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Sydney Jakes

Director

Civic Engagement Leader.

Sydney is a native Georgian growing up in the City of Stone Mountain and graduating from Lakeside High school in Atlanta where she played Varsity Soccer.  She graduated from Alabama A & M University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems. Upon graduation, Sydney moved to Baton Rouge to earn her Juris Doctor degree and Comparative Law Certificate from Louisiana State University (LSU).  She gained exposure to various practice areas by clerking while in law school for a civil litigation firm and had the opportunity to practice under Georgia’s Third Year Practice Act when she clerked with the DeKalb County Solicitor General’s Office.  Sydney is a member of the Georgia Bar (Admitted 10/2011). She is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Supreme Court of Georgia

Sydney resides in the City of East Point.