Sherri L. Washington was elected to the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners in November 2016 and took office January 1, 2017. She is a general practice attorney and founder of The Washington Law Group, PC. She earned her Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Savannah State University and then went on to obtain her Law Degree from Texas Southern University.
Commissioner Washington is licensed to practice law in Georgia, Texas and the District of Columbia and is admitted in The Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and The Federal Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia. She is a member of the Rockdale County Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and founding member and President Elect of the NewRock Legal Society.
As an active participant in her community, Commissioner Washington has been involved with several organizations including the Rockdale Rotary Club, the National Executive Committee of the National Council of Negro Women Rockdale-Newton Chapter and the Stone Mountain-Lithonia Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is also the founding member of the East Metro Orchids, parliamentarian for the Rockdale-Newton Section of the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women, and she serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Angie’s House – a nonprofit organization that focuses on the children who are survivors of domestic violence.
Commissioner Washington has lived in Rockdale County for over 12 years and is the proud mother of one daughter, Jasmyne.
She is currently serving a four-year term as Commissioner Post 1 of Rockdale County, Georgia.