Patrick T. O’Connor Installed as Treasurer of State Bar of Georgia
Press release from the issuing company
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
Patrick T. O’Connor, managing partner of Oliver Maner LLP in Savannah, was installed as treasurer of the 47,000-member State Bar of Georgia on June 20 during the organization’s Annual Meeting.
O’Connor has previously served as a member of the State Bar’s Board of Governors and Executive Committee and, for the past year, as its secretary. He is a past president of the Savannah Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Section and has served as chairman of the U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia Advisory Committee and as a member of the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission and the State Bar’s Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency.
His law practice concentrates on business litigation, the defense of civil rights claims and the defense of legal malpractice and other professional negligence claims. A Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, he also represents plaintiffs in select personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is also a mediator and arbitrator and previously served as a judge pro tempore for the Savannah-Chatham County Recorder’s Court.
O’Connor is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of Georgia School of Law.