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Matthew Hoyle

As a founding partner of Hoyle Law Firm, Matthew Hoyle began his private practice in 2018. He is a Dahlonega local who was born and raised in Cleveland, GA. 

After obtaining his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law and his M.B.A. from Brock School of business in 2016, Matthew was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2017. His focus is in Civil litigation, real estate, probate and magistrate courts

Matthew is a published member of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Member of Cordell Hull Speakers Forum, and Board of Directors of Dahlonega Interfaith Ministries. 


January Shiflett

January Shiflett is the Firm Administrator at Hoyle Law Firm. Her area of focus is in real property transactions, however- she also assists with all aspects of the firm’s other practice areas and general office management. 

January’s real property transaction experience consists of commercial and residential development projects, commercial business acquisitions and loans, single and multi family purchase and sale transactions, residential refinances, commercial loan modifications, and non-lender involved purchases.  She manages all aspects of the transaction including contract preparation, due diligence review, title examination and cure, and drafting final documents.  She works intimately with all parties to ensure a smooth, timely, and enjoyable closing.

Beyond the scope of her real estate work, January has also enjoyed working on adoptions, wills, estate planning, and trust formation.

Elise Hoyle

Elise Hoyle, along with her husband Matthew, is a founding partner of Hoyle Law Firm. Elise is from Johnson, TN but now resides in Dahlonega, GA.

Elise was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2017, after obtaining her J.D. from Cumberland School of Law in 2016 where she was the Student Materials  Editor for the American Journal of Trial of Advocacy. 

Elise is a former public defender, who specializes in Criminal Law, Domestic Relations, Wills, Trusts and Estates, and Civil Litigation

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Hunter Milliman 

Hunter Milliman is Hoyle Law Firm's legal associate. Hunter is a Georgia native and lived in Dahlonega for four years while completing his Political Science degree at the University of North Georgia. 


Hunter is now pursuing his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law and his M.B.A. from Brock School of Business. His focus is Contract Law, although he assists with all of the firm's other practice areas. Hunter's Contract Law experience consists of examining contracts, revising and writing contracts, and breach of contract resolution.  


Hunter also has legal experience in Criminal Law from his time at the Troup County District Attorney's Office, as well as Construction and Property Law experience from working at Hoyle Law Firm. 


He writes a mean-ass demand letter for a rising 2L, at least according to Matthew.

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