Skip to content

Motivational speaker Jimmie C. Gardner knows firsthand the fundamental injustice of the legal system. “I’m an exoneree from the state of West Virginia. I was incarcerated falsely for a period of 27 years in the West Virginia Division of Corrections,” stated Gardner during rolling out‘s 2019 Justice for All gala where he served as the…

Read More

As District Attorney for the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Sherry Boston oversees the prosecution of felony offenses in DeKalb County. Prior to serving in this capacity, Boston was elected DeKalb County Solicitor-General, where she was responsible for overseeing the prosecution of more than 12,000 misdemeanor crimes, ranging from domestic violence to trespassing and animal cruelty.…

Read More

Preston James IV is the executive director and founder of the Other Side of Sports organization. Jame graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law and received his MBA from the University of Kansas School of Business. He is also the sports management program director at LaGrange College. We spoke with James recently about…

Read More

Keith E. Gammage is an Atlanta native and the solicitor general of Fulton County. He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As the solicitor general, his office prosecutes misdemeanor offenses, including domestic violence, cruelty to children, impaired driving, elder abuse, and animal cruelty. Since taking office in…

Read More

Lerae Funderburg is the founder and managing partner of Funderburg Law, a boutique law firm focusing on business and entertainment transactions and intellectual property protection. She works almost exclusively with Black business owners, especially mothers, in helping them to create their businesses, protect their brands, and build their legacy. What attracted you to the legal…

Read More

Cassandra Kirk is the first chief magistrate judge in Fulton County appointed by the governor. She received her bachelor’s degree from Williams College and her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. Kirk has more than 25 years of legal experience as a jurist, prosecutor, defense attorney, civil litigator and administrative director. Through…

Read More