Decatur Lawyer A “Rising Star”
He leads his firms criminal defense and trial divisions.
The Rising Star honor, which recognizes lawyers under 40 or with less than 10 years in practice, is awarded to less than 3 percent of lawyers in Georgia.
Atlanta, Georgia – – February 28, 2012 – – The Davis Bozeman Law Firm is proud to announce that Decatur-based Attorney, Mawuli Mel Davis, head of the Criminal Defense and Trial Divisions, has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyer Magazine. This is one of the highest honors that an Attorney under forty or with less than ten years in practice can receive.
Less than 3% of lawyers in Georgia receive this honor. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, and a peer review of candidates. Last year, Attorney Davis was named Civil Rights Attorney of the Year by the Gate City Bar Association. Recently, Attorney Davis organized over 20 attorneys to provide legal support to Occupy Atlanta arrestees, was in the news representing the case of the 19 year-old shot in the back twice by police, and obtained a not guilty verdict in a week-long murder trial.
Attorney Davis is also a Member at Large “This honor is a reflection of the 15 other people who work in our office. It highlights our collective commitment to legal excellence in service to our community.” – Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis leads the Davis Bozeman Law Firm’s Criminal Defense and Trial Divisions.
He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and Georgia State University’s College of Law. Attorney Davis co-founded the Davis Bozeman Law Firm in 2007 with his friend and law school classmate, Robert Bozeman, who leads the firm’s personal injury practice. The Davis Bozeman Law Firm handles personal injury, wrongful death, criminal defense and civil rights cases. “We at the Davis Bozeman Law Firm commend Attorney Davis for his professionalism, integrity and hard work.
Attorney Davis’ trial prowess and his active involvement in community organizing evidence his commitment to helping the community as well as his clients.” – Attorney Robert Bozeman, Managing Partner Attorney Davis is described as an “activist attorney” because of his passionate work in the community and advocacy in the courtroom to save young African American men.