Marietta attorneys named to Bar division board
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Marietta attorneys William T. Davis, Norbert D. “Bert” Hummel IV and Matthew M. Wilkins have all been appointed by Sharri Edenfield, president of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, to serve on the YLD Board of Directors. They will assist in promoting Edenfield’s initiatives for the year, which are focused on service to military veterans, leadership development in YLD members and finding solutions to access to justice issues.

Davis, of Garrett McNatt Hennessey Carpenter 360 LLC, will serve as a director of the Georgia High School Mock Trial competition. His law practice focuses on the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense and estate planning. He previously served as a bilingual staff attorney with the Georgia Legal Services Program in its Albany office. He is a graduate of the Georgia YLD Leadership Academy and is a past president of the Albany Area YLD.

 Hummel IV, of Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele LLP, will serve as a director of competitions. His law practice focuses on worker’s compensation defense. He is a past vice president and treasurer of the Student Bar Association of the Walter F. George Law School at Mercer University, where he also served as president of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity and as a member of the Executive Board of the Mercer Advocacy Council.

Wilkins, of King & Yaklin LLP, will also serve as a director of competitions. His law practice focuses in the areas of general commercial, fiduciary, employment and construction litigation. He is an active member of the Cobb County Bar Association, Marietta Lawyers’ Club, Honorary Commander’s Association with the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Delta Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Board.

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.

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