(SAVANNAH, GA) Bouhan, Williams & Levy, LLP is pleased to announce, An Associate attorney, John B. Manly, has been selected to the 2011 Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy Of The State Bar Of Georgia.
The six-month program for young lawyers, interested in developing their leadership skills and learning more about their profession, their communities and their state, is nationally recognized. As such, the application process is a competitive one.
“We are thrilled that John has been chosen for the Leadership Academy,” says Carlton Joyce, a partner with Bouhan, Williams & Levy. “The program allows lawyers to be a part of the Bar in a meaningful way and to learn invaluable lessons in leadership and lawyering from state and national leaders.”
As well, with Bouhan, Williams & Levy’s long and distinguished history of service to the Bar, Manly is following in the professional footsteps of fellow firm members, notes Joyce. Sonny Seiler is a past President of the Georgia Bar and Walter Hartridge served on the Board of Governors from 1976 to 2010.
Manly is an associate with the firm, practicing primarily in the areas of insurance defense, medical malpractice defense and commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Bouhan, Williams & Levy, Manly served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit in Georgia.
He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
A native Georgian, Manly graduated from The University of Georgia in 2004 with degrees in Political Science and Religion; then from The University of Georgia School of Law in 2008. During law school, Manly clerked for Judge Anne E. Barnes of the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Headquartered in the Armstrong House at 447 Bull Street, Bouhan, Williams & Levy, LLP is among Georgia’s oldest law firms, celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. They can be reached at http://www.bouhan.com/ or 912-236-2491