Community Involvement

Historically, the Firm’s members have actively participated in professional, civic, and charitable organizations and endeavors and have maintained a long-standing tradition of service to the community.

E. Ormonde Hunter and Spencer Connerat served in the Georgia General Assembly. Walter G. Charlton and George Cann were Superior Court judges, and former partner Tim Walmsley is currently a Superior Court Judge in Chatham County. Malcolm R. Maclean was mayor of Savannah and Sam Cann was a district attorney. John B. Miller served as chairman of the Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education and as chairman of the Georgia Board of Bar Examiners. William Mallie Exley, Jr. was a former chairman of Savannah’s Metropolitan Planning Commission. Shawn A. Kachmar is currently on the Savannah-Chatham School Board.

Brooks Stillwell served as alderman and mayor pro tem of Savannah, chairman of the Chatham County Board of Elections, and City Attorney for Savannah. Mills Fleming served as president of The Lucas Theater of the Arts. Brooks Stillwell, Jennifer Dickinson, Wade Herring, and Colin McRae have served as president of the Savannah Bar Association. John Miller has served as vice president of the Georgia Bar Association. Ben Hartman has served as president of the Glynn County Bar Association.

Our attorneys are actively involved in a multitude of community organizations and have served in leadership roles both in the private non-profit and public sectors. Giving back to the community in which we live and work is an integral part of our core values, and we encourage our attorneys to become actively involved in their communities.