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Alumni In the News

Georgia Law graduates are often the focus of news stories appearing in a variety of media outlets. Below are links to some of these stories.

Obama nominates ambassador to Bahrain
Alumnus William V. Roebuck (J.D.’92) was featured in Gulf News for his nomination from President Barack Obama to serve as ambassador to Bahrain. The article was written by Habib Toumi and published 07/18/14. Read the full article

New Evidence Ties Illegal Antiquities Trade to Terrorism, Violent Crime
Alumna Terressa “Tess” Davis (J.D.’09) was featured in National Geographic for her work studying antiquities trafficking in Cambodia. The article was written by Heather Pringle and published 06/13/14. Read the full article

Gov. Deal appoints 25 to boards
Alumni Joel O. Wooten (J.D.’75) and D. Pendleton “Penn” Hodge (J.D.’85)  were featured in insurancenewsnet.com for their reappointment in the Georgia Ports Authority and the Board of Economic Development respectively . The article was published 07/03/14. Read the full article

Slideshow: Harmon Caldwell: On track to escape
Alumnus Harmon Caldwell (J.D.’77) was featured in the Daily Report discussing his hobbies. The article was written by Paul Shae and published 06/26/14. Read the full article

Ginny Looney: Lawyer emphasized, enforced ethics in Atlanta
Alumna Virginia “Ginny” Looney (J.D.’85) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding her ethics work during her life. Looney passed away on June 25 at the age of 61. The article was written by Hank Klibanoff  and Jane Hansen and appeared on 06/26/14. Read the full article

JQC looks to bench for its new executive director
Alumnus Ronnie Joe Lane (J.D.’76) was featured in the Daily Report for being named the new director of the Judicial Qualifications Commission. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and published 06/25/14. Read the full article

James’ Most Influential Attorneys
More than 40 Georgia Law professors and alumni were listed in JAMES magazine’s Most Influential Attorneys of 2014 list. The article was written by Phil Kent and published in the May/June 2014 issue. Read the full article

Atlanta lawyer Adams to join Ga. ethics commission
Alumna Mary Paige Adams (J.D.’02) was mentioned in the Daily Report after being selected to serve on Georgia’s ethics commission. The article was published 06/20/14. Read the full article

On the Move: Former UGA classmates start their own firm
Alumni James E. “Jeb” Butler (J.D.'08) and Darren M. Tobin (J.D.'08) were featured in the Daily Report after announcing they are starting their own law firm together. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 06/18/14. Read the full article

Kirby Mason Named President of Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Alumna Kirby Gould Mason (J.D.'89) was named president of Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. The article was written by Mary Siceloff and published 06/16/14. Read the full article

Patrick O'Connor joins state bar leadership, first Savannahian since 1973
Alumnus Patrick T. O'Connor (J.D.'81) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for being sworn in as secretary for the State Bar of Georgia, the first Savannahian since 1973. The article was written by Jan Skutch and published 06/17/14. Read the full article

Put the South in your Mouth
Alumnus Chris Adams (J.D.'92) was featured in Georgia Magazine for winning the marinades and sauces category of the Flavor of Georgia contest with his Q sauce GA Mustard Marinade. The article was published 06/2014. Read the full article

Upholding the law
Alumnus Francys Johnson (J.D.'04) was featured in Georgia Magazine after being named president of the Georgia chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in October. The article was written by Daniel Funke and published 06/2014. Read the full article

David A. Smith Elected to Georgia Trust Board of Trustees
Alumnus David A. Smith (J.D.'83) was named to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Trustees. The report was published 6/5/14. Read the full article

Logan E. Bleckley Distinguished Service Award: Judge Cynthia D. Wright Honored as the 2014 Recipient
Alumna Cynthia D. Wright (J.D.'77) was named the 2014 Logan E. Bleckley Distinguished Service Award recepient by the Litigation Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. The report was published 6/3/14. Read the full article

Meet the GC: Shyam K. Reddy of Euramax International
Alumnus Shyam K. Reddy (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his role as chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary of Euramax International. The article was written by Mary Welch and appeared 5/28/14. Read the full article

School board offers contract to McDonough attorney
Alumnus Santana T. Flanigan (J.D.'06) was featured in the Newton Citizen regarding his appointment as attorney for the Rockdale County Board of Education. The article was written by Alice Queen and published 5/23/14. Read the full article

Scintilla Charter Academy names board members
Alumnus Zachary R. Cowart (J.D.'03) was featured in the Valdosta Daily Times regarding his appointment to the Scintilla Charter Academy governing board. The article appeared 5/22/14. Read the full article

IRS Names 10 New Members to ACT Panel; ACT to Submit Recommendations at June Meeting
Alumnus Floyd C. Newton III (J.D.'80) was named to the Internal Revenue Service's Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities. The report was published 5/21/14. Read the full article

Robert L. Berry elected chairman of the board of Greater Community Bank
Alumnus Robert L. "Bob" Berry (J.D.'73) was featured in the Northwest Georgia News regarding his appointment as chairman of the Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank. The article appeared 5/19/2014. Read the full article

Law firm makes history with managing partner selection
Alumna Julie Theall Earp (J.D.'86) was featured in The Greenville News for becoming the first female managing partner of the firm Smith Moore Leatherwood. The article was written by David Dykes and appeared 5/14/14. Read the full article

MSU to Confer 2 Honorary Degrees at Spring Commencements
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured on WCBI TV's website regarding Mississippi State University's plans to award her with an honorary degree for her work as an international famine-relief leader. The article was written by Justin Minyard and appeared 5/13/14. Read the full article

Lawyer Explores Niche in Appellate Family Law
Alumna Nancy Ingram Jordan (J.D.'78) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her move to an appellate family law practice. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 5/12/14. Read the full article

