Appointed by: Term expires: date here Email: address here Sheri Lake Sheri Lake is a partner and co-founder of the law firm of Smith & Lake, LLC, which has offices in Decatur and Sandy Springs. Her practice focuses primarily on family law. Sheri began her legal career as law clerk to the Honorable Michael E. Hancock, Superior Court of DeKalb County, where she gained valuable insight into the court system and its consideration of family law matters. Thereafter, Sheri worked for some of the most prestigious family law firms in the Atlanta area before co-founding Smith & Lake in 2013. She was recognized in 2006 & 2007 as a Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Star and in 2013 & 2015 as a Georgia Trend Legal Elite, in addition to a 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers recognition. Sheri received her J.D. from Georgia State University in 1997 and a B.A. in History in 1990. She has been licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia since 1997 and in the state of California since 2005. Sheri is a member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Georgia and the State Bar of California. In addition, she is a member of the DeKalb County, Atlanta and Stonewell Bar Associations. Sheri is also a founding board member of the Sagamore Hills Foundation and previously served on the Coralwood School Foundation. She graduated from Leadership DeKalb and is a member of the class of 2017.