Georgia Lawrence is an Associate at Southworth PC. Her work focuses on representing former and current federal employees before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board, Office of Federal Operations and the Federal Court. She prosecutes discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and whistleblowing cases. She also defends federal careers.
Ms. Lawrence believes in living a life based on her purpose which is that of serving. As such her approach to practicing law mirrors her belief and she takes great pleasure in serving others in her professional practice.
Ms. Lawrence graduated Cum Lade from Florida Coastal School of Law. Upon graduating she received the Barbara McCalla Memorial Award because of her demonstrated compassion and commitment to the community and a strong interest in the support of justice for the less fortunate. She also received the highest Pro Bono distinction for completing legal work in the community. Throughout law school, Ms. Lawrence served on the Law Review Board and the Moot Court Honor Board. She has received several awards including, Book Awards for criminal law, trial advocacy, torts, contracts, and legal research. She also received the T.J. Reddick Bar Association Henry Latimer Scholarship. Before law school, Ms. Lawrence graduated Magna cum lade from the University of South Florida with a degree in Criminology and a minor in International Studies. There she made the dean’s honor roll every semester and received several awards such as the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators Award, and the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award.
Before joining Southworth PC., Ms. Lawrence practiced civil litigation representing various corporations. She also brings experience from her time working alongside a personal injury attorney and working with an Immigrant and Human Rights Clinic.
When Ms. Lawrence is not aggressively fighting for her clients, she spends her time mentoring at-risk youth, writing, speaking at different conferences, or spending time with her family.