Miller & Martin Attorney Appointed To Georgia State Board Of Visitors

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Shelby R. Grubbs has been appointed to the Board of Visitors of the Georgia State University College of Law.  The College of Law's Board of Visitors plays an important role in helping the dean of the law school respond to particular challenges facing legal education.


Members of the board are appointed by the dean and are selected for their distinction as leaders in law, business, and service to the public, and demonstrated commitment to the school. They meet regularly during the year to discuss issues including legal education, short-term and long-term plans for the College of Law, and ongoing concerns in areas related to student admissions and careers, curricular initiatives, faculty research, alumni and constituent involvement, and resource needs.


Mr. Grubbs is a Member with Miller & Martin PLLC and has over 37 years practicing law in the area of civil litigation and dispute resolution.  He has significant experience both as an advocate and as a dispute resolution neutral.  He is a Fellow of the London-based Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, serves on the board of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society and chairs the Global Network Foundation, an Atlanta based organization that provides business leadership training in Central Asia, the Caucasus region and the Middle East.  In 2011, he was named one of 300 Client Service All-stars by the BTI Consulting Group.  Mr. Grubbs splits his time between the Chattanooga and Atlanta offices of Miller & Martin.


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