Twila Harris

Matrimonial and Family Law, US Attorneys
The Harris Legal Group, LLC
8455 Highway 85 Ste 700D
Riverdale, GA 30274-5114
(678) 216-0230
www.harrisandjones.com


Practice Areas:

Small Business law, Family Law; Civil Practice; Criminal Law; Personal Injury.

Admitted:

2003, Georgia Bar

Law School:

University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D., 2002.

Activities:

Student Bar Association; Tennessee Association for Public Interest Law; Black Law Student Association; Black Graduate Professional Student
Association; NAACP.

Honors:

Selected from candidates nationwide to participate in Judicial Externship Program Sponsored by the American Bar Association; Certificate of Excellence in Community Legal Education.

College:

Georgia State University, B.B.A., 1999. BBA/Business Management, May 1999, with honors.

Activities:

Alpha Kappa Psi (National Business Co-Ed Fraternity) - Chaired several committees. Alpha Beta Gamma (National Honor Society)- Student Representative.

Honors:

Twice named Faculty Scholar (honor granted for making all A's); numerous Dean's List Honors; Golden Key National Honor Society; Certificate of Achievement from Office of African American Student Services & Programs.

Previous Law Related Work Experience:

University of Tenn.: Student Attorney (Summer 2002):
Represented indigent clients in both civil and criminal matters.
Fidelity Global: Closing Attorney (August 2003 - January 2004)
Represented Mortgage.com
Georgia Law Group, LLC(Formally Lenoir & Associates):
Associate Attorney (January 2004 - March 2005)
Represented clients in both criminal and civil matters.
Kabongo & Wright, LLC: Associate Attorney (March 2005-June 2005)
Partner (June 2005-October 2005)
Wright-Hill, Harris & Jones, LLC: Named Partner (Oct. 2005 - Feb. 2006)
Harris & Jones, LLC: Named Partner (February 2006- September 2013)
The Harris Legal Group, LLC: Sole Partner (September 21013 to Present)

Member:

State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association (Member, Small Firm Section); Clayton County Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers; Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Metropolitan Who's Who.

Volunteer Activities (past & present):

Partners for Education through Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (Mentor Program) responsible for mentoring, and tutoring elementary students; Church and Fraternity fund-raising activities such as obtaining speakers, planning and organizing events; Big Brothers Big Sisters of America; Attorney Coach Mentor for Mundy's Mill High Schools Mock Trial Competition; Donates to various charitable causes.