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Ms. Barbara Lynn Howell

State Board of Workers' Compensation

The Honorable Barbara Lynn Howell, Judge, Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation (SBWC), is a graduate of Emory University and Emory University School of Law. A registered mediator and arbitrator, she joined SBWC as an Administrative Law Judge in 2011. Early in her career, Judge Howell worked at SBWC as a staff attorney in the Appellate Division. She left SBWC to attend the regional police academy, where she graduated with honors and became a part-time instructor. Simultaneously, she began her career in government affairs, and, over many years, represented the legislative and appropriation interests of a diverse group of professional associations, corporations, and municipalities.

Judge Howell was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to serve as Executive Director of Georgia’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council where she also served on the Advisory Council to the National Criminal Justice Association, the Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel, the Georgia Public Safety Memorial Committee and oversaw Georgia’s Crime Victims’ Compensation Program. She is a graduate of the Atlanta Regional Commission Leadership Institute and served over six years as Governor Deal’s Chairman of Georgia’s Capitol Art Standards Commission. Judge Howell has a keen interest in historic preservation.  While looking for her next project, she is taking classes at the National Preservation Institute.

Product Type
On Demand

ADR in the Workers' Compensation Arena

CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 1 Trial Practice

Original Program Date:
Mar 24, 2023
$225.00 - Base Price

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