July 26, 2011

Our Team

At Craig Long, LLC, we are a team of experienced attorneys and legal staff specializing in Real Estate Law, Corporate Law and Civil Litigation in Georgia.


Craig Long, Esq.

IMG_5407-min
Managing Attorney
Craig@RealLongLaw.com

Craig is the founder and managing attorney of Craig Long, LLC, and a sixth generation native Atlantan, with deep familial roots in Atlanta. Five generations of his family are buried in the historic Oakland cemetery in Atlanta.

Craig graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Government from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1997. Craig served as vice-president and president of the student body while at Liberty University. Craig earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia in 2002.  Craig completed the program in Corporate Securities law at George Mason, and wrote a thesis paper entitled, “The Implications of the Efficient Capital Markets Hypothesis on Capital Markets and Capital Market Regulation.”

Craig has also spent time living in Moscow, Russia, and serving in orphanages and schools through a program between a Christian missionary organization and the Moscow public schools. In addition, while he was living Indianapolis,  he served the needs of troubled youth in conjunction with the same Christian missionary organization and the Indianapolis Juvenile Court.

Craig is married to Katherine Long and has two sons who are seventh generation Atlantans.

Organizations:

State Bar of Georgia

Alabama State Bar

American Bar Association Committees:

  • Business and Corporate Litigation
  • LLC’s
  • Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

International Factoring AssociationInternational Factoring Association

 Transportation Lawyers Association  Transportation Lawyers Association   

Accolades:

Top Ten Producer 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund


Doyle Johnson, Esq.

IMG_5421

Associate Attorney

Doyle@RealLongLaw.Com

Doyle is an Athens, Georgia native and has resided there for most of his life. Doyle is a graduate of Brigham Young University located in Provo, Utah, graduating in 2010 with a degree in Political Science. Doyle then attended and graduated from the University of Georgia, School of Law in 2013. Post-graduation, he worked for a firm in Athens, Georgia practicing law.

While in school at UGA, Doyle completed an internship in the United States Attorney’s Office in Augusta Georgia, where he assisted in federal criminal prosecutions and civil actions. Doyle’s practice areas have been focused in business and corporate transactional work as well as real estate law. Doyle is a member of the State Bar of Georgia as well as The Western Circuit Bar Association.

As a young man, Doyle served two years as a religious missionary in Portugal. He enjoys hunting, fishing, woodworking, beekeeping, reading, and travelling.

He and his wife Chelsea have three daughters.


Sara White

Chief Operations and Marketing Officer

Sara@RealLongLaw.com

Originally from Boise, Idaho, but an Atlanta resident for the last 20 years, Sara brings over 14 years of experience in small business marketing and management, to Craig Long, LLC.  Sara’s experience in the many facets of business administration and development give her a broad spectrum of career experience to draw from.

Sara’s career resume incorporates Business Management, including: administration, accounting and human resources, as well as Business Development, including: content creation, social media management, website design and maintenance, analytics, digital and print design, and development planning and forecasting.  She enjoys the challenge and creative aspects involved in promoting a business and creating a firm that is well-known and reputable, both in presentation and behind the scenes.

Sara is the mother of four children ages 20, 17, 12 and 5.

In her free time she enjoys writing, running and being actively involved with her children and their activities.


Sue Evans

img_2139

Firm Administrator/Controller

sue@reallonglaw.com

Sue joined Craig Long, LLC in 2016 and brings with her a rich background of financial and managerial experience particularly as it pertains to the legal industry.  Her managerial oversight spans all facets of business administration including; accounting, policies and procedures, financial reporting, employee training, operations and controls.

Sue’s role as Firm Administrator with Craig Long, LLC brings into practice her detail-oriented and administrative skills and ensures that the management of the firm as well as it’s processes and people is optimized.


Ajka Pilav

img_2124web

Real Estate Closer

ajka@reallonglaw.com

Born in war-torn Bosnia, Ajka and her family migrated to the United States in search of a better life when Ajka was a young girl.

After graduating from Milton High School, Ajka went on to attend Georgia State College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a Psychology Degree.  Ajka’s career history includes a variety of management roles, including software integrations, accounts receivable, payroll administration and account management. Her attention to detail and strong customer service etiquette brings an added element of care to and precision to our Real Estate Practice.

Ajka is married and mother to one young daughter and lives in Cumming, Georgia.

 


Kelley Crane

img_2101

Controls Manager

kelley@reallonglaw.com

Kelley is a seasoned professional in the Real Estate industry, with over 31 years of experience including; processing mortgages, performing title work and closing real estate transactions. As co–owner of her company, North Georgia Title, Kelley gained a wealth of experience in the title industry as well as the Business Management arena.

Kelley’s experience lends an additional element of industry knowledge to our established Real Estate Practice.

Kelley has four children; 27, 24, 21 and 10 and resides in Dawsonville, Georgia.


Sheena Johnson

 

Legal Associate

sheena@reallonglaw.com

Sheena is a 3L student at Georgia State University School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Science from Stony Brook University in New York, majoring in General Biology and English. In addition, Sheena received a Master of Arts from Georgia State University majoring in English.

Sheena worked as an intern for the Capital Defender Clinic in Atlanta, as well as a legal extern for Judge Adams in the Superior Court of Fulton County. She has also worked as a file clerk for a law firm in New York, and been a tutor and teacher.