Christopher L. Meacham

Meacham & Early, P.C.

5704 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, Georgia 31904


Business, Commercial, Corporate, Discrimination, Employment, Labor, Real Estate, Sexual Harassment, Workplace

Chris was  born in New Jersey and raised both there and in Charlottesville, Virginia. He graduated from Seton Hall University with  a Bachelor's of Arts degree in English. Later,  he attended the University of Maryland School of Law and graduated second in  his class. Subsequently, he completed a one-year course of study at the Judge  Advocate General School at the University of Virginia and received the civilian  equivalent of a Master of Laws degree.

Chris was  commissioned in the United States Army and served in several overseas  commands. His last duty assignment was  the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate/Acting Staff Judge Advocate at Fort Benning,  Georgia. Chris left the military for a  position as Vice President and General Counsel for Martin Theaters, Inc., now  known as Carmike Cinemas, Inc., a subsidiary of Fuqua Industries, Inc.

In 1984,  Chris entered the private practice of law and shortly thereafter established  the law firm now known as Meacham & Earley, P.C. Since that time, he has worked in numerous areas of law with an emphasis  on corporate, business, employment and labor law. Chris was appointed by Governor Joe Frank  Harris as Special Master to hear and adjudicate labor and employment claims  filed against the State of Georgia, and was also appointed the Chairman of the  Personnel Review Board for the Consolidated Government of Columbus,  Georgia. He is presently licensed to  practice law in the States of Georgia, Maryland, and New Jersey.

Chris has  two children. He is a member of Saint  Patrick's Catholic Church and is involved in several activities within the  community. Chris is committed to using  his broad range of experience and extensive community contacts to fully  represent the best interests of his clients.

The law firm of Meacham & Earley, P.C. traces its history to February 13, 1987. The founding partners, Christopher Meacham and Karen Earley, offered legal services to the Columbus, Muscogee County, community by emphasizing corporate law, employment/labor law, and residential/commercial real estate closings.

With the addition of several other attorneys, the law firm now offers quality legal representation in a wider range of legal disciplines including domestic relations, estate planning and administration, creditor's rights and collections, and general civil litigation in federal and state courts.

Chris Meacham, the firm's founder, has been a presence in the Columbus legal community for over 20 years. In 1976, after several years of serving his country, Chris left the military for a position as Vice President and General Counsel for Martin Theaters, Inc., today recognized as Carmike Cinemas, Inc. In 1984, he entered the private practice of law and shortly thereafter established the law firm now known as Meacham & Earley, P.C.

Karen Earley became a partner in 1992. She established a growing practice in the area of residential and commercial real estate transactions. That same year, the firm opened a new facility in the ever-expanding north Columbus business community in October

Columbus Office:        
5704 Veterans Parkway        
Columbus, Georgia 31904        
Telephone: 706-576-4064        
Fax: 706-596-0621
Email: [email protected]   

Hamilton Office:

128 Barnes Mill Road        
Hamilton, Georgia 31811        
Telephone: 706-628-4734        
Fax: 706-628-7426

Phenix City Office:

1912 Opelika Road        
Phenix City, Alabama 36867        
Telephone: 334-448-6217        
Fax: 334-448-5785

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