"At Dunlap Gardiner, we give each and every case the meticulous attention it deserves."

 Evan Barnard, Associate 

"Personal attention and professional diligence 

are paramount in our practice." 

Brian Gardiner, Partner



Dunlap Gardiner, LLP is a firm that focuses its practices on representing businesses and community associations.  We can handle most legal problems our clients might face. Whatever your legal needs might be, contact Dunlap Gardiner for professional guidance and assistance. 

We have experience in collections, civil litigation, representing creditor's rights in bankruptcy, drafting of covenants/bylaws, establishing corporations, and various other matters related to the businesses and community associations we represent. We would like to be your resource for all of your legal needs. 

Whether you are in Hiram, McDonough, or Atlanta, we will be happy to meet with you at our office or at a location convenient to you to discuss your needs. 

In addition to the practices mentioned above, please take a look at some of the other areas we practice in:

Homeowner Association Law

Civil Litigation


Creditor Bankruptcy Law

Finance Company Representation

Auto Dealer Representation


OUr attorneys are dedicated to providing quality service



Our attorneys have a variety of experience in courts throughout the State of Georgia .  We also have perspective from working inside the judicial system and from representing companies and individuals.  By using this experience, and our genuine love for appearing in court, we can provide you with the advocacy, and counsel that is necessary to successfully pursue your case.



   Dunlap Gardiner handles hundreds of collection cases each month for companies and individuals.  We can quickly and efficiently turn your accounts receivable into accounts received.  We have the capability to deal with entire portfolios of debts that need to be collected but can also assist individuals who may have only one or two accounts receivable. 

Whatever your situation may be

contact us today to discuss our solutions 

for your accounts receivable. 




Dunlap Gardiner, LLP represents hundreds of homeowner and property owner associations across the metro Atlanta area.  From communities with a few dozen homes to associations with several hundred, our knowledgeable attorneys can assist  your organization with its legal needs.  Some of the areas that we can assist your association include:

  • Collecting delinquent dues and fees
  • Drafting or revising covenants
  • Attending HOA Meetings and meeting with Boards to address a community's needs
  • Assisting in association/homeowner disputes
  • Representing HOA's in bankruptcy proceedings




Dunlap Gardiner, LLP represents its clients in bankruptcy courts across the state. 

 Services provided include:

  • Filing proof of claims
  • Filing objections to confirmation to ensure that our clients receive adequate treatment and protection in a bankruptcy case
  • Filing motions to lift the automatic stay and motions to dismiss a bankruptcy case if needed
  • Communicating with opposing counsel to address concerns with our clients' property interests during the pendency of the bankruptcy case


Finance Company and Auto Dealer Representation

    We represent numerous finance companies and auto dealerships throughout the state. Along with collections and bankruptcy representation, 

we handle matters such as:

  •  Defending clients against claims
  • Obtaining writs of possession and turnover orders Dealing with insurance companies when there are disputes as to damage and/or liability involving collateral
  • Advising clients on compliance issues with their contracts and interactions with customers

Creditor's Rights

At Dunlap Gardiner, LLP we strive to ensure our client's collect funds that are owed to them.  We have experience fighting for creditor's rights in both State and Federal Court.  Our practice in this area includes fighting for creditor relief in the bankruptcy context as well as defending creditors who are the subject of claims alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).   If your company is the subject of a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act call us today.  



Our firm is a member of the

 Community Association Institute (CAI) 

and our attorneys are members of the

 Creditor's Rights Section of the State Bar of Georgia.