The Atlanta Lawyer April/May 2023 Vol 21, No 6 | Page 2

Recipient of the 2021-2022 Georgia State Bar Association Award for Best Publication
Hon . Diane E . Bessen , State Court of Fulton County , diane . bessen @ fultoncountyga . gov Harry J . Winograd , Bodker Ramsey Andrews Winograd & Wildstein PC , hwinograd @ brawwlaw . com
Christopher P . Lightner , Atlanta Bar Association President Toni Roberts , Atlanta Bar Association Executive Director & CEO
Hannah E . Apicelli Trevor E . Brice Daniela B . Britton Jordan Coleman Deborah S . Ebel Brooke M . French Stephanie P . Graham
Fatima Felton-Harris F . Beau Howard Michael K . Jablonski Iriel D . Jones Bonnie S . Levine Alessandra T . Palazzolo
David S . Phillips
Jacquelyn H . Saylor Ian E . Smith Viraj Parmar Madelyn Pavon Suriel Ayo Uboh Roland K . Weekley
Atlanta Bar Association President Christopher P . Lightner Alston & Bird LLP
Vice President / President-Elect Amy B . Cheng Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Secretary Emily C . Ward Smith , Gambrell & Russell LLP
Treasurer Lillian N . Caudle Mercedes-Benz USA LLC
ACYL President Kevin P . Langley Morris Manning & Martin LLP
Members-at-Large Lauren W . Brenner Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
E . Tyron Brown Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP
Kimberly D . Charles Atlanta Legal Aid
Brooke M . French Kaye Lembeck Hitt & French
John D . Hadden Penn Law LLC
Sheena K . Khawaja Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Kenneth T . Mitchell Johnson & Freeman
Kevin C . Patrick Kevin Patrick Law LLC
Jerico J . Phillips Graphic Packaging International LLC
Rachel A . Spears Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Ex-Officio Board Members
ABA Delegate Michael B . Terry Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP
Atlanta Bar Foundation President Louis R . Cohan Cohan Law Group LLC
Gate City Bar Association President Jatrean M . Sanders Jatrean Sanders Enterprises , Inc .
Immediate Past President Christina M . Baugh Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Betsy C . Griswold Intercontinental Hotel Group
Alisa Wyatt-Bullman Social Security Administration
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