Dawn Smith is a partner at Smith & Lake, LLC where she practices family and... more
Dawn Smith is a partner at Smith & Lake, LLC where she practices family and education law. She has represented children and families for over 24 years. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Dawn was a partner at one of Atlanta’s most prestigious family law firms. She also served as Deputy Director of Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation where she was responsible for administration of the city’... view profile
I have spent twelve years in government service, first as a criminal prosecutor and... more
I have spent twelve years in government service, first as a criminal prosecutor and later as an administrative lawyer working for the Georgia Attorney General's Office. At the Attorney General's Office, I specialized in education and election law. From 2012 to 2014, I led a bi-partisan commission which redrafted the Georgia Election Code for Secretary of State Brian Kemp. I opened my own pra... view profile
Attorney Griggs is a native of Atlanta who grew up in South DeKalb County prior to... more
Attorney Griggs is a native of Atlanta who grew up in South DeKalb County prior to relocating to South Cobb during his teens. As a youth, Griggs attended Atlanta Public Schools until enrolling in Woodward Academy in 1990. Attorney Griggs graduated from Woodward Academy in 1996 and was offered a scholarship to Oxford College of Emory University. In 1998, Griggs graduated from Oxford College with... view profile
Education laws relate to how our schools operate. They cover matters like educational standards, school district and school board authority, student attendance, discipline, and dress code requirements. An education lawyer advises school districts and school boards and represents them in disputes with students, teachers, and parents. Education lawyers also represent parents who have issues with their children's education. For example, if you think your child has been improperly suspended from school, an education lawyer will help you determine if challenging the suspension is within your legal rights.
Education Law Attorneys in cities near Clarkston, GA