Dar'shun N. Kendrick was born in Atlanta, Georgia to 2 parents that were entrepreneurs and raised in South DeKalb, Georgia. She received 2 bachelors' degrees from Oglethorpe University and her law degree from the University of Georgia. While in law school, she was on a Member and Editor of the International and Comparative Law Journal and started the law school's first ever Business Law Society which prepares law students to practice transactional business law as opposed to business litigation. In August of 2011, she received herMaster’s in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.
After law school and passing the Georgia bar, she was employed at a litigation firm in downtown Atlanta, Georgia serving as counsel for large corporations like American Express, the City of Atlanta, Dell, Avis Rent-A-Car Systems, Clarke Atlanta and other large entities. Her practice is exclusively business law, with a focus on transactional law including document drafting, document reviewing and negotiating services as well as strategic planning and business counseling services and training.
Dar'shun is admitted to practice law in the state and superior courts of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Middle District of Georgia. She is a Member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar, the Business Law Committee of the YLD of the State Bar, and the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.She is also a founding Board Member/attorney for the Stonecrest Mall Business Alliance, Inc. She received the “30 under 30 Awards” in the spring of 2011 and is a finalist for the “Under 30” Awards in Atlanta by Under30FTV Magazine.
Dar'shun was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in November of 2010 to represent over 50,000 residents in East DeKalb and Rockdale counties in the Georgia General Assembly. She now represents over 54,000 Georgians from DeKalb and Gwinnett counties and is one of the youngest legislators under the Gold Dome.
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Dar'shun is a very hard working and capable attorney. I have known her since she was a student at Oglethorpe University (we are fellow alums), where she was an outstanding student. She has an amazing work ethic, both in her law practice and her work as a legislator in the Georgia House of Representatives. It is a pleasure to endorse Dar'shun.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2007||08/05/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Finalist||Following the Vision Magazine||2012|
|30 Under 30 Award||30 Under 30 Award||2011|
|Owner/Attorney At Law||Kendrick Law Practice||2010 - Present|
|Litigation Associate||Hollowell, Foster & Gepp||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DeKalb Chamber of Commerce||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2007 - Present|
|Document Drafting Services||Plant Received $5M from bank based on business plan|
|Contract Negotiations||Saved restuarant $30,000 in fees and 2 years of lease|
|DRAFTED document/contract||Protected client from 3rd party liability|
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|How do Reg A+ regs affect IGE (Invest Georgia Exemption)||2015|
|Diversity Through Dodd-Frank? I'm skeptical and here's why.||2015|
|University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University||N/A||M.B.A.||2011|
|University of Georgia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Oglethorpe University||political science and communications||BA||2004|
|DeKalb Lawyers Association Meeting||Social Media Strategy (for attorneys)||2013|
|Co- Presenter||Business Terms in Buy and Sell Agreements||2012|
|200 Office "Lunch and Learn" Series||"Legalese for Small Business"||2012|