March 2, 2011
ATLANTA – United States Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) will serve as Georgia State University College of Law’s commencement speaker on Friday, May 13, at the GSU Sports Arena.
Isakson began his business career in 1967 when he opened the first Cobb County office of a small, family-owned real estate business, Northside Realty. He later served as president of Northside for 20 years, presiding over the company’s growth into the largest independent residential real estate brokerage company in the Southeast and one of the largest in America.
Isakson entered politics in 1974 and served 17 years in the Georgia Legislature and three years as Chairman of the Georgia Board of Education. In 1999, Isakson was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the first of three terms before being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004. He was re-elected to the Senate in 2010.
For more information on the Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, go to the College of Law’s website.
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