Bench & Bar, 1021 GABJ, GSB Vol. 27, No. 2, Pg. 46

PositionVol. 27 2 Pg. 46

Bench & Bar

No. Vol. 27 No. 2 Pg. 46

Georgia Bar Journal

October, 2021


The Drake House announced that Lynn Wilson, partner at Goggans, Stutzman, Hudson, Wilson & Mize, LLP, was appointed board chair for a two-year term. The Drake House is a local nonprofit that serves single mothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness.

Joyette Holmes, member at GDCR Attorneys at Law, was appointed to the Georgia Juvenile Justice Board by Gov. Brian P. Kemp. The Georgia Juvenile Justice Board, a combination of professionals, attorneys, law enforcement, public servants and others interested in improving Georgia's juvenile justice system, establishes the general policy to be followed by the Department of Juvenile Justice. The board's objective is to provide leadership in developing programs to successfully rehabilitate juvenile offenders committed to the state's custody and provide guidance to the commissioner.

The National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) announced the election of Ramona Murphy Bartos as board president for a two-year term. NCSHPO is the professional nonprofit organization for the network of state and territorial governmental officials and their staff who carry out the national historic preservation program under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Ford Harrison LLP announced the selection of Sarah Pierce Wimberly as co-leader of the firm's airline service group. Wimberly will serve as the firm's head of airline litigation/arbitration.

The American Bar Association (ABA) appointed former Administrative Law Judge Savannah Potter-Miller to serve as a member of the ABA Advisory Commission to the ABA Standing Committee of the Law Library of Congress. The Standing Committee of the Law Library of Congress, established in 1932, serves as the ABA's connection to and voice of the legal profession concerning the continued development and effective operation of the Law Library of Congress.

Additionally, Potter-Miller was appointed to the Council of Appellate Lawyers Executive Board, ABA Judicial Division Appellate Judges Conference as a member of the Council of Appellate Lawyers Educational Planning Committee for the Annual ABA Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit.

Atlanta attorney Avarita L. Hanson was inducted into the National Bar Association's Fred D. Gray Hall of Fame in July. This award honors attorneys who have made significant contributions to the cause of justice and practiced law for 40 or more years. It recognizes attorneys who have by, through and within institutions...

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