Ken Shigley has been named a trustee of the Institute for Continuing Judicial Education in Georgia for 2013-14.
The ICJE is a resource consortium of the Georgia Judicial Branch, the State Bar of Georgia, and the ABA accredited law schools of the State (Emory, Georgia State, Mercer, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, and the University of Georgia). It bears primary responsibility for basic training and continuing education of elected officials, court support personnel and volunteer agents of the State’s judicial branch. Conferences and seminars signify the products traditionally identified with the ICJE by its constituents. During a typical program year, more than 50,000 attendee contact hours of training will be designed and delivered, involving more than 3000 program participants.
The Board of Trustees of the ICJE is comprised of judges from all classes of courts, the director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, law school deans, two practicing lawyers, one Superior Court Clerk, and the past chair of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Ken Shigley served as president of the State Bar of Georgia in 2011-12 and is chair of the board of trustees of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia for 2012-13.
Ken Shigley is immediate past president of the State Bar of Georgia, and double board certified in Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. His Atlanta-based civil trial practice is focused on representation of plaintiffs in cases of castastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.