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Bobbie Kendall Receives State Bar of Georgia Employee of the Year Award

July 2, 2013
Contact: Sarah I. Coole or sarahc@gabar.org

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Bobbie Kendall, legal secretary in the Office of the General Counsel of the State Bar of Georgia, was honored with the 2013 Employee of the Year Award, presented June 21 during the Bar’s Annual Meeting.

“Bobbie uses her detailed knowledge of all aspects of lawyer disciplinary case procedures, her determination to complete assignments promptly and correctly, her vigilant attention to detail, her extraordinary proofreading skills and her rigorous work ethic to provide exceptional support for the lawyers in the Office of the General Counsel,” said State Bar General Counsel Paula J. Frederick in making the presentation. “Bobbie is a loyal, dependable employee who has earned the respect of her colleagues and cares deeply about the quality of her work and the success of the State Bar.”

Kendall joined the State Bar as a receptionist in the Office of the General Counsel in March 1998 and was promoted to legal secretary in 2003.

The Employee of the Year Award honors a staff member of the State Bar of Georgia for distinguished dedication to carrying out the ideals of the Bar and commends the individual’s exemplary work, conscientious manner and positive attitude.

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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.