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FULTON COUNTY JURISTS HONORED WITH LEGACY AWARDS

Three tenured, distinguished jurists of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit were honored with Legacy Awards presented by the Judicial Section of the Gate City Bar Association. The Annual Awards Dinner hosted on December 16, 2014, is the culminating for the year and provides an opportunity to honor Judges who are exceptional public servants. The Judicial Section, under the leadership of Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, announced the recipients of the prestigious Legacy Awards, which are named to honor outstanding jurists who have exemplary records of judicial and public service and who have made an undeniable impact on the judicial landscape in Georgia through their courageous and dedicated service.

Among the 2014 Legacy Awards conferred were:

  • The Honorable Horace T. Ward Legacy Award is presented to recognize the recipientís integrity, untiring commitment and proud yet humble spirit and was awarded to the Honorable Alford J. Dempsey, Jr.
     
  • The Honorable Justice Robert Benham Legacy Award is presented to recognize an unwavering resolve to make the right decisions and to counsel and mentor others and was awarded to the Honorable Constance C. Russell.
     
  • The Honorable Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore Legacy Award is presented to recognize a commitment to innovative legal and judicial programs and was awarded to the Honorable Bensonetta Tipton Lane.
     
Legacy Award - Dempsey
Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams (l-center) presents the Honorable Judge Horace T. Ward (r) Legacy Award to Superior Court Judge Alford J. Dempsey, Jr. (r-center) accompanied by his wife, Judge Saundra Arrington Dempsey (l).

Legacy Award - Lane
Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams (l) presents the Honorable Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore (r) Legacy Award to Superior Court Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane (c).







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