Ashley A. Akins of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta was installed as co-editor of The Young Lawyers Division Review, the newsletter of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia, on June 7 during the organization’s Annual Meeting. Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of Georgia administered the oath of office.
A native of Statesboro, Akins is a graduate of Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2013.
Her law practice is focused in the areas of education, higher education and litigation.
She serves on the YLD Board of Directors and is a 2014 graduate of the YLD Leadership Academy. Akins received the Young Lawyers Division Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Public in 2015 and 2016 and the Young Lawyers Division Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Profession in 2018.