Bell eyeing greater efficiency
Alumnus Joshua C. Bell (J.D.'98) was featured in the Thomasville Times-Enterprise regarding his State Court of Grady County candidacy. The article was written by Susanne Reynolds and appeared 5/8/14. Read the full article

Judge Wright's Next Gig: Mediator at Boyd Collar
Alumna Cynthia D. Wright (J.D.'77) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her plans to open a mediation and arbitration practice after retiring from the Fulton County Superior Court bench. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared 5/8/14. Read the full article

Hill helps develop strategy
Alumna Jennifer C. Hill (J.D.'04) was featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding her impact as legal counsel for Peak Campus Management. The article was written by Janet Jones Kendall and appeared 5/2/14. Read the full article

Butler Derrick, former SC congressman, dies
Alumnus Butler C. Derrick Jr. (LL.B.'65) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding the impact he had throughout his life. Derrick passed away on May 5 at 77. The article was written by Bill Kirby and appeared 5/5/14. Read the full article

Aflac Incorporated Names Audrey Boone Tillman General Counsel
Alumna Audrey Boone Tillman (J.D.'89) was featured in The Wall Street Journal regarding her appointment as general counsel for Aflac Incorporated. Read the full article

Judge Mary Staley Takes Over as President of the Council of Superior Court Judges
Alumna Mary Ellen Staley (J.D.'78) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her appointment as president of the Council of Superior Court Judges of Georgia. Read the full article

Board installs new members Lavender, Wilson, Graves
Alumni Gail F. Lavender (J.D.'67) and R. Daniel Graves (J.D.'03) were featured in the Anderson Independent Mail regarding their appointments to the Elberton-Elbert Hospital Authority. Read the full article

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Names Legislators of the Year
Alumna Stacey G. Evans (J.D.'03) was featured in the Daily Report for being named one of the Georgia Trial Lawyer Association's Legislators of the Year. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 4/30/14. Read the full article

Krystal's First Chief Legal Officer Builds Team of Outside, Nontraditional Firm-Agnostic Counsel
Alumna Sloane G. Perras (J.D.'02) was featured in the Daily Report regardging her work as chief legal officer for the Krystal Company. The article was written by Mary Welch and appeared on 4/30/14. Read the full article

Albert “Hank” Greenstone, 86: Loved young people, education
Alumnus Albert “Hank” Greenstone (LL.B.’52) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the impact he had throughout his life. Greenstone passed away on April 19 at the age of 86. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 4/22/14. Read the full article

Power Play: In the Driver’s Seat
Alumnus Christopher M. "Chris" Carr (J.D.'99) was featured in Georgia Trend regarding his appointment as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The article was written by Bill Crane and appeared in the April issue. Read the full article

Time 100: 100 Most Influential People in the World list
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was named to Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World list. Her entry was written by Rahm Emanuel and appeared on 4/23/14. Read the full article

Atlanta Bar Association to honor Fulton Superior Court Judge Cynthia Wright
Alumna Cynthia D. Wright (J.D.'77) was featured in the Daily Report for being selected to receive the Atlanta Bar Association's Logan E. Bleckley Award for Judicial Excellence. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 4/16/14. Read the full story

Sunday Interview: Trial lawyer Jim Butler talks winning million-dollar verdicts, previous careers
Alumnus Jim E. Butler Jr. (J.D.'77) was featured in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer regarding his career as a successful trial lawyer. The article was written by Chuck Williams and appeared on 4/12/14. Read the full story

Water wheel
Alumna Maureen R. Holman (J.D.'05) was featured in the Washingtonian regarding her work to protect Southwest Washington, D.C.'s tap water as DC Water's program manager for sustainability. The article was written by Christina Ianzito and appeared on 4/3/14. Read the full story

Five questions with: Vanessa Volz
Alumna Vanessa E. Volz (J.D.'06) was featured in the Providence Business News regarding her time spent working as the executive director of the domestic violence agency Sojourner House. The article was written by Patricia Daddona and appeared on 4/4/14. Read the full story

Duane Morris Intellectual Property Practice wins two Managing Intellectual Property North America Awards
Alumnus L. Norwood "Woody" Jameson (J.D.'88) was featured on www.duanemorris.com for being named the leading IP litigator in Georgia. The article appeared on 4/2/14. Read the full story

Ex-adversaries join forces to start firm
Alumnus Michael A. Caplan (J.D.'06) was featured in the Daily Report for starting his own firm, Caplan Cobb, with fellow litigator James Cobb. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 4/1/14. Read the full story

Larry Walker Jr. to receive ABA solo and small-firm Lifetime Achievement Award
1965 alumnus Lawrence C. "Larry" Walker Jr. was featured on www.americanbar.org for receiving the American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. The article appeared on 4/1/14. Read the full story

Deal announces judicial appointments
Alumni Suzanne H. Smith (J.D.’88) and Verda M. Colvin (J.D.’90) were appointed to Superior Court judgeships by Gov. Nathan Deal. The article appeared at www.gov.georgia.gov on 3/24/14. Read the full story

Retiring Aflac exec appointed juvenile court judge
Alumnus Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.’78) was featured in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding his appointment as the juvenile court judge for the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit. The article was written by Tim Chitwood and appeared on 3/20/2014. Read the full story

“Un-Billable Hour” relaunches with New Host Chris Anderson on Legal Talk Network
Alumnus Christopher T. "Chris" Anderson (J.D.’94) was featured on I Want Pop regarding his new Legal Talk Network podcast. The article appeared on 3/20/14. Read the full story

The squeeze player
Alumnus Douglas H. "Doug" Yarn (J.D.'84) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his diverse musical career, specifically playing the bagpipes. The article was written by Mary Helen Martin and appeared on 3/14/14. Read the full story 

