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Ms. Sherriann Henderson Hicks

The Hicks Law Group





Sherriann H. Hicks, of The Hicks Law Group, focuses her legal career on adoption and surrogacy. Sherriann was admitted to practice law in 1995 and she has been an Adoption Fellow in the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys since 2006. Sherriann has served on the Board of the Academy and as Deputy Adoption Director.  She is currently President Elect.  Sherriann is a Past President and founding Fellow of the Georgia Council of Adoption Lawyers and a Past President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association.  


Sherriann specializes in adoptions and surrogacy, and she has handled hundreds of adoptions over her nearly 25 years as a member of the State Bar of Georgia.  She represents adoptive parents, relatives, stepparents, and foster parents seeking to expand their family through adoption.  She also works with gestational carriers and intended parents who are building their families through assisted reproduction.


Sherriann was involved in drafting and advocating for the passage of adoption legislation which went into effect September 1, 2018, which completely revised for the better Article 1 of Title 19, the Adoption Code.


Sherriann litigates contested adoptions throughout the State of Georgia.  Sherriann also serves as Guardian ad litem for the Superior Court Judges in Gwinnett County regularly.