Wenona Clark Belton (J.D. ’99) was appointed as Judge for the Juvenile Court of Fulton County in January 2020 after having served as an Associate Judge since 2013.
Karina Deochand (J.D. ’18) is a contributing author of the 2020 Georgia Municipal Benchbook, a judicial reference guide for Georgia’s Municipal Court judges, clerks, and staff.
Deborah Fluker (J.D. ’97) won her election for Superior Court Judge in Gwinnett County. (pictured above)
Julia Hanft (J.D. ’96) has joined Transit Wireless as general counsel. She will lead the legal organization and serve as corporate secretary to the Transit Wireless Members Committee.
Bingzi Hu (J.D. ’12) The 2020 Elite Lawyer recognition has been awarded to Bingzi Hu for her outstanding performances and contributions in litigation and criminal defense.
Stacey Kasten Hydrick (J.D. ’92) After serving more than eight years on the DeKalb County State Court bench, on July 15, 2019, Judge Hydrick was appointed to the DeKalb County Superior Court by Governor Brian Kemp.
Tom Lynch (J.D. ’02) The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Lynch as vice president of congressional affairs. Lynch comes to ASLRRA after an extensive Washington, D.C.-based career in transportation and infrastructure legislative and policy work.
Dawn Renee Smith (J.D. ’89) partnered with Kristen Files to form Smith & Files LLC, a family law firm specializing in high conflict custody and complex divorce cases. Smith also co-hosts the firm’s new podcast, Untying the Knots.
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