Twila Y. Harris

Title: Partner
Phone: (678) 216-0230
Fax: (678) 216-0245
Email: twilaharris@harrisandjones.com

Born: Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 29, 1972.

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.

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