Oscar Gertsch

Oscar Gertsch

The decisions you make will impact you and your family's future. Let me help you make the right decisions.

Oscar David Gertsch is an attorney and certified mediator in Athens, Georgia practicing primarily in the areas of divorce, family law, and estate planning. He is a graduate of Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army in the Army’s Quartermaster Corps.

Oscar’s military career includes two overseas assignments to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, Air Assault. Oscar obtained the rank of Captain and his military awards include the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Army Parachutist Badge, and the Army Air Assault Badge.

After his second deployment, Oscar left the Army and enrolled in law school at the Florida State University College of Law. Oscar gained experience working at Nexsen Pruet, LLC in Greenville, SC; Cobb Law Group in Thomasville, GA; the Florida Department of Community Affairs and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation in Tallahassee, FL.

Practice Areas

* Divorce

* Marital Asset Division

* Child Custody and Support

* Post Divorce Decree Modification and Enforcement

* Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning

* Probate and Estate Administration

* Premarital Agreements

Bar Admissions


Professional Licenses

  • Admitted to practice in Georgia
  • Certified Mediator- General Civil Mediation Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia Family Law and Young Lawyers Division Sections
  • Western Circuit Bar Association


  • Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Furman University, Bachelor of Arts Communication

Oscar established his law practice in Athens, Georgia. His practice is located to serve clients in Clarke, Oconee, Jackson, Barrow, Walton, Morgan, Greene, Oglethorpe, and Madison counties in Northern Georgia.

Oscar is a member of the American Bar Association (Real Property, Trusts & Estates Law Section), the State Bar of Georgia (Family Law and Young Lawyers Division Sections) and the Western Circuit Bar Association. He is also a certified mediator by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution in the areas of general civil mediation.

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