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Cobb Bar recognizes Superior Court leaders with Law Day awards

David Tyler and Robert Leonard
September 21, 2021

Chief Judge Robert Leonard and David Tyler, Superior Court's Information Services Analyst, were among the honorees at this year's Law Day Awards presented by the Cobb County Bar Association. 

Law Day is a national event established to celebrate the rule of law and better understand how law and the legal process protects liberty, strives to achieve justice, and contributes to freedoms that all Americans share. 

Chief Judge Leonard received the Thomas J. Charron Public Service Award for his leadership of Cobb's courts during the Covid-19 pandemic. Tyler's work in setting up advanced audio-visual technologies that allowed court hearings to continue in unprecedented ways as a result of the pandemic earned him the Babe Atkins-Byrne Excellence in Legal Administration Award. Tyler is pictured (left) with Chief Judge Leonard, who presented Tyler's award. 

Other honorees at the Sept. 10 luncheon included Cobb Magistrate Court staff; Chief Magistrate Brendan Murphy; State Court Judge Allison Salter; and attorney William Gentry. For a complete list, visit

Photo courtesy of the Cobb County Bar Association and Bill Rush Photography.

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