Asha Heyward-James is a Georgia native, with roots in both Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia. Asha received her B.A. in International Relations with an emphasis in Political Economy from University of Southern California and her J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school, Asha was treasurer for the Student Bar Association and was a pupil of the Charles Weltner Family Law Inn of Court. Additionally, Asha externed with Atlanta Legal Aid Health Law Unit to provide general legal services and estate planning services to clients suffering with cancer or HIV/AIDS. Under the third-year practice act, Asha represented survivors of domestic violence to assist them in obtaining protective orders.
Asha exclusively practices family law, assisting clients with a full range of family law issues, including divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, custody issues, child support, alimony, contempt, paternity, and legitimation. Asha has always had a passion for family law and works to provide every client with compassionate support during their time of need.
When Asha is not practicing law, she enjoys traveling, cooking, watching football, and spending time with her dog, Nash.