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Edward S. Sell III

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Bar Membership: Georgia, December 1964

Education: Received AB degree from the University of Georgia, 1963 and J.D. degree from the University of Georgia Law School in 1965 While at the University of Georgia , was elected into membership is Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Blue Key, Pi Sigma Alpha, and Gridiron Society

Served in United States Navy Reserve as a Legal Officer from 1966 through 1972, obtaining the grade of LCDR.

Other activities include: Lecturer in Law, Mercer University, 1975; Law Assistant to Justice Bond Almand, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1966; Chairman, Board of Trustees, Macon Libraries, 1971-1974; Middle Georgia Regional Library, 1971-1972; Trustee, Peyton Anderson Foundation, Vice President 1988-2009, Chairman 2010- ; named Lawyer of the Year by the Macon Bar Association, 1999; named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Georgia Legal Services Program, 1998; Chairman, Administrative Board (1987) and Member of Board of Trustees of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church (1996-2008, 2013-present), Chairman (2003-2008); served as advocate for a disabled person in the Macon/Bibb County Advocacy Program; member of the Board of Associates of Wesleyan College, 1988-1992; and named Boss of the Year by the Macon Legal Secretaries Association (1984); Selected as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers in 2004 by Atlanta Magazine; Chosen as a member of Georgia’s Legal Elite for 2004 by Georgia Trend Magazine.

Areas of Practice

  • Communications
  • Media
  • Bankruptcy (Creditor & Trustee representation)
  • Real Estate (Commercial & Residential)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1964

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. – 1965
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Honors: Blue Key
    • Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha
    • Honors: Gridiron Society
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
    • A.B. – 1963

Classes/Seminars

  • Mercer University, Lecturer in Law, 1975 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia’s Super Lawyers, 2004 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Supreme Court of Georgia, Law Assistant to Justice Bond Almand, 1966
  • Board of Trustees, Macon Libraries, Chairman, 1971 – 1974
  • Middle Georgia Regional Library, 1971 – 1972
  • Peyton Anderson Foundation, Trustee and Vice President, 1988 – 2009
  • Peyton Anderson Foundation, Chairman, 2010 – Present
  • Macon Bar Association, Lawyer of the Year, 1999
  • Georgia Legal Services Program, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 1998
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Administrative Board, Chairman, 1987
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Member of Board of Trustees, 1996 – 2008, 2013-present
  • Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees Chairman, 2003 – 2008
  • Wesleyan College, Member, Board of Associates, 1988 – 1992
  • Macon Legal Secretaries Association, Boss of the Year, 1984
  • Georgia’s Legal Elite, Member, 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Navy Reserve , Legal Officer, 1966 – 1972

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Office Location

Sell & Melton LLP
577 Mulberry Street
14th Floor
Macon, GA 31201
Phone: 478-746-8521
Toll Free: 800-401-3194
Fax: 478-745-6426
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