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Ozburn receives state award

Photo by Brian Giandelone

Photo by Brian Giandelone

Superior Court Judge Samuel D. Ozburn of Covington received one of the 12th annual Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service, which were presented Feb. 15. Pictured are, front row, left to right: Ozburn, Professor Sarah L. Gerwig-Moore, Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham, Anne W. Lewis and Judge M. Anthony Baker. Second row, left to right: William J. "Bill" Liss of WXIA-TV, D. Bradley Folsom, Patrise Perkins-Hooker, Clarence Williams III, Vivica M. Brown, Eric A. Ballinger, Justice David E. Nahmias, George T. Brown Jr., Avarita Hanson and Howard E. Spiva. Since 1998, these awards have been presented to honor lawyers and judges in Georgia who have made significant contributions to their communities and demonstrate the positive contributions of members of the Bar beyond their legal or official work.