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Attorney Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell is the Managing Attorney of LMB Law Offices PC. Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell earned her Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law, Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration from the Johannes Keppler Universitat, and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida A&M University School of Business & Industry. Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell is admitted to practice law in the states of Georgia and Alabama, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.
Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell began her career as an Assurance Advisory professional with PricewaterhouseCoopers, then transitioned to Deloitte. Upon graduation from law school, she was In-house Counsel with Community Management Associates, the largest privately owned property management company in Georgia, and a C-suite level headhunter with the Staff Financial Group.
An active member of the legal community, Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell most recently served as President of the West Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), and has served as president of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney CPA's and president of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys Foundation. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia, named Who's Who of Black Atlanta's Top Counselors At Law, an Outstanding Georgia Citizen by the Secretary of State, and with the Yellow Rose Community Service Leader Award by the Georgia Women’s Legislative Caucus.
In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author of four books on leadership and entrepreneurship. She is also a highly sought-after keynote speaker, having served in that role for several notable organizations that included Dixon Hughes Goodman LP accounting firm, Robert W. Baird & Co. financial services firm, and the University of Georgia. Additionally, Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Ms. Mitchell-Blackwell is married to Rev. Brian K. Blackwell, pastor of Saint Paul AME Church Smithfield. They are the blessed parents of one amazing daughter!