Photo of attorney Lori C. Obenauf
  • Family Law -Divorce, Custody, Support, Visitation, Adoption, Deprivations
  • Military Divorce
  • Child Custody Modifications
  • Mediation and Arbitration

Originally from Thomasville, Georgia, Lori C. Obenauf has lived in Macon since 1979 when she enrolled at Mercer University. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law in 1986.

A member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1986, Ms. Obenauf has engaged in the practice of law, serving over seven years as an indigent defense panel attorney in the Superior Court of Bibb County. For four years, she served as a contract attorney in the Bibb County Juvenile Court handling delinquency and deprivation cases and acting as a guardian ad litem. Additionally, she served as a panel attorney representing indigents in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

Lori Obenauf spent two years as the Director of Paralegal Studies at Middle Georgia College, where she also taught the Legal Environment of Business. For over fourteen years, Ms. Obenauf was engaged in the management of the Recovery and Bankruptcy departments in the financial services industry.  She returned to the active practice of law in 2010 specifically to specialize in areas of Family Law (Divorces, Adoptions, and Custody) and in areas of Criminal Defense. Since that time, she has developed specialized knowledge in the areas of Military Divorce Law so that she is better able to assist her military clients.

In addition to her experience as a neutral mediator, she has gained valuable insight into the necessary negotiation skills needed to achieve outcomes that are in her clients' best interests.

Because she is well versed in a wide variety of business and legal matters, Lori Obenauf is well-qualified to handle your legal matters efficiently and expertly.

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Intra State Mock Trial Team
  • Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Major: English
  • Georgia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1990
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1986
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1986
  • Sole Practitioner