Shalisha Williams Attorney
Shalisha Williams is a native of Miami, Florida and a first-generation college graduate. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami in 2014, where she majored in Political Science and minored in History. During her undergraduate career, Shalisha was an active student leader in multiple student organizations such as Strong Women Strong Girls, the Black Female Development Circle, the Pre- Black Law Student Association, and the Iota Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
After graduating from the University of Miami, Shalisha worked for the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office, where she assisted a team of attorneys as they represented indigent clients. Afterwards, she relocated to Atlanta and earned her Juris Doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2018 where she was an active member of the Black Law Student Association. During her tenure in law school, she acquired significant experience by working for a small estate planning firm for two years, interning with the Honorable Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, and representing indigent clients at the DeKalb County Public Defenders Office. She was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2018.
In addition to her professional endeavors, Shalisha is also dedicated to serving her community through volunteerism and mentorship. To that end, she mentored elementary school girls throughout her undergraduate career and continues to pour into her community by mentoring middle school girls with the Power of Girls Mentoring Program.
On a personal note, Shalisha lives in the Decatur area with her husband Brandon and dog Nina. She loves cooking new recipes, visiting new restaurants in the Atlanta area, and all things Miami Hurricanes.