Be sure to join us for the next luncheon on January 22, 2022, at 12:00 pm at the 1818 Club in Duluth, Georgia.
The January luncheon will feature Justice Shawn Ellen LaGrua of the Georgia Supreme Court.
Shawn Ellen LaGrua has been a Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia since January 7, 2021. Prior to her appointment, Justice LaGrua served as a Superior Court judge in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit. She served as Inspector General for the Georgia Secretary of State, and has over 20 years of trial experience serving as the Solicitor General for DeKalb County, Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney in DeKalb and Fulton Counties, and Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Tallapoosa Circuit. While on the bench in Fulton County, Justice LaGrua initiated and presided over “My Journey Matters,” a pilot accountability program designed to divert young offenders from a lifetime of incarceration. She currently serves as the Chair of the Chief Justice’s COVID-19 Task Force.
After graduating from the University of Georgia, Justice LaGrua received her Juris Doctorate from the Georgia State University College of Law. She is married to husband Chris and has two step-sons and a fur-child.
You can read Justice LaGrua's full bio here.
Please remember that, in accordance with the Gwinnett County Superior Court's order requiring masks for court hearings, GCBA requests that you wear a mask during meetings and luncheons if you are not eating or drinking. A zoom link will be sent to all members in an email prior to the meeting.