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LAWYER Volume 10 , No.9 May 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 FEATURED ARTICLES Atlanta Bar Philanthropy: Doing Our Part Working Together ....................... 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 LawJam 2012 -Mega-Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands! ........................ 8 Content Marketing and Content Management for Better Client Service and New Clients................................................................................ 14 Law Day 2012 Winning Essay................................................................................... 18 ATLANTA BAR ASSOCIATION NEWS AND NOTES Law Day Activities 2012.............................................................................. Women in the Profession Section Update....................................................... Estate Planning & Probate Section Year in Review........................................ Real Estate Section Update.............................................................................. Gatherings........................................................................................................... Did You Know..................................................................................................... TIP Welcomes New Volunteers....................................................................... Community Partners............................................................................................ Calendar of Events.............................................................................................. 16 24 25 26 28 34 35 36 38 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. The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association May 2012 ABA Delegate W. Terence Walsh Alston + Bird LLP Gate City Bar Association President L. Chris Stewart Morgan & Morgan Legal Counsel Marc A. Rawls Sutherland THE ATLANTA LAWYER 3

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