William (William) K. Boddie, Jr. (D-062)

State Representative-Elect William Boddie

William (William) K. Boddie, Jr. (D-062)
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FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 678.992.5330
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 609 Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 90787
East Point, GA 30364
Residence:East Point, GA

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William K. Boddie, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in South Fulton County. He graduated from Banneker High School in College Park, GA in 1995. After graduating high school William attended Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA where he graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. He received his Juris Doctor from the Mercer Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, GA in 2003 and has been licensed to practice law in the state since 2005. He is the co-founder and managing partner of The Boddie McKnight Law Firm, LLC with offices in both Douglas and Fulton counties. He was elected into the House of Representatives in 2016, and represents the citizens of District 62, which includes portions of Douglas and Fulton counties. William is actively involved in professional organizations such as the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL), the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), and the Cobb County Bar Association. He is also a member of the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce (SFCOC), the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, the Douglas County Small Business Society, the City of Douglasville Housing Committee, and the Douglas County Democratic Party. His community service through nonprofit organizations includes roles as an advisory council member and community liaison for the Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) in East Point, GA, an organizer and conference speaker for Let Us Make Men (LUMM), and an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He has served as a faculty member for the Personal Development Academy of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA). He frequently serves as a guest lecturer and panelist at Universities around the state including Valdosta State University, Morehouse College, Columbus State University, Clark Atlanta University, and West Georgia University. William is a well sought after legal analyst and has been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Douglas County Sentinel, the Fulton County Daily Report, and Ebony Magazine. He has also been interviewed regarding high-profile cases and developing legal issues by FOX 5 News, 11Alive News, Channel 2 Action News, and dctv23 in Douglas County. William serves as a legal commentator and town hall speaker for V-103 and WAOK 1380 radio stations. William is a life-long member of Antioch Baptist Church in North Atlanta.

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First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2020
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