June 9, 2018
Contact: Sarah I. Coole or firstname.lastname@example.org
Amelia Island, Fla. – Carl A. Veline Jr. of the Law Office of Carl A. Veline Jr. in Warner Robins was re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 50,000-member State Bar of Georgia and was installed June 9 during the organization’s Annual Meeting.
Veline will continue to serve in the Houston Judicial Circuit seat on the board, representing Houston County. He earned his law degree from John Marshall Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1974. His law practice is focused in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, workers’ compensation and family law. He is a past president of the Houston County Bar Association and previously served as solicitor general and judge pro tempore of the State Court of Houston 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.
The State Bar of Georgia, with offices in Atlanta, Savannah and Tifton, was established in 1964 by Georgia’s Supreme Court as the successor to the voluntary Georgia Bar Association, founded in 1884. All lawyers licensed to practice in Georgia belong to the State Bar. Its more than 50,000 members work together to strengthen the constitutional promise of justice for all, promote principles of duty and public service among Georgia’s lawyers, and administer a strict code of legal ethics.