Dominique Hadley Attorney
Dominique Hadley was born on Fort Bragg Army Base, and is the daughter of two Gulf War Veterans. She lived in Raleigh, NC during her early childhood, then moved to Alpharetta, GA when she was 8 years old. Dominique graduated from Centennial High School as a scholar-athlete who lettered in varsity volleyball.
Following high school, Dominique attended Georgia State University. She was a member of the Political Science Honors Society and was an elected senator in the Student Government Association. She also participated in the European Union Studies Abroad Program. During the program, she lived in Strasbourg, France for five-months and travelled to 7 countries in order to study comparative politics. Upon returning, she was selected for the Georgia Legislative Internship Program and spent her last semester working for the Georgia House of Representatives under then Minority Leader, Stacey Abrams. Dominique graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Pre-law concentration.
Dominique then moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to attend The University of Alabama School of Law. While in law school, she competed for two consecutive years on the Frederick Douglass Trial Advocacy Competition Team, and was an editor on two legal journals, which resulted in the publication of her student note. She also served as Co-Chair of the Black Law Students Association’s Ethics Commission, and was a member of the school’s acapella group – the Footnotes. During her first summer of law school, Dominique studied comparative gender law at Australian National University and completed an externship at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Alabama. She then recognized her interest in criminal law further pursued her interest at the Georgia Public Defender Council, and the Tuscaloosa District Attorney’s Office. Dominique has always had a passion for public service which was reflected through her consistent volunteer efforts and work in both the Domestic Violence Law Clinic and The Criminal Defense Law Clinic. She earned her Certificate in Public Interest and was awarded the Order of the Samaritan, the Dean’s Community Service Award, and the Student Pro Bono Award, before receiving her Juris Doctorate in 2018. Dominique is proud to continue her pursuing her passion for public service as an attorney at Lister & Holt.