Lashonda Council-Rogers, ESQ.

Lashonda Council Rogers, a Sumter, South Carolina native, is the founder and owner of Council & Associates, LLC. Rogers has over a decade of extensive legal experience advising clients on a wide variety of matters. Rogers is an accomplished litigator and respected member of the legal community. Her years of experience have helped her become a skilled negotiator with the ability to provide highly effective legal counsel.

Prior to launching Council & Associates, LLC, Rogers worked at a corporate law firm where she advised clients on numerous issues, including, but not limited to, contractual disputes and land use conflicts. Rogers’ sole focus is now representing individuals who have been injured due to tractor-trailer accidents, automobile accidents, and daycare center abuse. Rogers has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of her clients.

The Experience

Benefitting from her experiences serving both large and small corporate clients, Rogers developed an approach to serving clients that is personal and accessible for those who are making tough decisions for themselves or on behalf of their family members. She is recognized for her committed advocacy and her unique ability to understand the individual needs of her clients. Former clients and fellow attorneys often refer legal cases to Rogers based on the fact that she achieves stellar results on behalf of her clients.

Rogers is very active in the legal and civic communities both locally and nationally. Locally, she is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and serves on the executive board of the Gate City Bar Association. Nationally, Rogers is a member of the American Bar Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers. Rogers is also a devoted member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The Honors

Rogers has been honored by her peers by being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and one of the Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the National Bar Association and IMPACT. Rogers is often featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and on various television news outlets. In addition, Rogers serves as a legal correspondent for the Toni and Griff morning radio show in Atlanta, Georgia. Rogers accomplishments have also been highlighted in Career Magazine and People You Need to Know Magazine.

Rogers earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Economics from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Rogers went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Career & Educational Accomplishments

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Spelman College
Juris Doctor, Howard University School of Law

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Atlanta Bar Association
Gate City Bar Association
Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
American Bar Association
National Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Jurisdictions

Georgia Court of Appeals
State Bar of Georgia
The Supreme Court of Georgia
The Supreme Court of South Carolina
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia