LaKeisha is a pillar in the wellness community. She was entrusted to lead what's been described as the ABA's Young Lawyers Division's most impactful #Fit2Practice initiative. This national program teaches wellness, mental agility and fortitude within the legal profession and has been modeled across other states.
She has also received presidential appointments onto the State Bar of Georgia's Attorney Wellness Taskforce since its inception and served multiple terms as 1 of 10 commissioners of the American Bar Association's Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs (“CoLap”). LaKeisha was the youngest person appointed during her CoLap tenure. CoLap is the national body that educates the legal profession concerning alcoholism, chemical dependencies, stress, depression and other emotional health issues.
Coach LaKeisha has been recognized for her legal prowess, civic engagement, and leadership. Some honors include Top 40 Under 40 (North Carolina Central University and The National Black Lawyers Association, Lawyers of Distinction, American Bar Fellow, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and the inaugural recipient of State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter (1 of 3 young lawyers honored for civic and professional service).
"LaKeisha empowers you to gain clarity, eliminate obstacles, and win."
"This career [practicing law] is full of long nights and even longer days coupled with the pressure of being a minority...you helped us minimize distractions and live healthy balanced lives."