Yari Lawson

Lawson Law Firm, P.C.
1755 North Brown Rd., Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(678)690-5256
www.lawsonfirm.com


Yari D. Lawson is a native of Eatonton, Georgia . He is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta , GA. Yari received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, School of Law. Yari focuses his practice primarily on personal injury. Before going into private practice, Yari served as an Assistant Public Defender in the Macon Judicial Circuit and as Assistant District Attorney in the Fulton County District Attorney's Office. As a criminal defense attorney, Yari worked on many serious felony trials throughout the state. His personal injury trial practices focuses on ensuring that injured victims' right to a jury trial is protected. He is licensed to practice in the State of Georgia. Yari has served as a mentor for inner-city youth at Parks Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia and is an instructor for the Women Economic Development Agency, a non-profit school devoted to teaching women courses to start their own businesses.

Education
Morehouse College, BA, Business Administration 2002
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, JD, 2006

Admissions
Georgia, 2007
Court of Appeals, Georgia

Memberships
American Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
The American Association for Justice
The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100
National Black Lawyers, Top 100
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Young Lawyers Division, Leadership Academy
Young Lawyers Division, Newsletter Co-Editor, 2014-2016
Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council 2010-2012
Young Lawyers Division, Board of Governors, 2012
Gwinnett Bar Association, President-Elect

Practice Areas
* Personal Injury
* Motor Vehicle Accidents
* Trucking Accidents
* Premises Liability
* Wrongful Death
* Dog Bites