State of Bar of Georgia 2005
Prosecutor in the Crimes Against Women and Children Unit as lead and co-counsel in a variety of assault and sex crimes cases.
Prepared cases to ensure that they were trial ready.
Prepared cases for, and wrote, indictments to be presented to the Grand Jury and assisted in presenting cases to the Grand Jury.
Legal research regarding the crime committed and statute of limitations.
Contacted and interviewed all witnesses and victims, reviewed all documentation and evidence, and analyzed all legal and factual issues that may arise in a case.
Prepared weekly legal memoranda to the District Attorney as to the indictment of cases concerning crimes against women and children.
Previously assigned to the Child Support Unit to prosecute a large, high volume, caseload of Fulton County intra-state child support enforcement cases. ·
Prosecuted the State of Georgia vs. Marvin Martin, resulting in the longest sex crimes sentence in Fulton County ·
Child Support Attorney of the Year 2008 & 2009
Nassau Academy of Law 2003 Moot Court Competition – 1st Place Team
Student Representative, St. John's School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors 2003-2004
Student Bar Association, Alumni Relations Committee Chairperson 2003-2004
Moot Court Honor Society, Senior Bar 2002-2004
Public Interest Committee 2003-2004
Recording Secretary, Black Law Students Association 2002-2003
American Bar Association 2001 - 2004
Lambda Pi Eta - National Communication Association Honor Society
Kappa Delta Pi - International Honor Society in Education
Founder's Day Honors Scholar
Transfer Students Organization
Communications Club, NYU School of Education 1998-1999
Panelist – Select Topics in Family Law – CLE, Georgia Child Support and the Administrative Process, October 2012
Discussed common child support issues facing private attorneys in their interaction with the State child support administrative process. Specifically, addressed UIFSA practices and procedures.
Participant - DeKalb County Ghost Out Program, October 2011 – present
Represent the Office of the DeKalb County District Attorney in a joint public safety initiative to provide education and increased awareness of impaired and/or distracted driving. Address DeKalb County high school students and participate in a skit regarding the consequences of drinking and texting while driving at any time, but especially during prom season.
Volunteer, Legal Lives Program, Office of the Fulton County District Attorney, May 2007 – September 2011
Volunteer in an educational program that introduces the criminal justice system into Atlanta City and Fulton County Elementary Schools. Conduct classroom activities and lessons and coach students in a mock trial competition.
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