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Herbert Adams is a committed attorney and educator of Atlanta, Georgia. Having grown up in the area, Adams has always been an active member of the community. Herbert Adams was taught at a young age the importance of being ethical and showcasing hard work from his parents. It was through the leaders of his church and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., that Herbert Adams recognized the significance of sacrifice and commitment. Combined, these teachings inspired Herbert to not only pursue a career in law, but impact the lives of people around him.

Throughout both his formative and professional years, Herbert Adams has been involved with numerous civic associations in varying capacities.

Civic Associations

National Bar Association

American Bar Association

Clayton County NAACP

Leadership Atlanta (Metro-Atlanta leadership development program)

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Public service and scholastic fraternity)

Alumni Associations of Georgia Tech, Southern Methodist and Harvard

Career Day Speaker at local public High, Middle and Elementary Schools


Member, The Barristers


Quarter Finalist and Best Brief, Robert F. Wagner Memorial Moot Court Competition, New York Law School


Secretary and Regional Director, National Black Law Students Association


Best Witness, SMU School of Law Mock Trial Competition

During his postsecondary years, Herbert Adams boosted quite the resume of extracurriculars. While attending Georgia Institute of Technology, Adams held numerous honors including, Vice President, Anak Society (Highest Senior Honorary Organization); President, Afro-American Association; Co-founder, Office of Minority Educational Development; Recipient, Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award; Recipient, Outstanding Senior Award; Member, Judiciary Cabinet of Student Government Association; “Walk-on” Member, Varsity Football Team.

During his time at Southern Methodist University School of Law, Mr. Herbert Adams was involved with countless activities and received similar recognition.

Today, Herbert Adams continues service as a member of the Board of Trustees to the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Mr. Adams has had a great impact in this role within the church, contributing and leading a number of beneficial initiatives.

Herbert is also the acting Chairman of the Board of Directors to the Vera Holis Balckshear Educational Fund, Inc.. In this position, Mr. Adams has had the pleasure of spearheading the $100,000.00 college scholarship contribution effort for the past 38 years in support of the economically-disadvantaged high school scholars.



Co-leader of the main sanctuary building project.


Assisted with the multi-million dollar capital campaign to build the Martin Luther King, Sr. Community Resource Center.


Conducted a comprehensive review of the Church’s articles of incorporation and bylaws.


Provided fiscal and legal advice and counsel to the Church’s pastoral staff, Board members, and laity.

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