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Federal criminal justice reform task force speaks with leaders of Georgia reform initiative

...meeting at the Georgia Capitol, task force members heard from Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs and State Bar of Georgia director of governmental affairs Thomas Worthy, co-chairmen of the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/federal-criminal-justice-refo
High-profile Ga. lawyer gives up license

ATLANTA - A prominent Atlanta attorney has surrendered his law license, resolving a State Bar of Georgia ethics investigation that began in 2011.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-06/high-profile-ga-lawyer
Milestones

...Hergott Thomas R. Burnside III of the Burnside Law Firm LLP was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Georgia. He is a graduate of Presbyterian College and earned his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-30/milestones
Augusta attorney installed as president of young lawyers' group

An Augusta area attorney has been named president of the state's Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.John R.B. "Jack" Long was installed as the 69th president during the bar's annual meeting on June 19. Georgia Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-25/augusta-attorney-insta
Critics, supporters stunned by indictment of ex-judge

...violating her oath of office are each punishable by one to five years in prison.If she is convicted of a felony, the State Bar of Georgia could have Williams disbarred.Williams did not return a phone message left at her law office. John Ossick, her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-07/ex-judge-indicted-regarding-2
Sonny Seiler, owner of mascot Uga, reflects on his experiences at Augusta National

...of Good and Evil, become a senior partner at Savannah's Bouhan Falligant law firm, serve as president of the State Bar of Georgia and president of the UGA National Alumni Association.But he's quick to admit his biggest mistake."I was asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-09/sonny-seiler-owner-mascot-uga
James Elliott

...University Law School in 1953. He practiced law in Macon until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Elliott was a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Macon/Bibb Bar (past president). He was the assistant U.S. Attorney of the Middle District of Georgia...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174907018
Law license for Augusta lawyer reinstated

...Christopher Nicholson.The suspension was temporarily ordered on Dec. 22 when Nicholson did not respond to the State Bar of Georgia's notice of investigation. The state's highest court lifted the suspension on Jan. 15, finding Nicholson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/law-license-augusta-la
House Speaker David Ralston denies violating State Bar of Georgia's rules

...asked that a complaint filed against him by the State Bar of Georgia be dismissed, denying he violated rules related to his work as an attorney.The State Bar of Georgia in June filed a petition in the state Supreme Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/house-speaker-david-ralston-d
Attorney faces allegation of making false statement under oath

A pending investigation by the State Bar of Georgia that has led to the suspension of Chris Nicholson's law license is related to the Augusta attorney's failure to pay a debt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-31/attorney-faces-allegat