The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

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Welcome

GABWA is a bar association formed in 1981 to serve the needs and interests of black women attorneys.
We provide an informed and reliable voice through which the needs of black women lawyers and the black community at large may be articulated.

GABWA includes judges, law students, professors, deans, government and public interest lawyers, television stars, state bar attorneys, in-house attorneys from small, mid-sized and Fortune 500 corporations, solo/small firm lawyers, and large firm lawyers.

GABWA's mission statement is as follows: The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys is a voluntary bar organization that nurtures, supports and galvanizes the power of Black women attorneys, advocates for women and children and empowers our communities.

President’s Message

It brings me great pleasure to greet you as the 2015 President of the phenomenal organization that is the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA).

Over the past 34 years, GABWA’s members have served their communities passionately, with purpose, and led with power as they blazed trails across Georgia’s legal landscape.  In those three decades we have grown to a membership of 800+ with active chapters located in metro-Atlanta, Albany, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, and Savannah. GABWA’s 2015 theme will focus on “Growing Stronger in our Passion, Purpose and Power.   This year, we will work on three key initiatives: providing greater member benefits, developing our member regions and strategically planning for GABWA’s future.

I invite you to peruse our website to learn more about our phenomenal organization.  Please join us and renew your GABWA membership today by clicking on the “Renew/Become a Member” page from the Membership dropdown menu above.  If you would like to partner with us, please visit our “How to Become a Sponsor” page under the Sponsors dropdown menu to learn about the many ways in which you may support GABWA.

Together, let’s take GABWA to greater heights in 2015.  Don’t hesitate to contact me personally to let me know how you would like to be involved.  I look forward to serving you.

In service for GABWA,

Adwoa Ghartey-Tagoe Seymour

Your 2015 GABWA President

seymourgabwa@gmail.com

Upcoming Events


  • March 1, 2015
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, March 1, 2015, we will view the play, Clybourne Park, an interesting “sequel” to “a Raisin in the Sun”, at the Lucas Theater for the 3:00pm showing.  Tickets are $20.00 and the event is open to members, friends and family.  We would like to get tickets as a group, if possible. If you are […]


  • March 2, 2015
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Time: 6pm Location: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP One Atlantic Center, 14th Floor 1201 West Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30309 To volunteer or RSVP, email: gala@gabwa.orgor auction@gabwa.org    


  • March 2, 2015
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP One Atlantic Center, 14th Floor 1201 West Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30309   To RSVP, e-mail pac@gabwa.org.


  • March 3, 2015
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Bryan Cave LLP One Atlantic Center, 14th Floor 1201 West Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30309