Gwinnett Office

Our team of knowledgeable, experienced, and professional attorneys is here to guide you through the real estate process. We invite you to explore and get to know our attorneys below.

Harry Minsk

Principal and Managing Attorney


Early Life

Harry is a native Atlantan. He has seen the city change from a small town to a world-class city.

College

Harry graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1981 with a B.A. in Political Science. He was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and active in many campus organizations.

Law School

Harry graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1984. He was a member of the Prosecutorial Clinic for two years where he assisted the Clarke County District Attorney in felony and misdemeanor trials.

Professional Life

Harry joined McCalla Raymer in 1985 and made partner in 1992. He opened and managed McCalla's most successful office (1992-1997) and then joined Ganek, Wright & Dobkin as an equity partner. His practice is concentrated in the areas of residential real estate and the representation of lenders, builders & developers. Harry is a frequent speaker to real estate companies and mortgage lenders on a multitude of real estate related topics.

Outside the Office

Harry lives in Atlanta with his wife, their two children and the family’s 100lb sheepdog, Maggie. Harry is active in many community service organizations, especially his children's school. He enjoys golfing, running, traveling and reading.

Harry managed McCalla's most successful office (1992-1997) and then joined Ganek, Wright & Dobkin as an equity partner.

Melissa Arcila

Attorney


Early Life

Melissa was born in Colombia and moved with her family to the United States at the age of seven. After living in New York City for several years, her family made the move to Georgia and Melissa has made this her permanent home

College

Melissa graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia, earning a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology in 2004.

Law School

Melissa graduated from the University of Georgia in 2007 with a Juris Doctorate degree.

Professional Life

Melissa began her law career as a public defender and then transitioned into private practice in several areas of law, including criminal, family and immigration. Her current practice is in the areas of residential and commercial real estate.

Outside the Office

Melissa is an avid soccer fan and plays soccer on several adult leagues. She also enjoys spending time on the lake with her nephews and traveling to Colombia to visit family.

Melissa began her law career as a public defender and then transitioned into private practice in several areas of law, including criminal, family and immigration.