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LAWYER Volume 10, No.8 April 2012 T HE A TLANTA The Atlanta Lawyer CHAIRS Hon. Diane E. Bessen Hon. Sara L. Doyle EDITORIAL BOARD Enjoliqué Aytch Katherine Drolett R.Scott Ferber Michael Goldberg Michael Jablonski Hamida Jackson-Little Jennifer Klos Jeffrey Ray Kuester Hon. Christopher J. McFadden Byung J. Pak Rachel Platt Jacquelyn H. Saylor Eric P. Schroeder Paul Sherman Ian E. Smith Gregory M. Taube In This Issue: PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Law Day: The Importance of Lawyers Engaging our Youth......................... 4 ADVISORS Rita A. Sheffey Wade H. Watson III Atlanta Bar Association President Rita A. Sheffey Hunton & Williams LLP Vice President/President-Elect Lynn M. Roberson Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers Secretary Wade H. Watson III Caldwell & Watson Treasurer Jacquelyn H. Saylor The Saylor Law Firm LLP Immediate Past President Michael B. Terry Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP ACYL President Jonathan E. Hawkins Foltz Martin LLC Members at Large Eric W. Anderson Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs, LLP James D. “Jim” Blitch IV Beal & Blitch, LLP Louis R. Cohan Cohan Law Group, LLC Harold E. Franklin King & Spalding Karen D. Fultz Cozen O’Connor Dawn Michele Jones King & Spalding Robert Milton Lewis, Jr. U.S. Department of Labor Ricky B. Novak Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors Gregory T. Presmanes Bovis Kyle & Burch, LLC Carter L. Stout Stout Atwood LLC Margaret (Maggie) H. Vath Vath Law LLC Ryan K. Walsh Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP FEATURED ARTICLES Law Day 2012.............................................................................................................. 7 State Bar of Georgia Takes Active Role in Law-Related Education................... 10 Bending Toward Justice.............................................................................................. 16 ATLANTA BAR ASSOCIATION NEWS AND NOTES Atlanta Bar Association Law Day Activities................................................. Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon............................................................ Litigation Section Bench and Bar Reception................................................... Minority and Diversity Clerkship Program....................................................... Adjunct Professors............................................................................................. Tax Law Section Update.................................................................................... 2012-2013 Atlanta Bar Association Election Results..................................... Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section Update.................................................. Real Estate Section Update............................................................................... Gatherings............................................................................................................ Atlanta Bar Foundation Fellows......................................................................... Did You Know?..................................................................................................... LawJam 2012....................................................................................................... Calendar of Events............................................................................................... 6 8 9 12 14 18 20 21 22 24 27 28 28 29 The Atlanta Lawyer (ISSN-04038428/UPS-018068) is published bi-monthly by the Atlanta Bar Association, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta GA 30303-1601. The Editorial Board of The Atlanta Lawyer will consider all articles and letters submitted for publication, however it reserves the right to reject articles and letters submitted. Articles are judged on importance of topic, clarity, and timeliness. The Editorial Board gives priority to articles promoting the activities of the Association and its members. The Board reserves the right to edit or rewrite an article as a condition of publication. Articles and letters may be submitted by e-mail to Mariana Pannell at mpannell@atlantabar.org. The membership is encouraged to submit letters to the editor. The Atlanta Lawyer reserves the right to edit for style, length, and continuity. All letters must include the author’s name. Periodicals postage paid at Atlanta, GA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Atlanta Lawyer, 400 International Tower, 229 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta GA 30303-1601. Subscription rate: $20 for non-members, $1 of a member’s dues pays for an annual subscription. ABA Delegate W. Terence Walsh Alston + Bird LLP Gate City Bar Association President L. Chris Stewart Morgan & Morgan Legal Counsel Marc A. Rawls Sutherland 7KH2I¿FLDO1HZV3XEOLFDWLRQRIWKH$WODQWD%DU$VVRFLDWLRQ$SULO
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