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Holly Portier


Biography Overview

Holly Portier, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, has built a distinguished career rooted in her passion for law and justice. Her academic journey began at the State University of West Georgia, where she excelled and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in English. Before venturing into the legal field, she dedicated four years to educating and inspiring students as a high school English teacher. This experience not only honed her communication skills but also instilled in her a deep sense of empathy and understanding, qualities that she carries forward in her legal practice.

Upon deciding to pursue a legal career, Mrs. Portier enrolled at Georgia State University, where she pursued her Juris Doctor degree and graduated cum laude in 2008. During her time in law school, she showcased her legal acumen and advocacy skills as a member of the mock trial team, achieving notable success by winning first place at the prestigious NACDL Competition. Additionally, she gained invaluable insights into the judiciary system through clerkships with Justice Hunstein at the Georgia Supreme Court and Judge Thelma Cummings Wyatt Moore at the Fulton County Superior Court.

Since 2008, Mrs. Portier has focused her legal practice exclusively on workers' compensation, where she passionately represents individuals who have been injured or disabled in the workplace. Beyond her professional commitments, Mrs. Portier actively engages in volunteer work with the Atlanta Junior League and her local church, demonstrating her commitment to serving and uplifting her community. She cherishes her time with her husband, Bailey, and their son, Ted, enjoying moments of family togetherness and creating lasting memories outside the courtroom.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas (Pa hub, spoke, local)


  • State University of West Georgia
  • Georgia State University, JD, 2008

Bar Admission

Bar Admission
  • State Bar of Georgia