CONTACT: 770-422-1776


Sonya E. Sallis

49 Atlanta Street

Marietta, GA 30060

T: (770) 422-1776

F: (770) 426-6155

Sonya E. Sallis, a member of Gregory Doyle’s Education Law team, helps Georgia school boards, administrators and instructors respond to the legal, business and regulatory challenges facing school districts today.

Mrs. Sallis works with school systems throughout Georgia on issues including development and oversight of policies and procedures; compliance with federal, state, and Department of Education requirements and regulations; special education matters; student issues and discipline; and advising school districts on other administrative issues that local boards and educators face on a day-to-day basis.

During law school at the University of Georgia School of Law, Mrs. Sallis’ involvement included internships with Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun and Rogers, Georgia Student Finance Commission, the American Cancer Society’s office of corporation counsel, and the School of Law’s Special Education Practicum, providing representation to children and their families in special education cases. Prior to law school, Mrs. Sallis was a newspaper reporter covering education, and a member of Americorps, mentoring young children as a part of its Jumpstart for Kids program.

Notable Client Highlights
Some of Mrs. Sallis’ recent experience includes:

  • Advising local school boards and districts on a range of issues from First Amendment concerns to student privacy issues.
  • Representation of districts in student disciplinary matters and appeals.
  • Advising and representation of districts in special education matters.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, The State Bar of Georgia

Practice Areas

  • Education Law


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Grady College of Journalism, University of Georgia – Member, Kappa Tau Alpha honor society


  • Georgia