July 1, 2013
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Hilton Head Island, S.C. – John R.B. “Jack” Long of John R.B. Long P.C. in Augusta was installed as treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization’s Annual Meeting. He was sworn in by Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Long, whose firm specializes in general civil litigation, corporate and business law, and family law, is a graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2006. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the YLD Executive Council and, for the past year, as secretary of the YLD.
The YLD has been strengthened over the years through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia, its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, the Supreme Court, and through dedicated service rendered by its members. In keeping with its motto of “working for the profession and the public,” the YLD has more than 25 hard-working committees that produce an array of projects and programs. Through the years, the YLD has also gained national recognition by winning several American Bar Association awards for its projects and publications.