Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos of the Bartos Law Firm, LLC, has been recently appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia as a mentor in the Transition to Law Practice Program of the State Bar of Georgia.
Established in February 2005 through the joint efforts of the Supreme Court of Georgia and the State Bar Association, the Transition into Law Practice Program matches beginning lawyers with a mentor during their first year of practice.
According to the State Bar, the purpose of the program is to afford every beginning lawyer in Georgia with meaningful access to an experienced lawyer equipped to teach the practical skills, seasoned judgment and sensitivity to ethical and professionalism values necessary to practice law in a highly competent manner.
Mentors must demonstrate good professional character and have been engaged in the practice of law for no less than five years.
Based in Rincon, the Bartos Law Firm, LLC (http://www.bartoslawfirm.com), is the first female-founded law firm in Effingham County. The firm strives to practice a client-first philosophy, dedicated to consistent and capable representation time after time.
Bartos practices in the areas of municipal law, wills, estates, trusts and probate, and real estate transactions and litigation; she is also a historic preservation consultant. Bartos is the city attorney for Guyton and is an instructor in the paralegal program at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
The 1993 valedictorian of Effingham County High School, Bartos is a native of Guyton and alumna of Emory University and the University of Georgia.
She may be reached at 826-1850.