Three newly created awards were given at the State Bar of Georgia’s annual meeting on June 9th on Jekyll Island

ICYMI (in case you missed it), you can see the entire ceremony in under a minute at the link below.
 
The Judge Willie J. Lovett Jr. Award for Advancing Juvenile Law was awarded posthumously to Judge Lovett’s widow, Ms. Seletha Butler.    The 2017 Chief Justice P. Harris Hines Child Advocacy Award for Outstanding Case manager was awarded to Joan Chambers, 30 year veteran of the Division of Family and Children Services who has helped many children reach adoption.   Finally, the 2017 Chief Justice P. Harris Hines Child Advocacy Award for Outstanding Attorney was awarded to Temika Murray of the DeKalb County Child Advocacy Center, where she handles children’s cases and supervises other attorneys who do the same.

 

 

 

Summary of Awards

 

 

 

Willie J. Lovett Jr. Award for Advancing Juvenile Law (3 min)

Awardee: Ms. Seletha Butler, widow of Judge Lovett

 

 

2017 Chief Justice P. Harris Hines Child Advocacy Award for Outstanding Case manager

(3 min)

Awardee: Ms. Joan Chambers

 

 

2017 Chief Justice P. Harris Hines Child Advocacy Award for Outstanding Attorney

(3 min)

Awardee: Ms. Temika Murray

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