DoCo Chairman Cohilas Appointed to GA Public Defender Council

Staff Report From Albany CEO

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

On Monday, October 23, 2017, Dougherty County Chairman, Chris Cohilas, was sworn in by Governor Nathan Deal as a member of the Georgia Public Defender Council. Chairman Cohilas is a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree. He currently serves as a partner in the Watson Spence LLC law firm, based in Albany, Georgia.

“I am humbled and deeply honored that Governor Deal considered me for this very important position. I am proud to be a part of an organization that supports the principle that every Georgian charged with a crime, irrespective of his or her station in life, should be provided with fair, zealous, and effective legal representation,” comments Chairman Cohilas.