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Francis Marion Bird, Edit Profile

Francis Marion Bird, American Lawyer. BAr: Georgia 1964, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit and 11th circuit), United States District Court Justices (northern district and middle district) Georgia.


Bird,, Francis Marion was born on January 14, 1938 in Atlanta. Son of Francis Marion Senior and Mary Adair (Howell) Bird.


AB, Princeton University, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, Emory University, 1964. Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1966.


Officer, United States Navy, 1959-1962;associate, Jones Bird & Howell, Atlanta, 1964-1970;partner, Jones Bird & Howell, Atlanta, 1971-1982;partner, Alston & Bird, Atlanta, 1982-1988;private practice, Atlanta, since 1988. Director, secretary Summit Industries, Inc., since 1980.


Advisory board member The Devereux Georgia Treatment Network, Kennesaw, Georgia, since 1989. Member American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia (chairman Standing Committee on Publications 1977-1978), Atlanta Bar Association (chairman small firm/sole practitioner section 1995-1996), Cobb County Bar Association, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Old War Horses Lawyers Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, outdoor adventure programs, walking.


Married JoAnn Galvin, August 1994. Children from previous marriage: Barbara, Michael.