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Congratulations to Legal Pioneer Award Recipient, Daniel M. Coursey

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Judge Daniel M. Coursey, Jr. is the recipient of this year’s Legal Pioneer Award, presented at the annual Bench and Bar reception. 


Born and raised in DeKalb county, Coursey is a graduate of Avondale High School, attended the University of North Carolina, and graduated from Emory University. He earned his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he graduated first in his class and served as class governor. 

After university, Coursey served as a captain, trial counsel, and military judge in the Staff Judge Advocate General Corps of the U.S. Air Force. He then moved into private practice, where he specialized as a civil trial attorney with the firms of Powell Goldstein and McLaughlin & Coursey. In 1982, he was elected superior court judge in the Stone Mountain judicial circuit from a field of five candidates. Re-elected eight times, Coursey is the longest-serving superior court judge in the history of the Stone Mountain judicial circuit. (more…)

Thank you to our Bench and Bar Sponsors!

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Thank you to all of our Bench and Bar sponsors. This event is made possible through your generous support. (more…)

Judge Harvey Honored by Peers

Monday, May 22nd, 2017


Senior Magistrate Judge Alan C. Harvey was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Georgia Council of Magistrate Court Judges.

The award criteria states: “This award marks a distinguished career of consistent excellence and commitment to the magistrate court. This award honors a judge who has made significant contributions to the magistrate court. These contributions can be in the areas of leadership, committee involvement and achievement, or mentorship. Their actions will have a lasting impact on the magistrate court and they have served as a role model and inspiration to others.”


Save the Date! DBA Holiday Party Is Dec. 10

Friday, October 2nd, 2015


You Are Cordially Invited To The DeKalb Bar Association Holiday Party
Thursday, December 10, 2015 6-9 p.m.
The Solarium at Historic Scottish Rite
321 W. Hill St., Decatur 30030

More details available soon.

CLE: Landlord-Tenant Bootcamp

Friday, November 7th, 2014

DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Presents

Landlord-Tenant Bootcamp: Learn To Be An Effective Tenant Advocate

Dec. 5, 2014
Manual Maloof Auditorium
Decatur, Georgia

4.5 CLE hours including 1.0 trial hours applied for.

Volunteers without CLE hours: $10
Volunteers with CLE hours: $32.50
Non-volunteer/DBA members: $65
Non-volunteer/non-DBA members: $90

Contact DVLF at 404-373-0865 for more details or to sign up

Best Newsletter, Best Website – DBA Wins Again!

Sunday, June 8th, 2014


A highlight of the 2014 annual meeting for the State Bar of Georgia, held recently in Amelia Island, was the awards ceremony. DeKalb Bar News editor Jessica Reece Fagan proudly accepted awards on behalf of the DeKalb Bar Association for best newsletter and best website in the 201-500 member category.

Help us keep the winning streak going! If you are interested in submitting an article or getting more involved in the newsletter or website, please contact Jessica at jreece@hhcmfamilylaw.com. We are always looking for great content from our outstanding members!

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