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Professor Purvis Sworn in as a Special Assistant Administrative Law Judge

February 21, 2018

Savannah Law School (SLS) Adjunct Professor David Purvis was sworn in as a Special Assistant Administrative Law Judge with the State of Georgia’s Office of State Administrative Hearings on December 21st. In this role, he is hearing Child Abuse Registry cases in Southeast Georgia on a part-time basis in addition to his existing practice and his teaching role at SLS.

His full-time job remains as partner with The Manely Firm, P.C., managing the firm’s Savannah office. The firm practices exclusively in the area of family law, handling cases from uncontested divorces to international child custody disputes.

Professor Purvis has proudly served as adjunct professor of Domestic Relations at Savannah Law School since Winter 2015. He stated that serving in this position is something he thoroughly enjoys. He also feels certain that his position at SLS was critical in this appointment to the Special Assistant Administrative Law Judge position.

Professor Purvis is married to Lauren Purvis, a felony prosecutor in the Chatham County District Attorney’s Office. Together they have a two year old son and another son who is due March 16th! In addition, he was recently ordained as a deacon at his church.

Big congratulations to Professor Purvis! This is a wonderful accomplishment for you and the faculty at Savannah Law School.

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