Darshun N. Kendrick – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 93, Georgia

Democratic Party of Georgia
PO Box 630Lithonia, GA 30058
(404) 656-5015
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Dar’shun Kendrick was born in Atlanta, GA and raised in South DeKalb County.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

She passed the Georgia bar in November of 2007 and began working as a civil litigator at a small

downtown Atlanta law firm. Subsequently, she became the Communications Director for Young

Democrats of DeKalb where she currently still serves this position. She is now the owner of Kendrick Law Practice which is based in Lithonia, Georgia and she practices in the area of business law exclusively. She is actively involved in the business community in DeKalb and Rockdale counties.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Dar’shun worked as the Youth Coordinator for Young Democrats of Georgia, served as a Congressional intern for then-Congresswoman Denise Majette on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and served as a committee intern for the MARTOC (MARTA Oversight Committee) chairman Rep. George Maddox for two (2) years at the State Capitol.

Recently she has been working with Lithonia city council members and local business owners to revitalize the Lithonia Business Association. Additionally she works with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce to service business owners and speak to local high schools, which she has also recently done for her alma mater, Towers High. She is a Member of the DeKalb Chamber, DeKalb Bar Association, Georgia Association of Black Woman Attorneys, and Decatur Business Association.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Attended Oglethorpe University (North DeKalb) on a partial scholarship and double majored in political science and communications, graduating cum laude in 2004.

Dar’shun attended the University of Georgia School of Law and obtained her law degree from that university in May of 2007. While at the University of Georgia School of Law, she founded the university’s first Business Law Society which trains and encourages law students in the practice of business transactional law. Additionally she was on the prestigious International and Comparative law journal, serving as an editor her last year.

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