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PAT D. DIXON, JR. joined the Office of the County Attorney in January 2009  as a Staff Attorney in the Risk Management and Revenue Enhancement Division. He started his legal career in the General Counsel Office of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in Washington D.C.   For several years he was a partner in an Atlanta firm specializing in civil trial litigation before becoming General Counsel to a national technology company where he practiced in the areas of government procurement law, employment law, and regulatory law.   Prior to joining the Office of the County Attorney, Mr. Dixon served as Of Counsel to the Atlanta law firm of Johnson and Freeman, LLC.   Mr. Dixon earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tennessee State University and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law in Washington D.C.   He has served as Attorney–Member of the City of Atlanta License Review Board, Judge Pro Hac Vice in the City Court of Atlanta, and as Special Master in the Superior Court of Fulton County.   He is an active member of the Georgia Bar and is admitted to practice law in the federal, state and appellate courts of Georgia.

TERRY J.  GRANDISON joined the Office of the County Attorney in May 2008 as a Staff Attorney in the Infrastructure and Development Practice Division.   Presently, he works in the Public Safety Division. Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Mr. Grandison served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of  Atlanta. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office, and as an Assistant Public Defender with the City of Atlanta’s Public Defender’s Office.    Mr. Grandison served as the Director of Enforcement for the Professional Licensing Boards Division, Office of the Secretary of State.   He also served as an attorney and lobbyist for a national veterans group in Washington, D.C.   Mr. Grandison earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of South Alabama, and he  earned his Juris Doctorate from   Mercer University School of Law.   He is an active member of the Georgia and District of Columbia Bars, and is admitted to practice law in all federal and state trial and appellate courts.  He is also a veteran of the United States Navy.

MARVIN J. HARKINS joined the Office of the County Attorney in September 2009 as a Staff Attorney in the Environment and Infrastructure Division. Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Mr. Harkins  served as an Assistant County Attorney for Rockdale County, Georgia. Mr. Harkins earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Georgia State University where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Harkins received a Juris Doctorate from  Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and he is an active member of the Georgia Bar, and  is admitted to practice law in the federal, state and appellate courts of Georgia.

LAURA LEWIS joined the Office of the County Attorney in October 2011 as a Research and Trial Assistant.   In March 2012, she became a Staff Attorney in the Risk Management and Revenue Enhancement Division.      Prior to joining the Office of the County Attorney, Ms. Lewis served as an intern with Atlanta Legal Aid and the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence.   Ms. Lewis has a passion for public service and she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs with a minor in French from the University of Georgia where she graduated cum laude.   She earned her Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law, and she is  an active member of the Georgia Bar.

DENVAL STEWART is a Staff Attorney within the Office of the County Attorney  where he presently serves as  legal representative within the Finance and Taxation Division.    Mr. Stewart also serves  as Fulton County’s legal representative to the Elections and Registration Board as well as Fulton County Purchasing Division  where he negotiates and drafts legislation and  complex contracts for major infrastructure projects.    He  has also served as Counsel for the Risk Management and Revenue Enhancement Division,  Fulton County Sheriff,  Fulton County Marshal,  and the Public Works Department.    Mr. Stewart earned his  Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Hampton University and a Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law. He is an active member of the Georgia Bar and is admitted to practice law in all federal and state trial and appellate courts.

 
 

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