Former Mercer Law Dean Replaces Her Replacement
Alumna Daisy Hurst Floyd (J.D.'80) was featured in the Daily Report for serving as interim dean of the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law.  She formerly held this post from 2004 to 2010. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and was published 3/10/14.  Read the full story

Two Bobs and a King
Alumni C. King Askew (J.D.'71) and Robert M. Brinson (J.D.'73) were featured in Georgia Super Lawyers 2014 for becoming the biggest firm in Rome, Ga. The article was written by Jerry Grillo and appeared in the March issue. Read the full story

Mr. Leonard's legacy
Alumnus Earl T. Leonard Jr. (LL.B.'61) was featured in the Georgia Magazine for donating $2 million to establish the Bebe and Earl Leonard Leadership Scholars Program at UGA. The article was written by Allyson Mann and appeared in the March issue. Read the full story

GSU associate dean gives Jeep weekend workouts in the wild
Alumnus Roy Sobelson (J.D.'76) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his involvement with Jeep Jamboree USA. The article was written Mary Helen Martin and appeared on 2/28/14. Read the full story

Mays receives 2014 Pillar of Excellence Award
Alumna Janice A. Mays (J.D.'75) was featured in TaxProf Blog for receiving the 2014 Pillar of Excellence at the Tax Council Policy Institute's 15th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium in Washington D.C. The article was written by Paul Caron and was published on 2/26/14. Read the full story

Benjamine Reid re-elected a director of the Orange Bowl Committee
Alumnus Benjamine Reid (J.D.'74) was featured on cfjblaw.com regarding his recent re-election to the Board of Directors of the Orange Bowl Committee. The article was published on 2/25/14. Read the full story

Bright recognized at Capitol
Alumnus Fredric D. Bright (J.D.'81) was featured in The Union Recorder for receiving an honorary resolution from the Georgia House of Representatives. The article was written by Kyle Collins and was published on 2/20/14. Read the full story

Seiler to receive Erk Russell Award
Alumnus Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler (J.D.'57) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for being selected to receive the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame's Erk Russell Spirit Award. The article was published 2/4/14. Read the full story

Judge Doris Downs Leaves Drug Court, Kelly Lee Assumes Post
Alumni Doris L. Downs (J.D.'81) and Kelly A. Lee (J.D.'93) were featured in the Daily Report regarding Downs stepping down from the Fulton County Drug Court and Lee being selected to replace her on the bench. The article was written by Greg Land and published on 1/30/14. Read the full story

U.S. Court of Federal Claims announces new appointment
Alumna Nora Beth Dorsey (J.D.'91) was appointed special master of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in January. The article appeared on www.uuscfc.uscourts.gov. Read the full story

FCC Chairman Announces Senior Staff Appointments
Alumnus Clete D. Johnson (J.D.'04) was featured in RadioWorld for being named chief counsel for cybersecurity in the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. The article was published 1/10/14. Read the full story

100 Most Influential Georgians
Five Georgia Law alumni were included in Georgia Trend's Most Influential Georgians list.  They are: Charlie Bethel (J.D.'01), Jason Carter (J.D.'04), Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80), David Ralston (J.D.'80) and Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86). The article was edited by Jerry Grillo and was published in January 2014. Read the full story

Former governor credits UGA for his success
Alumnus Carl E. Sanders (J.D.'48) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald, where he talks about his life and UGA's impact. The article was published 1/4/14 and was written by Loran Smith. Read the full story

Officer later served as a Judge
Alumnus William H. "Bill" Darden (LL.B.'48) was featured in the Herald-Tribune regarding his long career. The article was written by Abby Weingarten and was published 1/3/14.  Read the full story

"We're not in Camilla anymore:" Country Lawyer to Hollywood manager
Alumnus Patrick N. Millsaps (J.D.'00) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his work with members of the film industry.  The article was written by Aaron Gould Sheinin and was published 12/27/13. Read the full story

Calling the plays
Alumnus Mark A. Lewis (J.D.'92) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his role at the National Collegiate Athletic Association.  The article was written by Andy Johnston and was published in the December 2013 issue. Read the full story

Law alum to head state economic development office
Alumnus Christopher M. "Chris" Carr (J.D.'99) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his appointment as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.  The article was published in the December 2013 issue. Read the full story

The woman behind Wine, Working and Womanhood
Alumna Christy Hull Eikhoff (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report for creating a support group for working moms. The article was written by Mary Helen Martin and appeared on 12/20/13. Read the full article

US District Court judge tapped for appeals court
Alumna Julie E. Carnes (J.D.'75) has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.  The article was published on 11alive.com on 12/19/13.  Read the full article

Embattled ethics agency hires attorney to help run day-to-day operations
Alumnus Robert P. Constantine Jr. (J.D.'72) was hired by the Georgia's state ethics commission to help run the organization.  The article was published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. It was written by Greg Bluestein and Shannon McCaffrey and appeared on 12/19/13.  Read the full article

Michael Raeber named executive director of legal affairs at UGA
Michael M. Raeber (J.D.'93) was featured in a press release by the University of Georgia for his appointment as the executive director of legal affairs at UGA. The article was written by Chuck Toney and appeared on 12/18/13. Read the full article

Hall's Willis named state "Assistant Circuit Defender of the Year"
Alumnus Brett M. Willis (J.D.'03) was named Assistant Circuit Defender of the Year for the state by the Georgia Circuit Defender Association. The article appeared on AccessNorthGa.com on 12/18/13. Read the full article

Why I ... Returned to Ballet Dancing
Alumna Erica L. Parsons (J.D.'04) was featured in the Daily Report regarding how she uses ballet to help her deal with the stress of practicing law. The article was written by Parsons and appeared on 12/11/13. Read the full article

