Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Michelle Valente Lee

Michelle Valente Lee

Of Counsel
Phone: 678.775.1801
Fax: 678.417.0056
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Michelle Valente Lee is Of Counsel in the firm’s Residential Real Estate practice where she represents lenders, buyers, and sellers covering all aspects of residential real estate transactions.

Prior to joining Morris, Manning & Martin, Ms. Valente Lee was in private practice where she conducted a high volume of purchase and refinance closings, performed deed-in-lieu transactions for Bank of America, conducted Georgia REO sales on behalf of PNC Bank, and participated in REDC auctions for REO sales.

Ms. Valente Lee manages the firm’s Gwinnett office.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of CTX Mortgage Company, LLC, an affiliate of Centex Homes, a national homebuilder and Fortune 500 member; represented CTX as closing attorney for Centex Homes for nearly a decade.
  • Representation of Wayne Homes of Georgia, a national homebuilder and designer of “build your lot” custom homes.
  • Representation of a variety of local businesses in connection with the acquisition of commercial property throughout the metro-Atlanta area.


  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Former Law Clerk to the Honorable Dorothy Robinson of the Cobb County, Georgia Superior Court
  • State Bar of Georgia Real Property Section, Member
  • Georgia Real Estate Closing Attorneys Association (GRECAA)
  • Profiled in “Legal Legacies” article - April 2008 edition of The Georgia Bar Journal
  • Professional Women Building, Founding Member
  • Women’s Council of Realtors, Gwinnett Chapter, Associate Member
  • Board Member of Professional Women in Building 2014-2017
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia completion of "Georgia Future Leaders Program" - Class of 2016 - 2017