TERI THOMPSON, LLC

ATTORNEY AT LAW

I AM, WAS, AND ALWAYS WILL BE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE.

-Shirley chisolm

Judge and Gavel

ABOUT TERI

With a legal career that spans over 30 years, Teri Thompson serves as an Associate Judge and Adjunct Professor.  She has been a trial attorney in Georgia and in federal capital cases across the country.  She lectures in Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Juvenile Law, Corrections, and the American Court Systems.  

 
 

AFFILIATIONS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), Board Member, GAWL Foundation 

  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)

  • National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, Life Member

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Life Member

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia 

  • Supreme Court of Georgia 

  • Georgia Court of Appeals

  • State Bar of Georgia

MENTORSHIPS

  • Spelman College Mock Trial Team Coach

  • Spelman College, Sister 2 Sister Committee

  • Spelman College, Debate Team Coach 

PUBLICATIONS

 

community service & mentorships

-African PROVERB

WHEN YOU EDUCATE A WOMAN, YOU EDUCATE A NATION

Teri Thompson LLC is a proud supporter of the Oyedeji Grammar School in Oyedeji, Nigeria where young girls in rural areas often miss school simply because their families are unable to afford necessary feminine products. Visit their page and join Teri Thompson in supporting their goal as they change the lives of underprivileged young scholars!

 

Teri's other community support efforts include:

 

Coach, Spelman College Speech and Debate Team

Teri serves as a volunteer coach of the Spelman College Speech and Debate Team, the largest HBCU speech and debate team in the world. 

 

Coach, Spelman College Mock Trial Team

Training pre-law students in trial skills from opening statement to cross-examination, Teri led the Spelman College Mock Trial Team in competitions across Georgia and Florida. 

 

Mentor, Spelman College “Sister-2-Sister” Professional Mentoring Program

Through Spelman College’s strategic mentoring program that matches students with alumnae in their fields, Teri mentors students interested in law and advocacy.

 

Mentor, Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

Giving a voice to the voiceless, Teri served as a CASA volunteer for foster children in the DeKalb County Juvenile Court.

 
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TEACHING IS MORE THAN IMPARTING KNOWLEDGE; IT IS INSPIRING CHANGE.

-WILLIAM ARTHUR WARD-

Panelist, “Professionalism and Career Readiness in Public Service,” Clayton County Solicitor General’s Office

Jonesboro, Georgia 

 

Presenter, “Criminal Justice, Legal Interpretation, and Ethics for Court Interpreters," CFP Interpretations

Miami, Florida 

Guest Lecturer, “Ethics,” American InterContinental University, Business Department

Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Presenter, “Incorporating Race and Culture into Death Penalty Cases,” Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project

 

Presenter, “Crafting Mitigation in the Midst of COVID-19,” Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)

Interested in booking Attorney Thompson for your event? Virtual or limited in-person events can be scheduled by contacting the office. Visit the contact us section to begin your request.

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public speaking

 

CONTACT

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Tel. 770-674-2890

Fax. 770-723-9115

VISIT

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2330 Scenic Highway

Snellville, GA 30078

 

 

 

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