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Kathryn Weigand Gerhardt
Of Counsel
Email:
kgerhardt@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Real Estate; Corporate.

Admitted: 1981, Georgia

Law School: Mercer University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1981

College: Mercer University, M.Ed., 1976

Biography: Municipal Court Judge, Macon Georgia.

Born: Macon, Georgia

ISLN: 902895407

Marcy Glover Bridges
Associate
Email: marcyglover@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Eminent Domain; Municipal Law; Business Litigation; Probate.

Admitted: 2003, Georgia

Law School: Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., 2003

College: Georgia Southern University, B.A., 1997

Member: Macon Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia.

Biography: Recipient, CALI Award in Legal Writing. President, Environmental Law Society, 2002-2003.

Born: Donalsonville, Georgia

ISLN: 917916111

Joan Elizabeth West Harris
Member
Email: joanharris@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Municipal Law; Civil Litigation; Probate.

Admitted: 1978, Georgia; 1979, Florida

Law School: Mercer University, J.D., 1978

College: Mercer University, B.A., 1975

Member: Macon and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Chairman, Local Government Section, 1992-1993); The Florida Bar; International Municipal Lawyers Association (Regional Vice President for 11th Circuit, 1994-1996).

Biography: Delta Theta Phi. Chief Justice, Honor Court, 1977-1978. City Attorney: City of Macon, Georgia, 1986-1996; City of Gray, Georgia, 1998-; City of Byron, Georgia, 2001-. Adjunct Professor, Local Government Law, Mercer University School of Law, 1989, 1998-2001. Fellow, Georgia Bar Foundation; Georgia Municipal Association (President, City Attorney's Section, 1983-1984).

Born: Rome, Georgia

ISLN: 902624601

John Burke Harris, III
Member
Email: burkeharris@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Federal Tax Law.

Admitted: 1978, Georgia

Law School: University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1978; New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1979

College: Vanderbilt University, A.B., cum laude, 1975

Member: Macon and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia.

Biography: Member, Order of the Coif.

Born: Macon, Georgia

ISLN: 906671861

William C. Harris
Member
Email: wcharris@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Business Litigation; Eminent Domain; Franchising.

Admitted: 1980, Georgia

Law School: University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1980

College: Vanderbilt University; University of Georgia, A.B., 1977

Member: Macon and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia.

Biography: Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Eta Sigma. Special Assistant Attorney General.

Born: Macon, Georgia

ISLN: 906664610

Marlina A. Rogers
Member
Email: mrogers@harrisjames.com

Practice Areas: Eminent Domain; Business; Estate Planning; Contract.

Admitted: 2015, Georgia

Law School: The University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D. with honors, 2015

College: East Tennessee State University

Member: Macon Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia.

Biography: Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Tulsa Law Review, 2014-2015; Immigrant Rights Project, 2015; Public Service Recognition, 2015; ETSU NCAA Division-I softball, 2008-2012; Children’s Alopecia Project Event Speaker, 2014 & 2016.

Born: Tucson, Arizona

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