September 25, 2017
By Brian D. "Buck" Rogers
Douglas County Sentinel, Douglasville
To the Editor:
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to commend and thank Douglas County District Attorney Brian K. Fortner and the Douglas County Bar Association for their “Help for Houston” fundraiser to assist residents of Texas who were affected recently by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.
Mr. Fortner, along with Assistant District Attorney and Douglas County Bar President David H. Emadi, spearheaded the effort by local Bar members to provide disaster relief funding to the Houston Food Bank in the aftermath of the storm’s devastation and flooding.
Georgia’s local and voluntary bar associations fulfill an important responsibility in the legal profession’s mission to serve the public and the justice system. We salute our colleagues in Douglas County for their exemplary actions to help those in need of assistance.
Brian D. “Buck” Rogers
President, State Bar of Georgia