Come join the Atlanta Bar Foundation for the third annual “LawJam 2012: Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands”! Watch as Atlanta’s most muscial lawyers compete for the top spot in an American Idol style competition. Proceeds support youth programs in Atlanta and free legal services for low income citizens.
Tickets can be purchased through the Variety Playhouse. Please contact Sally Hogsette at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 521-0781 if you have any questions. Keep up with all the latest news! Add “LawJam 2012” on Facebook!
Scott Hitch/Burr & Forman
Scott practices in the firm’s Environmental group and works with clients in all aspects of environmental law. Scott counsels clients on business strategy, regulatory compliance, permitting, policy, transactions and resolution of disputes. Scott’s services include: land conservation, historic preservation, brownfield redevelopment, environmental remediation, corporate responsibility/sustainability and recycling and regulation of wastes. He also consults with corporations in dealing with resource allocation and regulation such as water quality and its environmental impact, air quality, greenhouse gas, climate changes and energy sources. Scott’s environmental services also include dealing with commercial real estate transactions and the entire sustainable building process.
Prior to joining Burr & Forman, he practiced at national and regional law firms and had his own law practice. Scott’s environmental law background also includes previous law clerk experience at the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental & Natural Resource Division, Environmental Enforcement Section and the Georgia Land Trust Service Center. Scott is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional and has been named a “Georgia Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for three consecutive years in environmental law. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Land Conservation Center and Georgia Wetlands and Streams Trust Fund, and has served on the Stakeholder Committee for the City of Atlanta Sustainable Building Ordinance and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Environmental Conference Steering Committee.
Aside from Scott’s professional leadership, he is involved in a variety of community organizations including: Board of Directors for Keep Roswell Beautiful, Vice President on the Board of Trustees for the River Eves Education Foundation, Inc., and President of the International Board of Directors for the Center for Mediation, Peace and the Resolution of Conflict, Inc.
Scott received both his B.S., in ecology, and J.D. from the University of Georgia where he served as President of the Environmental Law Section in law school.
David Schaeffer/Chilivis Cochran Larkins & Bever
David is a partner at Chilivis Cochran Larkins & Bever as well as the former President of the Atlanta Bar Association (2009-10) and the Current member of the Atlanta Bar Foundation Board of Directors
A founder of LawJam, David brought the idea of the battle of the bands to the Foundation while he was bar association president. He is a leader of the LawJam 2012 Executive Committee, a major sponsor and fundraiser for the event.
Sally Hogsette/Atlanta Bar Foundation
Sally is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Bar Foundation as well as a member of the Atlanta Bar Association.
She has practiced law for 30 years now in Atlanta with the last 20 of these spent as senior international counsel for Delta Air Lines, Inc. She retired from Delta in 2009. Sally was Treasurer of the Atlanta Bar Foundation and the Board invited her to become Executive Director.