Susan W. Cox of Edenfield Cox Bruce in Statesboro and 2020 Lawyer of the Year has been re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 52,000-member State Bar of Georgia.

Cox, a member of the Board of Governors since 2005, will continue to serve in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, Post 2 seat on the board, representing Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

Cox earned her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1978. She focuses her law practice in the areas of business and general litigation, domestic relations law, education law, mediations, personal injury and medical malpractice law and wrongful death cases. She is a past president of the Bulloch County Bar Association.

The Board of Governors is the 160-member policymaking authority of the State Bar, with representation from each of Georgia’s judicial circuits. The board holds regular meetings at least four times per year.