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Cynthia Wright Harrison, Attorney

Summary of Qualifications

  • Co-Chair of the In-House Training Committee Fulton County Public Defender’s Office – Responsible for conducting, implementing and arranging on going training for attorneys in the trial division of the office.
  • Training Liaison for the Atlanta Solicitor’s Office Atlanta, GA Educated Atlanta police recruit classes regarding city ordinances and suppression issues.
  • Community involvement providing lectures and presentations regarding retirement planning and estate planning.

Education

  • Howard University School of Law – Washington, D.C.
  • LLM Elder Law- Stetson University School of Law

JurisDoctorate

  • Howard University Law Journal, The Effects of Sections 2 and 5 of the Voting Rights Amendment on Voting Practices
  • Moot Court Finalist
  • Pepperdine University School of Law Malibu, CA

Bachelors of Arts

  • Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

Professional Experience

  • Fulton County Public Defender’s Office, Atlanta, GA – Senior Appellate Attorney / Trial Attorney
  • The Harrison Firm, Stone Mountain, GA – Senior Partner
  • The Law Firm of Harrison & Golden, P.C. Atlanta, GA – Managing Partner
  • City of Atlanta Solicitor’s Office, Atlanta, GA – Assistant Solicitor
  • Harrison Firm, LLC- Litigation and Counselor of Elder Issues, Personal Injury since 1993

Professional Memberships – Past and Present

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Bar Association
  • Gate City Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Elder Counsel
  • The National Black Lawyers – 2016 Award Recipient
  • Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell Honor- 2011- 25 years of Service Award

Bar Associations:

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court Northern District of Georgia
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