The Georgia Supreme Court has appointed Rome attorney Christopher P. Twyman to serve on the Office of Bar Admissions Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants. Twyman will join the Board in January for an initial term of five years.
The Office of Bar Admissions is the administrative arm of the Supreme Court of Georgia responsible for the admission of attorneys to the practice of law in Georgia. The Board of Bar Examiners and the Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants are appointed by the Supreme Court to implement the Rules Governing Admission to the Practice of Law in Georgia. Both Boards must certify that an applicant is eligible for admission to the Bar. The Fitness Board is comprised of nine members, six of whom are lawyers and three being members of the public.
Twyman, who is the managing partner at Cox, Byington, Twyman & Johnson LLP, also serves on the State Bar of Georgia’s Board of Governors as well as the Judicial Council of Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts’ Board of Court Reporting.