Bulloch County’s staff attorney, Jeff Akins, was installed as 2012-13 president of the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia county attorneys section at its recent annual meeting in Savannah.
Akins has served as the county’s in-house attorney for 15 years.
He received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as a senior editor of the Alabama Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Akins also serves as an ex officio member of the county commissioners association’s Board of Managers, which manages the organization’s overall affairs.
He will also assist in coordinating the County Attorneys Section’s activities with the association’s overall programs, serve as the parliamentarian for the association’s Fall Legislative Conference and provide guidance to the organization’s staff.
Established in 1914 with 19 charter members, the association is the consensus-building, training, service and legislative advocacy organization of all 159 county governments in Georgia.
The organization brings counties statewide together on matters of public policy that have special impact on local governments. For more information, visit www.accg.org.