Ceasar Mitchell concentrates on real estate transactions, commercial financing and public sector transactions. Ceasar currently serves as President of the Atlanta City Council. In that role, Ceasar leads the city’s legislative branch and automatically assumes the role of Mayor when that position is vacant. Ceasar also presides over all meetings of the 15-member council, assigns all committees and appoints committee chairs.
During his previous eight years on the City Council as a citywide councilmember, Ceasar chaired the Public Safety/Legal Administration, Community Development and City Utilities Committees and served as a member of the city’s five-member Budget Commission, which authorizes the municipality’s annual revenue anticipation rate.
Ceasar is also a former board director of the Atlanta Development Authority, which implements Atlanta’s economic development initiatives. During his tenure, Ceasar brought his legal acumen and economic development experience to bear to conceptualize four of the city’s ten Tax Allocation Districts and successfully authored and passed legislation to create them.
Ceasar is actively involved in a number of civic, legal and community organizations. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism and a member of the Board of Visitors for Emory University. Ceasar is on the advisory board for Hands On Atlanta, where he is a past board chair, and currently serves on the local advisory board for Outward Bound Atlanta.
- Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism
- Emory University Board of Visitors
- Leadership Atlanta (2005 Class)
- Morris Brown College Trustee Board
- 100 Black Men of Atlanta
- Hands On Atlanta Advisory Board
- Gate City Bar Association, former President
- National Bar Association, former Member of the Board of Governors
- Outward Bound Atlanta
- J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
- Georgia Moot Court
- B.A., Economics and English, Morehouse College
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