June 19, 2019
Ashley A. Akins of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta was installed as co-editor of The YLD Review, the newsletter of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia, on June 7 during the organization’s Annual Meeting. Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of Georgia administered the oath of office.
Akins is a graduate of Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2013. Her law practice is focused in the areas of education, higher education, and litigation.
She serves on the YLD Board of Directors and is a 2014 graduate of the YLD Leadership Academy. Akins received the YLD Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Public in 2015 and 2016 and the YLD Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Profession in 2018.
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