State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia

Gwinnett Attorneys Named to State Bar of Georgia Leadership Posts

July 3, 2019
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Orlando, Florida – David S. Lipscomb of the Law Office of David S. Lipscomb in Lawrenceville was re-elected, and W. Charles “Chuck” Ross of Powell & Edwards Attorneys at Law P.C., also in Lawrenceville, was appointed to serve on the Board of Governors of the 50,000-member State Bar of Georgia. Both were installed June 8 during the organization’s Annual Meeting.

Additionally, Lipscomb was re-elected to serve on the State Bar’s Executive Committee. The Board of Governors elects six of its members to serve on the Executive Committee with the organization’s officers. The Executive Committee meets monthly and exercises the power of the Board of Governors when the board is not in session.

Lipscomb will continue to serve in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, Post 1 seat on the Board of Governors, representing Gwinnett County. He earned his law degree from the Woodrow Wilson College of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1976. He focuses his law practice on family law, contested wills, personal injury cases and other civil litigation. He is a past president of the Gwinnett County Bar Association.

Ross, who was appointed by 2018-19 State Bar President Kenneth B. Hodges III, will serve in the Post 3 seat from the Gwinnett Circuit. He is an Ohio Northern University Law School graduate and joined the State Bar in 1996. His law practice is focused on complex litigation related to technology and data privacy, as well as municipal representation, zoning actions, government investigations and white-collar defense. He is a former Gwinnett County assistant district attorney, a past president of the Gwinnett County Bar Association and past chair of the State Bar’s Technology Law Section.

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.