Community Involvement

Emory 2nd year #1Lane is actively involved in his community. Some of his contributions include: Georgia Judicial Council (2013 – ); Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia (1989-1999); Juvenile Court: Council of Juvenile Court Judges of Georgia (1990 – )(President, CJCJ 2014-2015); Director of Speech & Debate, Calhoun City Schools (Calhoun Middle School debate coach, 2002-2012; Calhoun High debate coach 2004 – ); Sports photographer for Calhoun High School (published, Atlanta Journal); Red Carpet Cattleman’s Association (1986-1996); Judicial Advisory Council, Department of Juvenile Justice (1995-2005); Board of Directors, Harris Art Center (2000-2004); Gordon County Recreation Department Soccer League (4-6 league)(Coach 1995-1997; Director, 1997-1999); Board of Directors, Gordon County Commission on Children and Youth (1990-1998); Chairman, Child Abuse Protocol of Gordon County (1990 – ); President, Gordon County Bar Association (1988); President, Gordon County Bar Association (2001); Trustee, Jimmy L. Bearden Memorial Teddy Bear Fund (1993 – ); Gordon County School Attendance Protocol Committee (2006 – ).

In 2014, Lane received for Justice Robert Benham award from the State Bar of Georgia for outstanding community service. He has received awards for his service from the Calhoun/Gordon County School Counselors Association, the Calhoun Quarterback Club, and the Gordon County CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates).