Gregory Fullerton, a partner in the law firm of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has been sworn in for a six-year term to the Board of Bar Examiners by Georgia Supreme Court Presiding Justice George Carley. A ceremony took place at the State of Georgia Board of Bar Examiners meeting at Mercer University Law School in the presence of the board, the Dean of the Law School and Fullerton’s wife, Carol.
Fullerton’s term will begin Jan. 1. This board, composed of six members, oversees the admission of attorneys to the practice of law in Georgia, including the preparation and grading of the state bar exam. The Supreme Court appoints attorneys to the board who, according to its rules, are “learned and experienced” and are recognized by their colleagues and community for their ability and integrity.
After graduating from Yale University in 1972 with a B.A. in Intensive Political Science, Fullerton earned a law degree from the University Of Virginia School Of Law, where he served on the editorial board of its Law Review. In addition to his 30 years of law experience, Fullerton has chaired and is currently a member of numerous Bar Committees for the State of Georgia. A member of the State Bar of Governors, he has also chaired the State Bar Review Panel, which assists the Supreme Court in overseeing the discipline of attorneys. He has also been a member of Commissions that have rewritten the State Probate Code, the Guardianship Code and the proposed Trust Code for the State of Georgia. Fullerton has also been notified that he will be on the list of Georgia Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in American once again.
Watson Spence has operating in the Albany community for more than 60 years. The firm provides a broad range of specialized legal services to large corporations, small businesses, individuals, professional associations, agribusinesses and health care providers. The firm’s practice includes both state and federal trial and appellate courts and extends to the state and national capitols before the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government. For more information on the firm or any of its attorneys, visit www.watsonspence.com.