ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - Court of Appeals of Georgia Judge-Elect Kenneth B. Hodges III, of Ken Hodges Law, has been named the 56th president of the State Bar of Georgia during the organization's annual meeting.
The State Bar of Georgia has more than 50,000 members.
Retired Court of Appeals of Georgia Chief Judge Herbert E. Phipps of Albany administered the oath of office.
Hodges has previously served as treasurer of the State Bar, as a member of its Executive Committee and Board of Governors and for the past year as president-elect. He is also the founding chair of the Attorney Wellness Committee.
On May 22, Hodges won a statewide election to serve on the Court of Appeals of Georgia and will be sworn in as judge in January 2019.
Hodges spent 15 years as a prosecutor, including 12 as district attorney of the Dougherty Judicial Circuit.