Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Savannah Law School are pleased to announce the addition of Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker, the County Attorney for Fulton County, Georgia, to the Board of Directors.
In her capacity as County Attorney, she is responsible for all of the civil legal needs of among the biggest counties in Georgia. She supervises a personnel of over 30 experts and provides legal advice to seven commissioners and over 40 departments. Prior to signing up with Fulton County, she worked as the Vice President and General Counsel for the Atlanta BeltLine Inc. for 6 years.
She is a former partner with the law office of Hollowell, Foster & Gepp, PC, where she supervised of the Commercial Real Estate Group. She likewise owned her own law firm for over 10 years.
Perkins-Hooker is a leader in her occupation and extremely actively taken part in the Atlanta community. She was the 52nd President of the State Bar of Georgia and the first individual of color chosen to this position. She has actually previously served on the Board of Governors and as a member of the Executive Committee of the State Bar. She has actually been chosen Secretary (2011-12), Treasurer (2012-13) and President-Elect (2013-14). She is also a past chair of the State Bar’s Real Property Law Section, a past parliamentarian of the Atlanta Planning and Advisory Board, and the starting chair of Neighborhood Planning Unit-Q. In addition, she is a previous chair of Hosea Feed the Hungry’s Board of Directors.
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