Four Judges Named in Columbus, Eastman
Alumni Maureen Callahan Gottfried (J.D.'86) and Benjamin "Ben" S. Richardson (J.D.'92) were featured in the Daily Report for their recent judicial appointments. The article was written by Kathleen B. Joyner and appeared on 12/10/13. Read the full article

A Quick Look at our Newsmakers of the Past
Alumni Roy E. Barnes (J.D.'72), B.J. Bernstein (J.D.'87), McCracken "Ken" Poston Jr. (J.D.'85) and Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) were featured in the Daily Report for being among the paper's top newsmakers since 2000. The article was written by Mary Smith Judd and appeared on 12/9/13. Read the full article

Mitchell King, 96: D-Day vet became a man of letters
Alumnus Mitchell C. King (J.D.'41) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the impact he had throughout his life. King passed away on Dec. 3 at the age of 96. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 12/8/13. Read the full article

On the Job with Charles Lamb
Alumnus Charles W. Lamb Jr. (J.D.'98) was featured in the Albany Herald regarding the obstacles he has overcome in his personal life and how that led him to practice disability law in his hometown. The article was written by Brad McEwen and appeared on 12/6/13. Read the full article

McMillian reflects, with tips, on year as appellate judge
Alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.'98) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her first year serving as a judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 12/4/13. Read the full article

She's the Wheel Deal
Alumna Morgan Leigh Felts (J.D.'10) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her participation as a member of the Apocalpstix, one of Atlanta's rollergirls teams, which is part of the national Women's Flat Track Derby Association. The article was written by Paul Shea and appeared on 11/22/13.  Read the full article 

UGA Alumni Association announces fifth annual Bulldog 100 list; three Georgia Law alumni included    
Alumni Ronald E. Mabra (J.D.'04), David C. Jones (J.D.'97) and James B. Trotter (J.D.'00) were featured in a news release by the University of Georgia's Alumni Association for being selected for this year's Bulldog 100 list. This award recognizes the fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. The article was written by Elizabeth Elmore and appeared on 11/20/13. Read the full article                  

Weinberg lawyer opens plaintiffs firm
Alumnus Charles L. Clay Jr. (J.D.'99) was featured in the Daily Report regarding the opening his own plaintiffs' firm, Chuck Clay & Associates, during October. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 11/7/13. Read the full article

Emory public interest group honors three lawyers
Alumnus Stanley S. Jones Jr. (J.D.'77) was featured in the Daily Report for being one of three lawyers that will be honored by the Emory Public Interest Committee in February. The article appeared on 11/14/13. Read the full article

Jimmy Franklin is Bar President's new choice for disputed JQC post
Alumnus James B. "Jimmy" Franklin (J.D.'64) was featured in the Daily Report for being nominated to the Judicial Qualifications Commission. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 11/13/13. Read the full article

Augusta is first Asian-American judge appointed to the Georgia Court of Appeals
Alumna Carla W. McMillian (J.D.'98) was featured on WJBF for being appointed as the first Asian-American judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Nicole Snyder and appeared on 11/13/13. Read the full article

Endurance for charity, support for friends
Alumna Vivian D. Hoard (J.D.'85) was featured in the Daily Report for being honored with a Triple Crown title by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Hoard received the award for participating in three different sports to support her friends who have battled cancer and to raise money for the organization. The article was written by Laura Raines and appeared on 11/8/13. Read the full article

Brasseler USA chairman, president and CEO Don L. Waters inducted into Savannah Business Hall of Fame
Alumnus Don L. Waters (J.D.'78) was featured in Dentistry Today for being inducted into the Savannah Business Hall of Fame at the 14th Annual Business Hall of Fame Gala. The article appeared on 11/8/13. Read the full article

Jason Carter to challenge Gov. Deal next year
Alumnus Jason J. Carter (J.D.'04) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his announcement to run for governor in 2014. The article was written by Greg Bluestein and appeared on 11/7/13. Read the full article

Judge Mikell: True public servant
Alumnus Charles B. Mikell Jr. (J.D.'76) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding his love for practicing law and his time spent serving on the bench. Mikell passed away Nov. 4, 2013. The article appeared on 11/5/13. Read the full article

State court judges' council honors Cobb jurist
Alumnus David P. Darden (J.D.'83) was featured in the Daily Report for being presented with the 2013 Ogden Doremus/Kent Lawrence Award by the Georgia Council of State Court Judges. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 11/4/13. Read the full article

Advocate for student expression rights to give 8th State of First Amendment Address at UK
Alumnus Frank D. LoMonte (J.D.'00) was featured in KyForward regarding the eighth annual state of the First Amendment Address he will give on First Amendment rights for high school and college students. The article was written by Scripps Howard First Amendment Center and appeared on 10/28/13. Read the full article

Former White House staffer Lawton Jordan III to join Ga. Ethics Commission
Alumnus Lawton Jordan III (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his appointment to the state ethics commission by Gov. Nathan Deal. The article was written by Christina A. Cassidy and appeared on 10/25/13. Read the full article

Jeff Woodard Named Chief Legal Officer At Erlanger
Alumnus Jeffrey N. Woodard (J.D.'02) was featured in The Chattanoogan regarding his appointment as Erlanger's new chief legal officer. The article appeared on 10/24/13. Read the full article

Effingham Health gets new chief nursing officer
Alumna Marie Livingstone (J.D.'96) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for being named the chief nursing officer at Effingham Health System. The article appeared on 10/23/13. Read the full article

Mohegan Sun CEO, in his job for a year, reflects on how casino has fared in tough economic climate
Robert J. "Bobby" Soper (J.D.'97) was featured in the Hartford Courant regarding his casino, Mohegan Sun, and how its financial performance is stabilizing and beginning to improve. The article was written by Mathew Sturdevant and appeared on 10/21/13. Read the full article

