The Atlanta Lawyer March 2015 - Page 33

section update Judicial Section By The Hon. Sara Doyle Georgia Court of Appeals T he Judicial Section is up and running again in 2015. Our next event for Judges and their staff only will take place at Gordon Biersch with special guest speaker, Judge Ben Studdard the Chief Judge of Henry County State Court widely known for his annual updates on criminal appellate law in Georgia. On April 30, 2015, the section will award Judge Myra Dixon, Chief Judge, Fulton County State Court, with its Romae Turner Powell award for excellence in service to the judiciary at the Capitol City Club-downtown. This event will be open to members of other sponsoring sections and will include the award and preview entertainment for the bard show, A Courthouse Line XI - Northside Story, taking place on May 1 and 2 at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. Right now, the section is running a special membership drive for those Judges who are members of the Atlanta Bar, but not the section - join now for the low annual price of $35 and you get 3 months free!” We would like to thank our board of directors for their hard work in helping make these events and programs possible: Section Chair Hon. Sara Doyle, Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Hon. Christopher J. McFadden, Secretary/Treasurer Hon. Maria B. Golick, Immediate Past Chair Hon. Daniel M. Coursey, Jr., Members-at-Large Hon. Susan E. Edlein, Hon. Melynee Leftridge Hon. Dax E. Lopez and Hon. Mathew Robins. @ The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association March 2015 THE ATLANTA LAWYER 33