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PRESIDENTIAL BIO

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MEET GERALD GRIGGS

Gerald A. Griggs is an Atlanta attorney dedicated to Equal Justice for All. He is a tenacious trial attorney, a zealous advocate, and a compassionate Social Justice Activist. On April 23, 2022, Attorney was elected the 13th President of the State Conference of the Georgia NAACP by an overwhelming margin.

 


 

BACKGROUND

Attorney Griggs is a 1996 graduate of Woodward Academy. He furthered his studies at Oxford College of Emory University and Emory University, where he received his BA in 2000. After his time at Emory, Attorney Griggs received JD in 2004 from the University of Cincinnati College Of Law. He began practicing law in the State of Georgia in the fall of 2004. Attorney Griggs was recognized as a member of Emory University’s Top 40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumni.

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LEGAL SERVICE
 

Attorney Griggs has handled thousands of cases over his legal career. He is a well-respected litigator known for handling high-profile cases. Attorney Griggs participated in the litigation of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal Trial, Georgia’s Longest Trial. Further, He has handled countless high-profile cases featured on Media Outlets such as ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, FOX NEWS, CBS, and TV-ONE. Attorney Griggs is currently representing numerous clients involved in R. Kelly Sex Trafficking Matter.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Attorney Griggs is committed to community service throughout Georgia. He is the Presidient of the Georgia NAACP. He is also the First Vice President of the Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP and was  formerly the Third Vice President of the State Conference of the Georgia NAACP. Further, Attorney Griggs was a co-organizer of the Atlanta March of Social Justice and Women (Georgia’s Largest Civil Rights Demonstration) and is a co-founder of the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice, the Georgia Affiliate of the Women’s March.

 

For his community service, Attorney Griggs was honored for his Community Activism by Congressman John Lewis during the 2016 Congressional Black Caucus Conference in Washington D.C. He was also honored by the Georgia NAACP and the Atlanta NAACP for his Social Justice Activism. Recently, Attorney Griggs was recognized by Rolling Out Magazine as the Justice For All Award recipient for 2019.
Attorney Griggs is dedicated to providing Justice to all Citizens, One Client at a Time.

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MY COMMITMENT

"It is time for action, accountablity, and activism."

Gerald Griggs  Georgia NAACP State President.

-Gerald Griggs

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