The Atlanta Lawyer March 2015 - Page 3

In This Issue Volume 13, No. 7 | 6 Atlanta Bar Association President Jacquelyn H. Saylor The Saylor Law Firm LLP Vice President/President-Elect Harold E. Franklin, Jr. King & Spalding LLP Secretary James D. Blitch IV Blitch Law PC Treasurer Margaret H. (Maggie) Vath Georgia State University College of Law Immediate Past President Wade H. Watson III Caldwell & Watson LLP Features President’s Message: Do You Really Know What Pro Bono Is?...... A Labor of Love: Following My Passion for Public Service.............. ACYL President Eugenia Wooten Iredale Fellows LaBriola LLP 4 6 Members at Large Michelle Edwards Crosland Altisource Joan C. Grafstein JAMS Columns Law School Life: Share Your Story...................................................... ACYL Side Bar: The Lawyer as Counselor........................................ Staff Spotlight: Terri Beck..................................................................... Tech Talk: The New Frontier of e-Communications.......................... LRIS Attorney Spotlight: Edward R. Downs, Jr.................................. News & Notes 2015 Member Luncheon....................................................................... Gatherings.............................................................................................. Pro Bono March Madness.................................................................... Employment Litigation Seminar........................................................... Atlanta Bar Elections 2015-2016......................................................... LawJam 2015 Call for Bands............................................................... A Courthouse Line XI: North Side Story............................................. 100% Club.............................................................................................. Did You Know?...................................................................................... Section Updates Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers Section Update....................... Bankruptcy Section Update................................................................. Estate Planning and Probate Section Update................................... Judicial Section Update........................................................................ Labor & Employment Law Section Update........................................ Litigation Section Update..................................................................... The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association March 2015 Nekia Hackworth Jones United States Attorney’s Office 9 10 11 12 14 Jonathan E. Hawkins Krevolin & Horst, LLC Nicole G. Iannarone Georgia State University College of Law Robert M. Lewis Jr. U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor Lisa Liang Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. 16 20 22 24 25 26 27 28 29 Christopher P. Lightner Alston & Bird LLP Curtis J. Martin II Miller & Martin, PLLC Gregory T. Presmanes Bovis Kyle & Burch, LLC David Richards The Richards Law Firm, LLC Melissa Phillips Reading Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP ABA Delegate Rita A. Sheffey Emory Law School 30 31 32 33 34 35 Legal Counsel Marc A. Rawls Sutherland LLP Atlanta Bar Foundation President S. Wade Malone Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Gate City Bar Association President Darrick McDuffie King & Spalding LLP March 2015 THE ATLANTA LAWYER 3