Robert L. Beard, Jr.
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Robert L. Beard, Jr.

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Robert L. Beard, Jr.
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Robert L. Beard, Jr., is a member of GDCR’s Government and Real Estate Practice Group. His practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate.

Education
J.D., Atlanta Law School
B.S., Samford University
Admissions
Georgia Bar
State of Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia (Member)
  • Cobb County Bar Association (Member)
  • President’s Award, 1993-1994
  • President’s Award, 1984-1986
  • State Bar of Georgia Child Support/Licensing Committee (Chairman)
  • General Counsel’s Office of Georgia State Bar (Overview Committee)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Board of Governors)
  • Cobb County Bar Association (Board of Trustees)
  • Cobb County Bar Association (Past President)
  • Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Former Member)
  • Real Estate Section of Cobb Bar Association (Former Member)
  • Younger Lawyers Association of Cobb County (Former Member)
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity (Alumni Association)
  • State Bar Disciplinary Board (Past Member)
  • Cobb County Chamber of Commerce
  • Honorary Commanders Association – Class of 2001
  • Honorary Commander Alumni Association (Member, Steering Committee)
  • Cobb County Public School Board Bond Oversight Committee –1995-1998
  • Southeast Moot Court Competition, Kennesaw State College–1993-1996 (Judge)
  • Cobb County Jail-a-Thon, American Cancer Society Leukemia Society, Celebrity Luncheon – 1993-1995 (Judge)
  • Cobb County Public School – 1990-1994 (Board of Ethic Committee)
  • Cobb County High School Moot Court Competition – 1993 (Judge)
  • Optimist International, Georgia District –1979-1980 (Lieutenant Governor)
  • Optimist Club of East Cobb – 1977-1978 (Charter President)
  • Smyrna Optimist Club – 1976
  • Cobb County Radio Control Modeler’s Club – 1995-2001
  • Paulding County Radio Control Modeler’s Club – 2013-2014 (Secretary & Treasurer)
  • Paulding County Radio Control Modeler’s Club – 2016 (Vice President)
  • Recognized for Youth Education in the Field of Aviation, Academy of Model Aeronautics – 2000
Education
J.D., Atlanta Law School
B.S., Samford University
Admissions
Georgia Bar
State of Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
United States Supreme Court

He has more than 40 years of experience. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Beard spent almost 20 years as an in-house attorney for Cobb County. He was in private practice for nearly 20 years prior to his work for the county.

Mr. Beard is also a U.S. Naval Reserve Veteran, serving from 1967-1973. He served as Petty Officer 1st Class, Avionics Technician. His honors include “Man of the Month” and “Man of the Quarter” National Defense Medal, Naval Air Station Atlanta.

Education
J.D., Atlanta Law School
B.S., Samford University
Admissions
Georgia Bar
State of Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
United States Supreme Court