On April 22nd, a Henry County police officer was killed in a traffic accident in Butts County on his way to work. Officer James "Jimmy’ Franklin Carter Jr., was an 11-year veteran of the Henry County Police Department, worked in Uniform Patrol, as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Division, as a K-9 officer, and as a Field Training Officer.The incident is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol.
Ken Shigley is treasurer of the State Bar of Georgia, of which he has been elected to become president-elect on 6/19/10 and president on 6/4/11. His law practice focuses on representing people who are catastrophically injured, and families of those killed, primarily in spinal cord injury , brain injury, burn injury , products liability, trucking and bus accidents, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and cases. Much of his practice is focused on tractor trailer, big rig, 18 wheeler, truck and bus crashes. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, has been listed as a "Super Lawyer" (Atlanta Magazine), among the "Legal Elite" (Georgia Trend Magazine), and in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale).
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