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Augusta Attorneys Elected to Board of Governors of State Bar of Georgia

June 13, 2020
Contact: Sarah Coole or sarahc@gabar.org

Atlanta – Danny L. Durham of Durham Law Firm P.C. in Evans was elected, and John R.B. “Jack” Long of John R.B. Long P.C. in Augusta was re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 52,000-member State Bar of Georgia. Both were installed June 13.

Durham will serve in the Augusta Judicial Circuit, Post 2 seat on the board, representing Burke, Columbia and Richmond counties. He earned his law degree from Atlanta Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1987. His law practice is focused in the areas of personal injury, family law and criminal law.

Long will continue to serve in the Post 4 seat from the Augusta Circuit. He is a graduate of the Walter F. George Law School at Mercer University and joined the State Bar in 2006. His law practice is focused in the areas of general civil litigation and family law. He is a past president of the State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division and the Young Lawyers of Augusta and previously served on the State Bar’s Executive Committee.

The Board of Governors is the 160-member policymaking authority of the State Bar, with representation from each of Georgia’s judicial circuits. The board holds regular meetings at least four times per year.