Edward S. Sell III

Edward S. Sell III

Of Counsel

Location:Macon, Georgia
Phone:478-464-5342
Fax:478-464-5382
Email: E-mail Me




 

 

 

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.

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Real Estate

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Probate


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


  • 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