Kenneth L. Shigley , an Atlanta personal injury attorney, continues on the board of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education(ICLE), on which he has served since 2008. Mr. Shigley previously served as Chairman of the Board. He is also a former president of the State Bar of Georgia and received the “Traditions of Excellence” Award from the Bar in 2019.
The Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education is a not-for-profit educational service of the State Bar of Georgia and is responsible for providing continuing legal education for all lawyers in the State of Georgia. The Institute is a consortium of the Bar and the Law Schools of the Universities of Georgia, Emory, Mercer, Georgia State, and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
Mr. Shigley is the first Georgia lawyer to attain three board certifications from the National Board of Trial Advocacy, in Truck Accident Law (2019), Civil Pretrial Practice (2012) and Civil Trial Advocacy (1995). He is lead author of Georgia Law of Torts: Trial Preparation and Practice (Thomson Reuters West, 2010-20), former chair of the American Association for Justice Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section, and has been a speaker or program chair at continuing legal education programs throughout Georgia and the United States since 1994. With this background, Shigley continues on board of Institute for Continuing Legal Education after twelve years of service on the board.
The Institute provides over 300 seminars, webinars, and video seminars to the members of the State Bar of Georgia each year. The Supreme Court of Georgia requires that every active member of the State Bar successfully complete at least 12 hours of legal education in order to maintain their license to practice law. The twelve trustees of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education are charged with the responsibility of developing programs and instituting policies that will provide legal education for members of the State Bar of Georgia.