WEATHINGTON is proud to announce that attorney Seleta Griffin will join WEATHINGTON. Her official start date will be September 7th.
Seleta is a 2005 Florida State University School of Law graduate and a 2001 University of Texas at Austin graduate. She has spent several years in public service in the Fulton and Gwinnett County District Attorneys offices, where she most recently served as Deputy Chief Assistant DA in Gwinnett County, responsible for the prosecution of high profile and death penalty cases. Seleta’s public service endeavors also include tenure at the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, where she supervised the Major Case Unit, the Public Integrity Unit and ultimately was promoted to Executive Assistant District Attorney. While there, Seleta tried 60 cases to verdict. Notably, she led the prosecution of the Tex McIver case in Fulton Superior Court.
Seleta’s legal experience also includes service as Of Counsel at an Am Law Top 100 firm. Seleta was an integral team member of the commercial litigation department, prepping witnesses and arguing motions in Superior Court. Seleta began her career in Louisville, Kentucky as a Public Defender, where she had her first trial and successfully defended her client.
Seleta is an accomplished speaker, most notably speaking at 2018’s Annual Prosecutor’s Summer Conference. Seleta was also a featured speaker at the Diversity and the Law Conference. In 2018, Seleta received the prestigious “Georgia Most Powerful & Influential Women in the Law” award. Seleta has also been honored with “Major Case Lawyer of the Year” (2017), Lewis B. Slaton Highest Achievement Award (2018), and “Standing for Justice Award” (2018).
“Seleta’s Courtroom reputation is stellar, and her energy is contagious,” states Paul Weathington. “We expect her to handle our civil trials with the same level of excellence and passion. I am very proud to add Seleta to our team. “
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