Skip to content

Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers has passed away at age 90. The legendary congressman had a career in politics that lasted over 50 years, making him the longest Black person to serve in the U.S. Congress. A native of Detroit, Conyers worked to establish a national holiday for Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Conyers introduced…

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

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

As the much anticipated Father’s Day approaches rolling out will highlight outstanding fathers in the community. Here’s one of our favorites. Gavin Logan is an attorney and a father with a wide variety of interests. Logan graduated from Brown University and Northeastern University School of Law. He is currently a Washington, D.C. based attorney specializing…

Read More

Have you ever wondered if you need to have a federally registered trademark to protect your brand? If you are a business owner or a brand, more than likely you do. A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs that identify and distinguish (“mark”) the…

Read More

Jussie Smollett’s problems continue to mount by the day. The “Empire” actor will now be investigated by the FBI and U.S. Postal Inspection Service. According ABC News, the two federal agencies  are investigating whether Smollett wrote the threatening letter that was sent to the “Empire” set on Jan. 22, seven days before the alleged attack. The…

Read More

Bill Cosby could face 30 years in prison after being found guilty of three counts of indecent assault. The case revolved around a 2004 case in which Andrea Constand claimed that Cosby sexually assaulted her while at his home. Constand said that Cosby gave her pills that made her drowsy. At some point, Constand said Cosby…

Read More

B. Lerae Funderburg, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of boutique law firm Funderburg Law, LLC. She specializes in entertainment and media transactions. A mother of two, Funderburg is a sister with superpowers who balances work and motherhood while always representing excellence, professionalism, integrity, and humility in every aspect of life. Here, she shares…

Read More