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DeKalb Attorney Honored by State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division

July 3, 2013
Contact: Mary McAfee or marym@gabar.org

Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Nedal S. Shawkat of the DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office in Decatur received the Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the YLD, presented by the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization’s Annual Meeting.

The YLD has been strengthened over the years through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia, its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, the Supreme Court, and through dedicated service rendered by its members. In keeping with its motto of “working for the profession and the public,” the YLD has more than 25 hard-working committees that produce an array of projects and programs. Through the years, the YLD has also gained national recognition by winning several American Bar Association awards for its projects and publications.