Geoff Pope to be Special Guest at Dedication of New Sumter County Courthouse in Americus, Georgia
Trial Lawyer Pope, of Pope& Howard, P.C., Will Also Speak at Post-Dedication Courthouse Ceremony
ATLANTA, GA (April 27, 2011)— Americus native and upcoming Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) President, Geoff Pope, will be a special guest at the dedication of the new Sumter County Courthouse in Americus, Georgia. Pope, a decorated Super Lawyer and founding partner of the Atlanta-based law firm Pope & Howard, will also be a guest speaker at the post-dedication reception immediately following the event on April 29, 2011.
The new courthouse, located at 500 West Lamar Street in Americus, Georgia, will replace the previous courthouse, built in 1959.
Pope, a native of Sumter County, is often a featured guest of the Wiregrass Trial Lawyers Association. “I’m honored to be attending the dedication of the new courthouse, and to have the opportunity to speak to a room filled with lawyers, judges and other professionals in Sumter County. Although I now live and practice in Atlanta, Americus will always be my home,” Pope said.
Chief Justice Carol Hunstein of the Georgia Supreme Court is also scheduled to give remarks at the Judicial Dedication ceremony.