March 6, 2019
By Kenneth B. Hodges III
Dawson County News, Dawsonville
To the Editor:
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express congratulations to attorney Amanda H. Yenerall of Stewart Melvin & Frost LLP in Gainesville on her appointment by Chief Magistrate Judge Lisa Thurmond to serve as a judge for the Dawson County Magistrate Court.
Judge Yenerall will be well served by her 11 years of experience in the legal profession, including service with the State Board of Worker’s Compensation and Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and as a mediator in the Hall County Magistrate Court.
With her acceptance of this appointment, Judge Yenerall demonstrates her ongoing commitment to serving the public and the justice system. We wish her well in this new capacity of judicial leadership.
Kenneth B. Hodges III
President, State Bar of Georgia