Mission Statement

With 30 years of experience, Bear focuses on LGBT law, criminal defense, civil rights law, youth law and non-profit law.  

During her career Bear has been a public defender, a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and Legal Director at the ACLU of Mississippi.

Bear has dedicated her career to defending the Constitution and providing high quality representation to her clients.

Bear is a graduate of the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America.


Our law office specializes in helping every day people navigate the legal system.  

Practical Legal Solutions:  Individual Attention.

Bear H. Atwood

Contact Information

Call or email for an appointment



​Our Law Office​

Our law office is dedicated to providing high quality, personalized representation for our clients.  ​

Criminal Defense: If you or a family member has been charged with a crime, contact Bear Atwood to discuss your case.

Civil Rights Law: If you feel that your constitutional rights have been violated, contact Bear Atwood for a complimentary initial consultation.

Non-Profit Law: Are planning to form a non-profit organization?  Do you need help understanding the law for your 501 ( C) (3) organization?  Contact Bear Atwood for a complimentary initial consultation.

Youth Law: Does your child  face suspension or expulsion from school or have a Youth Court case? Contact Bear Atwood to discuss your case.

LGBTQ Legal Issues: Adoption, name changes, wills, trusts, power of attorney, gender marker changes.  Call Bear Atwood to discuss your legal needs.

Bear Atwood, Attorney at Law, PLLC is here to listen to your

needs and help you navigate the legal system in any way we can.