TJ Hadley

TJ Hadley is an attorney who was born in Belgium, courtesy of the US Army, but grew up in Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California. While attending college, she was an active member of the Trojan Debate Squad and was a USC Helene, official hostesses for the University and community service organization. She pursued her law degree in her home state of Georgia at the Emory University School of Law. During her time at Emory, she was a member of the Black Law Students Association, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, and Lamar Inn of Court.


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., University of Southern California, 2006

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Donald James Sampson Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
  • Special Olympics Committee, Greenville Games Volunteer Coordinator, SC Young Lawyers Division
  • Greenville Advisory Board Member, Urban League of the Upstate
  • Secretary, Urban League Young Professionals
  • Cinderella Project Committee - Greenville, SC Young Lawyers Division
  • Rotaract
  • Red Shoe Society

Honors and Awards

  • Emory Law Scholarship
  • BLSA 1L Scholarship
  • Pro Bono Awards
  • Black Law Students Association Alumni Relations Chair
  • Fredrick Douglas Moot Competition Participant
  • Emory Alternative Dispute Resolution--Competition Chair
  • BLSA Southern Regional Law Journal