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Area Attorneys Re-Elected to Board of Governors of State Bar of Georgia

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

Atlanta – Carl S. Cansino of the Cansino Law Firm LLC in Milledgeville and Christopher D. Huskins of the Huskins Law Firm LLC in Eatonton were re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 52,000-member State Bar of Georgia and were installed June 13.

Cansino will continue to serve in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, Post 1 seat on the board, representing Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Morgan, Putnam and Wilkinson counties. He earned his law degree from John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1996. His law practice is focused in the areas of criminal defense and general and civil litigation, and he serves as Municipal Court prosecutor for the city of Milledgeville.

Huskins will continue to serve in the Post 3 seat from the Ocmulgee Circuit. He is a graduate of the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and joined the State Bar in 1997. His law practice is focused in the areas of personal injury and real estate litigation, and he serves as city attorney for Eatonton and county attorney for Putnam County.

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.