todd was honored to be selected to work for the State of Georgia Office of the Attorney General early in his career before transitioning to his true passion of assisting families and individuals in the areas of family law and criminal law. Todd brings in excess of 25 years of private practice family law experience and has become a valuable asset to Oxendine Law and our clients.  Todd is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and practices in all areas of domestic litigation, including divorce, child custody, paternity and legitimization, contempt, modification actions, and adoptions.  An avid sports fan, in his spare time Todd enjoys supporting the Braves, Falcons, Hawks, and United.

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Dillon Mackel : Paralegal

Dillon is a Lawrenceville native who graduated from the Kennesaw State University in 2015. He is currently attending law school at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School with an expected graduation date of May 2020. Dillon began working with Jarrod & Christine at their previous firm in 2015 and has been a valuable member of Oxendine Law since its inception. He interacts regularly with all of our clients and always receives high praise for his professionalism and patience. Dillon is a Disney fanatic and annual passholder who frequently offers travel tips to our clients.

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Paula Payne : Paralegal

Paula Payne is our lead paralegal. She has over 30 years’ experience in the legal field working as a paralegal. She has worked in many areas of law in her career and has been focused in her favorite area of practice, family law, for over ten years. Paula was born and raised in Western New York State but has lived in Georgia for most of her adult life. Paula joined the Oxendine Law team in early 2019 and has been a welcome addition. She is an asset to our clients and she frequently interacts with them directly throughout their case. Paula has four grandchildren that are her world, along with her horses. In her spare time Paula rides, trains and trades horses and enjoys passing the trade down to her grandchildren.

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Areas We Serve

Metro Atlanta, Barrow County, Cobb County, Dekalb County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County and Walton County.