Edgar (Whit) Duskin Jr.

Edgar (Whit) Duskin Jr.

Partner
Location:
Albany, Georgia
Phone:
229-888-3338
Fax:
229-888-1191
229-888-2199 (Real Estate Fax)
Email:

Mr. Duskin, a partner in the firm, specializes in the representation of our bank clients and creditors in bankruptcies as well as in Commercial and Business law. He served as the Municipal Judge for the City of Georgetown, Georgia from 2001 to 2004 until the court was merged with the County.

Background

Mr. Duskin was born in 1952 in Fort Hood, Texas. He completed a twenty year military career and retired in 1994 from an assignment with the Army Space Program Office prior to becoming an attorney and returning to his family home in Dawson, Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law
  • Business Law
  • Bankruptcy Law

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1997
  • U.S. Military Academy
    • B.S. - 1974
  • Boston University
    • M.S.B.A. - 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • Business Section, Member
  • Agricultural Law Section, Member
  • Dougherty Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • Federalist Society, Member

Presentations and Publications

  • Mr. Duskin has been a regular speaker for various seminars on banking law and creditor rights issues to banks and other businesses throughout Georgia. These presentations involve the preparation of a substantive paper, oral presentation as well as question and answer sessions with the attending audience. He has also presented Lorman bankruptcy law seminars to practicing attorneys.

Other Professional and Community Activities

  • Dawson Rotary Club member and Board of Directors (President 2009 – 2010)
  • Church of Holy Spirit, Dawson (Warden and former Diocesan Council Member)
  • Terrell County Humane Society member
  • Terrell County Historic Preservation Society, member
  • Albany Symphony Orchestra Association Board (Member 2005 - 2015); (President 2008 – 2010)
  • Food Bank of Southwest Georgia Board of Directors (2005 - 2007)
  • West Point Society member