by Karen Heim
The Inman Park Festival Committee is proud to announce John F. Sweet as this year’s Parade Grand Marshal.
On Feb. 28, 2012, John was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism. The Georgia Senate also recently recognized John with a Resolution “…for his efficient, effective, unselfish, and dedicated public service over the last 40 years….”
John’s service in Georgia began with his arrival in Atlanta as a Volunteer in Service to America volunteer in 1968 (the year he also moved into our neighborhood). He attained his law degree from the Atlanta Law School and began practicing on July 1, 1975. He has represented pro bono over 200 survivors of domestic violence and served