Ms. Rodgers began her legal career as a Judicial Intern in the Fulton County Superior Court with The Honorable M. Gino Brogdon, followed by internships with the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and the Supreme Court of Georgia with Justice Robert Benham. She has experience in practice areas including real estate, worker’s compensation, personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice.
Ms. Rodgers is a Member of the State Bar of Georgia and its General Practice & Trial Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association, Advocacy for Action Non-Profit Organization, DeKalb Lawyers Association, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Gate City Bar Association, and Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA). Attorney Rodgers is also a dedicated member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), where she has served on the Executive Board as Treasurer for two (2) consecutive years; Co-Chair, Woman-to-Woman Mentoring Program; Co-Chair, Sections Committee; Member, Political Action Committee; Member, Judicial Review Committee; Chair, Legal Education and Co-Chair, Judicial and Public Office Academy.
She was invited into The National Black Lawyers – Top 100 professional honorary organization and accepted into the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Leadership Academy (Class of 2018). Most recently, she was selected to the Super Lawyers 2019 Georgia Rising Stars List, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice that only 2.5% of attorneys in Georgia receive.
Candace embodies the concept of service. In addition to her professional career serving her clients, she is active in her community. She has volunteered in community fairs to educate those without access to legal counsel and assisted with recommendations for issue resolution. She also serves as the Oversight Committee Director on the Board of Directors of Village Connection, Inc., a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to the healthy transition of children in the foster care system.
Ms. Rodgers supports local and statewide political and election campaigns through volunteer efforts. She is also an active participant at her local church, where she participates in service activities within and outside of the community. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Candace is also extremely passionate about mentorship and providing young girls and women with the necessary tools for healthy relationships, proper self-esteem and worth, character, and fortitude for their successful personal and spiritual development.
Spelman College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Political Science, May 2001
Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor, May 2004
Bar Admission, Georgia
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Advocacy for Action
Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
Member, DeKalb Lawyers Association
Member, Gate City Bar Association
Member & Leadership Committee, Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL)
Judicial & Public Office Academy Graduate – Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) (2013)
The National Black Lawyers Top 100 – Membership Invitation (2016)
Leadership Academy Selection and Graduate – Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) (2018)
Lawyers of Distinction – Membership Invitation (2018)
Super Lawyers – Georgia Rising Stars List (2019)