Jan 13

Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service

Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service

Samantha Jacobs was honored during the opening ceremony of the State Bar of Georgia Midyear Meeting as a recipient of the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service. The objective of the awards are: to recognize that volunteerism remains strong among Georgia’s lawyers; to encourage lawyers to become involved in serving their communities; to improve the quality of life of lawyers through the satisfaction they receive from helping others; and to raise the public image of lawyers.

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For the full roster of award recipients, please see below.

  • Upshaw C. Bentley Jr. of Athens (Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • Samantha F. Jacobs of Metter
  • Carlton A. DeVooght of Brunswick
  • Roy W. Copeland of Valdosta
  • Charles P. Taylor of Warner Robbins
  • Judge Gregory A. Adams of Decatur
  • Judge Herbert E. Phipps of Atlanta
  • Judge William Hal Craig of McDonough
  • Robert A. Cowan of Dalton
  • Judge Cliff L. Jolliff of Gainesville
  • Judge Duncan D. Wheale of Augusta

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