Judge T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. Speaks At BBA Breakfast on June 3


ATLANTA (June 1, 2010) – On Thursday, June 3, Judge T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. will speak to the membership of the Buckhead Business Association (BBA) at the organization’s weekly meeting at the City Club of Buckhead.

“We are honored to welcome Judge Bedford, who also happens to be a beloved and respected member of the BBA, to address our organization,” notes Heather Wright, president of the BBA and founder of The Wright Firm.

Judge Bedford was elected to the Superior Court of Fulton County in 1996 and reelected in 2000 and 2004. Prior to serving on the bench, Judge Bedford was a practicing trial lawyer handling a variety of cases including criminal, domestic, personal injury and general civil work. He first served in the criminal/civil division and later served for two years on the Family Court before returning to the criminal/civil division, and was instrumental in setting up the Family Court Pilot Project/Family Division.

Having graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in International Affairs in 1966, he went on to receive his JD from Emory University School of Law in 1973. Judge Bedford served on active duty in the US Navy from 1966-1970 and is a veteran of Viet Nam where he served as a Naval Flight Officer on the Carrier USS Intrepid from which he flew over 100 combat support missions. He is an active member of the Atlanta Viet Nam Veterans Business Association, and past president of the Atlanta Bar Association. He has served or currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Bar Metro Bar Caucus, Brandon’s Foundation, Inc., the Atlanta Humane Society, and the Atlanta History Center World War II Commemorative Committee and is the current President of the Emory Law Alumni Association.


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