Robert Franklin Hershner, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)BankruptcyCommercial, contracts (including commercial financing)judge. Member Georgia Bar Association, Macon Bar Association, National Conference Bankruptcy Judges (governor, vice president 1996-1997, president 1997-1998), Blue Key Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma.
Bar: Georgia 1971, United States District Court (middle district) Georgia 1971, United States District Court (southern district) Georgia 1979, United States Court Appeals(11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Attorney Georgia Legal Services Corporation, Macon, 1972. Associate Adams, O'Neal, Hemingway & Kaplan, Macon, Georgia, 1972-1976.
Partner Kaplan & Hershner, P.A., Macon, 1976-1980. Judge United States.Bankruptcy Court for Middle District Georgia, Macon, 1980^, chief bankruptcy judge, 1986^. Chair Federal Judicial Center Committee on Bankruptcy Education, 1994^, active, 1990^.
Vice president. Macon Heritage Foundation, 1977-1978. President student body Mercer U., 1965-1966, interfraternity county, 1964-1965. Captain United States Army, 1970-1975.