KEITH A. FARMER

PARTNER

BIO

Keith A. Farmer is a partner with Bridges-Farmer, LLC where he focuses on Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate, and Mediation. Keith is a native of Atlanta, Georgia growing up in the Ben Hill and Decatur area. He received his undergraduate degree in English from Florida A&M University where he ran track and was a cadet in the Army ROTC program. After college, he commissioned as an Officer in the Army, was placed on orders, received his MBA and pursued his law degree by taking night classes at three different law schools, ultimately graduating from Florida A&M University College of Law.

 

As a law student, Keith gained invaluable experience providing community service, volunteering as a Guardian ad Litem for juvenile and dependency cases and serving as a board member in a juvenile diversion program and for a non-profit organization designed to help "at-risk" youth. He continues to volunteer and provide these services through his legal practice and in his personal time.

 

Keith and his wife, Dr. LaRhonda Farmer, now calls Snellville, Georgia “home,” with their two children, where they continue to take a prominent role in their community by encouraging and promoting positive changes through exposure and interactions with their community.

 

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Florida A&M University, 2014

  • MBA, University of Phoenix, 2010

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Florida A&M University, 2006

  • Southwest DeKalb High School, Decatur, GA 2002 


AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Civil Litigation,

  • Family Law,

  • Wills and Estates,

  • Probate, 

  • Mediations

 

BAR ADMISSIONS 

  • Georgia

  • Florida

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


CREDENTIALS:

  • Captain, Military Police, Georgia Army National Guard

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator 

  • Board Member, Neighborhood Restorative Justice Diversion Program for the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Guardian ad Litem 

  • Board Member, Professional Opportunity Program for Students (POPS, Inc.)

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Florida A&M University College of Law, cum laude

  • Master of Laws in Taxation, University of Florida- Levin College of Law

AREAS OF PRACTICE ​​

  • Wills and Estates,

  • Probate, ​​

  • Business Law,

  • Civil Litigation

BAR ADMISSION

  • Georgia

  • Florida

  • U.S. District Court for the:

    • Middle District of Florida and​

    • Northern District of Georgia

CREDENTIALS:

  • Atlanta Bar Association,

  • The American Bar Association

  • The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

  • Gate City Bar Association

SHONTAY BRIDGES

PARTNER

BIO
Shontay K.  Bridges is a partner with Bridges-Farmer, LLC where she focuses on Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law and Guardianship Law. She began her journey to become a legal advocate after experiencing many of life's challenges faced by the families she seeks to serve - the loss of a child, an abrupt ending of a career due to disability and watching family members face medical and end of life decisions where no planning was done. She is passionate about community service and being an advocate for clients who may not otherwise have access to competent legal representation. 


Prior to returning to private practice, Shontay worked as a Wealth Planner the Southeast Region of Wells Fargo Private Bank's Wealth Management Division. While with the private bank, Mrs. Bridges worked with clients to help develop custom wealth plans and implement solutions based on a thorough understanding of their personal values, asset growth and wealth transfer goals, and vision for their legacy. She has also worked as  911 dispatcher for a decade, where she learned to show compassion and empathy to those facing some of life's toughest times. 


Shontay earned her Juris Doctor from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law, cum laude, and her Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. She is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar, The American Bar Association, The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Gate City Bar Association. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoys spending time with family and traveling.