Top Decatur Family Lawyer Launches Her Own Practice

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Top-rated Decatur attorney Carolyn Torres-Mabe announced the opening of her own practice, Mabe Family Law (

Mabe Family Law, which will open for business January 1, 2018, offers Decatur and Greater Atlanta the full range of legal services for family law matters – divorce, child support, child custody, modification, mediation, legitimation, and contempt.

A mother, a wife, and a stepmother, Carolyn Torres-Mabe holds that her own personal experience helps her understand her client's particular situation. 

"Even a simple family law case affects the most personal aspects of your life. It is difficult to think of all the issues and details that should be addressed while going through an emotional time. My goal is to represent your interests zealously, listen to your needs, and find the ways to help you achieve a result that makes sense for you and your family," said Torres-Mabe.  

A native of Greenwood, South Carolina, Carolyn Torres-Mabe has been living in the Decatur, Georgia area since 1992.  She graduated from Emory School of Law in 2011.  After graduation she started her career as an Assistant Public Defender in Dekalb County, Georgia, where she gained countless hours of courtroom experience.  In 2007, she transitioned her practice to family law.  She was initially an associate in a large family law firm for several years and then was one of the founding partners of Gibbs + Mabe, LLC in 2011. 

Carolyn Torres-Mabe is a skillful litigator who understands the human aspect of family law.

"Ms. Torres-Mabe's calming demeanor — a balance of no-nonsense assertiveness and empathy– eased the divorce process. I highly recommend her to anyone in need of a family law consultation," said one the many clients she has helped over the years.