Attorney Named to Board of Directors
Richard W. Schmidt was recently named to the Board of Directors of the new Lake Oconee Academy School. Lake Oconee Academy, A Georgia public charter school, was approved by the State Board in July. Mr. Schmidt is a shareholder and practices in our Greensboro office.
Georgia Rising Star 2007 Named
David Dismuke was chosen as a Georgia Rising Star for 2007 by Super Lawyers in the practice area of Estate Planning and Probate
30th Annual Real Property Law Institute
Jay Dell to present at 30th Annual Real Property Law Institute in Amelia Island, Florida
Jay Dell is scheduled to present a residential real estate “Practice and Procedure Update” during the 30th Annual Real Property Law Institute to be held at the Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island Florida, May 8-10, 2008. The Real Property Law Institute is an annual continuing legal education seminar hosted by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, co-sponsored by the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and features presentations by respected real estate professionals and practitioners from around the state of Georgia.
Jay Dell serves as State Bar Liaison
Jay Dell, a shareholder in the Firm’s Lake Oconee office, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia (“RPLS”), was recently appointed as the RPLS liaison to coordinate with the Forms Committee of the Georgia Association of Realtors (“GAR”) in the development of the GAR Forms, which are standardized forms used by GAR real estate agent members in real estate transactions. As RPLS liaison, Jay has worked closely with the GAR leadership and their counsel to discuss issues that are important to both members of the real property bar and real estate agents alike.
Firm Attorneys Conduct Professionalism Orientation for First Year Students
In furtherance of our commitment to professionalism and outreach, firm attorneys Molly Talley, Josh Wages, Tripp Bridges and Thomas Hollingsworth joined judges and attorneys from around the state as group leaders in presenting the concepts of legal ethics and professionalism to first year law students at the University of Georgia School of Law. The presentation was a part of the orientation program for first year law students and was hosted by the State Bar of Georgia Committee on Professionalism.