Officiating in court and on field
Alumnus Tilman "Tripp" Self III (J.D.'97) was featured in the Daily Report regarding him not only being a Superior Court judge in Macon, but also officiating college football games. The article was written by Michael Tierney and appeared on 10/18/13. Read the full article

Joseph E. Cheeley Jr., 84: Attorney helped craft the law 
Alumnus Joseph E. Cheeley Jr. (J.D.'50) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the precedents he set and his contribution to divorce law in Georgia. Cheeley passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 10/17/13. Read the full article

Shanahan named UNC system vice president, general counsel
Alumnus Thomas C. Shanahan (J.D.'98) was featured in The Herald Sun for being appointed as vice president and general counsel of the 17-campus UNC system. The article was written by Gregory Childress and appeared on 10/11/13. Read the full article

Art for all
Alumnus Bennett D. Bryan (J.D.'09) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his position as a board member of Living Walls, a nonprofit organization that promotes, educates and changes perspectives about public space via street art. The article was written by Laura Raines and appeared on 10/11/13. Read the full article

Richard G. Douglas of Highland Park honored as one of the 40 most talented young attorneys in Illinois
Alumnus Richard G. Douglas (J.D.'02) was featured in the Chicago Tribune for being selected as one of the 40 most talented young attorneys in Illinois. The article was written by Nancy Dove and appeared on 10/9/13. Read the full article

Statesboro attorney elected president Georgia State Conference NAACP
Alumnus Francys Johnson (J.D.'04) was featured in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer for being elected president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP. The article was written by Ben Wright and appeared on 10/5/13. Read the full article

Darden begins turn as Cobb Chief Judge
Alumnus David P. Darden (J.D.'83) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his two-year term appointment as chief judge for Cobb County. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 10/8/13. Read the full article

Cobb DA spearheads animal abuse unit
Alumna Sherwin K. Figueroa (J.D.'11) was featured in The Marietta Daily Journal regarding her role in the new Animal Abuse Unit for the Cobb County District Attorney's office. The article was written by Lindsay Field and appeared on 10/1/13. Read the full article

2013 forty under forty
Alumni Otis A. Brumby III (J.D.'06), Blake M. Tillery (J.D.'10), Benjamin J. Vinson (J.D.'02) and Shannon G. Wallace (J.D.'02)  were featured in the Georgia Trend for being honored as part of the Georgia Trend's  2013 Forty Under Forty. They were recognized as "outstanding Georgians under the age of 40." The article was written by Susan Percy and appeared in the Oct. 2013 issue. Read the full article

UGA chapter of Blue Key Honor society will honor four with service awards
Alumna Jessica Langston McClellan (J.D.'03) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the Blue Key National Honor Society honoring her with the Young Alumnus Award. The article was written by Sara Freeland and appeared on 9/27/13. Read the full article

Meet the ultra man
Alumnus Joseph B. Fejes (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his "ultrarunning accomplishments." The article was written by Paul Shea and appeared on 9/20/13. Read the full article

Albany judge to sit on Supreme Court
Alumna Denise Marshall (J.D.'81) was featured on WALB News regarding her temporary appointment to the Georgia Supreme Court for an upcoming case. The article was written by Dave Miller and appeared on 9/18/13. Read the full article

U.S. Lawmakers tackle the health care law, confirmation of federal judge
Alumna Valerie Caproni (J.D.'79) was featured in the Concord Monitor regarding the Senate confirming her as a U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of New York. The article was written by Voterama in Congress and appeared on 9/15/13. Read the full article

U.S. attorney Sally Yates: "Nobody is a success on their own"
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding her being the first woman to be named U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Henry Unger and appeared on 9/14/13. Read the full article

Brownstein Hyatt law firm expands intellectual property team by 13
Alumnus Stephen C. Hemenway (J.D.'98) was featured in the Denver Post regarding his move to join Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck's intellectual property team. The article was written by Howard Pankratz and appeared on 9/5/13.
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Palmer to fill in on Ga. Supreme Court case
Alumnus Emory L. Palmer (J.D.'99) was featured in the Times-Herald regarding his temporary appointment to serve as a judge on the Georgia Supreme Court. The article was written by Sarah fay Campbell and appeared on 9/6/13.
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The right person, the right time
Alumnus Jere Morehead (J.D.'80) was featured in the September 2013 edition of Georgia Magazine regarding his appointment as UGA's new president and his plans to take "UGA to the next level". The article was written by Kelly Simmons. Read the full article
Related article: Take 5 - President Jere Morehead on his appointment

Judge counters tactics of rage
Alumna Julie E. Carnes (J.D.'75) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her innovative thinking in the courtroom. The article was written by Robin McDonald and appeared on 8/13/13. Read the full article

Making book of the legendary Georgia-Clemson series
Alumnus Kyle T. King (J.D.'97) was featured in the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his new book Fighting Like Cats and Dogs, a series that discusses the Georgia-Clemson football rivalry. The article was written by Bill King and appeared on 8/29/13. Read the full article

Female umpire at Little League World Series feels fortunate
Alumna Cynthia A. Smith (J.D.'78) was recently featured in an article written by Associated Press for being the fifth female in 67 years of the World Series to be asked back as part of the 12-person umpiring crew. The article was written by Jim Carlson and appeared in the Miami Herald on 8/21/13. Read the full article

Former Athens mayor Upshaw Bentley dies
Alumnus Upshaw C. Bentley Jr. (LL.B. '49) was recently featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his impact on Athens and its community. Bentley passed away late last week. The article was written by Lee Shearer and appeared on 8/15/13. Read the full article here

