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Ms. Laverne Lewis Gaskins

Law Office of Laverne Lewis Gaskins PC

Laverne Lewis Gaskins is an attorney and arbitrator. She has an extensive background in higher education law and has served as an attorney at three major universities. She has served as the University Attorney for Valdosta State University, as a Senior Legal Advisor at Augusta University, and Deputy General Counsel at Tuskegee University. She is a former Georgia Special Assistant Attorney General.

Upon retiring from Augusta University, she opened a private law practice in Augusta specializing in arbitration. A Fulbright grant recipient in law, Gaskins has lectured at universities in Hungary and Canada. Her international experiences also include travels to Geneva, Switzerland, and Vienna Austria to the United Nations as a representative of the American Bar Association, and to South Africa to present at a conference.

She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Legal Services Program and she serves as its Treasurer. She is a member of the Board of Trustees for Voorhees University.

She is an active member of the National Bar Association and previously served as the Editor-In-Chief of the National Bar Association Magazine for several years. She is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including several for her work with the NBA magazine. In 2019, she was inducted in Augusta’s Academy of Richmond County’s Hall of Fame.