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Mawuli Mel Davis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Savannah, GA

Davis Bozeman Johnson Law, PC
208 Hall Street, Suite A
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: 912-225-1600
Fax: 888-360-6516
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Civil Rights, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense

About Mawuli Mel Davis

First Admitted: 2002, Georgia


  • Presented for the promotion of racial harmony at the 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation., Torch of Peace Award, Georgia State University- Diversity Education, 2002

Educational Background

  • Georgia State University College of Law, 2002
  • Master's in Public Administration (MPA) Bowie State University, 1998
  • United States Naval Academy (Political Science), 1991

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Representation of teenager falsely accused of aggravated assault and aggravated battery.  After 9 months and 100 days in jail all charges were dismissed.  Teenager is now a scholarship student at Paine College., 2009
  • Developed the "Consequences of Thug Life" multimedia presentation. "State of Emergency: The Consequences of Thug Life”, includes hip hop music and images that are prevalent in youth and “urban” culture.  During the course of a PowerPoint presentation, Attorney Davis will explains the law in Georgia and discusses various issues from his perspective as a criminal defense attorney.  He challenges the young attendees to think critically about their decision making.
  • Let Us Make Man Co-founder and Legal Seminar Facilitator.  Let Us Make Man is an organization founded to positively address the increased number of young people of color arrested and incarcerated.

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Gate City Bar Association R.E. Thomas Civil Rights Award, 2010
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division 1st Place Award (MIPC)  , 2006
  • Georgia State University College of Law BLSA Outstanding Alumni of the Year, 2011
  • State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyer's Division Outstanding Service to the Bar, 2007
  • Award of Achievement State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyer's Division, 2006
  • Seaborn Lee Trailblazer Award, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Vice President Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  , 2012
  • Program Chair for Winter Seminar/CLE for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009
  • Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service Selection Committee, 2011
  • Dekalb Lawyer's Association Member-at-Large  , 2011
  • Moderator for the Southern Center for Human Rights' Litigating Race: Social Science & Trial Tactics Continuing Legal Education.  , 2011

Industry Groups

  • Georgia Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Office Location for Mawuli Mel Davis

208 Hall Street
Suite A
Savannah, GA 31401

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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