Helping in Haiti: Therese Franzén see ROI in life by giving back to others
Alumna Therese G. Franzén (J.D.'80) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her philanthropy work in Haiti. The article was written by Laura Raines and appeared on 8/2/13. Read the full article

Ex-DA's Ties Lead to High-Profile Cases
Alumnus J. Tom Morgan (J.D.'80) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his practice's high profile cases in metro Atlanta. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 8/7/13. Read the full article

Top 10 in 10 honorees build solid careers
Alumnus Davis A. Dunaway (J.D.'03) was featured in the Augusta Chronicle regarding his career since receiving the Augusta Metro Chamber's Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch award in 2010. The article was written by Jenna Martin and appeared on 7/26/13. Read the full article

Longtime chief Assistant District Attorney wins state award
Alumna Martha P. Jacobs (J.D.'94) was featured in the Rome News-Tribune for receiving the Georgia Assistant District Attorney of the Year Award. The article was written by Kim Jarrett and appeared on 7/22/13. Read the full article

Jamie Sibold, 57: Former DeKalb GOP chairman
Alumnus James S. Sibold (J.D.'82) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his influence during his lifetime. Sibold passed away in July due to complications of brain cancer. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 7/18/13. Read the full article

New bankruptcy judge's investiture Monday
Alumnus Edward J. Coleman III (J.D.'82) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding his upcoming investiture ceremony. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 7/20/13. Read the full article

UGA Alumni Association announces new executive committee president, officers
Alumna Jennifer L. Chapman (J.D.'02) was featured in a news release by the University of Georgia regarding her election as treasurer of the UGA Alumni Association. The news release appeared on 7/18/13. Read the full article

Savannah attorney pro bono award winner
Alumnus Edward O. Henneman (J.D.'94) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for earning the 2013 Business Commitment Pro Bono Business Law Award from the State Bar of Georgia. The article appeared on 7/15/13. Read the full article

Attorney Lea Holliday puts engineering training to good use
Alumnus Leamon "Lea" R. Holliday III (J.D.'70) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for receiving the Savannah Bar Association's Judge Frank S. Cheatham Jr. Professionalism Award. The article appeared on 7/7/13. Read the full article

Ernst named to DeKalb ethics board
Alumnus John A. Ernst Jr. (J.D.'03) was featured in the Dunwoody Crier regarding his appointment to the Dekalb County Board of Ethics. The article appeared on 7/2/13. Read the full article

Former Perdue lawyer named to State Election Board
Alumna Rebecca N. Sullivan (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her appointment to the State Election Board by the state House speaker. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 7/1/13. Read the full article

Rollins Hires Chandler To Be Its New GC
Alumna Elizabeth B. Chandler (J.D.'88) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her position as Rollins' new general counsel and vice president. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 6/28/13. Read the full article

Duane Morris Gets New Local Leader
G. Kirk Domescik (J.D.'94) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his new position as the managing partner for Duane Morris' Atlanta office. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 6/26/13. Read the full article

University of Georgia Foundation Board elects new chair, vice chair, treasurer, secretary and six managing trustees
Alumni John P. Spalding (J.D.'85) and Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) were featured in a news release by the University of Georgia Foundation regarding their new positions as chairman and managing trustee of the foundation, respectively. Also two alumni - Norman S. Fletcher (J.D.'58) and Don L. Waters (J.D.'78) - were accorded emeritus status. The news release appeared was dated 6/25/13. Read the full article

Yarbrough: Visit with Carl Sanders recalls tumultuous time in Georgia
Alumnus Carl E. Sanders (J.D.'48) was featured in the Athens-Banner Herald regarding his tenure as governor of Georgia. The article was written by Dick Yarbrough and appeared on 6/24/13. Read the full article

'Gideon's Army' rallies its troops for justice
Alumnus Travis A. Williams (J.D.'08) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his role in a documentary about public defenders in the South. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 6/17/13. Read the full article
Related article: UGA law grad's passion for justice lands him in HBO movie by Lee Shearer for the Athens-Banner Herald on 6/22/13.

For love of the game
Alumnus Gordon A. Smith (J.D.'78) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his position as executive director and chief operating officer of the U.S. Tennis Association. The article was written by Allyson Mann appeared in the June issue. Read the full article

Thanks, Abe
Alumnus Lawton E. Stephens (J.D.'81) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding a letter from President Abraham Lincoln that has been handed down through the Stephens family and is now on display at UGA's Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The article appeared in the June 2013 issue. Read the full article

United Nations executive has UGA ties
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured in The Red and Black regarding her position as the executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme. The article was written by Brad Mannion and appeared on 6/12/13. Read the full article

Frogdice: Making Games on the Road Less Traveled
Alumnus Michael Hartman (J.D.'98) was featured on Gamefront.com regarding his company, Frogdice, an independent publisher of video games. The article was written by Ron Whitaker and appeared on 6/7/13. Read the full article

LawJam 2013: It's All In The Name For Mikey Mel & The JDs
Alumni Michael A. Melonakos and Adam L. Hebbard, 2008 classmates, were featured in the Daily Report regarding their upcoming participation in LawJam 2013, the fourth annual battle of the Atlanta lawyers' bands. The article was written by Michael Melonakos and appeared on 6/7/13. Read the full article

Whitfield County Superior Court clerk pushes the edge
Alumna Amanda A. Brown (J.D.'12) was featured in The Daily Citizen regarding the completion of her first triathlon, the Ochsner Ironman. The article was written by Mitch Talley and appeared on 6/5/13. Read the full article

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured in Forbes regarding her position as the world's 49th most powerful woman. The article was written by Caroline Howard and appeared on 5/22/13. Read the full article

Judge Forsling Resigns, 'Ready For a New Stage'
Alumna Susan B. Forsling (J.D.'80) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her resignation as judge of the State Court of Fulton County. The article was written by Greg Land and Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 6/3/13. Read the full article

