Brother Cameron Dion Hawkins (Fall 2003) Partners With Fellow Morehouse Alum Donald P. Edwards '
Edwards & Hawkins, LLC is a law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia with a combined 50-year tradition of excellence and justice for their clients. Founding partners Donald P. Edwards and Cameron D. Hawkins, together have more than five decades of experience in civil litigation, specializing in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and General Civil Litigation Defense.
Edwards & Hawkins Law has big firm experience with a small firm touch. As experienced trial lawyers, Edwards & Hawkins is equipped to litigate both simple and complex legal issues at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts.
Brother Hawkins' partner in this venture is legendary litigator Donald P. Edwards -- also a Morehouse alumnus -- whose work has earned him the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating, the highest rating offered by this nationally recognized law directory. Attorney Edwards has been selected as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers in 2010 and 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Though rooted in experience, Edwards and Hawkins Law actively works to stay on the cutting edge of the legal arena. When asserting a claim for compensation or benefits to which a client may be entitled, the firm believes it’s key to select the right team of attorneys with the expertise and knowledge to consider all theories of potential recovery.
About Cameron D. Hawkins:
Mr. Cameron D. Hawkins is a trial lawyer who specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis on wrongful death, catastrophic injury, premises liability, transportation, and trucking law. Mr. Hawkins is passionate about the law and fervently advocates for each of his clients.
A Des Moines, Iowa native, Mr. Hawkins has established deep roots in Georgia. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Morehouse College and later earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Hawkins was on the UGA Mock Trial Board and the UGA Moot Court Board.
Mr. Hawkins has participated in and won multiple advocacy competitions throughout his law school career, where he received numerous awards for outstanding trial advocacy. He served as a research assistant for Professor Ron Carlson, an expert in Georgia Rules of Evidence. Mr. Hawkins was also selected as a pupil of the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court and as an inductee into the National Order of Barristers.
Prior to founding Edwards & Hawkins LLC, Mr. Hawkins enjoyed a multi-dimensional professional legal career, where he practiced civil litigation for several well-respected law firms in the metro Atlanta area. Mr. Hawkins’ experience also includes immigration law for the federal government and criminal defense; he now uses that experience to the benefit of his clients.
Mr. Hawkins is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Morehouse College Alumni Association and the University of Georgia Alumni Association. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Rho Chapter.
Mr. Hawkins is committed to community service, to youth and young professionals. He has served as Program Director for the Fulton County Youth Leadership Academy and as an assistant coach for numerous Mock Trial and Moot Court Teams. For his continued demonstrations of commitment to the community, Mr. Hawkins was recognized in 2017 as University of Georgia School of Law Young Alumni of Excellence. He is also a frequent panelist and lecturer, speaking upon his legal expertise.