Community Leadership

Our Mission

“To use our unique professional and personal experiences to create solution-oriented partnerships with our clients; cultivate a dynamic, fulfilled team; and elevate the standard of service and leadership in the community.”

Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (“GAWL”) proudly serves the diverse interests of women lawyers a in Georgia. GAWL has been pioneering for women lawyers for over 85 years, enhancing the welfare and development of women lawyers and supporting their interests.
Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys provides annual scholarships to women of color in law school. LIWOCA’s mission is to educate, mentor, inspire and network with women of color attorneys and businesswomen as well as create a forum for mentoring and networking.
Page Turners Make Great Learners motivates and encourages students to read through a variety of supplemental experiences that support and reinforce classroom curriculum. The importance and pleasure of reading is communicated through: Corporate-Sponsored Read-a-Thons, Virtual/Summer Book Clubs, Book Donation Drives, and Author Visits.

The Young Lawyers Division, through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia, and in keeping with its motto of “working for the profession and the public,” provides service to the public and the Bar through an array of projects and programs.
Presidential Leadership Scholars serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Since 1988, teams from many of Georgia’s public and private high schools, as well as several homeschool associations, have participated in the Georgia High School Mock Trial Competition. Coached by volunteer attorneys and teachers, teams of 14 students work together to prepare their presentations from case materials provided by the High School Mock Trial Committee.

The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys is a voluntary bar organization that nurtures, supports and galvanizes the power of Black women attorneys, advocates for women and children and empowers our communities.
National Employment Law Council (NELC) NELC’s membership is made up of the leading labor and employment defense attorneys in the United States, drawn from majority and minority-owned law firms, corporate law departments, and government agencies.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. gives free civil (non-criminal) legal services to low-income people in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members.

The Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC®) is at the forefront of redefining women business enterprises (WBEs).
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs.
The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) is a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women owned law firms and other interested parties throughout the United States.
The University of Michigan Law School is the law school of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor. Founded in 1859, the school offers Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, and Doctor of Juridical Science degree programs.