Lajuana C. Ransaw

Partner

770-957-3937 MAIN | 678-583-4888 FAX

LRANSAW@SMITHWELCHLAW.COM

Practice Areas
Education
Business Law
Local Government and Public Sector Entities
Employment
Real Estate Litigation
Construction Litigation
General Civil Litigation

Law School: University of Georgia, JD 2001
Undergraduate: University of Georgia, BA Political Science 1998

Lajuana is an Associate of Smith, Welch, Webb & White, LLC.  Since joining the firm in 2013, Lajuana has worked in several practice areas for both individual clients and governmental entities.  Her experience includes:

  • Representing governmental entities including school boards and  local authorities in litigation matters, administrative proceedings, and federal and state regulated procurements and contracts
  • Representing employers and employees in administrative (Workers’ Compensation, EEOC, OCR, DOJ, etc.) matters 
  • Representing businesses individuals in various civil litigation matters 
  • Representing Landlords and Tenants in dispossessory matters and lease formations for residential and commercial property

Lajuana is located in the McDonough office and is active in the community.  She is married to Lee A. Ransaw, Jr., who works at Delta Airlines. The couple has one son, Micah.

Reported
Cases
  • CPR v. Henry County Bd. Of Education, 329 Ga. App. 57 (2014)
  • Elbert County v. Sweet City Landfill, LLC, 297 Ga. 429 (2015)
Trial
Experience
  • Served as a Judicial Staff Attorney for a Superior Court Judge for 12 years
  • Extensive civil litigation and administrative hearing experience for matters in the following counties: Barrow, Bibb, Butts, Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, and Henry
Speaking
Appearances
  • Georgia School Board Association Legal Seminar Presenter
  • Henry County Board of Education, Annual Legal Issues Update
Admissions and
Recognitions
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, United States District Court (Northern District), State Bar of Georgia
  • Member of the National School Board Association, Education Law Section
  • Member of the Georgia School Board Association, Education Law Section
  • Named “Top Attorney” in Southern Journal Magazine, May 2016 
  • Featured in We Are Henry Magazine, Education Edition, Spring 2018