Augusta lawyer Brian Epps selected as federal magistrate judge
Alumnus Brian K. Epps (J.D.'98) was featured in the The Augusta Chronicle regarding his appointment as a federal court magistrate judge for the Southern District of Georgia. The article was written by Sandy Hodson and appeared on 5/30/13. Read the full article

Georgia: Chief Judge Sweat to hear Georgia Supreme Court Case
Alumnus David R. Sweat (J.D.'79) was featured in a news release by the Supreme Court of Georgia regarding his designation to serve as a judge in the appeal of Roesser v. The State (S12G1846). The news release appeared on 5/30/13. Read the full article

Cobb Chairman supports assistant as county attorney
Alumna Deborah L. Dance (J.D.'89) was featured in The Marietta Daily Journal regarding her recommendation as Cobb County's new county attorney. The article was written by Jon Gillooly and appeared on 5/24/13. Read the full article

Athens welcomes new UGA president
Alumnus Jere Morehead (J.D.'80) was featured in the Spring 2013 edition of Athens Magazine regarding his appointment as UGA's new president and his past experience in UGA academia and administration. The article was written by Lee Shearer. Read the full article

W. Hale Barrett, former managing partner of Hull Barrett law firm, dies
Alumnus William H. Barrett (LL.B.'55) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding his influence and expertise during his lifetime. Barrett passed away in May from failing health. The article was written by Travis Highfield and appeared on 5/25/13. Read the full article
Related article: Hail Barrett: Respected Augusta attorney exemplified integrity by Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff for The Augusta Chronicle on 5/31/13.

Asheville's alehouse attorneys
Alumna Hayley R. Wells (J.D.'08) was featured in The Asheville Citizen-Times regarding her firm's creation of its own alcoholic beverage law practice group. The article was written by Jason Sandford and appeared on 5/24/13. Read the full article

AG Selects Pam Anderson as New Torts Division Chief
Alumna Pamela H. Anderson (J.D.'81) was featured in a press release by the Washinton Attorney General's office regarding her appointment as the new Torts Division Chief. The press release appeared on 5/9/13. Read the full article

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia
Alumna Terressa M. Davis (J.D.'09) was featured in The New York Times regarding the Metropolitan Museum of Art's decision to return two pieces of ancient Khmer art to Cambodia. The article was written by Tom Mashberg and Ralph Blumenthal and appeared on 5/3/13. Read the full article
Related article: When Museums Do the Right Thing by Mark V. Vlasic and Tess Davis for The New York Times on 5/17/13.

Aaron's appoints former Equifax exec SVP
Alumnus Robert W. Kamerschen (J.D.'94) was featured in Retailing Today regarding his appointment as the new senior vice president and general counsel for Aaron's. The article was written by Vivian Gomez and appeared on 5/13/13. Read the full article

Veteran Brooks attorney named to vacant magistrate’s post
Alumnus Loyd H. "Buster" Black Jr. (J.D.'69) was featured in The Citizen regarding his appointment as Fayette County's new magistrate judge. The article was submitted by John Munford and appeared on 5/8/13. Read the full article

An interview with Judge Emory Palmer
Alumnus Emory L. Palmer (J.D.'99) was featured in the Douglas County Sentinel regarding his role as the new Superior Court Judge in the Coweta Judicial Circuit. The article was written by Jason Swindle and appeared on 5/6/13. Read the full article

State’s Superior Court judges elect all-women leadership
Alumna Mary E. Staley (J.D.'78) was featured on ATLaw, the Daily Report's blog on Georgia's legal community, regarding her appointment as president-elect of the Council of Superior Court Judges of Georgia. Alumna Louisa Abbot (J.D.'82) was also featured for starting her term as president for the council. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 5/3/13. Read the full article

Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to Deliver Commencement Address
Alumna Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) was featured on the College of Coastal Georgia's website as the 2013 commencement ceremony speaker for the college. The release appeared on 4/29/13. Read the full article
Related article: College of Coastal Georgia holds graduation ceremony Saturday by Terry Dickson for The Florida Times-Union on 5/10/13.

Judge Abbot to become president of state Superior Court judges council on May 1
Alumna Louisa Abbot (J.D.'82) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding her appointment as president of the Council of Superior Court Judges. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 4/29/13. Read the full article.

Teilhet Opens Plaintiffs' Firm After Heading Advocacy Group
Alumnus Robert B. Teilhet (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his return to private practice after serving two years as executive director of Georgia Conservation Voters. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 4/24/13. Read the full article
Related article: Representing 'regular folks'- Former state rep. makes Marietta home to new law firm by Rachel Miller for The Marietta Daily Journal on 5/15/13.

Norman Fletcher honored at UGA's 2013 Alumni Awards Luncheon
Norman S. Fletcher (J.D.'58) received one of three prestigious alumni merit awards presented at the UGA Alumni Association awards luncheon for demonstrating a commitment to bettering the University of Georgia. The luncheon took place on 4/19/13. See the full details

Norman Fletcher honored at UGA Alumni Association luncheon
Alumnus Norman S. Fletcher (J.D.'58) was featured in the Rome News-Tribune for receiving a prestigious alumni merit award presented at the University of Georgia Alumni Association awards luncheon. The article appeared on 4/19/13. Read the full article

Athens attorney wins Benham Award for arts efforts
Alumna Laura Christian Nehf (J.D.'83) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for receiving the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service. The article was written by staff reporters and appeared on 4/13/13. Read the full article

Superior Court Judge Rumer designated to serve on case at Georgia Supreme Court
Alumnus William C. Rumer (J.D.'75) was featured in the Columbus Ledge Enquirer regarding his appointment to serve on the Supreme Court of Georgia in an appeal case. Rumer is a Superior Court Judge and will serve in place of Justice Keith Blackwell. The article was written by Stephanie Pedersen and appeared on 4/10/13. Read the full article

