Attorney At A Glance

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

Judicial Officer, Fulton County Superior Court Family Division (former)

•Judge Pro Hac Vice, former City Court of Atlanta (“Traffic Court”)

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

•Managing Attorney, Grier Law Office, P.C., a firm concentrating in complex domestic relations matters

•Fellow, Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children Cold Case Project

                 •View the Cold Case Project Report

• Special Assistant Attorney General, Georgia Department of Human Resources (former)

• Assistant Solicitor General, State Court of Fulton County (former)

• Associate Attorney, Kilpatrick & Cody n/k/a Kilpatrick Townsend (former)

EDUCATION

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Dartmouth College, B.A., Computer Science with additional emphasis in Economics, 1986

•Frederick Douglass High School, Atlanta, Georgia, Diploma, 1982

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

•Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

•Barrister, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court

•Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia

•Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

•Member, United Methodist Church

•Founding Director (Volunteer), GABWA Sister-to-Sister Mentoring Project, a Fulton County Juvenile Court program for at-risk girls.

•Board Member, Fulton County Child Attorney Office Board

•Board Member, Juvenile Justice Fund

•Board Member, Butler Street YMCA

•Past President (2001) and Member, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys ("GABWA")

•Board Member, State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors, Atlanta Circuit, Post # 30

•Member, Atlanta Business League

•Member, Emory Law Alumni Association Executive Committee

•Trustee, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia Board of Trustees

•Co-Founder, Civil Pro Bono Family Law Project, a program of legal services to assist incarcerated mothers with family-law matters

•Member, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

•Member, Stonewall Bar Association