July 1, 2013
Contact: Sarah I. Coole or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Robin Frazer Clark of Atlanta has finished her term as the 50th president of the 45,000-member State Bar of Georgia. She turned the gavel over to incoming President Charles L. Ruffin on June 22 during the organization’s Annual Meeting.
Clark, the second woman to have served as president of the State Bar of Georgia, is owner and founder of the law firm of Robin Frazer Clark, P.C. She has practiced law for 25 years and devotes 100 percent of her practice to representing everyday Americans who have been injured through no fault of their own.
She is a past president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, also the second woman to hold that office. Clark is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers. She is a past chair of the Atlanta Bar Association Litigation Section. She is president-elect and first vice president of The Lawyers Club of Atlanta, of which she has been a member for more than 20 years. Clark serves on the Board of Directors of the Civil Justice Foundation and is a member of the American Association for Justice.
Clark has testified extensively before the Georgia General Assembly on issues ranging from the discriminatory effect of caps on damages to the detrimental effect of the proposed elimination of vicarious liability in Georgia. Through her advocacy on behalf of Georgia citizens with the Georgia Legislature, she has built strong relationships with numerous legislators.
Clark received her B.S. in biology from Vanderbilt University in 1985 and her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1988.
Clark has appeared on “The Layman’s Lawyer” on Atlanta public television on the issue of products liability and has appeared on “Leyes Cotidianas” (“Everyday Law”) on Georgia Public Television on the issue of harmful reform of Georgia’s civil justice system in 2005. She has served as volunteer counsel for the Carter Center program “Not Even One Child’s Death by a Firearm is Acceptable or Inevitable,” the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired and the Atlanta Bar Foundation’s Truancy Intervention Project.
The State Bar of Georgia, with offices in Atlanta, Savannah and Tifton, was established in 1964 by Georgia’s Supreme Court as the successor to the voluntary Georgia Bar Association, founded in 1884. All lawyers licensed to practice in Georgia belong to the State Bar. Its more than 45,000 members work together to strengthen the constitutional promise of justice for all, promote principles of duty and public service among Georgia’s lawyers, and administer a strict code of legal ethics.