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Robert Walthall Gerson

Robert Walthall Gerson, American judge, retired lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1960. Board directors North Arts Center; Member American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association (chairman administrative law section 1979), Atlanta Bar Association, Macon Bar Association (bench and bar committee 1998-1999), Atlanta Phoenix Society, Atlanta Lawyers Club, City Club of Macon, Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Background

  • Gerson, Robert Walthall was born on August 6, 1935 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of John Oscar and Margaret Rose (Walthall) Gerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Law, Emory University, 1959. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1960.

    Career

    • Attorney State of Georgia, Atlanta, 1960-1965, Ryder Truck Lines, Jacksonville, Florida, 1965-1967. Partner Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman & Ashmore, Atlanta, 1968-1991. Administrative law judge State Board Workers Compensation, since 1992.

      Instructor public speaking Georgia State University, 1977-1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1960.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors North Arts Center. Member American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association (chairman administrative law section 1979), Atlanta Bar Association, Macon Bar Association (bench and bar committee 1998-1999), Atlanta Phoenix Society, Atlanta Lawyers Club, City Club of Macon, Sigma Phi Epsilon.

    Personality

    Interests

    Teaching, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Brooks, April 25, 1964. Children: Kimberly Brooks, Allison Lee.
    • father: John Oscar Gerson
    • mother: Margaret Rose (Walthall) Gerson
    • spouse: Naomi Brooks
    • children: Kimberly Brooks Gerson
    • Allison Lee Gerson
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