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Lawyer

H. Sol Clark, American Lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1929. Recipient Reginald Heber Smith Legal Aid award, 1961, Arthur von Briesen Legal Aid award, 1970, plaque Harvard Law School Association Georgia, 1971; Georgia State Bar created H. Sol Clark award in his honor, 1983.

Background

Clark, H. Sol was born on December 29, 1906 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Sam and Ella (Raskin) Clark.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1928; Bachelor of Laws, Cornell Univercity, 1930.

Career

Worked at Clark & Clark (Savannah, Georgia) specializing in Insurance, Banking, Commercial, Administrative, Probate Taxation. Admitted to the bar, 1929, Georgia. Member, Scribes (President, 1979).

Recipient: Reginald Heber Smith Award, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, 1961. Arthur Von Briesen Award, 1970. American Bar Foundation Fifty Year Award, 1982.

Georgia State Bar Created Annual H. Sol Clark Award, 1983. Georgia State Bar Distinguished Service Award, 1994. Nestor Award, Georgia Legal History Foundation, 1994.

Author: "Today's Advocate," Case and Comment, 1971. "Personal Injury Settlement Formulas," International Society of Barristers Quarterly, 1971. "Affirmative Appellate Advocacy," Trial, 1978.

"Settlements, Law and Strategies," Harrison Company, 1981. Co-Author: "Georgia Settlements Law and Strategies," Harrison Company, 1989. Assistant City Attorney, 1944-1947.

Chairman, County Board Public Welfare, 1939-1950. Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 1972-1977. Member: Savannah (President, 1952), American and Inter-American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Georgia (Founder, Authors Court, 1979). American Judicature Society (Director, 1960-1964). Fellow: American Bar Foundation (Life).

International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Dean, 1969). American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. International Society of Barristers.

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1929.

Works

Membership

Trustee Telfair Art Academy, 1959-1962, vice president, 1983-1984. Fellow American Bar Foundation (50 Year award 1982), International Academy Trial Lawyers (dean 1969-1970, director 1967-1971, 78-82), American College Probate Counsel, International Society Barristers. Member American Judicature Society (director 1960-1964), Savannah Bar Association (president 1952), National Legal Aid Association (director 1960-1964), Scribes (president 1979) Clubs: Mason (33 degree).

Connections

Married Matilda Shapiro, May 14, 1933 (deceased August 1997). Children: Fred Stephen, Janet (deceased).

father:
Sam Clark

mother:
Ella (Raskin) Clark

spouse:
Matilda Shapiro

child:
Fred Stephen Clark

child:
Janet Clark (deceased)