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Sheila Ross (B.A. ’93)

Adjunct Faculty    
Education

J.D. ('96) Emory University School of Law
B.A. ('93) Georgia State University, magna cum laude

Biography

Sheila Ross (B.A. ’93) is a deputy district attorney in the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office and serves as the managing attorney for the Violent Offenders Unit. Previously, she was a homicide prosecutor in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and a prosecutor for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, in Jacksonville.

Ross has been recognized by the Georgia General Assembly and the Fulton County Board of Commissioners for her outstanding commitment to justice. She received the 2014 “Assistant District Attorney of the Year” award from the Prosecuting Attorney’s Council of Georgia and the 2007 “Home Run Hitters” Club award from the National District Attorney’s Association.

Ross is a frequent instructor for law enforcement and prosecutors throughout the state. Ross graduated magna cum laude in 1993 from Georgia State University with a B.A. in journalism. She received her J.D., with distinction, from Emory University School of Law in 1996.

(Monday at 6 p.m.)

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