The Law Office of Tanya Mitchell Graham, P.C.

Meet the Team

TMG, P.C. Attorneys

Tanya Mitchell Graham, Esquire


Attorney Tanya Mitchell Graham is the owner of The Law Office of Tanya Mitchell Graham, P.C. Affectionately known by some of her clients as the “Pitbull in a Skirt”® and by other clients as the “Gold Digger Killer”®, she has represented a wide variety of clients, including many professional athletes, entertainers, social media influencers, and others. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Attorney Graham has made Atlanta her home most of her adult life. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Vanderbilt University in May, 1987, and her Juris Doctor Degree from Georgia State University College of Law. After passing the July, 1991, Georgia Bar Exam, Attorney Graham began practicing law in the areas of Family Law, Business Law, and Entertainment Law.

While Attorney Graham has focused her Family Law practice on handling divorce, child custody, child support, legitimation and visitation cases, she has become known as a fierce advocate for Father’s Rights. The very first father that Attorney Graham was able to get awarded primary physical custody of his children was in 1993. Since then, Attorney Graham has gotten numerous fathers awarded primary physical custody and joint physical custody of their minor children. Attorney Graham also drafts and negotiates prenuptial agreements.

Attorney Graham’s Business Law practice has consisted of business formations, setting up non-profit corporations, drafting contracts, and negotiating commercial leases and franchise agreements. Attorney Graham has also enjoyed representing several independent record labels, producers, songwriters, recording artists, managers, promoters, and reality TV stars.

Kamali Thompson, J.D.


Attorney Kamali Thompson, Esquire practices in the areas of entertainment law and criminal defense.  Kamali is currently in his third year of studies at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Before entering law school, Kamali spent 20+ years in the financial industry. Kamali spent 15 of those 20 years in management over employees that handled large balance portfolios in companies’ finance and collections departments such as Sears and Hyundai Capital America. While working for these fortune five hundred companies, Kamali also split time managing and promoting artists through the southeastern region of the United States.

Kamali currently provides support on trademarks, copyrights, and other matters associated with either intellectual property or entertainment law. His experience in corporate America and the music industry allows specific insights that are invaluable to TMG, P.C.

Shantanece Ellis


Attorney Shantanece Ellis, Esquire practices in Family Law. She considers it her job to lighten their load by handling the litigation part of their family law issues.

“I am a zealous advocate for my clients and realistic when it comes to possible outcomes of their cases,” Ms. Ellis said. “I will fight for my client, but also remind them that they may not get everything they want out of their litigation.”

Ms. Ellis understands divorce is never an easy time, but she is there to help in any way she can. “My goal is to make your life better than before you met me,” she said. “I can’t solve all of your problems, but I will work hard to fix as many as I can.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Ellis is licensed to practice in Georgia.

Ms. Ellis received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Indiana University Bloomington. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Professional Experience:
During law school, Ms. Ellis provided pro bono services for a nonprofit that aided victims of domestic violence in emergency family law situations. She also worked with a clinic that provided pro bono family law services to low-income residences.

Associations: Georgia Bar Association, (2020) • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (2016) • Phi Alpha Delta • Law Fraternity, International (2014)

Our Team

Carolyn P. Faison


Mrs. Faison graduated from Dorchester High School in Dorchester, MA, and attended Bryant & Stratton Business College in Boston, MA. She worked in the Steno area of United Business Service (investment consulting firm) before relocating to Atlanta in 1968. Shortly thereafter, she was employed by CPA/Gold Kist, Inc. in their Personnel Department where she worked in several areas of Human Resources Management. Her primary interests were in the Personnel/EEO area for over 35 years.

Mrs. Faison initially started in the billing department for the Firm in 1999 as a part-time employee. Over the years, she has become the Chief Financial Officer of TMG, P.C. handling all of the Firm’s financial matters, including accounts receivable and accounts payable. Additionally, Mrs. Faison oversees all personnel matters for TMG, P.C.

Karchona Johnson, J.D.


Karchona graduated from Tougaloo College, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in English/Pre-Law, and she received her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL. In 2015, Karchona became a licensed attorney in the State of Mississippi, focusing her practice primarily on Consumer Bankruptcy Law. As a result of the drastic economic downturn, bankruptcy filings steadily declined. In hopes of finding better employment security, Karchona relocated to Georgia where she joined the illustrious Law Office of TMG, P.C. serving as a Senior Paralegal. Karchona is a seasoned litigation paralegal with over 10 years of litigation experience. While most of her experience has been in bankruptcy litigation at the federal and district-court level, she also has substantial experience in Family Law.

Karchona handles reviewing and drafting pleadings, discovery, and motions for the Firm, as well as analyzing discovery responses from opposing parties, legal research, hearing and trial preparation, and direct communication with multiple litigation clients. Karchona is an integral part of TMG, P.C.

Alicia Holiday-Hines


Alicia graduated from Bradford School in Pittsburgh, PA with an Associate Degree in Specialized Business (ASB) and Paralegal Certificate Program in 2013.  Alicia uses her considerable multitasking skills and customer service experience to help families by providing detailed support to the TMG, P.C. attorneys and her assigned clients in the Firm. From complex litigation cases to simple uncontested divorces, Alicia is involved with each case from beginning to end. She assists clients by providing regular contact and updates on their litigation matters, managing the discovery process, maintaining the case calendar and deadlines, preparing for depositions, mediations, hearings and trials, in addition to drafting pleadings and letters. Alicia also works directly with clients in responding to discovery requests and maintains all document production for each client’s file. Alicia is integral in coordinating and preparing for mediations, late case evaluations, hearings and trials, and has become a vital team member at TMG, P.C.

Marissa Denson


Marissa is an Atlanta native with an extensive background in management. She also attended A McKissock Company Real Estate Express Online where she received a Certificate of Completion for the Real Estate 75- hour pre-licensing course. She has a background in management, including over 10 years in restaurant and office management.
At TMG, P.C., Marissa’s duties include creating and maintaining new and existing files, maintaining the Active Files and Closed Files Lists, managing the electronic files for all clients, and assisting the attorneys and paralegals where needed. Marissa is currently studying for the Georgia Real Estate exam, and enjoys singing and spending time with her daughter.