Atlanta Attorney Marc Howard Attends Spring State Bar Board of Governors Meeting
ATLANTA, GA — (May 5, 2016) Trial lawyer Marc Howard, co-founder of Atlanta-based personal injury law firm Pope & Howard P.C., will be attending the upcoming Board of Governors meeting on May 7th, 2016.
The Board of Governors is comprised of the Attorney General of Georgia, as well as lawyers from throughout the state. Howard has served as a member of the Board of Governors since 2010 and represents over 12,000 lawyers from the Atlanta judicial circuit. Howard also served as the Chairman of the State Bar’s Advisory Committee on Legislation, and is the immediate past president of the Sandy Springs Bar Association.
“Our focus on the Board of Governors is to help set new policies for the Georgia State Bar,” Howard explained.
Out of the approximately 43,000 lawyers in Georgia, only 150 serve on the Board of Governors. “It’s really an honor to contribute to policymaking in this way,” Howard added.
Agenda items for the May 7th meeting include a review of the treasurer’s report, wellness task force updates, and recommendations from the finance, programs and personnel committees.
Howard, a Georgia Super Lawyer for the past six years, received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia’s School of Law in 1993. He was also recently named as one of the Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News and World Report. Howard and Geoff Pope started their own firm in 2005: Pope & Howard, P.C., a local Atlanta personal injury law firm that is well known for representing victims in traumatic accident cases. Howard’s areas of specialty include aviation law, truck and car wrecks, construction site accidents, brain and spinal cord injuries, and more.
About Pope & Howard, P.C.
The lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia, are experienced trial lawyers dedicated to fairly representing clients for just compensation. The firm’s specialties include brain and spinal cord injuries, construction site accidents, trucking and tractor trailer, automobile and aviation accidents, and other cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury. Please visit the firm’s website online at www.popehoward.com to learn more.