V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as president-elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 21 during the organization's annual meeting.
She was sworn in by Justice Keith Blackwell of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Edenfield maintains a general practice with an emphasis on litigating business/contract disputes as well as product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, and environmental law claims. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and earned her law degree at the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.
She has served on the YLD Executive Council since 2007, as co-chair of the YLD Leadership Academy from 2007 to 2011, as co-editor of The YLD Review from 2008 to 2010, and as secretary and treasurer of the YLD.
Edenfield became a partner with her firm, Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in January 2013. The firm maintains a general practice in Statesboro and will add its ninth attorney in August. She is proud to continue her family's tradition of practicing law in Bulloch County, where there has been an Edenfield practicing law there since 1958.
She will be installed as the 68th president of the State Bar of Georgia YLD in June 2014.
The YLD has been strengthened over the years through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia, its executive committee and board of directors, the Supreme Court, and through dedicated service rendered by its members. In keeping with its motto of "working for the profession and the public," the YLD has more than 25 committees that produce an array of projects.