A tale of two titans
Alumnus James E. Butler Jr. (J.D.'77) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his successful career as a plaintiffs' lawyer. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 3/21/13. Read the full article

The late Otis Brumby Jr. receives Hero Award
Alumnus Otis A. Brumby Jr. (LL.B.'65) was featured in the Marietta Daily Journal for receiving the Open Government Hero Award by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation for his achievements during his lifetime. Brumby passed away at the age of 72 after a battle with prostate cancer. The article was written by Leo Hohmann and appeared on 3/16/13. Read the full article

UGA building to be named after former Gov. Busbee
Alumnus and former Georgia Gov. George D. Busbee (LL.B.'52) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the University of Georgia naming one of its residence halls in his memory. Busbee passed away in 2004. The article appeared on 3/13/13. Read the full article

Community leaders honored by Boy Scouts
Alumnus Daniel J.Porter (J.D.'81) was featured in the Gwinnett Daily Post for receiving the Scott Hudgens Distinguished Citizen Award at the American Values Dinner that benefits the Northeast Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The article was written by Keith Farner and appeared on 3/5/13. Read the full article

Savannah man appointed to Georgia Board of Regents
Alumnus Don L. Waters (J.D.'78) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for his appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The article was written by Jenel Few and appeared on 3/4/13. Read the full article

Frank Beckum, a great Georgian, has died
Alumnus H. Frank Beckum (J.D.'56) was featured in The Florida Times-Union regarding his influence during his lifetime. Beckum passed away in February from failing health. The article was written by Terry Dickson and appeared on 2/21/13. Read the full article

Harold Clarke, former state Supreme Court justice, dies
Alumnus Harold G. Clarke (J.D.'50) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his influential role as chief justice for the Georgia Supreme Court. Clarke passed away at the age of 85 from a prolonged illness. The article was written by Bill Rankin and appeared on 2/27/13. Read the full article
Justice Harold Clarke personified the ideal of service by Robin Frazer Clark for the Daily Report
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Justice Clarke helped establish ADR system by Edith B. Primm for the Daily Report 3/7/13

Court delivers justice for juvenile peers
Alumna Emily R. Boness (J.D.'10) was profiled on the University of Georgia's website regarding Peer Court, an innovation in juvenile justice in Athens where local youth volunteers serve as judges, bailiffs, advocates and jurors and hear the cases of first-time juvenile offenders. Boness started the court nearly a year ago and hopes to expand the program to other communities around the state. Read the full article

UGA College of Education doctoral student receives top sport/recreation law association award
Alumna Natasha T. Brison (J.D.'98) was featured on UGA Today for receiving the 2013 Maloy Student Research Award from the Sport and Recreation Law Association, the highest recognition of accomplishment in student research this academic organization gives. The article was written by Lauren Mayo and appeared on 2/21/13. Read the full article

Atlanta immigration lawyer to head aid group
Alumnus Dale M. Schwartz (J.D.'68) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his appointment as the new chairman of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a nonprofit organization. The article was written by Adina Solomon and appeared on 2/18/13. Read the full article

Lawyer to Head Firm Running Football Hall of Fame
Alumnus John W. Stephenson Jr. (J.D.'00) was featured on 41 NBC News regarding his appointment as president and chief operating officer of the firm in charge of building and operating the national College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The article was written by the Associated Press and appeared on 2/5/13. Read the full article

‘True Believers in Justice’
Alumnus Travis A. Williams (J.D.'08) was featured in The New York Times regarding his role in the documentary “Gideon’s Army,” which features the work Williams has done as a public defender. The film will appear at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and later on HBO. The article was written by Dawn Porter and appeared on 1/23/13. Read the full article

Chief judge likes 'real world'
Alumna Pamela D. South (J.D.'88) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her role as the chief judge of the Gwinnett County State Court. The article was written by Mark Niesse and appeared on 1/23/13. Read the full article

Governor taps Carla Wong McMillian to Court of Appeals
Alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.'98) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her recent appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal as the new judge on the state Court of Appeals. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 1/17/13. Read the full article
Related articles: New Court of Appeals judge rode fast track to appointment by Alyson M. Palmer for the Daily Report on 1/22/13
Deal puts first Asian-American on state appellate court by Bill Rankin for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 1/16/13

New law firm opens in Athens
Alumnus William H. Kimbrough Jr. (J.D.'73) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for opening The Kimbrough Law Firm in Athens, Ga. The article appeared on 1/12/13. Read the full article

Covington resident named to Leadership Ga.
Alumnus Michael G. Geoffroy (J.D.'01) was featured in the Covington News for being inducted into the Leadership Georgia class of 2013, a prestigious organization that includes community and state leaders. The article appeared as a staff report on 1/12/13. Read the full article

U.S. Embassy Libya: New Chargé d' Affaires William Roebuck assumes office
Alumnus William V. Roebuck Jr. (J.D.'92) was featured on Diplopundit.net regarding his arrival in Tripoli as the new U.S. Chargé d' Affaires to Libya. The article was written by Domani Spero and appeared on 1/9/13. Read the full article

Sally Quillian Yates joins AGAC
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle for her appointment to vice chair of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys. The article was written by Jacques Couret and appeared on 1/7/13. Read the full article

Judge wrote new chapter in state judicial history
Alumna Rufe McCombs Maulsby (LL.B.'42) was featured in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding her distinguished career in the Georgia judiciary. Considered a "trailblazer," Maulsby was the first woman in Georgia elected to be a judge without prior appointment. She passed away in December at the age of 94. The article appeared on 1/2/13. Read the full article.
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