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Richard Byron Attridge

Richard Byron Attridge, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1960.


  • Attridge, Richard Byron was born on October 14, 1933 in Atlanta. Son of Archibald Angus and Katherine Elizabeth (Babb) Attridge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Emory University, 1961.


    • Partner King & Spalding, Atlanta, since 1960. Chairman State Board of Bar Examiners, Georgia, 1978-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1960.


    Vice chairman Community Relations Committee, Atlanta, 1968-1973. Various local charities. Vestry Episcopalian Church 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1957.

    Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Georgia (board governors 1974-1983), Atlanta Bar Association (president 1971-1972), Lawyers Club Atlanta, Capital City Club (board directors since 1989), Piedmont Driving Club.



    Hunting, fishing, tennis.


    • Married Florence Law, December 14, 1963. Children: Anne Habersham, Elizabeth Barnes, R. Byron Junior.
    • father: Archibald Angus Attridge
    • mother: Katherine Elizabeth (Babb) Attridge
    • spouse: Florence Law
    • children: Anne Habersham Attridge
    • Elizabeth Barnes Attridge
    • R. Byron Junior Attridge
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    Born October 14, 1933