Notable alumni speaking to current UJ members at the annual alumni panel event held this past March.
We are currently planning for the Spring 2017 Alumni Panel, which will occur in March and will be on the UGA campus. We are looking forward to learning from many alumni, and we are excited to host this event on campus this year and offer an opportunity to give alumni participants the chance to tour our new hearing room and work space!
The 2016 Alumni Panel took place at the University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus. The panelists included Dr. Kelle Ray, Sam Werbin, Dantae Robertson, Ben Barkley, and Heather Pitts. Members had the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the alumni’s experiences and how UJ has impacted their careers. Additionally, members were able to have interpersonal conversations with the panelists during dinner.
The 2016 JPO Alumni Speaker was former state of Georgia Governor Roy Barnes. Described as a “lawyer’s lawyer” and recognized by the American College of Trial Lawyers as one of the top trial attorneys in the nation, Roy E. Barnes knew from a young age what profession he wanted to pursue. At age 26, he was elected the youngest member of the Georgia State Senate. He went on to serve a total of eight terms and was a member of the Appropriations, Rules and Transportation committees. After an unsuccessful bid for the Governor’s Office in 1990, he was elected to the State House of Representatives, where he served for six years and was Vice Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on General Law.
In 1998, Barnes was elected to serve as the 80th Governor of the State of Georgia. During his term, he concentrated on education reform, health care reform, and remedies for urban growth and sprawl. He created the Georgia Cancer Coalition and served as Chair of the Southern Regional Education Board, the Southern Governor’s Association, and the Education Commission of the States. He was defeated for reelection in large part because of his efforts to change the Georgia flag, a political decision for which he was honored with the 2003 John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Profile in Courage Award.
Roy Barnes received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from the Lumpkin School of Law at UGA in 1972.
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