A heart for serving others—that’s why Attorney Tami Wells Thomas is passionate about her role as a legal advocate for the people. For more than 18 years, Attorney Thomas has provided reliable service assisting clients throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas with consumer law related matters. Attorney Thomas specializes in bankruptcy cases within the federal court system, but also handles other consumer related matters including debt settlement, negotiations, and civil judgments. Attorney Thomas’s immense courtroom experience and thorough knowledge of the law, make her a valuable asset to have in your corner; she is also a registered civil mediator.
Attorney Thomas, an Atlanta native, received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An internship opportunity at the District Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, further confirmed her desire to pursue a legal career. She worked with the Knoxville Legal Aid Society for two years while earning her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee. Now Attorney Thomas offers her legal services to clients in both the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.
In January 2011, Attorney Thomas opened an independent practice, Wells Thomas Law, LLC. She wanted to provide greater personalized attention to her clients and address her spiritual calling of community outreach in a more efficient manner. Wells Thomas Law, LLC, puts the interest of the people and the needs of the community at the forefront. This is evident by the firm’s motto: “Helping you build a brighter future one step at a time.” Prior to Wells Thomas Law, LLC, Attorney Thomas co-founded another firm, Saedi & Wells, where she practiced all facets of bankruptcy law for nearly eight years.
Attorney Thomas’s legal expertise is held in such high regard among bankruptcy industry professionals, the American Bankruptcy Institute has chosen her to serve as an Adjunct Instructor. She has been featured in national publications including American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Heart & Soul Magazine, and Essence. Attorney Thomas’s presence is also well known throughout the local community. Amid hosting financial management courses at local churches including Springfield Baptist Church, Attorney Thomas serves as the President and co-founder for the Newton- Rockdale Legal Association, New Rock Legal Society. Attorney Thomas is also an active member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Group (MACBAG), and the Legal Committee Chair for the Conyers/Covington Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated. Additionally, she co-founded the Friends of the Wesley Chapel Library’s Annual Book Club Conference and is a member of the Kindred Spirits Book Club.
Attorney Tami Wells Thomas resides in Conyers, Georgia with her husband Mark and their two children, Nathan and Grace.