Bench & Bar, 0819 GABJ, GSB Vol. 25, No. 1, Pg. 62

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Bench & Bar

Vol. 25 No. 1 Pg. 62

Georgia Bar Journal

August, 2019

Boyd Collar Nolen Tuggle & Roddenbery announced that shareholder Tina Roddenbery was named president of the Georgia chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). AAML serves to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.

Carlton Fields announced that shareholder Gail Podolsky received the 2019 Volunteer Leadership Award from the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. Podolsky was recognized for her pro bono contributions at the organization's annual membership meeting in May.

The Georgia Public Defender Council announced the appointment of Jennifer L. "Jen" Lewis as the circuit public defender of the Flint Judicial Circuit. A public defender for the past 12 years, Lewis has served in the Flint Circuit for 10 years and as chief assistant from 2018-19.

Bouhan Falligant LLP announced that partner J. Daniel Falligant was recognized as a member of the "Top One Percent" of attorneys in the United States by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization that promotes high standards of legal excellence. The award is given to attorneys who have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession, according to the NADC.

Davis Bozeman Law Firm, PC, announced that attorney Mawuli Davis received the Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award, which is presented annually to a living Georgia attorney whose overall accomplishments reflect the tradition of public service exemplified by Ben F. Johnson, the founding dean of Georgia State College of Law. It is the highest award extended by Georgia State College of Law.

Taylor English Duma LLP announced that partner Eric Fisher received the 2019 Daniel R Ginsberg Leadership Award by the Anti-Defamation League. This award honors outstanding young professionals for their leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of prejudice.

Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP, announced that partner John P. "Jack" Reale served as presenter for Champ Bailey, retired NFL Denver Broncos defensive back, at Bailey's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August. Reale has served as Bailey's attorney for the past 20 years, practiced law for 43 years and represented numerous professional football players in the negotiation and drafting of playing contacts and commercial endorsements.

Adams and Reese announced that the firm was named an official honoree in the Law Websites category in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards in April. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.

Fisher & Phillips LLP announced the election of Christine E. Howard to a three-year term on the firm's management committee. Howard is the first woman to serve on the three-member management committee, the equivalent of the board of directors for the 34-office, more than 400-lawyer firm. She has been with Fisher Phillips since 1990 and is the regional managing partner of the firm's Tampa...

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