Mr. McArthur received an A.B. Degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 1970, where he was a member of Blue Key and Omicron Delta Kappa. Mr. McArthur graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1973. Following graduation from law school, he was on active duty in the United States Air Force from 1974-1978 as a Judge Advocate and served as both prosecutor and defense counsel in numerous courts-martial proceedings. In 1977 he received the Air Force Commendation Medal. Mr. McArthur served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Gwinnet Judicial Circuit from 1978-1980. Since that time, he has been a partner in several law firms, practicing primarily in the areas of insurance defense litigation, employment litigation, and representation of several school districts. Mr. McArthur has a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV.
Mr. McArthur provides advice on a variety of employment issues to the Clarke, Walton, and Oconee County School Districts. In this connection, he has handled numerous complaints filed with the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights by current or former employees. In addition, he has defended employment lawsuits against the Clarke County School District, Gilmer County School District, Hart County School District, Walton County School District and Wilkinson County School District.
J.D., 1973, University of Georgia
A.B., 1970, University of Georgia
Superior Courts of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals; Georgia Supreme Court; United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia; US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
State Bar of Georgia
American Bar Association
Western Circuit Bar Association
Counsel of School Board Attorneys
Kiwanis Club of Athens
Kiwanis Club of Athens Foundation Board of Directors
First United Methodist Church of Athens
Advisory Board of Talmage Terrace/Lanier Gardens
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