Candace J. Rodgers

Of Counsel

P
(404) 410-1151
F
(404) 738-1632
5051 Peachtree Corners Circle
Unit 200
Norcross
,
GA
30092

PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Admissions

Georgia

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Education

Emory University School of Law

J.D., 2004

Spelman College

B.A., cum laude, 2001

Candace J. Rodgers began her legal career as a Judicial Intern to The Honorable M. Gino Brogdon, Sr. in the Fulton County Superior Court, followed by internships at the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and the Supreme Court of Georgia with Justice Robert Benham. She is a general liability defense attorney with experience in practice areas including real estate, workers’ compensation, premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Candace was selected to the Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Stars List, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice that only 2.5 percent of attorneys in Georgia receive.

Candace embodies the concept of service. In addition to fervently representing her clients, she is active in community and civic relations. She volunteers with state and local political campaigns, and at community events where she works to educate those without access to legal counsel. She participates in service activities with her local church, including community outreach efforts, the Connections Committee, Praise and Worship Team and Choir. Additionally, Candace is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and passionate about mentoring and equipping young girls and women with necessary tools for their successful personal and professional development.

Candace welcomes your inquiries and looks forward to a working relationship with you to meet your legal needs.

Professional Associations

Advocacy for Action

DeKalb Lawyers Association

Gate City Bar Association

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL)

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)

      -Awards and Sponsorships Committee Chair (2022)

      -Judicial Review Committee Member (2017 – present)

      -Legal Education Committee Chair (2018)

      -Judicial and Public Office Academy Co-Chair (2018)

      -Political Action Committee Member (2017)

      -Sections Committee Co-Chair (2016)

      -Woman to Woman Mentoring Committee Co-Chair (2015)

      -Treasurer (2012-2014)

Achievements

GABWA Judicial and Public Office Academy Graduate (2013)

GAWL Leadership Academy Graduate (2018)

Lawyers of Distinction, Membership Invitation (2018, 2020, 2021)

Named to Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars List (2019)

The National Black Lawyers Top 100 (2016, 2019, 2021, 2022)

Community Service

501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, Chairman, Board of Trustees (2007-2015)

Village Connection, Inc., Board of Directors (2019-2021)

Madison Square at Dunwoody, Board of Directors (2017, 2019- present)

DeKalb County Board of Ethics, (Appointment by DeKalb County Senate Delegation), Officer (2021-present)

Candace J. Rodgers began her legal career as a Judicial Intern to The Honorable M. Gino Brogdon, Sr. in the Fulton County Superior Court, followed by internships at the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and the Supreme Court of Georgia with Justice Robert Benham. She is a general liability defense attorney with experience in practice areas including real estate, workers’ compensation, premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Candace was selected to the Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Stars List, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice that only 2.5 percent of attorneys in Georgia receive.

Candace embodies the concept of service. In addition to fervently representing her clients, she is active in community and civic relations. She volunteers with state and local political campaigns, and at community events where she works to educate those without access to legal counsel. She participates in service activities with her local church, including community outreach efforts, the Connections Committee, Praise and Worship Team and Choir. Additionally, Candace is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and passionate about mentoring and equipping young girls and women with necessary tools for their successful personal and professional development.

Candace welcomes your inquiries and looks forward to a working relationship with you to meet your legal needs.

Professional Associations

Advocacy for Action

DeKalb Lawyers Association

Gate City Bar Association

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL)

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)

      -Awards and Sponsorships Committee Chair (2022)

      -Judicial Review Committee Member (2017 – present)

      -Legal Education Committee Chair (2018)

      -Judicial and Public Office Academy Co-Chair (2018)

      -Political Action Committee Member (2017)

      -Sections Committee Co-Chair (2016)

      -Woman to Woman Mentoring Committee Co-Chair (2015)

      -Treasurer (2012-2014)

Achievements

GABWA Judicial and Public Office Academy Graduate (2013)

GAWL Leadership Academy Graduate (2018)

Lawyers of Distinction, Membership Invitation (2018, 2020, 2021)

Named to Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars List (2019)

The National Black Lawyers Top 100 (2016, 2019, 2021, 2022)

Community Service

501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, Chairman, Board of Trustees (2007-2015)

Village Connection, Inc., Board of Directors (2019-2021)

Madison Square at Dunwoody, Board of Directors (2017, 2019- present)

DeKalb County Board of Ethics, (Appointment by DeKalb County Senate Delegation), Officer (2021-present)

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