Cheveda D. McCamy has practiced law in Georgia for more than 20 years, including as a prosecutor and civil attorney. She currently serves as Chief Assistant District Attorney for the Henry County District Attorney’s Office, where she supervises more than 40 employees. The majority of her legal career has been as an Assistant District Attorney for the Fulton and DeKalb District Attorney’s Offices, where she served as legal counsels on dozens of murder, public corruption and other felony trials.
She has worked as an associate attorney for the insurance defense firm previously named Hall, Booth, Smith and Slover, P.C. and the small firm of Lisa, R. Roberts and Associates, P.C. During the beginning of her career, Ms. McCamy worked in private practice, representing people facing criminal charges, divorce and child support issues. She also prepared wills and conducting real estate closings.
Ms. McCamy is a leader in her community and her family. She and her husband have two children in high school. She is an active member of Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers, where she serves as in the Hospitality and Resurrection Dance Ministries and is a co-leader of the Couples Ministry. She is a member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, National District Attorneys Association, National Black Prosecutors Association, and the NewRock Legal Society, where she acts as a Co-Chair of the Community Service Committee.
Ms. McCamy was born and raised in Covington, Ga. and graduated with honors from Social Circle High School. In 1995, she graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors of Arts’ degree in Psychology. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in 1998.