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Georgia NAACP President 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. 



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.



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.



​Attorney Griggs is committed to community service throughout Georgia. He was elected President of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP in April of 2022. He is also the President of the Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP and is also the former 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. Recently, Attorney Griggs was re-elected as Georgia State Conference President on October 7, 2023 for a second term. 


Attorney Griggs is dedicated to providing Justice to all Citizens, One Client at a Time.


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