Please join GCBA for our annual Law Day dinner on May 6, 2022.
Our dinner will be hosted at the beautiful new Lawrenceville Arts Center facility. Click here to learn more about this wonderful space.
*Please note that this event is being hosted in the new Lawrenceville Arts Center space in the new Cabaret Theater. This space is different from the Aurora Theater offices. Please enter on the first floor of the building. We will have a banner inside at the theater.
This year's event will feature a keynote address from the Honorable John J. Ellington, Associate Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. Justice Ellington was elected to the Supreme Court of Georgia in 2018. Prior to his election, Justice Ellington served on the Georgia Court of Appeals for more than 19 years.
In 1991, Justice Ellington became one of the youngest trial court judges in Georgia when he was appointed State Court Judge of Treutlen County. In addition to serving as State Court Judge for more than six years, Justice Ellington served as a Superior Court Judge by designation in five judicial circuits (29 counties) throughout South Georgia. He also served as Municipal Court Judge in Soperton, Lyons, Reidsville, Glenwood, Mt. Vernon, Ailey, and Uvalda, Georgia.
Justice Ellington graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 1982, and from the University of Georgia School of Law with a J.D. in 1985. He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and graduated with degrees in Business and Political Science. At ABAC, Justice Ellington served as President of the Student Government Association, and he received the George P. Donaldson Award as the outstanding graduate in the Class of 1980.
Click here to learn more about Justice Ellington.