About Us

The Rainford Law Firm, P.C. was established in 1994 offering broad aspects of law including but not limited to Domestic, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Family Law, and Real Estate. With over 25 years of combined legal experience, Rainford Law firm has proven to be a dependable, relations-oriented, diverse, and results-driven firm. Our team has a multilingual staff and we credit our success to attention to detail, professionalism, and cultural diversity.


Today, the Rainford Law Firm specializes in:

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Immigration Cases
  • Contested & Uncontested Divorces
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Bankruptcy ( Chapters 7 and 13)
  • Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives


Chalcia L. Rainford, Esq. is a native of Jamaica West Indies and has practiced law since 1994. She moved to London, England at the age of 16 to complete high school and later obtained her Professional Nursing License from Lay Cox College. In 1968, Rainford moved from London to Brooklyn NY to further her education in Nursing, and upon relocating to the U.S., she obtained her Professional Registered Nursing Licenses at Medgar Evers College – The University of New York. There, she worked in the Operating Room (OR) and later become the Director of OR. Attorney Rainford earned her M.S. in Public Administration from Hofstra University in Long Island, New York.

In 1985 Rainford moved to Decatur, Georgia where she worked in the Operating Room, Emergency Room, and as a Visiting Nursing for home care and nursing facilities. While working as a nurse she earned her J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1989.

Attorney Rainford opened her law practice in Clarkston, Georgia in 1994 focusing on Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Personal Injury. Attorney Rainford also opened Eccentral, Inc., a well known and respected nursing employment agency. Now named Nurse Pro Staffing, Inc.

Rainford later moved both practices to the Henry County area in 2009 and has been serving the Henry County and surrounding areas ever since. Attorney Rainford is known for her charisma, intellect, and detail to work. Her free time is spent with her husband and grandchildren, and she loves to read and workout. She avidly promotes healthy eating and exercise.

Attorney Rainford gives back to the community in a variety of ways. Most noted is her support to the local schools and her church. She shares her legal knowledge through lecturing and speaking for non-profits and other organizations, often providing assistance at no or very little cost to those in need.


C. Shynea Rainford, the firm’s Staff Assistant has been an integral part of the law firm. Not only does she support the law team, she manages Nurse Pro Staffing, Inc., a company owned by Attorney Chalcia Rainford.

Shynea Rainford, was born in New York, but raised in Georgia; she studied at South Carolina State University for Civil Engineering and Devry University for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Trained at a young age by Attorney Rainford, she was able to gain knowledge in both the medical and legal practices.

As Director of Operations of Nurse Pro Staffing, she runs the day to day operations for staffing nurses and home health aides, but her legal knowledge spans more than 10 years and Shynea often fills the role of assistant and paralegal for the firm.

Ms. Rainford has a passion for food and event production. She plans to follow in her mother’s steps by opening her own business, while still operating Nurse Pro and assisting when needed at Rainford Law Firm.

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