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Rita Tucker Williams, JD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Attorney Williams has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

Rita Tucker Williams has been named to several professional publications in honor of her work, including Best Lawyers of America in 2017 and Lawyers of Distinction for 2017-2018.

    DECATUR, GA, August 26, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rita Tucker Williams, JD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Attorney Williams celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Attorney Williams, businesswomen and CEO of Williams and Associates, is a sought-after attorney of more than two decades who specializes in personal injury. Offering legal representation in other areas, including social security, criminal law, family law, product liability law, and more, Ms. Williams and her team are committed to providing top-notch legal counsel for 30 years, receiving justice for clients across the state of Georgia. Prior to establishing her firm in 1990, she was an associate at the prestigious law firm of Alston & Bird in Atlanta. She was also an elementary school teacher in the state of California for five years before becoming an attorney.

Outside of her full-time commitments, Ms. Williams was a tutor for first year law students during 1996 and a mock judge instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy at Emory University during 2015. She was also appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as a mentor for young lawyers in 2017. Active with the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia Association, Ms. Williams is also a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Law Society and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

In her academic efforts, Ms. Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Spelman College in 1972. Continuing her education, she earned a Master of Arts in educational psychology at the University of Michigan in 1976 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Emory University in 1987. She has since been admitted to practice law by the Georgia Bar Association and the Supreme Court of the United States.

One of Ms. Williams' crowning achievements included a brief in a liability case that clarified the law on adding a party in Georgia. The case, Parks v. Hyundai, was to make automobiles much safer. For this, and other such achievements, Ms. Williams has been named to several professional publications in honor of her work, including Best Lawyers of America in 2017 and Lawyers of Distinction for 2017-2018. She also received an Outstanding Recent Graduate Award from Emory University Law School for 2002-2003. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Williams has been featured in numerous editions of Who's Who, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Rita Tucker Williams, Esq., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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