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Lawyer

Hendley Varner Napier, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1943, United States District Court (middle and southern districts) Georgia 1971, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Named Lawyer of the Year, Macon Bar Association, 1976.

Background

Napier, Hendley Varner was born on February 1, 1919 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of Hendley Varner and Viola Felton (Ross) Napier.

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology. Mercer University (Bachelor of Arts, 1941. Juris Doctor, 1943).

Career

Worked at Martin, Snow, Grant & Napier (Macon, Georgia) specializing in General Civil Practice in State and Federal Courts. Corporation, Insurance, Probate, Real Estate, Labor, Commercial, Banking, Taxation and Securities Law. Trials.

Admitted to the bar, 1942, Georgia.

Member: Macon (President, 1962 and 1963), Federal and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Georgia. American Judicature Society.

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (President, 1993-1994). The firm originated in 1884 when Fred R. Martin opened his law office. In 1914, he was joined by his son, T. Baldwin Martin, and in 1925 Cubbedge Snow joined the partnership which became known as Martin, Martin & Snow.

With the addition of George C. Grant in 1938 and Hendley V. Napier in 1942, the firm adopted its present name of Martin, Snow, Grant & Napier.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1943, United States District Court (middle and southern districts) Georgia 1971, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

Membership

President St. Paul Apartments, Macon, since 1970, friends of Cannonball House, Macon, since 1988. Member Macon Bar Association (president 1962-1963), State Bar of Georgia (diciplinary board 1975-1977), Bibb County Grand Jurors Association (president 1989-1990), Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (board directors 1986-1990, vice president 1990-1991, secretary-treasurer 1991-1992, executive vice president 1992-1993, president since 1993), Exchange Club (president 1969-1970, Outstanding Exchangite 1974).

Connections

Married Denta Delores Ward, January 21, 1956. 1 child, HannahLee Napier Holleman.

father:
Hendley Varner Napier

mother:
Viola Felton (Ross) Napier

spouse:
Denta Delores Ward

child:
HannahLee Napier Holleman Napier