Georgia WILL launched with a breakfast on August 19, 2016, the centenary of the day that the State of Georgia enacted a statute entitled “Attorneys at Law; Females May Be,” and soon admitted Minnie Hale Daniel, whose previous applications had been rejected, as the state’s first woman lawyer.
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2017
Thursday, October 12th
1:10 PM

Walking the Talk: Lawyers Leading through Public Service

Eleanor Lanier, University of Georgia School of Law
Paula Frederick, State Bar of Georgia
Nancy Lindbloom, Georgia Legal Services Program
Kathleen M. Pacious, Office of Attorney General of Georgia
Raye Rawls, J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

Hatton-Lovejoy Courtroom, Hirsch Hall

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2:45 PM

Courtroom as Classroom: Lessons from Front Line Judges

Patricia Barron, Magistrate Court, Athes-Clarke County
Kristin Miller, Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings
Susan Tate, Probate Court, Athens-Clarke County
Velma Tilley, Juvenile Court, Bartow County
Elizabeth Grant, University of Georgia School of Law

Hatton-Lovejoy Courtroom, Hirsch Hall

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Recognition of Women Judges of Western Judicial Circuit Reception

Patricia Barron, Magistrate Court, Athens-Clarke County
Toni Pomerene, Magistrate Court, Athens-Clarke County
Regina M. Quick, Superior Court, Western Judicial Circuit
Ethelyn N. Simpson, State Court, Athens-Clarke County
Robin K. Shearer, Juvenile Court, Western Judicial Circuit
Susan P. Tate, Probate Court, Athens-Clarke County
Amanda Trimble, Juvenile Court, Western Judicial Circuit

Law School Rotunda, Hirsch Hall

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM