CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 1 Trial Practice
Paula Frederick is general counsel for the State Bar of Georgia, a unified bar organization with over 52,000 members. As general counsel, Frederick is responsible for interpreting the ethics rules for lawyers, prosecuting lawyer discipline cases, and providing legal advice to the officers and directors of the organization. She has served in the Office of the General Counsel for 33 years and was deputy general counsel for discipline before becoming general counsel in 2009.
Frederick is a 1982 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law and a 1979 graduate of Duke University. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, she spent six years as a staff attorney with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society handling civil legal matters for low-income people.
Frederick is a past president of both the Atlanta Bar Association and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association, where she serves in the House of Delegates.
She is chair of the Coordinating Council of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility and recently chaired the Standing Committee on Professional Regulation. In the past, she served on the Commission on the Future of Legal Services, chaired the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and the ABA Diversity Center, and served as a member of the Board of Governors.
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