The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys



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

Upcoming Events

  • March 5, 2015
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: TGI Fridays – Stonecrest Mall, 2871 Stonecrest Circle, Lithonia GA To RSVP: Sponsored By: Sherri Washington, The Washington Law Group  

  • March 6, 2015
    7:30 am - 8:30 am

Location: Egg Harbor Cafe 1820 Peachtree Road Northwest Atlanta, GA 30309 To RSVP, e-mail:

  • March 9, 2015
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Doc Chey’s Noodle House 563 Memorial Drive Atlanta, GA 30312 To volunteer or RSVP, e-mail: *Please note the end time for this event may not reflect the actual event time. More information will be provided upon your RSVP.*