The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) has elected Rita Treadwell, a senior research specialist in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Atlanta office, as its 37th president. In addition, Atlanta associate Shaniqua L. Singleton has been elected Historian.
The GABWA bar organization seeks to nurture, support, and galvanize the power of black women attorneys, advocate for women and children, and empower communities, according to the association. GABWA is open to all persons, regardless of race or sex.
Treadwell provides library and information services support to Nelson Mullins staff and attorneys. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hampton University, a Juris Doctor from Samford University Cumberland School of Law, and a Masters of Library Science from Clark Atlanta University.
Singleton focuses her practice on litigation. She earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies and Contemporary European Studies, with distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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