The Atlanta Lawyer February 2017 - Page 2

Chairs
Hon . Diane E . Bessen Lisa K . Liang
Advisors
James D . Blitch IV Harold E . Franklin , Jr .
Student Liaisons
Erik Provitt
Editorial Board
Enjoliqué Aytch Ben Byrd Richard Caplan J . Wickliffe Cauthorn Sam Crochet Michael L . Goldberg Megan Hodgkiss Michael Jablonski Hamida Jackson-Little Christopher P . Lightner Brian McEvoy Jim McDonough Hon . Christopher J . McFadden Rachel L . Platt Jacquelyn H . Saylor Dawn Smith Ian E . Smith Mark Wortham
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Atlanta Bar Association President
James D . Blitch IV Blitch Law PC
Vice President / President-Elect
Margaret H . Vath Georgia State University College of Law
Secretary
Nicole G . Iannarone Georgia State University College of Law
Treasurer
Ryan K . Walsh Jones Day
Immediate Past President
Harold E . Franklin , Jr . King & Spalding LLP
ACYL President
Matthew Simmons Shepherd Law , LLC
Members at Large
M . Gino Brogdon , Jr . Brogdon Champion , LLC
Caren Cloud Truancy Intervention Project Georgia
A . Craig Cleland Ogletree , Deakins , Nash , Smoak & Stewart P . C .
W . Michael D ’ Antignac Deitch & Rogers , LLC
Joan C . Grafstein JAMS
Jonathan E . Hawkins Krevolin & Horst LLC
C . Joseph Hoffman Kitchens Kelley Gaynes , PC
Lisa K . Liang Hon . Judge Susan E . Edlein , State Court of Fulton County
Stephen T . LaBriola Fellows LaBriola , LLP
Christopher P . Lightner Alston & Bird LLP
Gregory T . Presmanes Bovis Kyle & Burch LLC
Rachel E . Spears Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
ABA Delegate
Rita A . Sheffey Emory University School of Law
Legal Counsel
Marc A . Rawls Sutherland LLP
Atlanta Bar Foundation President
Michael B . Terry Bondurant , Mixson & Elmore , LLP
Gate City Bar Association President
Cheryl F . Turner