Tomieka R. Daniel, Esq. is the Deputy Director of the Georgia Legal Services Program. She previously served as the Managing Attorney for the Macon Regional Office of Georgia Legal Services Program. Mrs. Daniel is a 1997 Honor Graduate from Clark Atlanta University. She is a 2002 Graduate from Mercer Law School. Mrs. Daniel has been practicing law with Georgia Legal Services since 2002. Mrs. Daniel has conducted numerous trainings on Domestic Violence issues throughout the state, training legal advocates, attorneys, law enforcement officials and judges on the issues of domestic violence.
In 2008, Mrs. Daniel was recognized as the first recipient of the Law and Public Service Program Award for Outstanding Public Service by a Recent Graduate. The award recognizes recent Mercer graduates whose professional contributions reflect an ethic of public service. In 2009, Mrs. Daniel received the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service, presented by the State Bar of Georgia. In 2014, she received the Domestic Violence Task Force Member of the Year Award from the Georgia Commission on Family Violence. In 2015, she received the Woman of Achievement Award from the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. of Georgia. Also, in 2015, she received the Bensonetta Tipton Lane Award for Commitment to the Family from the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. In 2019, the State Bar of Georgia’s Access to Justice Committee awarded Mrs. Daniel the Dan Bradley Award. In 2020, the Daily Report named her as one of the Best Mentors. Also, in 2020, Mrs. Daniel was appointed to serve on the Georgia Commission on Family Violence. Additionally, she served on the Georgia State Bar Disciplinary Board and currently on the Access to Justice Committee for the State Bar of Georgia.
Mrs. Daniel is a member of the Macon Bar Association, Past President for the Houston County Bar Association, a member of the Georgia Association for Black Women Attorneys, President for the Bootle Inn of Court, and member of the Georgia Association for Women Attorneys. She is also a former member of the Alumni Board of Directors for Mercer University School of Law. She serves as a board member for the Middle Georgia Access to Justice program. Additionally, she has served on numerous Domestic Violence Task Force groups throughout the state of Georgia.