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Robert G. Wellon

Robert G. Wellon, American lawyer. Named Super Lawyer, 2004-2010, Atlanta Magazine, 2004-2009; named one of Top Lawyers, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2007-2010.

Background

  • Wellon, Robert G. was born on April 18, 1948 in Port Jervis, New York, United States. Son of Frank Lewis and Alice (Stevens) Wellon.

  • Education

    • AB, Emory University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Stetson College Law, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate Turner, Turner & Turner, Atlanta, 1974-1978. Partner Ridley, Wellon, Schwieger & Brazier, 1978-1986. Of counsel Wilson, Strickland & Benson, 1987—2000.

      Private practice, since 2000. Adjunct professor Atlanta Law School, 1981—1994. Adjunct professor law Emory University School of Law, since 1995.

    Politics

    Church should be engaged in public policy debates and participate actively in consultations with government.

    Religion

    Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Governor's task force chairman Atlanta 2000, 1978. Executive committee, treasurer, 2nd vice president Atlanta Easter Seals Society, 1983-1988. Representative Neighborhood Planning Unit, 1981-1983.

    Administrative board Northside United Methodist Church, 1996-1999, Stephen minister. Active Atlanta Sports Council With United States Army Reserve, 1970-1976. Master: Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court (founding president 1997—2000).

    Fellow: American Bar Foundation. Member: Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Foundation (board directors since 1996), American Judicature Society, Atlanta Bar Association 1978-1988, (president 1986-1987, Atlanta continuing legal education board trustees 1994-1997, delegate to house of deals 1999—2005, Charles E. Watkins Service award 1995, Distinguished Service award 2005), State Bar. of Georgia (professionalism committee since 1994), Florida Bar, Atlanta Foundation for Psychoanalysis, Inc. (board directors since 1994, executive committee since 1997), Old War Horse Lawyers Club, Lawyers Club Atlanta.

    Connections

    • Married Jan Montgomery, August 12, 1972. Children: Robert F., Alice Wynn.
    • father: Frank Lewis Wellon
    • mother: Alice (Stevens) Wellon
    • spouse: Jan Montgomery
    • children: Robert F. Wellon
    • Alice Wynn Wellon
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    Born April 18, 1948
    (age 69)
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