Thua G. Barlay, a partner at the firm’s Conyers office, has been named to the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2018, one of the nation’s oldest and most sustained community leadership programs for business, civic, and community leaders. Barlay is one of 86 participants selected for the program from close to 500 applications received from across metro Atlanta.
Representing all sectors of Atlanta – education, law, nonprofit, technology, media, health care, and government, Leadership Atlanta seeks to inspire established leaders to support and help champion the betterment of the broader Atlanta community. Through retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups, and community tours, members explore critical community issues, examine themselves as leaders, and build relationships of trust and mutual understanding.
Barlay has over ten years of real estate closing experience having represented several major banks and lending institutions. In addition, Mr. Barlay is a member of WealthCounsel, a national organization that provides attorneys with a unique blend of estate planning resources to competently serve the needs of their clients.
Among Barlay’s other professional affiliations, he is a member of the Georgia State Bar’s Sections on Real Estate and Fiduciary Law, and the Rockdale County Bar Association. He currently serves on the boards of the Children’s Museum of Atlanta and the Rockdale County Public Schools Foundation.