Desni Scaife is an associate at Davis Bozeman Johnson Law. She is part of the litigation team and focuses on personal injury cases while advocating for community members who deserve justice.
Desni earned her Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Before that, she received a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from The University of Alabama-Huntsville, where she attended on a track and field scholarship. Her passion for helping others, education, and justice is attributed to her upbringing in Auburn, Alabama.
As a law student, Desni worked under Professor Angela A. Bell as a Research Assistant for the Louis A. Berry Civil Rights Institute. She also gained experience in state government as an Executive Law Clerk for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and worked with the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Desni's previous legal experience includes prosecution and legal advocacy for tenants in the Atlanta Metro area. She is a member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA), Gate City Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Desni enjoys strength training, writing, reading, and music. She has also co-authored a publication with Imani McFarley titled "The Hammond Guards and the Intersection of Race, Guns, and Patriotism: What an Unknown Story of African American Resistance Reveals about the Concept of Patriotism and Its Relation to the Second Amendment," which was published by the American Bar Association on October 10, 2019.