Thomas E. Raines is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia. He received his Juris Doctor degree from The University of Georgia School of Law in 1972. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Georgia Terry College of Business in 1969.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Raines began his private practice of law with the firm of Levine, D’Alessio & Cohn, PA, in Atlanta, Georgia, and in 1977 became a founding principal of the firm of Bauer, Deitch, & Raines, PC, where he practiced for sixteen years. He formed the firm of Thomas E. Raines, PC in 1993.

Mr. Raines is a life long resident of the Atlanta, Georgia he has practiced law for the last 43 years serving clients in the Business Law and Estate Planning and Administration areas. Married with two children and three grandchildren, Mr. Raines services the community through church and community organizations.

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eleventh Circuit, Northern District of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals for the State of Georgia
  • Superior and State Courts for the State of Georgia

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia

    Member Since: 1972

    Sections: Taxation Law, Fiduciary Law, Estate Planning, Corporate Banking Law, and Bankruptcy Law

  • American Bar Association

    Member Since: 1972

    Sections: Real Property and Probate

  • Atlanta Bar Association

    Member Since: 1972

    Director 1978-1979
    Sections: Estate Planning, Probate and Taxation Law, Real Property Law, Corporate Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law

  • Gwinnett County Bar Association

    Member Since: 1993

    Sections: Estate Planning

  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council, Inc.

    Member Since: 1992

  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Inc.

    A founding director, past president and continuing director for 34 years


  • University of Georgia - J.D. - 1972
  • University of Georgia - B.B.A. - 1969

Client Reviews

Best thing about Tom is he is pragmatic -- his witness instructions are simple -- Tell the Truth --- Many many of my friends, family and business associates use Tom as their attorney and they all rave about him.

Joe S.

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